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  4 months ago +234

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

    • Peter Stefanovic
      Peter Stefanovic 19 days ago

      Am changing because of 1 main reason BIXBY , i disable bixby over and over and it just reinstalls itself Structural Bloatware

    • Ty Lee
      Ty Lee 26 days ago

      Battery life is important to me.

    • Samarth Modi
      Samarth Modi Month ago

      I could never decide between Galaxies and Pixels. So I bought Note9 new and a Pixel 2 XL used instead of buying just one of these phones. 😉😉

    • Galaco Production
      Galaco Production Month ago

      Picture quality

  • Someguy14201
    Someguy14201 9 hours ago

    S10+ gcam is an amazing combo

  • Edward Bliffin
    Edward Bliffin 17 hours ago

    The only reason I want the Pixel is due to it's Camera...It literally has nothing else I want...and the S10 has everything I want (besides the Pixel Camera)

  • Nearth G
    Nearth G 2 days ago


  • Esther Wanjiru
    Esther Wanjiru 3 days ago

    A have two phones called tecno and C idea.Which one do you choose

  • Paul Graves
    Paul Graves 3 days ago

    Got the s10 in green today! Noooo complaints.....

  • Harsh Jain
    Harsh Jain 4 days ago

    I don't have enough money and i'm not really going to buy any of these phones but I still want to know which one should I choose from the two.

  • death bystereo
    death bystereo 4 days ago

    Happy with my note 8 apart from slow charging. Batterie isnt great

  • Goodwin Hail
    Goodwin Hail 4 days ago

    For a good review you need an experienced teacher who talks to explain. This man is OK, but not brilliant. sometimes I didn't know which hand set he is talking about. like a lot of these cowboy reviewers who have no idea how to speak with the right speed and the right pauses.
    you have to watch the video few times to know what he is taling about. I have no time. I do my own research and read. As for the comments, I think most of them are reviewers and promoters. no joy..................

  • Apaibi gaming
    Apaibi gaming 7 days ago

    "I have a headphone jack and you don't, now go take a nap" Lew.

  • Clint Curtis
    Clint Curtis 7 days ago

    One ui has brought Samsung phones to the next level

  • Angela Tran
    Angela Tran 8 days ago +1

    Plz get rid of bixbyyyyy ughhhh useless button. Whyyyyyy whyyyyy addddd

  • beggarmanthief
    beggarmanthief 10 days ago

    Samsung's software is pretty good now. You could always get a launcher for the S10 if you don't like it. I'd rather have options for cameras than having the best camera

  • Real Cyphox
    Real Cyphox 11 days ago

    you don't miss stereo speakers? lol, end of review, case closed. only had mono-speakers so far, last one was a xiaomi mi mix 3, got a pixel 3a now and the speakers are AWESOME compared to every single mono-speaker phone i had so far. and i had a lot. nokia 7 plus, samsung s8, samsung s7, several huawei-midrangers

  • Ifeanyi paschal
    Ifeanyi paschal 12 days ago

    I will go for the Google pixel 3

  • Tech through Toni
    Tech through Toni 13 days ago

    Pixel 3 is way better 🙌

  • AHMED Abd Elwhab
    AHMED Abd Elwhab 13 days ago


  • Sahil Saleem
    Sahil Saleem 15 days ago

    I have an s10 and in my opinion, considering all that it brings to the table overall it is the best phone right know.

  • jackal monkey
    jackal monkey 16 days ago

    software updates is the only thing that keeps me from switching to android phones and i don't like the pixel

  • Penny Stock Whispers
    Penny Stock Whispers 17 days ago

    3.5 mm jack = win

  • whachusay
    whachusay 22 days ago +2

    It will be more difficult to choose when the pixel 4 comes out.

  • MrPriorz
    MrPriorz 22 days ago +1

    S10e vs Pixel 3 is the big decision now that prices of pixels have dropped.
    In the UK I can currently get a pixel 3 for £5/month cheaper than the s10e but still can't choose

  • Roland Fortune
    Roland Fortune 23 days ago

    "Dan did a great review of the S10"? Lol, are you serious right now?

  • Jesse Ling
    Jesse Ling 24 days ago

    Software experience.

  • Christopher Hitchens
    Christopher Hitchens 24 days ago

    I went for the S10e because of the fingerprint lock on the side + I don't want edge screens. Upgraded from an S6 which I was totally satisfied with, the S10e is an amazing phone with everything that I need.

