ZTE Axon 7 vs Google Pixel 3a

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
5.6 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 2220 pixels

Pixel density

534 ppi
444 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

73.27 %
73.93 %

Features

Pressure-sensitive, 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

20 megapixels
12.2 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8
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), 720x480 (DVD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.97 x 2.95 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 75 x 7.9 mm)
5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
5.19 oz (147 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys, Notification light
 

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, Purple, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Music recognition, Custom equalizer, Preset equalizer, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital Plus
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 615

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), ZTE MiFavor UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.0
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 41
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
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
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3250 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
USB Power Delivery

Talk time (3G)

24.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

12.1 days (290 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 06, 2016
Feb 25, 2019

FCC ID value: SRQ-ZTEA2017U link
FCC ID value: A4RG020G link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.76 W/kg
1.15 W/kg

Body

0.11 W/kg
1.13 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.54 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.11 W/kg
1.19 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

$ 400
$ 399
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