Alcatel 5 vs Google Pixel 3a

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Display

Size:

5.7 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 720 pixels, 282 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

77.36 %
73.93 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

MediaTek MT6750
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor:

Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Mali-T860 MP2
Adreno 615

RAM:

3GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
64GB (eMMC), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat)
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front:

13 MP (Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, Flash)
8 MP

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.00 x 2.80 x 0.33 inches (152.3 x 71.1 x 8.4 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

5.08 oz (144.0 g)
5.19 oz (147.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal
Back: Plastic

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold
Black, Purple, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 11 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 28, 2017
Feb 25, 2019

FCC ID value:

2ACCJH079
A4RG020G

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.92 W/kg
1.15 W/kg

Body:

0.94 W/kg
1.13 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.31 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.94 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 399

In The Box:

18W USB-C power adapter, 1M USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 24, 2018
May 07, 2019
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