Google Pixel 5 vs Google Pixel 2 XL vs Google Pixel 4a

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Display

Size:

6.0 inches
6.0 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 430 PPI
2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 537 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI

Technology:

OLED
P-OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

86.75 %
76.66 %
82.53 %

Features:

90Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor:

Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 620
Adreno 540
Adreno 618

RAM:

8GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

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

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4080 mAh
3520 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, Reverse wireless charging
USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
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: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
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:

Time-lapse video, EIS
OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front:

8 MP
8 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.70 x 2.77 x 0.31 inches (144.7 x 70.4 x 8 mm)
6.22 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

5.33 oz (151.0 g)
6.17 oz (175.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Just black, Sorta sage
Black, White
Just black

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX, aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback
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, 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 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, Mass storage device
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M4, T3
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 19, 2017
Jun 25, 2020

FCC ID value:

ZNFG011C link
A4RG025J link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.00 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body:

0.40 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.41 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 700
$ 949
$ 349

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
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:

Sep 30, 2020
Oct 04, 2017
Aug 03, 2020
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