HTC U11 vs OnePlus 8 vs Google Pixel 4a

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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
6.5 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 534 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 402 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI

Technology:

S-LCD 5
AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

71.34 %
88.65 %
82.53 %

Peak brightness:

1100 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), 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 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor:

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 650
Adreno 618

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 54 GB
128GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), HTC Sense UI
Android (11, 10)
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
4300 mAh
3140 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
OnePlus Warp Charge
USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed:

Wired: 30.0W
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)
48 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 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, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

16 MP (HDR)
16 MP (EIS, HDR)
8 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.06 x 2.99 x 0.31 inches (153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9 mm)
6.31 x 2.87 x 0.31 inches (160.2 x 72.9 x 8 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

5.96 oz (169.0 g)
6.35 oz (180.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Notification light, Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Silver, Blue, White
Glacial green
Just black

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n41, n66, n71, SA, NSA

LTE (FDD):

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)
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), 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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
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
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

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

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD
aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1
5.1

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), 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:

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out, Headphones port
Charging, Headphones port, OTG
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 25, 2020

FCC ID value:

A4RG025J link

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:

$ 650
$ 699
$ 349

User Manual:

This is the official OnePl​us 8 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Quick Charge 3.0 adapter, USB cable, Earbuds and a Type-C to 3.5 mm headphones adapter
Warp Charge 30 Power Adapter, Warp Type-C Cable (Support USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Welcome Letter, Safety Information and Warranty Card, LOGO Sticker, Screen Protector, SIM Tray Ejector
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:

May 16, 2017
Apr 14, 2020
Aug 03, 2020
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