Apple iPhone 6 vs Google Pixel 3a

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels
1080 x 2220 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
444 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

65.71 %
73.93 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, 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, Phase detection 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

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

1.2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches (138.1 x 67 x 6.9 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Silver, Space gray
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

 
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8-A 2nd gen., 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

PowerVR GX6450
Adreno 615

RAM

1 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
64 GB, not expandable

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, 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, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

NFC, 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, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28
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 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, 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
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

1810 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 20 days (491 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 10 hours; LTE: 10 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours
 

Music playback

50.00 hours
 

Video playback

11.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 09, 2014
Feb 25, 2019

FCC ID value: BCG-E2817A link
FCC ID value: A4RG020G link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.18 W/kg
1.15 W/kg

Body

1.19 W/kg
1.13 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.19 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

$ 849
$ 399
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