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Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Google Pixel 5a

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

5.5 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 401 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 415 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

67.47 %
84.93 %

Peak brightness:

625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor:

Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475 Prime, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Apple 3-core GPU
Adreno 620

RAM:

3GB LPDDR4
6GB

Internal storage:

256GB, not expandable
128GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

iOS (15.x, 14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x)
Android (11)

Battery

Capacity:

2691 mAh
4680 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W; Wireless: 7.5W
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
12.2 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.8; Focal Length: 56 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording:

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

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

7 MP (HDR)
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.24 x 3.07 x 0.30 inches (158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm)
6.15 x 2.88 x 0.35 inches (156.2 x 73.2 x 8.8 mm)

Weight:

7.13 oz (202.0 g)
6.46 oz (183.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray
Mostly Black

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n5, n12, n25, n28, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, Sub-6

LTE (FDD):

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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Lightning
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T4

Buyers information

Price:

$ 949
$ 449

In The Box:

EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 12, 2017
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