Phone Comparison - Google Pixel 5a 5G vs Motorola Edge (2021)

Google Pixel 5a 5G
google pixel 5a 5g
Motorola Edge (2021)
motorola edge (2021)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Google Motorola
Announced August 2021 August 2021
Status Coming Soon - August 2021 Coming Soon - September 2021
Colors Mostly Black Nebula Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 154.9 x 73.7 x 7.6 mm
(6.1 x 2.9 x 0.3 in)
169 x 75.6 x 9 mm
(6.65 x 2.98 x 0.35 in)
Weight 183 g (6.46 oz) 200 g (7.05 oz)
SIM Type Nano-SIM and/or eSIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - region dependent
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 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, 46, 48, 66, 71 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 66
Messaging
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor (rear-mounted)
IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
- Fingerprint Sensor
Water-repellent design

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 11 Android 11
Processor Octa-core (1x2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1x2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver), Qualcomm SM7250 Snapdragon 765G 5G (7 nm) [Similar] Octa-core (1x2.4 GHz Kryo 670 Prime & 3x2.2 GHz Kryo 670 Gold & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo 670 Silver), Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G (6 nm) [Similar]
GPU Adreno 620 [Similar] Adreno 642L [Similar]
RAM 6 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 128 GB 256 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type FHD+ OLED Screen
HDR
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
FHD+ LCD Screen
144Hz Refresh Rate
HDR10
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M Colour 16M Colour
Size 6.34 inches [Similar] 6.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels (415 ppi) 1080 x 2460 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 85.05% 83.43%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12.2 MP + 16 MP [Similar] 108 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash Dual-LED Dual-tone Flash
Features 12.2 MP, f/1.7, 27mm, 77˚ (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
16 MP, f/2.2, 119˚ (ultrawide), 1.0µm
Pixel Shift, Auto-HDR, Panorama
108 MP, f/1.9, (wide), 1/1.52", 0.7µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 119˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm, AF
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth), 1.75µm
HDR, Panorama
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps; gyro-EIS 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120ps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm, 83˚ (wide), 1.12µm
Auto-HDR
1080p@30fps [Similar]
32 MP, f/2.3, (wide), 0.7µm, HDR, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA) Cat18 1200/150 Mbps, 5G
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, LDAC 5.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB USB Type-C 3.1 USB Type-C 2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
Browser Yes Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 128 GB, 6 GB RAM 256 GB, 8 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No
USB OTG Not 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
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 18W
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 30W
Capacity 4680 mAh 5000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -