Xiaomi recently launched Mi Note 2 with high-end features like flexible OLED display. Google also released Pixel XL handset with a 5.5-inch display in a bid to compete with Apple. In this article, we will compare and contrast the specifications of the recently released Xiaomi Mi Note 2 and Google Pixel XL.
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 vs Google Pixel XL: Display
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 features a 5.7-inch FHD flexible OLED display with a pixel density of 386 PPI. Google Pixel XL offers a 5.5-inch high-resolution display with a pixel density of 534 PPI. Hence, the Pixel XL is capable of delivering crisp images and videos due to high density.
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 vs Google Pixel XL: Performance
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 features Snapdragon 821 processor, Adreno 530 graphics, 4GB/6GB RAM paired with 64GB/128GB internal storage. If you look at Google Pixel XL, the phone is equipped with a Snapdragon 821 processor, Adreno 530 graphics, 4GB RAM coupled with 32GB/128GB storage.
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 vs Google Pixel XL: Camera
On the camera segment, the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 ships with a 22.56MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus, and dual-LED flash. The front facing snapper gets an 8MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture. Google Pixel XL features a 12.3MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture, EIS, and dual-LED flash. The phone includes 8MP front-facing snapper with f/2.4 aperture.
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 vs Google Pixel XL: OS
With Xiaomi Mi Note 2, you will work with MIUI 8 on top of Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Google Pixel XL comes with Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. Hence, you have the latest Android platform to work upon.
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 vs Google Pixel XL: Battery
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 offers a 4070mAh battery. However, Google Pixel XL comes with a 3450mAh battery. Both phones provide support for fast charging technology via USB Type-C technology.
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 vs Google Pixel XL: Pricing
You can buy 4GB/64GB storage for RMB 2799. The 6GB/128GB storage is priced at RMB 3299. If you would like to buy the global variant of the phone with 6GB/128GB storage, you will have to shell out RMB 3499. Google Pixel XL is available in India from Flipkart. The 32GB storage model is priced at Rs. 67000. However, the 128GB storage variant is priced at Rs. 76000.
At this moment of time, we recommend Google Pixel XL because of its availability in India. The phone ships with camera-centric features using which you can capture brilliant images and videos. If you would like to buy Mi Note 2, you will have to import from China, which will be costly.