  • eddiekalldaway
    eddiekalldaway 25 days ago

    samsung DEX is such a huge plus

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    I went with the Galaxy 10. This thing's like a brick!

  • 최승현
    최승현 27 days ago

    5:08 멀바 시바

  • Juan Ramirez
    Juan Ramirez 28 days ago

    Love my s10 Plus lmaooo

  • Aravindh Subramanian

    Samsung Pay is awesome

  • British Entertainment
    British Entertainment Month ago +1

    Pixel 3 is not even that good of a phone for that much money tho

    • Youp Youp
      Youp Youp 28 days ago

      You can get it for cheap now

  • Garland Coulson
    Garland Coulson Month ago +2

    Thanks for the comparison. I have been curious about the Pixel and was considering it for my next phone. My second contender is the Galaxy S10 or S9 so this is timely.

  • OmNomDomzz
    OmNomDomzz Month ago +1

    Can you do a review of the normal s10? the one that you have in this video?

  • JAB Gaming
    JAB Gaming Month ago

    I really dont like the s10 that much. Definitely pixel all the way

  • Yusuf Jamal
    Yusuf Jamal Month ago +1

    But, you know, ask me again after Android Q is official - Dieter (2019)

  • Mateo A
    Mateo A Month ago

    I own a Galaxy S7 and honestly I don't notice the difference among other cameras on new phones, it's just that phones reviewers are professional photographers and they do see the difference...but normal people wouldn't care the color balance and that stuff for taking a picture of your food. Also, what's with the updates? I still get security updates on my phone, and yeah, although it is on oreo, it won't get pie for sure, but for what? My phone is alredy 3 years old, has lots of scratches, battery doesn't holds as it did before so it's maybe time to change my phone. The point is that people talk a lot about software updates when at the end don't care too much at least you can use the apps you always use.

  • bigoneish
    bigoneish Month ago

    People worry too much about phones.

  • You are correct I am wrong because I say

    I can't afford either phones but still watching... don't know why

  • Young Beamer TV
    Young Beamer TV Month ago

    I like this guy

  • Lucas Fernando
    Lucas Fernando Month ago +5

    I sold my s10e and I AM going back to pixel (now the Pixel 3, I Had the 2XL before S10e).
    Samsung give us all, greatest screen, headphone Jack and all bells and Whistles but It is a pleasure to use the Pixel. I mean, It is not about How fast but How smooth It is. Switching beetween apps, talking AMAZING photos and selfies. I missed that.
    S10 does reaally good but there is no consistency. Sometimes it does awesome but then it gets "meeh". OneUI is good and has everything on Android P(Google still playing catch up with android Q) but Google does It buttery smooth.
    I felt bored after a while with S10 and it makes me realize what really matters and Pixel nailed it (specially the camera and day to day use)

  • Lucas Fernando
    Lucas Fernando Month ago +1

    I came back just to watch it again since I sold my S10e and I AM waiting my pixel 3 to arrive.
    It feels so good watch him talking with us like that. Feels sincere. Bring more stuffs like this

  • GamingxQueen -
    GamingxQueen - Month ago

    Should have just made a video on the galaxy thats all this is.

  • kryptonite166
    kryptonite166 Month ago

    Could you please bring attention to the fact the camera on Google Pixel 2 will not stay open. Google is aware of this and will not fix it. You basically have a phone without a camera.

  • Tommy Rowan
    Tommy Rowan Month ago

    Who has got an iPhone and is going to switch to Samsung 📱📱

  • Otsile Modiselle
    Otsile Modiselle Month ago

    There's a debate?

  • Invert Scrub
    Invert Scrub Month ago +5

    This reviewer is phenomenal.

  • Gee Roo
    Gee Roo Month ago

    Imho, the best review for these two phones - not too detailed, but still detailed where necessary. Would like to see a hint that the dark mode has upgraded on the S10

  • Siddharth Gupta
    Siddharth Gupta Month ago +5

    My galaxy s7 is still getting security updates every 2 months! They are getting better at giving updates!! Thinking of upgrading to s10e!!

  • Vasant Iyer
    Vasant Iyer Month ago

    Well it seems like price wasn't even considered when making this video. It's not apples to apples comparison guys.

