We last posted a comparison between the affordable flagships Nokia 8 and Google Pixel 2. Google also launched Pixel 2 XL which is the bigger and the premium version of Pixel 2. Now, we have heard a lot about Nokia 9, the upcoming premium flagship from HMD that will go against likes of Pixel 2 XL.

While Nokia 9 is not official yet, its design has been leaked in sketches posted by a reliable source in China. Above you can see the comparison between designs of both Nokia 9 and Pixel 2 XL. We have also compared specs & features but keep in mind that most of the specs in case of Nokia 9 are probable but not official yet.

Check the full detailed comparison below.

Nokia 9Google Pixel 2 XL
PriceEUR 939 (64 GB)/EUR 1049 (128GB)
SIMAvailable as both single SIM and Hybrid dual SIM variantsAvailable with only single SIM support
Size157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm
Weight (gm)175 g
DesignMetal & Glass Unibody DesignAluminium unibody with hybrid coating
Color VariantsTempered Blue, Silver, Polished Blue, CopperJust Black • Clearly White • Kinda Blue
Display5.7 inch6-inch Display
1440×2560 pixels2880 x 1440 pixels
3D Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 display3D Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5 display
Multitouch, Glance Screen Support, Sunlight visibility improvement, polarizerMultitouch, Always On display, 100% DCI-P3 coverage, 100000:1, super contrast ratio, True black level, Full 24-bit depth or 16.77 million colours
PlatformAndroid™ 8.0 OreoAndroid™ 8.0 Oreo
CameraDual Zeiss Camera12.2 MP
1.4 μm
Autofocus with laser + dual pixel phase detection, Optical + electronic image stabilisation, f/1.8 aperture
Selfie Camera8MP, 1.4 μm, f/2.4 aperture, Fixed focus, Up to 1080p capture
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 835Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
GPUAdreno 540 GPUAdreno 540 GPU
RAM6 GB RAM (Base Model)/8 GB RAM4 GB RAM
In-Built Storage128GB ROM64 GB/128 GB
MicroSD card supportExpandable Memory : Upto 256GBNo
SensorsType C, USB3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps), 3.5mm headphone jack, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, E-compass, Gyroscope, Fingerprint Sensor, Hall sensor, BarometerUSB-C™ 3.1 Gen 1, Active Edge™, Proximity/Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer/Gyrometer, Magnetometer, Pixel Imprint: back-mounted fingerprint sensor for fast unlocking, Barometer, Hall effect sensor, Android Sensor, HubAdvanced x-axis haptics for sharper/defined response
Battery3520 mAh battery
Quick Charge 3.0Fast Charging
Not User replaceableNot User replaceable
Fingerprint ScannerYesYes
Wireless chargingYesNo
Iris/Face ScannerYesNo
Audio EnhancementOZO AudioStereo Speakers
Water/Dust ProtectionIP67 certifiedIP67 water and dust resistant