Google Pixel 3a vs Google Pixel 3


  • Outright price
    from $649 $1199 64GB; $1349 128GB


  • Screen size
    5.6 inches 5.5 inches
  • Dual Screens
  • Screen resolution
    Other (below) Full HD+ (2160x1080)
  • Resolution
    Full HD+ (2220x1080)
  • Pixel density
    441ppi 443ppi

Design and construction

  • Thickness
    8.2mm 7.9mm
  • Weight
    147g 148g
  • Construction
    Metal, glass
  • Water resistant
  • Water resistance rating


  • Rear camera
    12.2mp 12.2mp F1.8
  • Rear flash
  • Front camera
    8mp Dual 8mp (normal F1.8, wide F2.2)
  • Front flash
  • Video capture (maximum)
    Ultra HD 4K (3840x2160) Ultra HD 4K (3840x2160)


  • Processor
    Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • CPU tech
    Octa-core (8) Octa-core (8)
  • Memory (RAM)
    4GB 4GB
  • Storage
    64GB Multiple variations (noted below)
  • Storage sizes
    64GB, 128GB
  • Upgradeable storage
    No, the storage is fixed and cannot be upgraded. No, the storage is fixed and cannot be upgraded.
  • Operating system
    Google Android (Samsung, Sony, HTC, etc) Google Android (Samsung, Sony, HTC, etc)
  • OS version
    Android 9.0 "Pie" Android 9.0 "Pie"
  • SIM type
    nanoSIM nanoSIM


  • 3G/4G/5G
    Yes, it has both 3G and 4G. Yes, it has both 3G and 4G.
  • 4G Speed
    Cat 11 LTE - 600Mbps down, 50Mbps up (max) Cat 16 LTE - 1000Mbps down, 150Mbps up (max)
  • Bluetooth
    Bluetooth 5.x (with A2DP, LE) Bluetooth 5.x (with A2DP, LE)
  • GPS support
  • Infrared
  • Near-Field Communication
  • WiFi
    802.11ac (supports a/b/g/n) 802.11ac (supports a/b/g/n)

Ports and security

  • Charge / data port
    Type C USB Type C USB
  • 3.5mm headset jack
  • Biometric security
    Fingerprint scanner Fingerprint scanner


  • Wireless charging Is this product capable of wireless charging?
    No Yes
  • Battery size
    3000mAh 2915mAh