Nokia 8.1 vs Google Pixel 3a

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Display

Display size

6.2 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2280 pixels
1080 x 2220 pixels

Pixel density

408 ppi
444 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

81.42 %
73.93 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

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

Second camera

13 megapixels
 

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

20 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.09 x 2.98 x 0.31 inches (154.8 x 75.76 x 7.97 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Silver, Brown, Blue
Black, Purple, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SDM710
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 616
Adreno 615

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

up to 400 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
3000 mAh

Charging

Yes
USB Power Delivery

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

 
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 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), 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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG
Mass storage device

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M3, T3

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 25, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A4RG020G link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.15 W/kg

Body

 
1.13 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.19 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Nokia USB-C 9 V/2 A charger, USB Type-C 2.0 cable, Quick guide, SIM door key, Headset
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

 
$ 399
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