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Google Pixel 2 (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)

Side by side comparison between Google Pixel 2 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A3 X Google Pixel 2 (128GB) 28Points
5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07Points Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ) Compare Google Pixel 2 X
4.5"
AMOLED

540x960

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

Quad-core

1900
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel 2 (128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Pixel 2 (128GB)} 28 Advantages Google Pixel 2 (128GB) vs Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)} 7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
+2.35GHz 64bit Octa-core (10nm)141%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2GHz 64bit Quad-core (28nm)
+4GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+128GB (114GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 4.5
+1080x1920 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs540x960 pixels
+441 PPI80%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs245 PPI
+5"11%
Larger screen
vs4.5"
+(back) 12.2MP53%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.8 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)4 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) WVGA (800x480)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+(4G LTE-A) 800 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2700 mAh42%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1900 mAh
+10.5W2 times
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs3.5W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n [wifi4]
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
143 grams (5.01 ounces)vs+110 grams (3.85 ounces)30%
Lighter
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)13%
Thinner
AMOLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

17 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
4G LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
+10 specs and more in the table below

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๐Ÿ“ฑ Model features

Google Pixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
ModelPixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
Other model namesGoogle Pixel 2 G011A, HTC WalleyeGalaxy A3 (4G LTE) SM-A300YZ (Single-Sim)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)ChileGuatemalaPanama
(Latin America), Chile, Guatemala, Panama
BrandGoogleSamsung
Release date10/1/201711/1/2014
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)
Size (width x height)69.7 x 145.7 millimeters (2.74 x 5.74 in)65.5 x 130.1 millimeters (2.58 x 5.12 in)
Weight143 grams (5.01 ounces)110 grams (3.85 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minNot supported

๐Ÿ“ฒ Display

Google Pixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels (16:9)540x960 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI245 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 4
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresAlways-On DisplayNot supported

๐Ÿค– Operating System

Google Pixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
System versionAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
User Interfacefeature not registeredTouchWiz UX

โš™๏ธ Processor

Google Pixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 (MSM8998) (10nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916) (28nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.35GHz Kryo 280 (Quad-core)
4x 1.9GHz Kryo 280 (Quad-core)
Quad-core, 1 processor:
4x 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540 (670-710MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 306 (400MHz)
Performance (benchmark)Geekbench: 6437 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 26fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

๐Ÿ’ฝ Memory and storage

Google Pixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
16GB (12GB available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

๐Ÿ“ถ Mobile networks

Google Pixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload800/75 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat4 (3, 7, 8, 28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

๐Ÿ“ท Camera

Google Pixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens31mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4ยตm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Camera extras4K@30fps
1080p@30/60fps
1080p@120fps (slow motion)
720p@240fps (slow motion)
feature not registered

๐Ÿ“ธ Front camera

Google Pixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)WVGA (800x480)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/3.2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4ยตm pixelfeature not registered

๐Ÿ”‰ Sound and multimedia

Google Pixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

๐Ÿ”Œ Connectivity

Google Pixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
WiFi hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

๐Ÿงญ Sensors

Google Pixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

๐Ÿ”‹ Battery

Google Pixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
Battery typeLi-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2700 mAh1900 mAh
Charger, watts10.5W Wired fast charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
3.5W (5V/0.7A) Wired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedNot supported
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered12 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

โž• Other features

Google Pixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneousโ€ข Colors: Kinda Blue, Just Black, Clearly Whiteโ€ข Colors: Black, White, Blue, Silver, Pink, Gold
โ€ข Java framework

โ˜ข๏ธ Radiation rate

Google Pixel 2 (128GB)Galaxy A3 (SM-A300YZ)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.52W/kg (head), 1.08W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.342W/kg (head), 0.231W/kg (body)
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