Google Pixel 3a vs Motorola Moto G Play vs Google Pixel 5

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

5.6 inches
6.5 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution:

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 430 PPI

Technology:

OLED
IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

73.93 %
80.61 %
86.75 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670
Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 SM4250-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 240, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 615
Adreno 610
Adreno 620

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
3GB
8GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB (eMMC), not expandable
32GB (eMMC 5.1)
128GB (UFS 2.1), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (10)
Android (11)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
5000 mAh
4080 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery
Fast charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 10.0W
Wired: 18.0W; Wireless: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
13 MP (PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse
Time-lapse video, EIS

Front:

8 MP
5 MP (HDR)
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
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)
6.56 x 2.99 x 0.37 inches (166.59 x 75.99 x 9.36 mm)
5.70 x 2.77 x 0.31 inches (144.7 x 70.4 x 8 mm)

Weight:

5.19 oz (147.0 g)
7.20 oz (204.0 g)
5.33 oz (151.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Splash
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Purple, White
Misty blue
Just black, Sorta sage

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n28, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n258, n260, n261, 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), 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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
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), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX-HD
aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging
Charging, Headphones port

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 25, 2019
Mar 28, 2021
Apr 11, 2021

FCC ID value:

A4RG020G
IHDT56ZD4
A4RGD1YQ

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.15 W/kg
0.65 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Body:

1.13 W/kg
1.43 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.58 W/kg
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.19 W/kg
1.43 W/kg
0.99 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 399
$ 170
$ 700

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

Availability

Officially announced:

May 07, 2019
Jan 08, 2021
Sep 30, 2020
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