These are flagship phones and that status is represented in their price. Neither is cheap and there’s been an price increase over the S8 and S8 Plus. Related: Best Samsung Galaxy S9 deals. The smaller Galaxy S9 will cost £739 for the 64GB model, and the Galaxy S9 Plus will be priced at £869.
Motorola's phones are fast, there's little doubt about that. And the Moto Z2 Force is the fastest amongst them right now, at least in India. I've used it for a week now, without any stutters or lags to speak of. That said, I happen to have the OnePlus 5T as my secondary, and that phone remains faster than this one, if only by a sliver.
The Pixel 2 XL combines elegant Google software and a great camera for a smooth Android experience. The Pixel 2 XL (starting at $849) is a true Google phone—possibly the most Google phone ever. The company has remixed its favorite features from HTC and LG to make a supersized flagship with a unique personality.