Google Pixel 2 XL vs Google Pixel 3a XL vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE

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Display

Size:

6.0 inches
6.0 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 537 PPI
2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 402 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 405 PPI

Technology:

P-OLED
OLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

76.66 %
76.19 %
85.79 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor:

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 615
Adreno 650

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

128GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.1), 103.4

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (10), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3520 mAh
3700 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12.2 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.76"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS
EIS

Front:

8 MP
8 MP
32 MP (EIS, HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)
6.30 x 3.00 x 0.32 inches (160.1 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm)
6.29 x 2.93 x 0.33 inches (159.8 x 74.5 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

6.17 oz (175.0 g)
5.89 oz (167.0 g)
6.70 oz (190.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White
Black, Purple, White
Cloud red, Cloud orange, Cloud lavender, Cloud mint, Cloud navy, Cloud white

Cellular

5G:

SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

Charging, Headphones port, Mass storage device
Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, OTG, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M3, T3
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 19, 2017
Feb 25, 2019
Sep 17, 2020

FCC ID value:

ZNFG011C link
A4RG020 link
A3LSMG781U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.00 W/kg
1.33 W/kg
0.32 W/kg

Body:

0.40 W/kg
1.18 W/kg
0.82 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.60 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.41 W/kg
1.18 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Phablet:

3.43 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 949
$ 479
$ 699

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S20 FE User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

18W USB-C power adapter, 1M USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 04, 2017
May 07, 2019
Sep 23, 2020
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