Google Pixel 3a Review

June 7, 2019 | Amy Davies |

Google Pixel 3a Specifications

Cameras
12.2 MP dual-pixel
  • Rear camera
  • 12.2 MP dual-pixel
  • 1.4 μm pixel width
  • Auto-focus with dual-pixel phase detection
  • Optical + electronic image stabilisation
  • ƒ/1.8 aperture
  • 76° field of view
  • Rear Camera Video
  • 1080p @ 30fps, 60fps, 120fps
  • 720p @ 30fps, 60fps, 240fps
  • 4K @ 30fps
  • Front camera
  • 8 MP
  • 1.12 μm pixel width
  • f/2.0 aperture
  • Fixed focus
  • 84° field of view
  • Front Camera Video
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
Processors
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 670
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 670
  • 2.0 GHz + 1.7 GHz, 64-bit Octa-Core
  • Adreno 615
  • Titan M security module²
Memory and storage
4 GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • 4 GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • 64 GB storage³
Dimensions & weight
Pixel 3a: 6.0" x 2.8" x 0.3" • Pixel 3a XL: 6.3" x 3.0" x 0.3"
  • Pixel 3a
  • 6.0 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches
  • 151.3 mm x 70.1 mm x 8.2 mm
  • Weight
  • 147 g
  • Pixel 3a XL
  • 6.3 x 3.0 x 0.3 inches
  • 160.1 mm x 76.1 mm x 8.2 mm
  • Weight
  • 167 g
Colours⁴
Clearly White • Just Black • Purple-ish
  • Clearly White
  • Just Black
  • Purple-ish
Media & Audio
Stereo speakers
  • Stereo speakers
  • 2 microphones
  • Noise suppression
Battery
Pixel 3a: 3000 mAh battery • Pixel 3a XL: 3430 mAh battery + Qi wireless charging
  • Pixel 3a: 3000 mAh battery
  • Pixel 3a XL: 3700 mAh battery
  • USB-C™ 18 W adaptor with USB-PD 2.0
  • 18 W fast charging⁵
Wireless and location
Wi-Fi 2.4GHz + 5GHz • Bluetooth® 5.0
  • Wireless
  • Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2 x 2 MIMO
  • Bluetooth® 5.0 + LE (HD codecs: AptX, AptX HD)
  • NFC
  • Google Cast
  • Location
  • GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Galileo
  • QZSS
Network⁶
Network/operator compatibility
  • 3xCA, DL 4x2/2x2 MIMO
  • Supports up to CAT 11 (up to 600 Mbps DL, CAT 5 75 Mbps UL)
  • Models G020B/G020F
  • GSM/EDGE: Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
  • UMTS/HSPA+/HSDPA: Bands 1/2/4/5/8
  • CDMA EVDO Rev A: BC0/BC1/BC10
  • LTE: Bands 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/20/25/26/28/32/38/40/41/66
  • eSIM⁷
Sensors
Active Edge™ ⁸
  • Active Edge™ ⁸
  • Proximity/Ambient light sensor
  • Accelerometer/Gyrometer
  • Magnetometer
  • Pixel Imprint™ – back-mounted fingerprint sensor for fast unlocking
  • Barometer
  • Android Sensor Hub
  • Haptics
Ports
USB-C™ USB
  • USB-C™ USB 2.0
  • Single nano SIM
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
AR/VR
ARCore
  • ARCore