This article will compare two flagship devices launched by Google and Samsung this year.
Let’s compare the Google Pixel 8 Pro smartphone and the Samsung S23+ device, and find the best flagship smartphone device among these two.
Google Pixel 8 Pro vs Samsung S23 Plus
First, when we look at the display, the Pixel 8 Pro has an LTPO OLED display, with a higher display screen of 6.7″ and a higher screen resolution of 1344 x 2992 pixels. The Samsung S23+ smartphone features a 6.6″ Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. Both devices support a 120Hz fast refresh rate.
About the processor, the Google Pixel 8 Smartphone is powered by its own brand processor, the Google Tensor G3 chipset with a primary clock speed of 3.0 GHz. The Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus smartphone has a Qualcomm snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset with a fast primary clock speed of 3.36 GHz and offers a better performance than the Pixel 8 Pro.
Coming to the camera setup, Both smartphones have a triple rear camera setup with a 50MP main camera sensor, but the Google Pixel 8 Pro offers a better telephoto lens of 48MP and an ultrawide camera lens of 48MP. The Samsung S23 Plus has a 10MP telephoto lens and a 12MP ultrawide camera lens.
Even in the front-facing camera setup, the Samsung Galaxy S23+ offers a better 12MP selfie camera, whereas the Pixel 8 Pro features a 10.5 selfie camera.
Finally, regarding the battery backup, the Pixel 8 Pro smartphone packs a larger 5050mAh battery backup and supports a wired charge of 30w, a fast wireless charge of 23w, and reverse wireless charging. The Samsung S23+ offers 4700mAh battery backup and supports 45w fast wired charging, 15w wired charging, and a fast 4.5w reverse wireless charging.
In the final verdict, the Samsung S23+ does offer better specs, than the Google Pixel 8 Pro device, but when looking at the overall specifications, the Google Pixel 8 Pro smartphone has turned out to be the best.
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Google Pixel 8 Pro vs Samsung S23 Plus Specs
|Release Date||04 October 2023||01 February 2023|
|Dimensions||162.6 x 76.5 x 8.8 mm (6.40 x 3.01 x 0.35 in)||157.8 x 76.2 x 7.6 mm (6.21 x 3.00 x 0.30 in)|
|Weight||213 g||196 g|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e/7, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Bluetooth||5.3, A2DP, LE, apt-X HD||5.3, A2DP, LE|
|Chipset||Google Tensor G3 (4 nm)||Qualcomm SM8550-AC Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (4 nm)|
|Primary Clock Speed||Nona-core (1×3.0 GHz Cortex-X3 & 4×2.45 GHz Cortex-A715 & 4×2.15 GHz Cortex-A510)||Octa-core (1×3.36 GHz Cortex-X3 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 & 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 & 3×2.0 GHz Cortex-A510)|
|Operating System||Android 14||Android 13, One UI 5.1|
|GPU||Immortalis-G715s MC10||Adreno 740|
|Display||LTPO OLED, HDR10+, 1600 nits (HBM), 2400 nits (peak)||Dynamic AMOLED 2X, HDR10+, 1200 nits (HBM), 1750 nits (peak)|
|Screen Size||6.7 inches, 108.7 cm2 (~87.4% screen-to-body ratio)||6.6 inches, 105.3 cm2 (~87.6% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Screen Resolutions||1344 x 2992 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~489 ppi density)||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~393 ppi density)|
|Rear Camera||50 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/1.31″, 1.2µm, multi-directional PDAF, multi-zone Laser AF, OIS|
48 MP, f/2.8, 113mm (telephoto), 1/2.55″, 0.7µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom
48 MP, f/2.0, 126˚ (ultrawide), 0.8µm, dual pixel PDAF
|50 MP, f/1.8, 24mm (wide), 1/1.56″, 1.0µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS|
10 MP, f/2.4, 70mm (telephoto), 1/3.94″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.55″ 1.4µm, Super Steady video
|Front Camera||10.5 MP, f/2.2, 20mm (ultrawide), 1/3.1″, 1.22µm, PDAF||12 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), Dual Pixel PDAF|
|Storage||128GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM, 1TB 12GB RAM||256GB 8GB RAM, 512GB 8GB RAM|
|Fingerprint Sensor||Under Display, Optical Fingerprint Sensor||Under Display, Optical Fingerprint Sensor|
|Battery Capacity||Li-Ion 5050 mAh, non-removable||Li-Ion 4700 mAh, non-removable|
|Fast Charger||30W wired, PD3.0, PPS, 50% in 30 min (advertised)|
|45W wired, PD3.0, 65% in 30 min (advertised)|
15W wireless (Qi/PMA)
4.5W reverse wireless
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Comparing the overall specifications offered on the Google Pixel 8 Pro and Galaxy S23+ devices, the Google Pixel 8 Pro smartphone has turned out to be the best smartphone in the comparison.