Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Google Pixel 3a XL

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

515 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

74.39 %
76.19 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; 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

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

Features

Optical image stabilization, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

3.7 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 inches (153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm)
6.30 x 3.00 x 0.32 inches (160.1 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

6.21 oz (176 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (swipe)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 5433
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 20 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP6
Adreno 615

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Maximum User Storage

24 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3220 mAh
3700 mAh

Charging

Yes
USB Power Delivery

Talk time (3G)

20.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Music playback

82.00 hours
 

Video playback

14.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20
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, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging, Video out
Mass storage device

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Notification light (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, WAV), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T4
M3, T3

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, MHL, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 05, 2014
Feb 25, 2019

FCC ID value: A3LSMN910C link
FCC ID value: A4RG020 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.17 W/kg
1.33 W/kg

Body

0.86 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.20 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.08 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

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 price

 
$ 479
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