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Google Pixel 3 (128GB) vs Google Pixel 4 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Google Pixel 3 vs Google Pixel 4 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Google Pixel 4 XGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)05Points
Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
5.5"
POLED

1080x2160

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2915
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsGoogle Pixel 4 (128GB)Compare Google Pixel 3 X
Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
5.7"
POLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel 4 (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 3 (128GB)5 Advantages Google Pixel 3 (128GB)vsPixel 4 (128GB)11 Advantages Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
+148 grams (5.18 ounces)9%
Lighter
vs162 grams (5.67 ounces)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)4%
Thinner
vs8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+(dual front camera) 8MP + 8MP93%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(dual front camera) 8MP + 0.3MP
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2915 mAh4%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2800 mAh
2.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core17%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1080x2160 pixelsvs+1080x2280 pixels6%
Higher resolution screen
439 PPIvs+443 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.5"vs+5.7"4%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(dual camera) 12.2MP + 16MP131%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps17%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device

40 Common items in both devices
128GB (114GB available) / 128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
P-OLED
HDR8
16 million
Dual-LED flash
+33 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
ModelPixel 3 (128GB)Pixel 4 (128GB)
Other model namesGoogle Pixel 3 G013A, HTC BluelineGoogle Pixel 4 G020M, G020I, GA01189-US, GA01191-US
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandGoogleGoogle
Release dateOctober, 2018October, 2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)68.2 x 145.6 millimeters (2.69 x 5.73 in)68.8 x 147.1 millimeters (2.71 x 5.79 in)
Weight148 grams (5.18 ounces)162 grams (5.67 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 11
HardwareGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.5Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
Display typeP-OLEDP-OLED
Screen size5.5" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~78.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels (18:9)1080x2280 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)439 PPI443 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, HDR890Hz, HDR8
Mobile networksGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload1024/75 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat18
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)

USA version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
16MP telephotof/2.445mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.219mm
(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
0.3MP TOF
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapterType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Clearly White, Just Black, Not Pink
- Always-on display
- 100% DCI-P3 coverage screen
- 1080p@120fps slow motion
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Just Black, Clearly White, Oh So Orange
- Display DCI-P3 100%
- Always-on display
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2915 mAh2800 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Google Pixel 4 (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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