Success has gone towards LG indirectly, thanks in part to its most recent collaboration with Google on delivering the larger to the two new Pixel smartphones back in the fall. Even though its actual branding was nowhere in sight on the phone, the Korean company is still feeling some of the residual notoriety thanks in part to the Pixel 2 XL's amazing performance. Now, though, it appears as though the G7 ThinQ is going to surpass LG's previous collaboration with Google by delivering an outright monster that can now capture those sweet portrait shots and much more! Design The Pixel 2 XL's design isn't for everyone, as its appeal isn't there right from the onset with its unusual two-toned back, but rather, it's something that's acquired over time. In comparison, the mostly glass surfaced G7 ThinQ has a more modern appeal with its design, which is also slightly shorter and narrower in size – making it just a smidgen more compact than its esteemed rival. When the two phones are placed … [Read more...] about LG G7 ThinQ vs Google Pixel 2 XL: first look
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It’s strange to think about it now, but there was a time when Google phones were essentially flagship killers with modest price-tags. The halcyon Nexus days aren’t coming back any time soon, but you can pretend they are with this incredible deal on the Pixel 2 XL which drops a whopping $500 off Google’s latest flagship. Before you get too excited, and I wouldn’t blame you for doing so, there are a few important details to consider.Editor's PickStock Android vs Android One vs Android Go What’s the difference between stock Android, Android One, and Android Go? Each is a flavor of Android, each originates from Google and all have a few things in common. But there are some big differences …For starters, this isn’t a one-off flat discount and is only for Verizon customers. The offer, available via Best Buy, is based on a two-year repayment plan with Verizon where the discounts are applied each month. The overall $500 discount off of the … [Read more...] about Deal: Google Pixel 2 XL is a whopping $500 off at Best Buy
LG has announced the G7 ThinQ, its 2018 flagship smartphone that succeeds the LG G6 and takes from the LG V30S ThinQ that arrived more recently.The new device has some stiff competition in the smartphone market though, with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S9+, Huawei's P20 Pro and Google's Pixel 2 XL all offering plenty.We've already compared the LG G7 ThinQ to the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+, as well as the Huawei P20 Pro, but here we are looking at how it stacks up against Google's Pixel 2 XL.LG G7 ThinQ vs Google Pixel 2 XL: Design G7 ThinQ: Glass and aluminium, dual cameras, Google Assistant button Pixel 2 XL: Mainly aluminium, single camera, squeezable sides Both rear fingerprint sensors Both IP water and dust resistant The LG G7 ThinQ features an aluminium core with a glass rear. It offers an almost all screen front, with slim bezels at the top and bottom, along with a notch at the top, which can be hidden with software.There is a vertically-aligned dual rear camera, along with a … [Read more...] about LG G7 ThinQ vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What’s the difference?
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are finally out and if you’re wondering about the camera, you’ve come to the right place. Samsung’s cameras have always been good, but how does the S9 Plus stack up against the competition? The Google Pixel 2 XL is one of the main contenders, so we decided to the two phones in a shootout. Samsung touts improved camera performance, thanks to its dual-aperture, dual cameras, multi-frame processing, superior slow motion, and more. Those fancy specs don’t always translate to superior images. Even when they do, sometimes it’s not by much. That is what we are trying to find out here. Editor's PickCamera shootout: Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs iPhone X vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Google Pixel 2 XL Flagships like the LG G7, Samsung Galaxy Note 9, and others may still be months away from launching, but with the release of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, a fresh camera comparison was … We have taken a slew of identical shots with … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Google Pixel 2 XL: Camera comparison
Huawei's P20 Pro is the latest flagship from the Chinese manufacturer, presenting just how far the company has come in the last few years. We've already compared it to the Samsung Galaxy S9+ and the regular P20, but here we are looking at how it compares to Google's Pixel 2 XL.Huawei P20 Pro vs Google Pixel 2 XL: Design Both IP67 water and dust resistant Both use metal and glass combination P20 Pro has front-facing fingerprint sensor Pixel 2 XL has rear fingerprint sensor The Huawei P20 Pro appears to take some of its design influences from the Apple iPhone X, featuring a notch in the display at the front and a horizontally-aligned camera setup on the rear.There is a metal core, coupled with a glass front and rear and the P20 Pro offers IP67 water and dust resistance. Measuring 155 x 73.9 x 7.8mm and weighing 180g, the P20 Pro comes in three colour options with a front-mounted fingerprint sensor and no headphone jack.The Google Pixel 2 XL meanwhile has slightly larger … [Read more...] about Huawei P20 Pro vs Google Pixel 2 XL: What’s the difference?