Microsoft Lumia 650 vs Google Pixel 3a

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2220 pixels

Pixel density

297 ppi
444 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body

68.49 %
73.93 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 8909 v2
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Quad-core, 1300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 304
Adreno 615

RAM

1 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
 

OS

Windows (10 Mobile)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

2000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Video recording

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

Features

Continuous autofocus, Video light, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.59 x 2.79 x 0.27 inches (142 x 70.9 x 6.9 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

4.30 oz (122 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, White
Black, Purple, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
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), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Sensors

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Shopping information

In The Box

Product user guide, Battery, Charger
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

 
$ 399
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