Motorola Moto X4 vs Google Pixel 3a

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Display

Size

5.2 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels, 16:9 ratio,
424 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
444 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body

68.46 %
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 630
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 508
Adreno 615

RAM

3GB
4GB

Internal storage

32GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, 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

8 MP
 

Features

Ultra-wide
 

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 MP
8 MP

Features

Flash
 

Design

Dimensions

5.84 x 2.89 x 0.31 inches (148.35 x 73.5 x 7.99 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

5.75 oz (163 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 (Corning Gorilla Glass 3); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Blue
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+), 28(700 APT), 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), 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 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, 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

aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

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

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

$ 399
$ 399
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