Google pixel 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S9

Apple nzWU51
May 24, 2018 31 Comments

Moving form iPhone. Would like to maximize on the usage of Google services like Google assistant, speech while navigation and update on Android latest release.

Does Google pixel 2 offer any advantage over Samsung Galaxy S9?

Currently, on iPhone X.

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  • Uber chub4chub
    After a month of switching, you'll realize all phones are practically the same crap just different logos.
    May 24, 2018 0
  • eBay ueyegev
    Don’t. I just switched to iPhone after using android for 6 years. Stay with iPhone, you will be happier.
    May 24, 2018 3
    • Amazon Vaspar
      The only thing I miss about Android is a dedicated back button. WTF Apple?!?!
      May 24, 2018
    • Apple / Eng cho Chang
      U know u can swipe from left to go back right?
      May 24, 2018
    • Amazon Vaspar
      That doesn’t work consistently at all between apps. On Android it all works virtually completely consistently and is designed into the way every app works. On iOS some apps have back buttons in the lower left, some in upper left, some use an X to close the current “window”, and some just give no way to get to your last state at all. On android this is consistently done with a single button.
      Plus, if you have a case on the phone it can make ad edge swipe very difficult. And considering how easily these things break, I’ve got a case.
      May 24, 2018
  • Amazon Vaspar
    I will never buy a non-google android phone again. The security updates situation is just too fucked. That’s the main reason I’m on an iPhone and if I ever go back it will be to a google phone like the pixel.
    May 24, 2018 0
  • Yelp CapJerk
    Google has great software! Samsung's interface on top of Android sucks (my experience)
    May 24, 2018 1
    • Facebook / Eng Cjsjsbdbjx
      And all the garage bloatware.
      May 24, 2018
  • Twitter FANGT
    You work at Apple
    And want a android fone?
    May 24, 2018 1
    • Postmates 😎yo😎
      You work at Twitter and post on Blind?
      May 24, 2018
  • Amazon grdtmfrctr
    Moved from iPhone to pixel2xl last month. No regrets.
    May 24, 2018 0
  • Postmates 😎yo😎
    Wait a couple of months for Pixel 3. Also, OnePlus 6 seems to be an awesome option over Samsung S9
    May 24, 2018 0
  • Uber Gmie27
    Pixel is more similar to iPhone.
    May 24, 2018 2
    • Google Facebook
      Yeah, pick Pixel if you can’t afford iPhone
      May 24, 2018
    • Apple / Eng cho Chang
      Pixel even if u can afford an iPhone tbh
      May 24, 2018
  • Facebook / Eng Cjsjsbdbjx
    Pixel all the way. No. Fucking. Contest. Samsung might make ok hardware but their treatment of the software is still garbage. They got rid of their awful skin but still push all their bloatware that duplicates google a service but in a worse way. Google assistant > Bixby. Google pay > Samsung pay. Gmail client > Samsung email. Calendar, music service. On and on.
    Oh and updates. If you want updates (like security fixes). Samsung leaves it to the carrier to approve updates. Don't buy a phone from a company the needs you to constantly upgrade for them to make money. No incentive to provide updates.
    May 24, 2018 1
    • Apple nzWU51
      OP
      Thanks does Samsung Phone don’t have Google Assisant? I am mainly interested in software feature either phone has to offer. From your reply, looks like Pixel beats hands down
      May 24, 2018
  • Oath yjs6e
    The pixel is garbage compared to galaxy. The build quality of the s9 is far superior in basically every way. Look up jerryrigeverything on YouTube.
    Also s9 has wireless charging, an SD card slot, a headphone jack, and is water proof. No other phone in this class has those features all together other than the galaxy s8. You can always root your s9 and put custom software on it. You cannot add a headphone jack and SD card slot to a pixel 2 tho
    May 24, 2018 1
    • Facebook / Eng Cjsjsbdbjx
      But the software. Oh samsung how you fail so badly.
      May 24, 2018
  • Google DLUm08
    I recently switched from iPhone 6s to the pixel 2 and I would say it is worth it. None of the bloat that the other Android's I have tried have and it is just as fast as my iPhone plus you get first tier support for Google services.

    However, the one thing I despise about it is that there is no damn headphone jack. I recently traveled and forgot the USB c to headphone jack converter and since I planned to use that for entertainment, I couldn't listen to music or watch movies during the entire trip. If you do plan to get it, buy a ton of converters or switch all of your headphones to Bluetooth
    May 29, 2018 0
  • Microsoft AsyncIO
    iOS >>> Android
    May 24, 2018 4
    • Postmates 😎yo😎
      MacOS >>>>>>>>>>> Windows

      But Android >>>>>>> iOS ;)
      May 24, 2018
    • Microsoft AsyncIO
      No way man! Installing a notepad app requires access to my bank account on Android ;)
      May 24, 2018
    • Postmates 😎yo😎
      Not as bad as Installing Google chrome which requires me to open Edge (rebranded internet craplorer) lol

      Btw, you seem to be using all the wrong apps/OS it seems
      May 24, 2018
    • Microsoft AsyncIO
      Ah thanks, perhaps you can show me next time you deliver my burger, I’ll throw in an extra $1 tip since your offers suck and you guys are about to go belly-up ;)
      May 24, 2018
  • Facebook / Eng Pank
    if you are going to use Project Fi then pixel, otherwise galaxy
    May 24, 2018 2
    • Apple nzWU51
      OP
      How does project Fi help?
      May 24, 2018
    • LinkedIn Haskeller
      Project Fi only works on pixel
      May 24, 2018
  • Dialpad itHD38
    The advantage that the google pixel has over every other phone is the google assistant. I switched to an iPhone X the other month and I cannot tell you how infuriated I am with Siri and the terrible experience of trying to search for things in your phone or on the web. The integration that the google assistant has with every app in your phone is incredible. For example it can play songs from your Spotify or open movies in Netflix by asking it with voice or by typing it. Essentially it lets you do more of what you want by doing less. My parents have the S9 and hardware wise, it’s a beautiful phone. But software wise, no one can beat google.
    May 24, 2018 2
    • Apple nzWU51
      OP
      Thanks that’s exactly what I wanted to hear. Does S9 doesn’t let you play songs on Spotify by just speaking into it.
      May 24, 2018
    • Facebook / Eng Cjsjsbdbjx
      ^ this guy. Listen to him. Hardware doesn't matter much anymore in the premium priced phones. Software is all the difference.
      May 24, 2018

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