Motorola Moto G7 vs Google Pixel 3a

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Display

Size

6.2 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body

82.58 %
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 632 SDM632
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 506
Adreno 615

RAM

4GB
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 MP
12.2 MP

Features

PDAF
OIS, PDAF

Second camera

5 MP
 

Features

Depth information
 

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)

Features

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

Front

8 MP
8 MP

Features

HDR
 

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)

Weight

6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, White
Black, Purple, White

Cellular

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)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
 

Other features

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

Shopping information

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

MSRP

$ 299
$ 399
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