Google Pixel 3a VS. Google Pixel 4a: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Google Pixel 3a VS. Google Pixel 4a. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.9
Cost-effectiveness
No price,
no Ki
Design & Materials
5.8
8.6
Performance & Hardware
7.1
7.9
Camera
7.8
6.5
Connectivity
8.5
8.5
Battery
4.8
5.2

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
G020F
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Release Date

Release date
May 2019, 10 months ago
April 2020, in 16 days
State
On Sale
Rumors

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
70.1 mm
151.3 mm
8.2 mm
69.5 mm
144.2 mm
8.2 mm
Weight
147 g
g
Usable surface
75 %
82 %
Materials
Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate
Resistance
-
IP68
Colors
Black

Purple-ish

White
Black

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.6"
5.81"
Type
Oled gOLED
Oled
Resolution
1080 x 2220 px
1080 x 2340 px
Density
441 Pixels per inch
444 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Dragontrail glass
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Always-On Display
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Dragontrail glass
  • Frameless
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Google Pixel 3a
Print 3D Model
Google Pixel 4a
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
CPU
2x Kryo 360 2Ghz - 6x Kryo 360 1.7 Ghz
2x 2.2 GHz Kryo 470 + 6x Kryo 470 a 1.8 GHz
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2 GHz
2.2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Adreno 615
Qualcomm Adreno 618

RAM

RAM
4 GB
6 GB

Antutu

Score
159.000
Overall performance better than 80% of devices
275.000 (Antutu v8)
Overall performance better than 90% of devices

Storage

Capacity
64 GB
64 GB
SD Slot
No
No

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Sony IMX363 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
ƒ/ 1.8
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.40 µm
Sensor size
1/2.55

Double rear camera

Standard
1
Resolution
12 Mpx
Sensor
Sony Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
Aperture
Unknow
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Wide Angle lens
2
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ --
ISO
--
Pixel size
--
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
240 fps
Yes
240 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.00 µm
Resolution
8 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
Unknow
ISO
--
Pixel size
--

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • CDMA BC10 (800 Secondary)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • CDMA BC10 (800 Secondary)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
eSIM
Nano SIM
eSIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Galileo
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Galileo
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

1.390 W/Kg on head
0.900 W/Kg on body
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American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

1.190 W/Kg on head
0.800 W/Kg on body
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Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3000 mAh
3080 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 10

Prices

Prices

Prices unavailable