Phone Comparison - Motorola DROID Mini vs Apple iPhone 8 vs Google Pixel 3a

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general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Apple Google
Announced July 2013 September 2017 2019, May
Status Available - August 2013 Coming Soon - September 2017 Available. Released 2019, May
Price - Rs. 64,000 ($699.00) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors Black Space Gray, Silver Gold Clearly White, Just Black, Not Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 121.3 x 61.3 x 8.9 mm
(4.78 x 2.41 x 0.35 in)
138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm
(5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 in)
151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm
(5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 148 g (5.22 oz) 147 g (5.19 oz)
SIM Type - Nano-SIM Nano-SIM
2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO & TD-SCDMA
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 13 LTE 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)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1.5 meters and 30 minutes
- Apple Pay (Visa, MasterCard, AMEX certified)
- Fingerprint Sensor
- IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Notification LED - Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean) iOS 11 Android 9.0 (Pie)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Motorola X8 Hexa-core, Apple A11 Bionic Octa-Core (2 x 2GHz Kryo 360 + 6 x 1.7GHz Kryo 360), Qualcomm SDM670 Snapdragon 670
GPU Quad core - Adreno 615
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 64/256 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass LED-backlit IPS LCD, Capacitive Touchscreen, Ion-strengthened Glass, Oleophobic Coating P-OLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.7 inches 5.6 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 750 x 1334 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 2220 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.37% 65.21% 74.99%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 12 MP 12.2 MP
Flash LED flash Quad-LED (dual Tone) Flash Dual-LED Flash
Features Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.8, 28mm, OIS, 1/3" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 8MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR (photo/panorama) 12.2 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4┬Ám, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
Auto-HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@240fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS)
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] 7 MP, f/2.2, 32mm, 1080p@30fps, 720p@240fps, face detection, HDR, panorama [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.8, 28mm PDAF
No AF, Auto-HDR, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Yes
3G EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE; HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat16 1024/75 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 3.0, reversible connector 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
Browser HTML5 HTML5 (Safari) Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 64/256 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No No
USB OTG - Not 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
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor not present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Fast Battery Charging 18W
Capacity 2000 mAh - 3000 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time Up to 28 h - -