Motorola Moto Z3 vs Google Pixel 5 vs Google Pixel 4a

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Display

Size:

6.0 inches
6.0 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 402 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 430 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

77.92 %
86.75 %
82.53 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor:

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 620
Adreno 618

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB (UFS 2.1), not expandable
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 2000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo)
Android (11)
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
4080 mAh
3140 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera:

12 MP (Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor

Video recording:

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

Features:

Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, EIS
EIS

Front:

8 MP (Wide Angle)
8 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.16 x 3.01 x 0.27 inches (156.5 x 76.5 x 6.75 mm)
5.70 x 2.77 x 0.31 inches (144.7 x 70.4 x 8 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

5.50 oz (156.0 g)
5.33 oz (151.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Splash
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black
Just black, Sorta sage
Just black

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n12, n28, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n258, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
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)
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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX-HD
aptX, aptX-HD
aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.1

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
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 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M3, T4

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 29, 2018
Jun 25, 2020

FCC ID value:

IHDT56XJ1 link
A4RG025J link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.79 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.18 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Phablet:

3.48 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 480
$ 700
$ 349

In The Box:

TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, headset adapter, guides
18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool
18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 03, 2018
Sep 30, 2020
Aug 03, 2020
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