Apple iPhone 5s vs Google Pixel 3a

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Display

Display size

4.0 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

640 x 1136 pixels
1080 x 2220 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
444 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

60.82 %
73.93 %

Peak brightness

500 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

1.2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, Purple, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

TV-out
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A7
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

PowerVR G6430
Adreno 615

RAM

1 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB, not expandable
64 GB, not expandable

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

1570 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery

Stand-by time

10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

10.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
 

Music playback

40.00 hours
 

Video playback

10.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 20, 2013
Feb 25, 2019

FCC ID value: BCG-E2642A link
FCC ID value: A4RG020G link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.18 W/kg
1.15 W/kg

Body

1.18 W/kg
1.13 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.20 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
18W USB-C power adapter, 1M USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

MSRP price

 
$ 399
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