Google Pixel 3a XL vs Google Pixel 2 XL - specs comparison - PhoneArena

Google Pixel 3a XL vs Google Pixel 2 XL

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Display

Size:

6.0 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

OLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body:

76.19 %
76.66 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670 (10 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 615
Adreno 540

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
128GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (12, 11, 10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity:

3700 mAh
3520 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image 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: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 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, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.30 x 3.00 x 0.32 inches (160.1 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm)
6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

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

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Aluminum, Glass

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Purple, White
Black, White

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

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
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 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

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
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

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, 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, Headphones port, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M4, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 25, 2019
Sep 19, 2017

FCC ID value:

A4RG020
ZNFG011C

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.33 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg
0.40 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.18 W/kg
0.41 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 479
$ 949

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
Oct 04, 2017
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