CAT S42 vs Google Pixel 7a Specs Comparison

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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

1440 x 720 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 293 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 429 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED

Refresh rate:

90Hz

Screen-to-body:

62.99 %
81.93 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

MediaTek Helio A20 (12 nm)
Google Tensor G2 (5 nm)

Processor:

Quad-core, 1800 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core

GPU:

PowerVR GE8300
Mali-G710 MP7

RAM:

3GB
6GB

Internal storage:

32GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10)
Android (13)

Battery

Capacity:

4200 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging
Fast charging, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

13 MP (PDAF)
64 MP

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0

Second camera:

13 MP (Ultra-wide)

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
Yes

Front:

5 MP
13 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.34 x 3.03 x 0.50 inches (161 x 77 x 12.7 mm)
6.00 x 2.87 x 0.35 inches (152.4 x 72.9 x 9 mm)

Weight:

7.76 oz (220.0 g)

Resistance:

Water, Dust, Shock, Vibration, Temperature, Humidity; IP68; MIL-STD-810 certified

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Cellular

5G:

5G Ready

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
Yes

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6); Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jul 24, 2020

FCC ID value:

ZL5S42

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.07 W/kg

Body:

1.06 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.10 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 329

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 09, 2020
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