Sony Xperia 1 vs Google Pixel 3a XL

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Display

Display size

6.5 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1644 x 3840 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

643 ppi
402 ppi

Technology

P-OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

82.22 %
76.19 %

Peak brightness

400 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; 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

12 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus
 

Specifications

Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
 

Third camera

12 megapixels
 

Hardware Features

Ultra-wide
 

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm
 

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (24 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Optical image stabilization (OIS), High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

6.57 x 2.83 x 0.32 inches (167 x 72 x 8.2 mm)
6.30 x 3.00 x 0.32 inches (160.1 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

6.28 oz (178 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust
 

IP certified

IP 65/68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gray, Purple, White
Black, Purple, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 640
Adreno 615

RAM

6 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

128 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Maximum User Storage

114 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 512 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

3330 mAh
3700 mAh

Charging

USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery

Talk time

11.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
 

Stand-by time

20.4 days (490 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

24.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

23.8 days (570 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

21.2 days (510 hours)
the average is 24 days (570 h)
 

Music playback

104.00 hours
 

Video playback

11.70 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 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-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 3.1
USB 2.0

Connector

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
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, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Feb 25, 2019

 
FCC ID value: A4RG020 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.33 W/kg

Body

 
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
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

$ 950
$ 479
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