  • nazime ighezou
    nazime ighezou Month ago

    Good pub for samsung

  • Fisioslaw
    Fisioslaw Month ago

    Google pixel much better

  • Chaithanya Kodumuri

    Am using S 10, am satisfied 😎

  • Enthused
    Enthused Month ago

    6:49 I think you kind of gloss over the "nicer, faster" thing for the S10 in terms of a differentiating factor. What you really mean to say is that if you're Ok with an average looking phone, the Pixel 3 is for you. If you want an absolutely gorgeous screen to look at every time you use your phone, the S10 is the best on the market.

  • aux1z11
    aux1z11 Month ago

    I stick with my s10 5g

  • Antwon Thompson
    Antwon Thompson Month ago


  • Winter Is Coming
    Winter Is Coming Month ago

    I also thinks the same way. Great review

  • Randy Myhre
    Randy Myhre Month ago

    The question of the day is simply this is it worth 600.00 more than the google pix i think not my man thats just my opinion

  • Chad Fritz
    Chad Fritz Month ago +1

    Dropped my S10 for the Pixel 3 XL.

  • shekhar singh
    shekhar singh Month ago

    My note 9 started bugging out after like 3 months it was laggy and inconvenient. I am going to upgrade to OnePlus or Google

  • Lbs
    Lbs Month ago

    Ok we get your point you love samsung

  • brian mitchell
    brian mitchell Month ago

    Anybody else have battery drain issues on S10? It's only 5 days old and I use greenify

  • Willem Beltman
    Willem Beltman Month ago

    Software update is not a selling point, good software doesn't need updates.

    • Specialagntbob
      Specialagntbob Month ago +1

      That's... not true. Hackers and malware update and upgrade at an alarming rate. You need the best and fastest patches and security updates much more frequently. Great software is software that needs both constant updates but is also useable and doesn't feel bloated later on down the line.

  • moushi
    moushi Month ago

    yeah i think i might wait until android q then i will decide which one i want to get and plu si think i can save up a bit more cash by that time so it shouldn't be that bad sticking to my old phone for now

  • moushi
    moushi Month ago

    did this guy just say lowkey

  • Side Effects
    Side Effects Month ago

    Really lol

  • Alex A
    Alex A Month ago +1


  • Jr Animator
    Jr Animator Month ago

    If you remember the days when everyone hates Samsung's edge panels and TouchWiz, you qualify for a veteran discount.

    • Side Effects
      Side Effects Month ago

      This joke was bad even when it was popular, but congrats on trying to cash in way too late

    JASON.S Month ago +4

    I wish every phone had stock android

  • Taelicous
    Taelicous Month ago

    Galaxy S10 all the way!!

  • CJ S
    CJ S Month ago

    here's the thing i prefer front facing speakers. you don't cover them when holding the phone in landscape mode. the sound quality is deeper and smoother on the ear. simple as that forget a notch its just a design that you get over with. I'm thinking about buying one as a second device/ fun device/ second account w/different carrier. I just don't want to spend 700 dollars for it since the new pixels came out this needs a price drop.

  • Music x Tech
    Music x Tech Month ago +12

    Yo Bixy button is what makes this phone amazing. Now u can remap it and I freakin use it for either Spotify or Camera or more. It changes everything. just tooo dman good. if u know how to use samsung phone the right way, there is no comparison for real. If u master Developer's mode, I swear this phone becoomes part of ur finger.

    • SpinalSnowCat
      SpinalSnowCat 26 days ago

      @notstarboard it's gonna be quite a while before this thing slows down. I'm still using the j5 2017 and it runs the same speed as day 1

    • notstarboard
      notstarboard Month ago

      ...until the software slows to a crawl after a few years. Yay for Samsung.

  • Gio Walls
    Gio Walls Month ago

    I love taking pictures, so I would def lean towards the pixel, but being able to customize my phone, network, speed etc... is very important so I would like you probably go towards the Samsung S10....

  • Andi Palmer
    Andi Palmer Month ago +5

    Thanks for sharing the feature with the swipe down for notifications! I didn't know my pixel could do that until this video! :D

    • Nosuman Risuman
      Nosuman Risuman Month ago

      dude how did you got your channel verified without having many followers?

