Google Pixel 2 XL vs. iPhone XS Max: Which Should You Buy?

Pixel 2 XL

Google’s finest of 2018

$579 at Amazon

Pros

Stunning camera
Front-facing speakers
Best way to experience Android
Cons

AMOLED display has problems
No wireless charging
If you want the best experience Google can offer, this was it until the Pixel 3 XL came. The display is best in class, the speakers are surprisingly loud, and there’s nothing else quite like Apple’s face unlock system. iPhone XS Max

Bezel-free hugeness

$1100 at Apple

Pros

Fantastic, huge display
Wireless charging
Face unlock is pretty great
Cons

No fingerprint sensor
No USB-C port
Apple took the impressive iPhone X and made it huge. We live and breathe Android phones here at Android Central, but we happen to know a lot about iOS, too. And, of course, Google’s software updates arrive here before anywhere else. This design isn’t wi… However, the camera is still exceptional, especially in low light, and the speakers on this phone are incredible. It’s our mission to set you up with the right phone.