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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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|
|Continuous shooting||ISO settings|
|Digital image stabilization||Object tracking AF|
|Digital zoom||Optical image stabilization|
|Face detection||Phase detection with Dual Pixel|
|Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (macro)||Scene mode|
|ISO settings||White balance settings|
|Macro shooting distance – 2 cm (#4)||Wide-angle lens – 77°|
|Optical image stabilization|
|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)|
|Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)|
|Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)|
|White balance settings|
The POCO X2 price is $265 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 price tag is $250