Google Pixel 5a vs Motorola Edge (2021)

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

Display

Size:

6.3 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 415 PPI
2460 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 395 PPI

Technology:

OLED
IPS LCD

Refresh rate:

144Hz

Screen-to-body:

84.93 %
85.60 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB (7 nm)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SM7325 (6 nm)

Processor:

Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475 Prime, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 670 Prime, 64-bit

GPU:

Adreno 620
Adreno 642L

RAM:

6GB
8GB

Internal storage:

128GB
256GB, not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (12, 11)
Android (11)

Battery

Capacity:

4680 mAh
5000 mAh

Charging:

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W
Wired: 30.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

12.2 MP (PDAF)
108 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.9; Sensor size: 1/1.52”; Pixel size: 0.7 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 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) (920 fps)

Front:

8 MP
32 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.15 x 2.88 x 0.35 inches (156.2 x 73.2 x 8.8 mm)
6.65 x 2.99 x 0.35 inches (169 x 76 x 8.85mm)

Weight:

6.46 oz (183.0 g)
7.05 oz (200.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Splash, Dust; IP52

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Mostly Black
Nebula Blue

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n5, n12, n25, n28, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, Sub-6
n2, n5, n25, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78

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), 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), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 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), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6); Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging

Location:

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

Other:

NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Buyers information

Price:

$ 449

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 19, 2021
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