Motorola Moto G4 vs Google Pixel 3a

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2220 pixels

Pixel density

401 ppi
444 ppi

Technology

 
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.10 %
73.93 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
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

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

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.02 x 3.02 x 0.39 inches (153 x 76.6 x 9.8 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

Black, White
Black, Purple, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 8952
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 405
Adreno 615

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Charging

Yes
USB Power Delivery

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 25, 26
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

1900 MHz
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM, Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M3, T3

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 25, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A4RG020G link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.15 W/kg

Body

 
1.13 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.19 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

 
$ 399
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