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Google Pixel 4 XL vs Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max vs Google Pixel 4a

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

6.3 inches
6.7 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

3040 x 1440 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 534 PPI
2778 x 1284 pixels, 458 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI

Technology:

OLED
OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

82.21 %
87.45 %
82.53 %

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150
Apple A14 Bionic
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor:

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 640
Yes
Adreno 618

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR5
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, not expandable
128GB (NVMe), not expandable
128GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10)
iOS (14.x)
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

3700 mAh
3687 mAh
3140 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging
USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Pixel size: 1.7 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 45 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 65 mm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

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

Features:

OIS, Time-lapse video, EIS
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light
EIS

Front:

8 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF))
12 MP (Time-of-Flight (ToF), EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)
8 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.31 x 2.96 x 0.32 inches (160.4 x 75.1 x 8.2 mm)
6.33 x 3.07 x 0.29 inches (160.84 x 78.09 x 7.39 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

6.81 oz (193.0 g)
8.03 oz (228.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)

Materials:

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

Materials & Colors:

Pacific blue, Gold, Silver, Graphite

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Splash, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

3D Face unlock
3D Face unlock
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Just black, Clearly white, Oh so orange
Just black

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, 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), 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)
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)
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), 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), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

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 Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 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, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos
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
5.1

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, LiDAR scanner
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T4
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 03, 2019
Jun 25, 2020

FCC ID value:

A4RG020J link
A4RG025J link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.35 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.00 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Phablet:

3.57 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 899
$ 1100
$ 349

In The Box:

18W USB-C power adapter, 1m USB-C to USB-C cable, Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool
USB‑C to Lightning Cable, Documentation
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:

Oct 15, 2019
Oct 13, 2020
Aug 03, 2020
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