Google Nexus 5 vs Google Pixel 5a - specs comparison - PhoneArena

Google Nexus 5 vs Google Pixel 5a

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Display

Size:

5.0 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 445 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 415 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

70.89 %
84.93 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB (7 nm)

Processor:

Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475 Prime, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 330
Adreno 620

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
6GB

Internal storage:

32GB
128GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)
Android (12, 11)

Battery

Capacity:

2300 mAh
4680 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qi wireless charging
Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

8 MP (OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12.2 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 30.4 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2

Video recording:

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

Features:

OIS, Video light

Front:

1.3 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1280x720 (HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)
6.15 x 2.88 x 0.35 inches (156.2 x 73.2 x 8.8 mm)

Weight:

4.59 oz (130.0 g)
6.46 oz (183.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Red, White
Mostly Black

Cellular

5G:

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

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
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+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort, TV-out
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 04, 2013

FCC ID value:

ZNFD821

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.92 W/kg

Body:

1.01 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.46 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.23 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 399
$ 449

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 31, 2013
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