Google Pixel 3 and Samsung Galaxy S9 are two of the latest high-end models from the most popular smartphone brands. Both are amongst the top phones out right now, featuring a sleek and modern look.

Are you confused which is the best smartphone for you? The below comparison will help you choose amongst the top phones of 2019.

The Comparison

  Google Pixel 3 Samsung Galaxy S9
Battery Life   Has a 2,915 mAh Li-polymer battery.   Has a 3,000 mAh Li-ion battery.
Software Specifications   Comes in variants of 64 GB and 128 GB internal storage. Android 9 (Pie) is the default operating system. Runs on a Qualcomm 845 64-bit octa-core processor.   Comes in variants of 64 GB and 128 GB internal storage but can be configured up to 256 GB. Android 8 (Oreo) is the default operating system. Runs on a Qualcomm 845 64-bit octa-core processor.
Camera Has a 12.2 MP rear camera with electronic image stabilisation.   Videos of up to 4K quality can be recorded, although the framerate for 4K is capped at 30fps and for 1080p at 120fps. The dual front-facing camera with a 97-degree field-of-view.   Has a dual aperture 12 MP rear camera with 1.4-micron pixels that offer improved performance in low light conditions, along with optical image stabilisation. Videos of up to 4K quality can be recorded, with framerate for 4K going as high as 60fps and for 1080p up to 240fps. The dual front-facing camera with an 80-degree field-of-view.
Display Has a 5.5-inch full HD+ display with 443ppi pixel density. Has a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display with a 2,960 x 1,460 with a pixel density of 570ppi.
Looks and Durability   Has a weight of 148 g. Has visible bezels and does not look as sleek as the S9. Has an IPX8 rating against water. Has no headphone jack.   Has a weight of 163 g. Has a simple and modern design. Has an IPC6 rating against both water and dust. Has a headphone jack.
Price Rs. 53,999 for the 64 GB variant and Rs. 57,500 for the 128 GB variant on Amazon India. Rs. 43,880 for the 64 GB variant and Rs. 49,990 for the 256 GB variant on Amazon India.

Verdict

Samsung Galaxy S9 trumps Google Pixel 3 on almost every front – it has a longer battery life, a better rear camera, higher durability, and greater resilience to water and dust. The fact that it looks better and sells for cheaper as well is just the cherry on top. Overall, out of the two, Samsung Galaxy S9 is the best phone to go for.

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