Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Pixel 2 XL Camera Shootout
Read the full post: | The Samsung Galaxy S9 has some pretty epic new camera tech, but the Google Pixel 2 certainly knows how to hold its own. So which camera shoots better photos? Find out in our Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Google Pixel 2 camera comparison!
Note: As in previous years, there are actually two different camera sensors in use on the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus: the Sony IMX345 or Samsung’s own ISOCELL S5K2L3. Simply install the AIDA64 app if you want to see which one you’ve got.
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38 Replies to “Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Pixel 2 XL Camera Shootout”
Why you said it’s s9 plus when title is s9 in the start
I have the s9 but Google pixel won, s9, tbh, the camera is OK, when took a picture of my family on the back camera, I was disgusted on the beauty mode added
Get a bad phone and a good camera or a good phone and a little bit less good camera.
Right, get the S9+
Only the S10 and the new iphone has a chance against the pixel phones. but in this video the pixel killed the s9. Just take a look at the pic at 1:49. The s9 doest stand a chance.
Now the pixel is even better with nightsight.
These are the same dam photos from the galaxy s9 vs iPhone X video. Just go look for your self. Come on josh
2019 yay! Happy with the pixel 2 so far besides not having manual mode built in as an option. Plus unpleasing light banding with artificial led lighting. Software issue?
Like the S9's better
Pixel is killing it
S9 king?? photos are very sharp clear and good detailed…
Umm does he live in Pawnee?
People worry way too much about how great picture is. Why not worry about improving yourself. Not like you cant control the camera settings, contrast, brightness. At least pictures aren't ugly and still can see. So who gives a shit if just a bit better not like it's a huge difference.
I just wish the s9 has google hardware and software then itll be perfect. I just hated the google design
do you guys change the photo settings to 16:9 6.0MP? or do you keep it to 4:3 8MP?
As a photographer, the pixel 2 holds onto highlights exceptionally well, presumably by blending different exposures. I also think it has more micro-contrast and exposes more correctly. I want to get a Samsung when I move from Apple next .. but that pixel camera. Wow.
S9: Overexposed but more pleasing to the eye. Pixel 2 XL: Slightly 'boring' but with more detail.
i feel that s9 could provide me a little more detail with extra exposure… but that color and contrat quality on google :CCCC so tough to choose between those 2 i guess its ultimately on how user is gonna use..
I can't get over how blurry my S9 photos are. Very disappointed with S9.
Galaxy is just a disaster…feels like a gimmicky phone..they put tons of crap on it, Nothing feels like they commit to anything to perfect it, just shove as much shit as you can…screens are overly saturated, camera pictures look way too bright…..and wash over this white layer kinda, making everything look whiter..
This is in Pasadena
Wow pixel 2 is awesome
Better buy Pixel 2XL before the hideous unibrow Pixel 3XL stops its production.
You should probably put S9+ in the title, instead of S9. Slighlty misleading.
S9 for life
Just because it's brighter doesn't mean it's a better photo. Keep that in mind
Pixel 2 for best portraits on back and front
Imma choose Google Pixel camera….but overall I'll buy the Samsung Galaxy S9
I use an S7, and while the camera on that was pretty awesome, i'm disappointed to see Samsung haven't kept up. The Pixel doesn't over sharpen everything, you don't look at it and immediately think, yep, that's a phone… The colors on the pixel are much nicer aswell… I'd say the Samsung is sharper, but not in a good way at all. Think i'm gonna make the switch!
Both camera are best…
Nice Review…I remember the Note 4 Camera had great details in landscapes and wide shots , I like that about the Pixel 2 .
Just got an S9 though Camera better on Pixel.
I was gonna buy a pixel until seeing this. s9 photos, more looked better than the XL. I can add contrast to a pic but you cant take away. S9 wins.
I love Galaxy but pixel's natural colour reproduction is just so unmatchable!!!