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Google Pixel 3a XL (G020A) vs Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)

Side by side comparison between Google Pixel 3a XL vs Huawei P40 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei P40 Pro XGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)08Points
Google Pixel 3a XL (G020A)
6"
OLED

1080x2160

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3700
mAh

(Non removable)

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28PointsHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)Compare Google Pixel 3a XL X
Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
6.58"
OLED

1200x2640

50.5
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)

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)8 Advantages Google Pixel 3a XL (G020A)vsP40 Pro (AN00 256GB)28 Advantages Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
+167 grams (5.85 ounces)25%
Lighter
vs209 grams (7.32 ounces)
+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)10%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+f/1.8 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 10
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Dragontrail GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.86Ghz 64bit Octa-Core32%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (50GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB nano-MemoryAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
Not supportedvs+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1080x2160 pixelsvs+1200x2640 pixels36%
Higher resolution screen
402 PPIvs+441 PPI10%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6"vs+6.58"10%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(quad camera) 50.5MP + 12MP + 40MP + 0.3MP7 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+1/1.28" inches99%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(dual front camera) 32MP + 0.3MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3700 mAhvs+4200 mAh14%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
18Wvs+40W122%
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.
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
1 slot (Single-SIM)vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

22 Common items in both devices
OLED
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
ModelPixel 3a XL (G020A)P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Other model namesGoogle Pixel 3a XL G020A (Verizon Wireless)Huawei P40 Pro 5G ELS-AN00
Country or region availableUSA
USA
China
China
BrandGoogleHuawei
Release dateMay, 2019April, 2020
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)76.1 x 160.1 millimeters (3 x 6.3 in)72.6 x 158.2 millimeters (2.86 x 6.23 in)
Weight167 grams (5.85 ounces)209 grams (7.32 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
HardwareGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670 (10 nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.86Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2.36Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.95Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 615ARM Mali-G76 MP16
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Display typeOLEDOLED
Screen size6" inches6.58" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels (18:9)1200x2640 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassDragontrail GlassNot supported
Display features60Hz90Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload600/75 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
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, 32)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 7, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78, 79)
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, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
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, Voice commands
CameraGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(quad camera)
50.5 megapixels
12MP periscope telephotof/3.4125mmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
40MP ultrawidef/1.818mm1/1.54"PDAF
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels8700x5800 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens23mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.28" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel2.44µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels(dual front camera)
32 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
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 P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
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
Gesture
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, Silver Frost, Blush Gold, Deep Sea Blue, Ice White
- EMUI 10.1
- 90Hz and HDR10 display
- Leica optics on back camera
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Fast wireless charging 27W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3700 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
27W Qi wireless charging
27W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020A)Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
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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