Motorola Moto G7 Plus vs Google Pixel 3a XL

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Display

Display size

6.2 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2270 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Aspect Ratio

19:9
18:9

Pixel density

405 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

81.52 %
76.19 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

5 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Depth information
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2
 

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Software Features

Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Panorama, Face detection, Night mode, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

12 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Video capture

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.18 x 2.96 x 0.33 inches (157 x 75.3 x 8.3 mm)
6.30 x 3.00 x 0.32 inches (160.1 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

6.21 oz (176 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

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

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
 

Colors

Blue, Red
Black, Purple, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
 

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 509
Adreno 615

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG
Mass storage device

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T3

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

800, 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

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3700 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 4, USB Power Delivery, Motorola TurboPower
USB Power Delivery

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 25, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A4RG020 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.33 W/kg

Body

 
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.18 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

27W TurboPower charger, USB-C to USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides, Earphones (for selected countries), Protect cover (for selected countries)
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

 
$ 479

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 07, 2019
May 07, 2019
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