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Google Pixel 4 XL vs Google Pixel 4: The Differences

Its becoming very common that phone companies always have two version of phones when launching their phones. The likes of Apple even have more than two variants for its iPhone 11 series. Google recently released the new Google Pixel phone and it’s the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL. As expected both phones have some differences. This post will compare the Google Pixel 4 XL vs Google Pixel 4.

While both phones are great phones, Google added some things to the Pixel 4 XL that is not in Pixel 4. And talk about price then Pixel 4 XL is way ahead. But the question is, is the Google Pixel 4 XL worth the extra money?. Well lest find out by contrasting both phones.

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Google Pixel 4 XL vs Google Pixel 4

The Differences Between Google Pixel 4 XL and Google Pixel 4

FEATURESGoogle Pixel 4 XLGoogle Pixel 4
Network2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Weight195 g (6.81 oz)163 g (5.47 oz)
Screen size6.3 inches5.7 inches
Resolution1440 x 3040 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~537 ppi density)1440 x 3040 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~537 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning® Gorilla® Glass 5Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie), planned upgrade to Android 10.0Android 9.0 (Pie), planned upgrade to Android 10.0
ChipsetQualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
CPUOcta-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4×1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
Storage64GB, 128GB64GB
Rear Camera12 + 2MP Dual-Pixel
16MP Telephoto
12 + 2MP Dual-Pixel
16MP Telephoto
Front Camera8 MP, f/2.0, 22mm (wide)
TOF 3D camera
8 MP, f/2.0, 22mm (wide)
TOF 3D camera
SensorsFace ID, accelerometerFace ID, accelerometer
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 3700 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery
PriceAbout ₦325,000About ₦289,000

Google Pixel 4 XL vs Google Pixel 4: Rear Cameras

At the back both phones are pretty same. From its designs to cameras. Both phones have a dual camera of 12+2MP wide and 16MP telephoto. We know that this is the era of triple cameras. Even the quad camera(four camera) era is fast approaching. But google does not believe that more back cameras guarantee the best picture qualities. And judging from the camera of google pixel 3, one will have to agree with them.

Google Pixel 4 XL vs Google Pixel 4: RAM and Storage

The first noticeable difference will have to start from here. While both phones enjoy a 6GB RAM, only the Pixel 4 XL get to enjoy the 128GB ROM internal storage but the Pixel 4 gets just 64GB ROM internal storage. Practically, the Pixel 4 can open and run apps on same level with the Pixel 4 XL but will run out of storage space sooner than the Pixel 4 XL. Both phones does not also support the use of microSD card. Which means you have to make use of the internal storage for your files, videos, music,pictures etc.

Google Pixel 4 XL vs Google Pixel 4: Battery Capacity

The next difference between these phones is the battery capacity. Surprisingly the Pixel 4 is packed with just 2800 mAh battery something most users see as been too small for a flagship device. But the Pixel 4 XL comes with a 3700 mAh which is just fine for the phone. So talk about its power house and the Pixel 4 XL leads. But note that the batteries of both phones is just enough to power both phones and keep them alive for a long time.

Google Pixel 4 XL vs Google Pixel 4: Price

Price is one major factor that is going to differentiate these two phones. The Google Pixel 4 XL price starts from ₦325,000 while the Google Pixel 4 costs about ₦289,000 . This is expected as the Pixel 4 XL s like the senior brother to the Pixel 4. So depending on your budget, you can get either or both of these phones.


Over the years, Google have used the Google Pixel phones to step up the android OS. And the new Pixel 4 series is a testimony that the company really means business. From its chipsets to its camera technology, one could easily agree that the Pixel 4 series got all it takes to be called a flagship device.

You can easily buy either or both of these phones at GSM Store. They offer the best prices and also quick delivery to all its customers across Nigeria.






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