Phone Comparison - Google Pixel 6a vs Asus Zenfone 9

Google Pixel 6a
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Asus Zenfone 9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Google Asus
Announced 2022, May 11 2022, July 28
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2022, July 21 Coming soon. Exp. release 2022, August
Colors Chalk, Charcoal, Sage Black, Blue, Red, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 152.2 x 71.8 x 8.9 mm
(5.99 x 2.83 x 0.35 in)
146.6 x 68.2 x 9.5 mm
(5.77 x 2.69 x 0.37 in)
Weight 178 g (6.28 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz)
SIM Type Nano-SIM and/or eSIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network 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)
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42
Messaging
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor (under display, optical)
IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)
- Fingerprint Sensor (side-mounted)
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 12 Android 12
User Interface - ZenUI
Processor Octa-core (2x2.80 GHz Cortex-X1 & 2x2.25 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55), Google Tensor (5 nm) [Similar] Octa-core (1x3.19 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3x2.75 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A510), Qualcomm SM8475 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (4 nm) [Similar]
GPU Mali-G78 MP20 [Similar] Adreno 730 [Similar]
RAM 6 GB [Browse Similar] 16 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 128 GB 256 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type FHD+ OLED Screen
HDR
FHD+ Super AMOLED Screen
120Hz Refresh Rate
HDR10+
1100 nits (peak)
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Colors 16M Colors 16M Colors
Size 6.1 inches [Similar] 5.92 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels (431 ppi) 1080 x 2400 pixels (445 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 82.38% 84.46%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12.2 MP + 12 MP [Similar] 50 MP + 12 MP [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED Flash LED Flash
Features 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
50 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.56", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide), 1/2.9", 1.25µm, AF
HDR, Panorama
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps; gyro-EIS, OIS 8K@24fps, 4K@30/60/120fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 720p@480fps; gyro-EIS, HDR
Front Camera 8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1.12µm
Auto-HDR, panorama
1080p@30fps [Similar]
12 MP, f/2.5, 28mm (standard), 1/2.93", 1.22µm, dual pixel PDAF
4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps [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 (5CA) Cat20 2000/150 Mbps, 5G
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX Adaptive
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB USB Type-C 3.1 USB Type-C 3.0, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS. Up to dual-band: GLONASS (1), BDS (2), GALILEO (2), QZSS (2), NavIC
Browser Yes Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 128 GB, 6 GB RAM UFS 3.1 256 GB, 16 GB RAM or 256 GB, 12 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM UFS 3.1
Expandable Storage No No
USB OTG Not Supported 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery Charging 18W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery Charging 30W
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Reverse charging
Capacity 4410 mAh 4300 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -