Google Pixel 4a vs Google Pixel 8 Specs Comparison

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Display

Size:

5.8 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 424 PPI

Technology:

OLED
OLED

Refresh rate:

60Hz
120Hz

Screen-to-body:

82.53 %
86.95 %

Peak brightness:

2000 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SM7150-AA (8 nm)
Google Tensor G3

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 618
Yes

RAM:

6GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5X

Internal storage:

128GB (UFS 2.1), not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

OS:

Android (12, 11, 10)
Android (14)

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

Battery

Capacity:

3140 mAh
4575 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery
Fast charging, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W
Wired: 27.0W; Wireless: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
50 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/1.31"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Flash:

LED
LED

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)

Features:

EIS

Front:

8 MP
10.5 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)
5.93 x 2.79 x 0.35 inches (150.5 x 70.8 x 8.9 mm) , thickness with camera 0.47 inches (11.87 mm)

Weight:

5.04 oz (143.0 g)
6.60 oz (187.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Yes; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Just black
Obsidian, Hazel, Rose

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n29, n30, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n70, n71, n77, n78, n258, n260, n261, SA, NSA, Sub-6, mmWave

4G (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), 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), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

4G (TDD):

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

3G:

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), 19(800)

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.1
5.3

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 7; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.2

Features:

Charging
Charging

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 25, 2020

FCC ID value:

A4RG025J

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 349
$ 699 / € 799

In The Box:

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:

Yes
Yes
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