Google Pixel XL vs Google Pixel 3a XL

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

534 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.22 %
76.19 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12.3 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

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

Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.09 x 2.98 x 0.34 inches (154.72 x 75.74 x 8.6 mm)
6.30 x 3.00 x 0.32 inches (160.1 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum, Glass
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash, Dust
 

IP certified

IP 53
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gray, Blue
Black, Purple, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 615

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
64 GB, not expandable

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3450 mAh
3700 mAh

Charging

Yes
USB Power Delivery

Talk time

32.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
 

Stand-by time

21.8 days (522 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)
 

Internet use

 
 

LTE

14 hours
 

Wi-Fi

14 hours
 

Music playback

130.00 hours
 

Video playback

14.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 3.0
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Hearing aid compatibility

M4, T4
M3, T3

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

 
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 12, 2017
Feb 25, 2019

FCC ID value: NM8G-2PW2100 link
FCC ID value: A4RG020 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.89 W/kg
1.33 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Body

0.56 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Measured in

1900 MHz
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.15 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.56 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Shopping information

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

MSRP price

$ 869
$ 479
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