Here's How To Compare Specs Between Two Smartphones Using Google Search

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Are you in the market for a new smartphone? Perhaps you're looking to replace a long-serving Google Nexus 5 or a Samsung Galaxy S6. Google is looking to make your search for a new smartphone easier and make you a better-informed consumer thanks to a new tool that was uncovered late last week.

The new feature, which is incorporated into Google search, allows you to compare two smartphones side-by-side using a simple phrase. Let's say that you want to compare all the pertinent details of the Apple iPhone X against the Google Pixel 2 XL; you would simply type in "iPhone X vs Pixel 2 XL" -- without the quotes, of course -- and you'll be greeted with the following:

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A quick comparison between the two devices shows up, giving you links to customer reviews, pricing from various sellers, and storage capacities. Clicking the round, blue button expands out all of the specifications for a better look of how the devices stack up (you'll find information relating to supported carrier networks, weight, battery life and dimensions). There is even a toggle switch which will highlight the differences between the two currently-selected smartphones.

While the specifications for the devices appear to be on point, the pricing is really off in many cases. For example, the iPhone X is listed with a price of $2,000, which is due to the fact that Google is picking up third-party pricing information. Regardless, it's still a handy tool that you can use to help narrow down your choice for a new smartphone.

Although we're quite sure that Google would prefer that you choose either new Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL smartphones overs one of their many competitors. Both smartphones feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processors, OLED displays, either 64GB or 128GB of storage, and fantastic main cameras backed by a [still locked] Pixel Visual Core.


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