Sony Xperia XZ3 vs Google Pixel 4a vs Google Pixel 3a

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Display

Size:

6.0 inches
5.8 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution:

2880 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 537 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI

Technology:

OLED
OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

80.67 %
82.53 %
73.93 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

550 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630
Adreno 618
Adreno 615

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 49 GB
128GB, not expandable
64GB (eMMC), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (11, 10)
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

3330 mAh
3140 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

19 MP (Laser and PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 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) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 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, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS
EIS

Front:

13 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus)
8 MP
8 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.22 x 2.87 x 0.39 inches (158 x 73 x 9.9 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

6.81 oz (193.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)
5.19 oz (147.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Green, Red, White
Just black
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), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 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+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 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
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

No 3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

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

Features:

aptX-HD
aptX, aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, 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
5.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M4, T4
M3, T4
M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 03, 2018
Jun 25, 2020
Feb 25, 2019

FCC ID value:

PY7-26828G link
A4RG025J link
A4RG020G link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.14 W/kg
1.18 W/kg
1.15 W/kg

Body:

0.44 W/kg
1.19 W/kg
1.13 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

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

Wireless Router:

0.85 W/kg
1.00 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 900
$ 349
$ 399

In The Box:

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

Aug 30, 2018
Aug 03, 2020
May 07, 2019
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