Phone Comparison - Google Pixel 4 XL vs Google Pixel 5 vs Google Pixel 4a 5G

general General Info

Manufacturer Google Google Google
Announced October 2019 Exp. announcement 2020, September Not announced yet
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2019, October 24 Rumored. Exp. release 2020, October Rumored
Colors Clearly White, Just Black, Coral Just Black Just Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 160.4 x 75.1 x 8.2 mm
(6.31 x 2.96 x 0.32 in)
8 mm thickness
(0.31 in thickness)
153.9 x 74 x 8.6 mm
(6.06 x 2.91 x 0.34 in)
Weight 193 g (6.81 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz) -
SIM Type Nano-SIM card & eSIM Nano-SIM and/or eSIM Nano-SIM and/or eSIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 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), 14(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 46(5200), 48, 66(1700/2100), 71(600) - USA LTE LTE
Messaging
Build Features Face ID
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Fingerprint Sensor
- Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 10 Android 11 Android 10
Processor Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485), Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855 Octa-core (1x2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1x2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver), Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm) Octa-core (1x2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1x2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver), Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)
GPU Adreno 640 Adreno 620 Adreno 620
RAM 6 GB 8 GB 6 GB
Internal Memory 128 GB 128 GB 128 GB
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type P-OLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
DCI-P3 100%
HDR
Always-on display
90Hz
AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Always-on display
HDR10+
90Hz refresh rate
OLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Always-on display
HDR
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches 6.0 inches 6.2 inches
Resolution 1440 x 3040 pixels (534 ppi) 1080 x 2340 pixels (430 ppi) 1080 x 2340 pixels (416 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 82.22% - 82.73%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12.2 MP + 16 MP 12.2 MP + 16 MP 12.2 MP + 8 MP
Flash Dual-LED Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features 12.2 MP, f/1.6, 28mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
16 MP, (telephoto), dual pixel PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom
Auto-HDR, Panorama
12.2 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
16 MP, f/2.2, 107˚ (ultrawide), 1.0µm
Auto-HDR, Panorama
12.2 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
8 MP, (ultrawide)
Auto-HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS) 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps; gyro-EIS 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps; gyro-EIS
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.0, 19mm (ultrawide), no AF
TOF 3D camera, Auto-HDR, 1080p@30fps [Similar]
8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1/4", 1.12µm
Auto-HDR
1080p@30fps [Similar]
8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1/4", 1.12µm
Auto-HDR
1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat18 1200/150 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Browser Yes Yes Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 6 GB RAM (UFS3.0) 128 GB, 8 GB RAM UFS 2.1 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No No
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 18W
USB Power Delivery 2.0
QI wireless charging
Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 18W
Reverse charging
Wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 18W
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Capacity 3700 mAh 4080 mAh 3800 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -