Galaxy S10 vs. Pixel 3: how do you choose?

  • Published on Mar 20, 2019
  • The Samsung Galaxy S10 vs. the Google Pixel 3 - how do you decide between the two? The S10 is a little bigger, faster, with better battery life and the Pixel 3 has a better camera and is easier to unlock. They are both great options. Dieter Bohn talks us through the perks of each phone and tries to decide which one he should make his daily driver.
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  • The Verge
    The Verge  8 months ago +273

    Are you trying to choose between these two phones? What’s the deciding factor for you?

    • theclush
      theclush 6 days ago

      The fact that I'm a galaxy guy

    • TrollsHaveWings
      TrollsHaveWings 2 months ago


    • Joseph Sin
      Joseph Sin 2 months ago

      The deciding factor is, the customizable U.I., Being able to take a picture in the dark better, The screen display on the galaxy and the camera for the front side

    • badhabit
      badhabit 2 months ago

      I chose the Pixel a3.. cheaper and has what I need...not want.

  • theclush
    theclush 6 days ago

    What's android q

  • Romy Valentina
    Romy Valentina 7 days ago

    I switched from Samsung Galaxy to Pixel 3 and there are a few things (mostly minor) that are bothering me about the Pixel that is making me want to switch back to Samsung:
    - No LED light to tell me when I missed a call or have a text
    - constantly having problems with people hearing me on speakerphone (I replaced the phone and still have that issue)
    - Photos are super contrasty
    - Screen is not as nice
    - No scroll screen capture
    - I can't quickly adjust the ringer volume from the side volume buttons
    ... And just random subtle differences
    Anyone else have these issues?

  • Partha Madan
    Partha Madan 7 days ago

    S10 all the way mate

  • Dean Oldfield
    Dean Oldfield 13 days ago

    I opted for the pixel 3xl over the 4 because of the price. Picked up a brand new 3xl for half the price.. will always choose pixel over any other devices. The camera cannot be beat and immediate updates are so important. Overall, unless you use a pixel you don't know how essentially they are all pretty much the same, with a few minor tweaks to each brand. I prefer to get my updates as soon as they are available. Something you only get from a Pixel.

    TRULYMORTAL 16 days ago

    I have made my choice. I bought the Pixel 3. Pixel 3 $400 vs Galaxy S10e which I was considering, $750. Coming from an Samsung S7, it's like night and day! Never knew what the hype of pure Android was about until now. Now running Android 10 with more upgrades to come. My choice was a no brainier!

  • silver andrew
    silver andrew 21 day ago

    And still no updates

  • blue sky
    blue sky 27 days ago

    Yea..... you ALSO bought the 24/7 memory monitor by China's security server that sitting in CHINA and all your personal privacy will be sending to them ALL TIME!!!!! Chess!!!!! LOL............

  • Shaden Ghattas
    Shaden Ghattas 28 days ago

    Good video. In my offence I choose pixel a3

  • Joseph Robinson
    Joseph Robinson 29 days ago

    I've had a s10 for a couple of days now and my friend has a pixel 3. Were debating which is better lol. I found this video really interesting. Thanks:)

  • D- Manny Entertainment

    Love how something isnt about apple for once...there are other good devices out there as well

  • USS Zumwalt DDG-1000

    Good video, time to buy the S10

  • Ambar Phone
    Ambar Phone Month ago

    Hey, I'd like to know what do you think of Samsung Galaxy s10 vs the Pixel 4 XL. Can I have at least a feedback on both issues (camera comparison, ram, charging speed/batt life)?

  • Wurzelbert84
    Wurzelbert84 Month ago

    Phones these days are all so samey, but everyone acts, as if they were super different ;D

  • Hunter Monzon
    Hunter Monzon Month ago

    down grading to the 3 since i broke my galaxy and dont have the money for a new one so might as well try it out, was this or the XR lol

  • Arbab Azhar
    Arbab Azhar Month ago

    Galaxy s10 have stereo speaker

  • Alicia
    Alicia Month ago

    I'm surprised price didn't factor into your review. Does Samsung have enough of an edge to justify the added cost?

  • Sai's gadget to use

    Being a samsung dog for a long time what i feel is the updates degrade the phone experience pushing us for ghe next gen galaxy. M not sure how pixel is. I prefer xiaomi these days caz its better for alot lesser cost.

  • thedrmurchindise
    thedrmurchindise Month ago

    I can't afford either of these so when they are on the s14 and pixel 8 I'll be rocking an S10

  • Jaime Lopez
    Jaime Lopez Month ago

    And... If I have a s10e, should change for the pixel 3xl?

  • Nitin Chauhan
    Nitin Chauhan Month ago +1

    pixel 3 for camera, galaxy s10 for design and screen. no one fits all

  • David Legge
    David Legge Month ago

    Super helpful review

  • Tutterinaa
    Tutterinaa Month ago

    For me I just need a good camera for youtube videos

  • Luc Grand
    Luc Grand 2 months ago

    I HATE Bixby and is legitimately starting to get me off my galaxy which I have purchased as the last 5 of my phones.

  • Dope _
    Dope _ 2 months ago +31

    Let's talk cameras :


    The End.

  • Emmanuel Burnett
    Emmanuel Burnett 2 months ago

    But I love Google Pixel 3a

  • Emmanuel Burnett
    Emmanuel Burnett 2 months ago

    I love Samsung galaxy S10

  • Ramoz J
    Ramoz J 2 months ago +1

    I swapped my S9 for a Pixel 3. It's like I've gone back in time to using a S5 ..

    • Jonathan VERICAIN
      Jonathan VERICAIN 2 months ago

      I don't know who you try to fool here! Maybe yourself!!

  • Roy Rosario
    Roy Rosario 2 months ago +1

    s8 better

  • Zwe Htet Nai Nai
    Zwe Htet Nai Nai 2 months ago

    Regular sized s10 is perfect

  • JTM Games
    JTM Games 2 months ago

    what cell phone to you guys have

  • UnusualPlague
    UnusualPlague 2 months ago

    The pixel 3 looks so outdated screen wise.

  • Barrett Haywood
    Barrett Haywood 2 months ago

    It was such a hard choice but I went with the s10. Although I do miss the fast updates and the AI features of the pixel, my s10 feels like the future. I'm in the business world and there are A lot of features that are Built-in to the S10 that makes my business life easier

    • Tim Allen
      Tim Allen 2 months ago

      Barrett Haywood which features specifically? I’m looking at these two as well...

  • gulrez patwegar
    gulrez patwegar 2 months ago +7

    Asking you again after Official android 10. Pixel 3 or S10?

    • Steven Soco
      Steven Soco Month ago +1

      _______ “wait” that’s the key

    • _______
      _______ 2 months ago

      You should wait till both phones get android 10. Android 10 haven't arrived yet for the GALAXY S10. Wait till both get the android 10 and then make the decision

    • Ali Rahman
      Ali Rahman 2 months ago

      Which do you think might be better?

  • Brian Chan
    Brian Chan 2 months ago

    Wait, you can easily eliminate Bixby? That's the whole reason I'm bouncing from Samsung...if SamDung requires me to jailbreak or even dL 3rd party app to eliminate it, that's a dealbreaker for me. F Bixby.

  • AD 2385
    AD 2385 2 months ago

    Seriously, I'll keep my Note 9 with no hole in the screen, pen, headphone jack, micro SD card slot. Oh, the battery life is beyond awesome. Keep the S10 with hole in screen.

  • Jen Oween
    Jen Oween 2 months ago

    I'm still trying to decide right now. It's far more difficult than I ever thought it would be.

  • Deviant Sapien
    Deviant Sapien 2 months ago

    Way too old to say "low key"

  • R S
    R S 2 months ago

    I always forget my phone has a fingerprint reader

  • Kyle Tomblin
    Kyle Tomblin 2 months ago

    The fact you are comparing a brand new phone to one about to be replaced an entire year later just shows which is superior.

  • badhabit
    badhabit 2 months ago

    The fact that you are comparing a 900$ phone to a 500$ phone shows how good the Pixel 3 closed.

    • Ramoz J
      Ramoz J 2 months ago

      The S9 craps all over the Pixel 3 and there is no Pixel 4 yet to compare to the S10

    • Rajdeep Villuri
      Rajdeep Villuri 2 months ago


  • Joseph Sin
    Joseph Sin 2 months ago

    galaxy s10 vs pixel 3 vs iphone 11

  • gsg jsg
    gsg jsg 2 months ago

    I have the pixel 2 XL and I'm waiting for pixel 4 XL so far the best phone for me

  • Grayson
    Grayson 2 months ago

    Using S10+ rn

  • Anowar Hossain Patwary
    Anowar Hossain Patwary 2 months ago

    Samsung s10 king winer

  • Clay Cool
    Clay Cool 2 months ago

    The s10 pics looked way better than the pixels tho, I'm confused why the pixel camera was better....🤔🤔🤔😂🤣😂

  • David Martrano
    David Martrano 2 months ago +1

    Samsung's one UI is vastly improved. I prefer it over pure android. For myself the s10 is a no brainer. The display is simply a pleasure. Plus the jack, micros/d, super steady mode, hardware. The cameras on the pixals are tough to beat! Very good review....

    • Ramoz J
      Ramoz J 2 months ago

      Yeah mate I just swapped to the Pixel 3 from S9..Samsung one UI is way better .The Pixel 3 feels clunky compared to the choices on the S9.

  • Akbar Yuldoshev
    Akbar Yuldoshev 3 months ago

    Pixel is the best will be the best in the future.

  • Mhmd Al_Baouni
    Mhmd Al_Baouni 3 months ago

    Honor 20 pro or K20 pro or google pixel 3a

    Please advise me guys..

  • Charles Rozario
    Charles Rozario 3 months ago

    Only Dieter Bohn should review phones here.

  • LifeonMaz
    LifeonMaz 3 months ago +1

    I have a pixel after having Galaxy since 6 to Note 9. Trust me , Galaxy's are better , pixel is only good for camera

  • Alvaromejor
    Alvaromejor 3 months ago

    Pixel 3 - $500
    S10+ - $1000+

    JOVIE 3 months ago

    0:56 is the verge making an app??

  • Landon McCahan
    Landon McCahan 3 months ago

    Easy camera get pixel everything else samsung.

  • Spicy Meatball
    Spicy Meatball 3 months ago

    What kind of BS comparison is this? Pixel 3 is last year's model.

  • Tobias Carter
    Tobias Carter 3 months ago

    Audio capture recording is very important to me. concerts, background noise, wind, general

  • Viji job
    Viji job 3 months ago

    Samsung.............. not confident to release exynos in USA like countries they release the snapdragon there on the rich countries and exynos on the other ones

  • PipBoy3000
    PipBoy3000 3 months ago +1

    I love this dude. I honestly understand him and his gripes so much. As much as I adore Samsung's hardware and YES the ALWAYS ON DISPLAY. dude after switching to the Oneplus 6t I can't tell you how badly i missed the AOD from my S8 plus. But god damn, the idea of not having the immediate software update hurts my soul.

  • Miri Hawk
    Miri Hawk 3 months ago

    I'm going to college soon, and I have about 5k saved up to buy necessary tech. I'm deciding between using the Google ecosystem and the Samsung. I am definitely using Google Assistant. Help?

  • 78hooman
    78hooman 3 months ago +4

    Genuinely. A head phone jack, good cameras and great battery life with ip67/8 rating. I should get the S1 0 plus but I'm writing this on pixel 2xl 😂

    • Nehal Waseem
      Nehal Waseem Month ago

      I am going from a pixel 2 XL to iPhone x, i miss ios