Comparison between:
- Google Pixel 6a
- Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
- Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
- Samsung Galaxy S10 Exynos

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Google Pixel 6aSamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)Samsung Galaxy S10 Exynos
Google Pixel 6a
Prices
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)Samsung Galaxy S10 Exynos
Prices
Model alias-SM-A520F
A520F
SM-A510M/DS
A510M/DS
SM-A510F
A510F
SM-A510Y/DS
A510Y/DS
SM-G973FD
G973FD

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width-71.4 mm
7.14 cm
0.234 ft
2.811 in
71 mm
7.1 cm
0.233 ft
2.795 in
70.4 mm
7.04 cm
0.231 ft
2.772 in
Height-146.1 mm
14.61 cm
0.479 ft
5.752 in
144.8 mm
14.48 cm
0.475 ft
5.701 in
149.9 mm
14.99 cm
0.492 ft
5.902 in
Thickness-7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.024 ft
0.287 in
7.8 mm
0.78 cm
0.026 ft
0.307 in
Weight-159 g
0.35 lbs
5.61 oz
155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
157 g
0.35 lbs
5.54 oz
Volume-82.41 cm³
5 in³
75.05 cm³
4.56 in³
82.31 cm³
5 in³
ColorsChalk
Charcoal
Sage
Black
Blue
Gold
Rose-gold
Gold
Black
White
Rose-gold
Black
White
Green
Blue
Pink
Body materialsAluminium alloyAluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Glass
Aluminium alloy
CertificationIP67IP68-IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards2111
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
CDMA 800 MHz (BC10)
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TD-SCDMA---TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 800 MHz (B6)
UMTS 800 MHz (B19)
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B14)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1500 MHz (B32)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE-TDD 5200 MHz (B46)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B46)
LTE-FDD 600 MHz (B71)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
5G NR5G-FDD 600 MHz (n71)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n12)
5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1700 MHz (n66)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 1900 MHz (n2)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2500 MHz (n41)
5G-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
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Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
4x4 MIMO---

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 11Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)--TouchWizOne 1.1

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCGoogle TensorSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580Samsung Exynos 9 9820
Process technology5 nm14 nm28 nm8 nm
CPU2x 2.8 GHz ARM Cortex-X1, 2x 2.25 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A532x 2.73 GHz Exynos M4, 2x 2.31 GHz ARM Cortex-A75, 4x 1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction set-ARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8.2-A
Level 3 cache memory (L3)4096 KB
4 MB
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CPU cores8888
CPU frequency2800 MHz1900 MHz1600 MHz-
GPUARM Mali-G78 MP20ARM Mali-T830 MP3ARM Mali-T720 MP2ARM Mali-G76 MP12
GPU cores203212
GPU frequency848 MHz950 MHz600 MHz720 MHz
RAM capacity6 GB3 GB2 GB8 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4LPDDR3LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency2133 MHz1033 MHz933 MHz-
Titan M security module---

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage128 GB32 GB16 GB128 GB
512 GB
---UFS 2.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

Types-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyOLEDSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Diagonal size6.1 in
154.94 mm
15.49 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
6.1 in
154.94 mm
15.49 cm
Width2.56 in
64.93 mm
6.49 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.61 in
66.33 mm
6.63 cm
Height5.54 in
140.68 mm
14.07 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
5.51 in
140.03 mm
14 cm
Aspect ratio2.167:11.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
2.111:1
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1440 x 3040 pixels
Pixel density422 ppi
165 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
551 ppi
216 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area-71.69 %72.74 %88.29 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
-Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Always-On Display
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
2.5D curved glass screen
OGS (One Glass Solution)
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
380 cd/m²
Peak brightness - 1200 cd/m²
VR headset support
HDR10+

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
In-display fingerprint sensor-Fingerprint sensor model - Egis ET320In-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model-Samsung S5K3P8-Samsung SAK2L4
Sensor type-ISOCELLCMOSISOCELL
Sensor format1/2.55"1/3.1"-1/2.55"
Pixel size1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1 µm
0.001000 mm
-1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
ISO---50 - 800
Aperturef/1.7f/1.9f/1.9f/1.5 - 2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)3.6 mm3.7 mm4.32 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view77 °--77 °
Flash typeDual LEDLEDLEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
4128 x 3096 pixels
12.78 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS60 fps30 fps30 fps60 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Night Sight
Magic Eraser
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 117° (#2)
--Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Dual OIS
High CRI LED flash
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
HDR10+ video recording
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3M3 (#2)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Phase detection (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 52 mm (#2)
Angle of view - 45° (#2)
Dual OIS (#2)
Third rear camera - 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor size - Samsung S5K3P9SP (#3)
Sensor type - ISOCELL (#3)
Sensor size - 1/3.1" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
Dual OIS (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13 mm (#3)
Angle of view - 123° (#3)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model---Samsung S5K3J1
Sensor type---CMOS
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
--1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
Aperturef/2f/1.9f/1.9f/1.9
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.6 mm-3.26 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view83 °--80 °
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
2576 x 1932 pixels
4.98 MP
3648 x 2736 pixels
9.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesFace unlock
HDR
Real Tone
--Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
---Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Auto HDR

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Active noise cancellation
HAC (M3/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
--384 kHz / 32-bit
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoYesYesNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
QZSS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
2x2 MIMO--VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.04.24.15.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP
A2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version3.12.02.03.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF
LDAC

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
VP8
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
WMV7
WMV8
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity4680 mAh3000 mAh2900 mAh3400 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time-16 h
960 min
0.7 days
--
3G talk time-16 h
960 min
0.7 days
--
Charger output power5 V / 6 A
6 V / 5 A
5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
Quick charge technologyPower Delivery 3.0---
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Adaptive battery
Extreme Battery Saver
--Qi/PMA wireless charging - 15 W

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)-0.522 W/kg0.286 W/kg0.477 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.39 W/kg0.475 W/kg1.593 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-0.3 W/kg-0.93 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.55 W/kg-0.79 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features---DisplayPort via USB Type-C
Samsung DeX
Wireless reverse charging - 9 W
 Google Pixel 6aSamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)Samsung Galaxy S10 Exynos