Google Pixel 2 vs Apple iPhone 8: Which One Should You Wait for?

People, including us, are eagerly awaiting the launch of Apple iPhone 8. After all, 2017 marks the tenth year of iPhone production. Among the changes we expect Apple will make to the iPhone are in design, display tech and battery departments. The Pixel 2 is also an eagerly-awaited device. The Pixel has been pretty successful for Google. Now, it aims to capitalise on the Pixel brand name with Pixel 2. So, without further ado, let’s kick off this Pixel 2 vs iPhone 8 comparison.

Pixel 2 vs iPhone 8

Pixel 2 vs iPhone 8 Price

Google Pixel 2 Price Rs 62,000
Apple iPhone 8 Price Rs 80,000

Both phones will sport premium pricing. However, Google may bring the price of Pixel down to ensure there is space for Pixel 2 in the flagship smartphone market. Apple, on the other hand, will benefit by launching just one variant of iPhone 8. This is because industry experts feel its price will be quite high. In such a scenario, inless it does not plan on bringing iPhone 7S, just one iPhone will do. It will have the best chance at cornering the maximum market share.

Pixel 2 vs iPhone 8 Spec Comparison

Specifications Google Pixel 2 Apple iPhone 8
Processor 2.4Ghz octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 A11 Fusion with M11 motion co-processor
Internal Storage 64GB/256GB 128GB
Display 5-inch Full HD (1920x1080p) resolution, AMOLED, 16:9 aspect ratio 5.5-inch Retina HD, OLED, 16:9 aspect ratio
OS Android O iOS 11
Primary (rear) Camera 16-megapixel with flash Dual, 16-megapixel with flash
Front Camera 8-megapixel 8-megapixel
Battery 3000mAh with Fast Charging and Wireless Charging N/A
Dual SIM No No

An Android smartphone is all about its specs. The Pixel 2 is no different. However, Apple has never fully disclosed the hardware details of the iPhones. The Cupertino-based smartphone maker relies on tight hardware-software integration for its products. Expect the iPhone 8 to follow in its predecessors’ footsteps in this regard.

Also Read: All You Need To Know About Apple iPhone 8

Pixel 2 vs iPhone 8 Features Comparison

Google Pixel 2 Apple iPhone 8
Metal Unibody Design USB Type-C
Android O Glass construction
Wireless Charging Facial Recognition
Dual tone finish Dual Rear Cameras
Two/three colour schemes iOS 11
Water resistant Fingerprint scanner under the display/on the back
Fingerprint scanner on the back OLED display

Both phones are going to be new to the market. Hence, they will be loaded to the gills with features. So, like all parts of this story, this bit is also based purely on speculation. However, expect the Pixel 2 and iPhone 8 to not give each other room to breathe in this department.


In the end, all we will say is that no matter which phone it is, we’ll ready to pick both up. Both phones are expected to be great performers and great lookers.The iPhone 8 rumour mill has been running for longer than for Pixel 2. This shows just how valuable a brand iPhone is. Also, let’s see whether and how Pixel 2 capitalises on Pixel’s reputation.

Also Read: All You Need To Know About Google Pixel 2

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