Google Pixel XL vs Nothing Phone (2)

Google Pixel XL on Amazon USA
Nothing Phone (2) on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical features between smartphones, with the Google Pixel XL on one side and the Nothing Phone (2) on the other, also their respective performances with the benchmarks. The first has a processor with 4 cores, 4 threads, a maximale frequency of 2.3GHz. The second chips has a total of 8 cores, 8 threads, its turbo frequency is set to 3.2GHz. The following table also compares the lithography, the amount of RAM memory, the date of first broadcast, the values obtained in Geekbench.

Specification comparison:

SmartphoneGoogle Pixel XL Nothing Phone (2)
Model version(s)

G-2PW2100, G-2PW2200

Nothing A065
Release dateQ4 2016 Q3 2023
Dimensions6,09 x 2,98 x 0,33 in 6,38 x 3,01 x 0,34 in
Weight5.93 oz 7.09 oz
BodyFront and back glass,
aluminum body
Front and back glass,
aluminum frame
Screen size, colours5.5 inches, 16M colours 6.7 inches, 1600 nits, 1B colours
Screen typeAMOLED LTPO OLED, 120Hz
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels 1080 x 2412 pixels
Screen ratio16:9 20:9
Density534 ppi 394 ppi
Operating systemAndroid 7.1 Android 13; Nothing OS 2
ProcessorQualcomm MSM8996 Pro-AB Snapdragon 821 Qualcomm SM8475 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
Lithography14 nm FinFET LPP 4 nm N4
Cores4 8
Threads4 8
Energy cores

2x Qualcomm Kryo @ 2.18 GHz

4x Qualcomm Kryo Silver @ 2.0 GHz
High performance cores

2x Qualcomm Kryo @ 2.34 GHz

1x Qualcomm Kryo Prime @ 3.2 GHz,
3x Qualcomm Kryo Gold @ 2.75 GHz
GPU integrated graphicsQualcomm Adreno 530 Qualcomm Adreno 730
GPU execution units2 3
GPU shading units256 768
GPU clock624 MHz 900 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point498.5 GFLOPS 2,764.8 GFLOPS
Memory4 GB RAM 8 / 12 GB RAM
Storage32 / 128 GB 128 / 512 GB

12,3 MP, f/2,0

50 MP, f/1,9, 24mm,
50 MP, f/2,2


Front photo

8 MP, f/2,4

32 MP, f/2,5
Front video


WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE 5.3, A2DP, LE
USBUSB Type-C 3.0 USB Type-C 2.0
Battery capacity3,450 mAh 4,700 mAh
Battery typeNon removable Li-Ion Non removable Li-Ion
Battery life (versatile use)~ 8 hours and 10 minutes ~ 13 hours and 50 minutes
TDP6 W -
Head SAR- -
Body SAR- -
DxOMark90 -
AnTuTu138,465 1,171,237
Geekbench 4 single core
1,597 6,731
Geekbench 4 multi-core
3,862 16,111
Geekbench 5 single core
317 1,249
Geekbench 5 multi-core
935 4,043
Geekbench 6 single core
344 1,735
Geekbench 6 multi-core
790 4,594

We can easily compare the technical characteristics between these two smartphones. The phone Nothing Phone (2) has a larger number of cores, the maximum frequency of Nothing Phone (2) is larger. The Nothing Phone (2) was started more recently.

Autonomy: the autonomy given is the one for a versatile use with video playback, web browsing, various applications, games, photos, etc ...

Price: For technical reasons, we cannot currently display a price less than 24 hours, or a real-time price. This is why we prefer for the moment not to show a price. You should refer to the respective online stores for the latest price, as well as availability.

Performance comparison with the benchmarks:

Performance comparison between the two smartphones, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark softwares such as Geekbench.

AnTuTu - Total Score
Nothing Phone (2) 1,171,237
Google Pixel XL 138,465

The difference is 746%.

AnTuTu is one of the most popular apps in the world to evaluate and compare the power of a mobile device with the competition. It tests above all the power of calculation, the display of Web pages, the modeling of decorations in 3D, the management of the memory, the transfer of data.

With Android:

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & Single Core Score - Android
Nothing Phone (2) 6,731
Google Pixel XL 1,597

In single core, the difference is 321%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 317%.

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, images, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML, PDF file rendering, matrix computation, Fast Fourier Transform, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these devices. For each result, we took an average of 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

With Android:

Geekbench 5 - Multi-core & Single Core Score - Android
Nothing Phone (2) 1,249
Google Pixel XL 317

In single core, the difference is 294%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 332%.

Geekbench 5 is a software for measuring the performance of a computer system, for fixed devices, mobile devices, servers. This platform makes it possible to better compare the power of the CPU, the computing power and to compare it with similar or totally different systems. Geekbench 5 includes new workloads that represent work tasks and applications that we can find in reality.

With Android:

Geekbench 6 - Multi-core & Single Core Score - Android
Nothing Phone (2) 1,735
Google Pixel XL 344

In single core, the difference is 404%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 482%.

Geekbench 6 is a benchmarking platform that is capable of evaluating the performance of a device across multiple operating systems. The software evaluates processor power, with its ability to support different tasks, such as file compression, browsing; GPU computing capabilities, with image editing, video editing, gaming skills, machine learning workloads. © 2023 - About us - XML sitemap - Privacy policy - Advertising policy - Contact


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