OnePlus 6 vs Google Pixel 5a vs OnePlus 9

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Display

Size:

6.3 inches
6.2 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 402 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 416 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 402 PPI

Technology:

AMOLED
OLED
AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

83.81 %
82.58 %
87.27 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630
Yes
Adreno 660

RAM:

8GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

256GB, not expandable
128GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

3300 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

OnePlus Dash Charge
Fast charging
OnePlus Warp Charge, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W
Wired: 65.0W; Wireless: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

16 MP (OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
12.2 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 23 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera:

20 MP (PDAF, CMOS image sensor)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)
50 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal Length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.56"

Third camera:

2 MP (Black and White)

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD)
7680x4320 (8K UHD) (30 fps), 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (480 fps)

Features:

Time-lapse video, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS

Front:

16 MP (HDR)
Yes
16 MP (EIS)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.13 x 2.97 x 0.31 inches (155.7 x 75.4 x 7.75 mm)
6.15 x 2.88 x 0.35 inches (156.2 x 73.2 x 8.8 mm)
6.30 x 2.92 x 0.34 inches (160 x 74.2 x 8.7 mm)

Weight:

6.24 oz (177.0 g)
6.77 oz (192.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Splash

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Red, White
Winter Mist, Arctic Sky, Astral Black

Cellular

5G:

n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n25, n28, n38, n40, n41, n48, n66, n71, n77, n78

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 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), 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), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 9(1700), 19(800)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos

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
Yes
5.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

May 17, 2018
Mar 24, 2021

FCC ID value:

2ABZ2-A6003
2ABZ2-EF136

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.26 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Body:

0.90 W/kg
0.78 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.53 W/kg
1.48 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.29 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Phablet:

3.50 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 629
$ 729

In The Box:

Screen protector (pre-applied), Translucent case, OnePlus fast charge Type-C cable, OnePlus fast charge power adapter, SIM tray ejector, Quick start guide, Safety information
Warp Charge 65 Power Adapter, Warp Charge Type-C to Type-C Cable, Quick Start Guide, Welcome Letter, Safety Information and Warranty Card, OnePlus Sticker, SIM Tray Ejector

Availability

Officially announced:

May 16, 2018
Mar 23, 2021
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