Samsung Galaxy A6 vs Google Pixel 3

Display

Display size

5.6 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

720 x 1480 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

294 ppi
442 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
P-OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.94 %
77.36 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

16 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Flash
Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

5.90 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (149.9 x 70.8 x 7.7 mm)
5.73 x 2.69 x 0.31 inches (145.6 x 68.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.71 oz (162 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Purple, Blue
Black, Pink, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Atmos
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM, Recording option
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7884
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP1
Adreno 630

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Available to use

22.1 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
 

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo), Samsung Experience UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device
Mass storage device

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

850, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2915 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

19.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)
 

Stand-by time

18.0 days (432 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)
12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Music playback

64.00 hours
 

Video playback

18.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 01, 2018
Aug 31, 2018

FCC ID value: A3LSMA600A link
FCC ID value: A4RG013A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.36 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Body

1.40 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.57 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.40 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, microUSB cable, Headset and Documentation
Quick Switch Adapter, USB-C to USB-C cable, USB-C 18W Power adapter, Pixel USB-C earbuds, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter, SIM tool, Quick Start Guide

MSRP price

$ 360
$ 799
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