Google Pixel 3a vs Samsung Galaxy S10e

$370 VIEW ON AMAZON
$470 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

5.6 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
444 PPI
2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
438 PPI

Technology

OLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body

73.93 %
83.35 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 615
Adreno 640

RAM

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB, not expandable
128GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording

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
HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 MP
10 MP (Autofocus, HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)
5.60 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (142.2 x 69.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
5.29 oz (150 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Purple, White
Prism blue, Prism black, Prism white, Prism green, Canary yellow, Flamingo pink, Prism silver

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), 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), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD)

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

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

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, ax, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG, Video out

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

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
Data cable, Travel adapter, Ejection Pin, USB Connector (OTG), Earphones by AKG, Quick Start Guide, Protective film

MSRP

$ 399
$ 750
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