Motorola Moto G7 vs Google Pixel 3a vs Apple iPhone 12 mini

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Display

Size:

6.2 inches
5.6 inches
5.4 inches

Resolution:

2270 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 403 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 477 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

82.58 %
73.93 %
85.83 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

1200 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Ceramic Shield), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SDM632
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670
Apple A14 Bionic

Processor:

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 250, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 506
Adreno 615
Yes

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB (eMMC), not expandable
64GB (NVMe), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)
iOS (14.x)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
3000 mAh
2227 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Motorola TurboPower
USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging, MagSafe wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm

Second camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
12 MP (Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 13 mm

Video recording:

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

Features:

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

8 MP (HDR)
8 MP
12 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.18 x 2.96 x 0.31 inches (157 x 75.3 x 8 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)
5.18 x 2.53 x 0.29 inches (131.5 x 64.2 x 7.4 mm)

Weight:

6.07 oz (172.0 g)
5.19 oz (147.0 g)
4.76 oz (135.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Splash
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, White
Black, Purple, White
Black, White, Red, Green, Blue

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

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+), 66(AWS-3)
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)
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), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 7 (300/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 25, 2019

FCC ID value:

A4RG020G link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.15 W/kg

Body:

1.13 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.19 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 299
$ 399
$ 729

In The Box:

15W TurboPower charger, USB-C Cable, SIM pin, Guides
18W USB-C power adapter, 1M USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool
USB-C to Lightning Cable, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 07, 2019
May 07, 2019
Oct 13, 2020
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