Phone Comparison - Google Pixel 3a vs Google Pixel 6a

Google Pixel 3a
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general General Info

Manufacturer Google Google
Announced 2019, May 2022, May 11
Status Available. Released 2019, May Coming soon. Exp. release 2022, July 21
Colors Clearly White, Just Black, Not Pink Chalk, Charcoal, Sage
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm
(5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 in)
152.2 x 71.8 x 8.9 mm
(5.99 x 2.83 x 0.35 in)
Weight 147 g (5.19 oz) 178 g (6.28 oz)
SIM Type Nano-SIM Nano-SIM and/or eSIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 42(3500), 46, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) LTE1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48, 66, 71 - GX7AS, GB62Z (USA/Canada)
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48, 66, 71 - G1AZG (International)
Messaging
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
- IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Fingerprint Sensor (under display, optical)
IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
Notification LED Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 12
Processor Octa-Core (2 x 2GHz Kryo 360 + 6 x 1.7GHz Kryo 360), Qualcomm SDM670 Snapdragon 670 [Similar] Octa-core (2x2.80 GHz Cortex-X1 & 2x2.25 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55), Google Tensor (5 nm) [Similar]
GPU Adreno 615 [Similar] Mali-G78 MP20 [Similar]
RAM 4 GB [Browse Similar] 6 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 128 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type P-OLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 FHD+ OLED Screen
HDR
Colors 16M colors 16M Colors
Size 5.6 inches [Similar] 6.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 2400 pixels (431 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.99% 82.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes no
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12.2 MP [Similar] 12.2 MP + 12 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED Flash Dual-LED Flash
Features 12.2 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
Auto-HDR, Panorama
12.2 MP, f/1.7, 27mm, (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.2, 17mm, 114˚ (ultrawide), 1.25µm
Pixel Shift, Auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS) 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps; gyro-EIS, OIS
Front Camera 8 MP, f/1.8, 28mm PDAF
No AF, Auto-HDR, 1080p@30fps [Similar]
8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1.12µm
Auto-HDR, panorama
1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/75 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD 5.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector USB Type-C 3.1
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS
Browser Yes Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM UFS 3.1
Expandable Storage No No
USB OTG Supported Not Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Fast Battery Charging 18W
Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery Charging 18W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Capacity 3000 mAh 4410 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -