Comparison between:
- Google Pixel 3a
- Google Pixel 3
- Huawei P20 Pro
- Huawei Mate 20 Pro

Brand and model

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

Google Pixel 3aGoogle Pixel 3Huawei P20 ProHuawei Mate 20 Pro
Google Pixel 3a
Prices
Google Pixel 3
Prices
Huawei P20 Pro
Prices
Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Prices
Model aliasG020E
G020F
G020G
G020H
Pixel3CLT-L04
CLT-L09
CLT-L29
Mate20Pro
Mate 20Pro
LYA-AL00
LYA-AL00P
LYA-L09
LYA-L29
LYA-TL00

Design

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

Width71.1 mm
7.11 cm
0.23 ft
2.8 in
68.2 mm
6.82 cm
0.22 ft
2.69 in
73.9 mm
7.39 cm
0.24 ft
2.91 in
72.3 mm
7.23 cm
0.24 ft
2.85 in
Height152.4 mm
15.24 cm
0.5 ft
6 in
145.6 mm
14.56 cm
0.48 ft
5.73 in
155 mm
15.5 cm
0.51 ft
6.1 in
157.8 mm
15.78 cm
0.52 ft
6.21 in
Thickness7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.02 ft
0.3 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
7.8 mm
0.78 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
8.6 mm
0.86 cm
0.03 ft
0.34 in
Weight147 g
0.32 lbs
5.19 oz
148 g
0.33 lbs
5.22 oz
180 g
0.4 lbs
6.35 oz
189 g
0.42 lbs
6.67 oz
Volume82.35 cm³
5 in³
78.45 cm³
4.76 in³
89.35 cm³
5.43 in³
98.12 cm³
5.96 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Purple-ish
Black
White
Not pink
Black
Blue
Violet
Rose-gold
Black
Blue
Green
Pink
Purple
Red
Body materialsPolycarbonateAluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Certification-IP68IP67IP68

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
Nano-SIM / NMSD
Number of SIM cards1122
-Embedded SIM (eSIM) support--

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
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
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz (B10)
CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz (B10)
--
TD-SCDMA--TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz (B19)
UMTS 850 MHz (B6)
LTELTE-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 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 1500 MHz (B32)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
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 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 1500 MHz (B32)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 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 1900 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 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
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-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

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+
EV-DO Rev. A
LTE Cat 11
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 21
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

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 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 10
User interface (UI)--EMUI 8.1
EMUI 9.0
EMUI 9.0
EMUI 9.1
EMUI 10

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.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 670Qualcomm Snapdragon 845Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 970Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 980
Process technology10 nm10 nm10 nm7 nm
CPU2x 2.0 GHz Kryo 360, 6x 1.7 GHz Kryo 3604x 2.5 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.6 GHz Kryo 3854x 2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 4x 1.84 GHz ARM Cortex-A532x 2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 2x 1.92 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB--
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-1536 KB
1.5 MB
--
Level 3 cache memory (L3)-2048 KB
2 MB
--
CPU cores8888
CPU frequency2000 MHz2500 MHz2360 MHz2600 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 615Qualcomm Adreno 630ARM Mali-G72 MP12ARM Mali-G76 MP10
GPU cores--1210
GPU frequency-710 MHz767 MHz720 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB4 GB6 GB6 GB
8 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1866 MHz1833 MHz2133 MHz
--i7 coprocessor
Neural-Network Processing Unit
GPU Turbo
GPU Turbo 2.0

Storage

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

Storage64 GB64 GB
128 GB
128 GB128 GB
256 GB

Memory cards

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

Types---Nano Memory Card

Display

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

Type/technologyOLEDOLEDAMOLEDOLED
Diagonal size5.6 in
142.24 mm
14.22 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
6.1 in
154.94 mm
15.49 cm
6.39 in
162.31 mm
16.23 cm
Width2.45 in
62.23 mm
6.22 cm
2.35 in
59.8 mm
5.98 cm
2.65 in
67.29 mm
6.73 cm
2.68 in
68.02 mm
6.8 cm
Height5.04 in
127.91 mm
12.79 cm
4.97 in
126.25 mm
12.63 cm
5.49 in
139.57 mm
13.96 cm
5.8 in
147.37 mm
14.74 cm
Aspect ratio2.056:12.111:12.074:12.167:1
Resolution1080 x 2220 pixels1440 x 3040 pixels1080 x 2240 pixels1440 x 3120 pixels
Pixel density441 ppi
173 ppcm
612 ppi
240 ppcm
408 ppi
160 ppcm
538 ppi
211 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area73.69 %76.28 %82.25 %88.14 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Dragontrail glass
Always-On Display
Display manufacturer - LG Display
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Always-On Display
100000:1 contrast ratio
100% DCI-P3
HDR
2.5D curved glass screen
600 cd/m²
Display manufacturer - Boe
Corning Gorilla Glass
2.5D curved glass screen
COF (Chip-On-Flex)
Always-On Display
Peak brightness - 800 cd/m²
DCI-P3
HDR10

