Google Pixel 3a vs Apple iPhone 7

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Display

Size:

5.6 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution:

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI
1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 326 PPI

Technology:

OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

73.93 %
65.71 %

Peak brightness:

625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670
Apple A10 Fusion APL1W24

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Quad-core, 2340 MHz, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU:

Adreno 615
PowerVR 7XT GT7600 Plus

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
2GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB (eMMC), not expandable
256GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)
iOS (14.x, 13.x, 12.x, 11.x, 10.x)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
1960 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Features:

EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP
7 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)
5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 inches (138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm)

Weight:

5.19 oz (147.0 g)
4.87 oz (138.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Purple, White
Black, Gold, Silver, Red, Rose gold, Jet black

Cellular

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), 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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
4.2

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, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, Headphones port, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 25, 2019
Sep 07, 2016

FCC ID value:

A4RG020G link
BCG-E3091A link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.15 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Body:

1.13 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.19 W/kg
1.14 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 399
$ 849

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:

May 07, 2019
Sep 07, 2016
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