  • uoᴉɔɐʇuǝʇxxx
    uoᴉɔɐʇuǝʇxxx Month ago +1

    Just get an IPhone.. way better

  • Tom Cunnington
    Tom Cunnington Month ago +1

    Simple, the one plus 7 prp

  • tola978
    tola978 Month ago

    Great review. No bias love it. Agree with your final take. If you take a lot of pics there's no beating the pixel. If you do a lot of videos than the s10 is better.

  • Vaibhav Babbar
    Vaibhav Babbar Month ago

    Which one has better battery

  • Arya Purusha
    Arya Purusha 2 months ago

    S10 beats the pixel ☺☺☺

  • Robert Foxx
    Robert Foxx 2 months ago

    How do you choose? Who* do you choose

  • Swapnil Gohil
    Swapnil Gohil 2 months ago

    I saw Spider-Man into the spiderverse. I hit like

  • Edmond Cristian Razmerita

    In any case, this review is sooooooo much better than the other dude, and reflects the reality of both phones much better. I'm a fan of both, I just wish they could fuse together and create a beast of a phone!!

  • Rok Končina
    Rok Končina 2 months ago

    I love Samsung's hardware and their Android customisations. I don't really like their replacements of some stock Google apps. But what's a complete no-go for me is the updates - on a 3 year old phone, the system should be updated max 1 month after a new Android version arrives.

  • Tom Nuckols
    Tom Nuckols 2 months ago

    I don’t agree with ‘we just have to deal...”. We as consumers can choose not to purchase something that doesn’t conform to what we ask for.

  • brandon smith
    brandon smith 2 months ago

    Just slap Nova on the s10 you good

  • Jean Elysée
    Jean Elysée 2 months ago +1

    Im deciding between note 9/8 and pixel 2/3

  • randomjester
    randomjester 2 months ago

    Is it only me who like bixby? 😅

  • J0RG3URFACE 14
    J0RG3URFACE 14 2 months ago +6

    Just register your finger two times; first in vertically then horizontally. Kaboom problem solved.

  • Hell broke Luce
    Hell broke Luce 2 months ago

    That wall paper... anyone..?

  • El despiadado Ruiz
    El despiadado Ruiz 2 months ago


  • Niya Blake
    Niya Blake 2 months ago

    I went with the samsung after the updated to andriod pie

  • yo i review places xx
    yo i review places xx 2 months ago +3

    The S10 actually has dual speakers

    • Dylan Power
      Dylan Power 2 months ago

      But the pixel has better speakers

  • robert thomson
    robert thomson 2 months ago

    I too am torn between which phone to buy, and honestly, it comes down to the fact that the Pixel is cheaper than the s10, so Pixel it is!

    LEEDAQ 2 months ago

    I can’t stand the curved display or the top and bottom thick notch. I’ll wait for the next gen

    • VLight
      VLight 2 months ago

      Those are called thick bezels, not notches. A notch is what the Pixel 3 XL has, as well as the iPhone X, One Plus 6T, etc.

  • bakarock90
    bakarock90 2 months ago

    Bad thing about Google is they think 4gb is enough for Pure Android. That's why Pixel lose to Oneplus 6, mi8 & exynos s9. 6gb is the minimum to do camera algorithm processing & gaming.

  • francesca the mudan statue SIM

    Whatever said i cant wait samsung android Q so much my favorite the most so brightnessssssss ... settings one hour the longest time setting my phone without cluttering me

  • David León Rivera
    David León Rivera 2 months ago +1

    Someone knows were to get the background from @2:00 ? 😣

  • double2706
    double2706 2 months ago

    You didn't mention battery life at all

  • Sofa King
    Sofa King 2 months ago

    S10 seems a clear winner here

  • fredbrackely
    fredbrackely 2 months ago

    The S10 has two speakers, one in the bottom, and one somewhere up in the top hidden behind the glass. You can hear sound coming from both of them during playback, just put it close to your ear and listen on either end.

  • Boris Krstić
    Boris Krstić 2 months ago +8

    I've traded my Pixel 3 XL for S10+ and... Well, I am not really satisfied. It's not that it doesn't work or look nice, but I think I just got used to that crazy camera on the Pixel.

    • Boris Krstić
      Boris Krstić Month ago

      @Aman Aman The one I've tried doesn't have night mode I'll check if there is updated version of it.

    • Aman Aman
      Aman Aman Month ago

      did you try the gcam mod