POCO X2 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: Analysis, specs and price

The newest POCO X2 bring a four rear camera set of 64/8/2/2 MP while the Samsung Galaxy S8 include a main camera of 12 MP and Dual LED. These smartphones brings new hardware,camera and software improvements. The review for this version with new specs are detailed next.

poco x2 vs galaxy s8

 

Processor

The POCO X2 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.2 GHz Kryo 470 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 470. It has a maximun CPU frequency of 2200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998.
Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy S8 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.35 GHz Kryo and 4 cores of 1.9 GHz Kryo. It has a maximun CPU frequency of 2350 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture.

Battery

The POCO X2 battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 50% (percent) more powerful than the 3000 mAh offered by the Samsung Galaxy S8. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable
The Samsung Galaxy S8 battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable and Qi/PMA wireless charging

Screen

The handset is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S8 is featuring a Super AMOLED with 1440 x 2960 pixels and a display size of 5.8 in (inches)

As we can see here, the POCO X2 is a 0% bigger than Samsung Galaxy S8 screen.

samsung galaxy s8 specs
Samsung Galaxy S8

Memory

On the memory hardware side, the POCO X2 is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel and a built-in storage of 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)

. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes), some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4 and Double channel and a built-in storage of 64 GB (gigabytes)In the basic edition, the POCO X2 gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy S8.

The maximum capacity offered by the POCO X2 is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 100% bigger than the Samsung Galaxy S8 with 4 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The POCO X2 comes with 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes),In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 64 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the POCO X2 is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 300% more than the Samsung Galaxy S8 with 64 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy S8 gets you 64 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

poco x2 specs
POCO X2

Rear Camera

The POCO X2 main camera setup is composed by 64/8/2/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , carrying sensor like Sony IMX686 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 F.Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy S8 rear camera comes with 12 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 mm) – 26 mm Camera sensor size: 1/2.55″ , carrying sensor like Sony IMX260 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 1.4 μm and aperture lens of f/1.7 F.

POCO X2 Samsung Galaxy S8
1080p @ 120 fps 720p @ 240 fps
10x digital zoom Autofocus
720p @ 960 fps Continuous shooting
Angle of view – 120° (#2) Digital zoom
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Exposure compensation
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Face detection
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Geotagging
Autofocus HDR
Continuous shooting ISO settings
Digital image stabilization Object tracking AF
Digital zoom Optical image stabilization
Exposure compensation Panorama
Face detection Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Scene mode
Geotagging Self-timer
HDR Touch focus
ISO settings White balance settings
Macro shooting distance – 2 cm (#4) Wide-angle lens – 77°
Optical image stabilization
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.12 μm (#2)
Pixel size – 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Pixel size – 1.75 μm (#3)
Pixel size – 1.75 μm (#4)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Price

The POCO X2 price is $265 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 price tag is $250

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