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Infrared face recognition sensor
-Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1075Fingerprint sensor model - GoodixFingerprint sensor model - Goodix (In-display optical 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 modelSony IMX363 Exmor RSSony IMX363 Exmor RSSony IMX600 Exmor RSSony IMX600 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOSCMOS BSI
Sensor format1/2.55"1/2.55"1/1.78"1/1.78"
Pixel size1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1 µm
0.001000 mm
1 µm
0.001000 mm
ISO--50 - 10240050 - 102400
Aperturef/1.8f/1.8f/1.8 - 2.4f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.4 mm
27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.44 mm
27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.95 mm
27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.95 mm
Field of view76 °76 °--
Number of lenses--6-
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
7296 x 5472 pixels
39.92 MP
7296 x 5472 pixels
39.92 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 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
RAW
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
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
RAW
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
RAW
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Leica Dual-camera 3.0
Depth autofocus
Summilux-H lens
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (telephoto)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Third rear camera - 20 MP (monochrome)
Aperture size - f/1.6 (#3)
Leica camera
Vario-Summilux-H lens
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 20 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor size - 1/2.7" (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Phase detection (#2)
Laser autofocus (#2)
Third rear camera - 8 MP (telephoto)
Sensor size - 1/4" (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Phase detection (#3)
Laser autofocus (#3)
OIS (#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-Sony IMX355 Exmor--
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOSCMOS BSI
Sensor format-1/3.2"--
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
--
Aperturef/2f/1.8f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2.97 mm
28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
--
Field of view84 °75 °--
Auxiliary lightLED---
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
5632 x 4224 pixels
23.79 MP
5632 x 4224 pixels
23.79 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
Features-Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)Face unlock-
-OIS
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 19 mm (#2)
Angle of view - 97° (#2)
Secondary front camera - 8 MP
--

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
HAC (M3/T3) - Hearing Aid CompatibilityHAC (M3/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
Headphone adapter
192 kHz / 24-bit
Dolby Atmos
Headphone adapter
384 kHz / 32-bit
Dolby Atmos
Headphone adapter

Radio

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

RadioNoNoNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
A-GPS
GPS (L1+L5)
GLONASS (L1)
BeiDou (B1)
Galileo (E1+E5a)

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
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
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
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 MiMO2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMO2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

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

Version5.05.04.25.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version3.13.13.13.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
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 jackYesNoNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE

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
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AC3
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

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
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
VP8
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity3000 mAh2915 mAh4000 mAh4200 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time--25 h
1500 min
1 days
-
2G stand-by time--528 h
31680 min
22 days
-
3G talk time--25 h
1500 min
1 days
-
3G stand-by time--528 h
31680 min
22 days
-
Charger output power5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
4.5 V / 5 A
5 V / 2 A
5 V / 4.5 A
5 V / 2 A
9 V / 2 A
10 V / 4 A
Quick charge technology--Huawei Super Charge 3.0Huawei Super Charge 2.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
-Qi wireless charging - 10 W-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)0.69 W/kg-0.73 W/kg0.4 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.13 W/kg-1.22 W/kg0.96 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.18 W/kg1.34 W/kg1.03 W/kg0.58 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.17 W/kg1.34 W/kg0.61 W/kg0.95 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresG020E - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.690 W/kg; body - 1.130 W/kg
G020E - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.180 W/kg; body - 1.170 W/kg
G020F - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.720 W/kg; body - 0.810 W/kg
G020F - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.180 W/kg; body - 0.870 W/kg
G020G - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.150 W/kg; body - 1.190 W/kg
G020H - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.950 W/kg; body - 0.840 W/kg
G020H - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.190 W/kg; body - 1.170 W/kg
--Wireless reverse charging
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