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Google Pixel 3a XL (G020A) vs Huawei P30 (L04)

Side by side comparison between Google Pixel 3a XL vs Huawei P30 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei P30 XGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)05Points
Google Pixel 3a XL (G020A)
6"
OLED

1080x2160

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3700
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Huawei P30 (L04)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2340

40
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3650
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P30 (L04)

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 3a XL (G020A)5 Advantages Google Pixel 3a XL (G020A)vsP30 (L04)22 Advantages Huawei P30 (L04)
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3700 mAh1%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3650 mAh
+Dragontrail GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (50GB available)vs+128GB (109GB available)118%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB nano-MemoryAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
167 grams (5.85 ounces)vs+165 grams (5.78 ounces)1%
Lighter
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7.57 millimeters (0.3 inches)8%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
Not supportedvs+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
1080x2160 pixelsvs+1080x2340 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
402 PPIvs+422 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6"vs+6.1"2%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(triple camera) 40MP + 16MP + 8MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.7" inches50%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbps133%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
18Wvs+22.5W25%
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.
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+IP53 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

29 Common items in both devices
OLED
60Hz
16 million
Dual-LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.8 (aperture)
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P30 (L04)
ModelPixel 3a XL (G020A)P30 (L04)
Other model namesGoogle Pixel 3a XL G020A (Verizon Wireless)Huawei P30 ELE-L04 (128GB + 6GB) Single-sim, Huawei Elle
Country or region availableUSA
USA
CanadaUSAMexico
Canada, USA, Mexico
BrandGoogleHuawei
Release dateMay, 2019March, 2019
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.57 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)76.1 x 160.1 millimeters (3 x 6.3 in)71.36 x 149.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.87 in)
Weight167 grams (5.85 ounces)165 grams (5.78 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashing
System (OS)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P30 (L04)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 10
HardwareGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P30 (L04)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670 (10nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.6Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 615ARM Mali-G76 MP10 720Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P30 (L04)
Display typeOLEDOLED
Screen size6" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels (18:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI422 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassDragontrail GlassNot supported
Display features60Hz60Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P30 (L04)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/75 Mbps1400/200 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat11/5 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40)
VoLTE
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+, 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 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P30 (L04)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P30 (L04)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(triple camera)
40 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.217mmPDAF/LaserAF
8MP telephotof/2.480mm1/4"3x-optical-zoomPDAF/LaserAFOIS
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels7296x5472 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.7" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P30 (L04)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P30 (L04)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P30 (L04)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
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
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P30 (L04)
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
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Just Black, Clearly White, Purple-ish
- 18:9 ratio display FHD+
- Always-on display
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Aurora, Amber Sunrise, Breathing Crystal
- EMUI 9.1
- 19.5:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3, HDR10 display
- Leica optics on camera
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos sound
- Huawei Pay
- Vapor chamber cooling system on processor
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P30 (L04)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3700 mAh3650 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
22.5W (5V/4.5A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P30 (L04)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.19W/kg (head) | 0.98W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.39W/kg (head) | 0.9W/kg (body)feature not registered
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