Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs Google Pixel 3 vs Google Pixel 3a

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Display

Size:

5.5 inches
5.5 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 534 PPI
2160 x 1080 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 442 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
P-OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

76.09 %
77.36 %
73.93 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor:

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 530
Adreno 630
Adreno 615

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 24.4 GB
64GB, not expandable
64GB (eMMC), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

3600 mAh
2915 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; 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

Video recording:

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

Features:

HDR, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front:

5 MP (HDR)
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Wide Angle, Autofocus)
8 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches (150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm)
5.73 x 2.69 x 0.31 inches (145.6 x 68.2 x 7.9 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

5.54 oz (157.0 g)
5.22 oz (148.0 g)
5.19 oz (147.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Gold, Silver, White, Pink gold, Black pearl, Coral blue
Black, Pink, White
Black, Purple, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS)
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), 29(700 d), 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), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback
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:

4.2
5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, e; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T3
M3, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Feb 12, 2016
Aug 31, 2018
Feb 25, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG935F link
A4RG013A link
A4RG020G link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.27 W/kg
1.34 W/kg
1.15 W/kg

Body:

0.66 W/kg
1.34 W/kg
1.13 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.96 W/kg
1.34 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 799
$ 799
$ 399

In The Box:

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
18W USB-C power adapter, 1M USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 21, 2016
Oct 09, 2018
May 07, 2019

Expected Announcement:

Oct 09, 2018
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