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Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs Google Pixel 4a vs Google Pixel 4

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

4.6 inches
5.8 inches
5.7 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 319 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI
2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 443 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

70.64 %
82.53 %
77.32 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Tempered Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 430
Adreno 618
Adreno 640

RAM:

2GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 23 GB
128GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
Android (11, 10)
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

2700 mAh
3140 mAh
2800 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

23 MP (PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Sensor size: 1/2.3"
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 45 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD)
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:

Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front:

5 MP
8 MP
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Time-of-Flight (ToF))

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.00 x 2.56 x 0.35 inches (127 x 65 x 8.9 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)
5.79 x 2.71 x 0.32 inches (147.1 x 68.8 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

4.87 oz (138.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)
5.71 oz (162.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Pink, Yellow, White
Just black
Just black, Clearly white, Oh so orange

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 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 Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 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, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

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

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
aptX, aptX-HD
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
5.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 15, 2015
Jun 25, 2020
Sep 03, 2019

FCC ID value:

PY7-PM0881 link
A4RG025J link
A4RG020I link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.97 W/kg
1.18 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Body:

0.61 W/kg
1.19 W/kg
1.34 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

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

Wireless Router:

0.72 W/kg
1.00 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 349
$ 799

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, Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 02, 2015
Aug 03, 2020
Oct 15, 2019
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