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Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D) vs Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D) vs Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Google Pixel 3a XL X00Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
6"
OLED

1080x2160

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3700
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Google Pixel 3a XL X00Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
6"
OLED

1080x2160

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3700
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


00 Advantages Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)
Pixel 3a XL (G020D)vsPixel 3a XL (G020C)

00 Advantages Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
Pixel 3a XL (G020C)vsPixel 3a XL (G020D)

47 Common items in both devices
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
4GB LPDDR4X
64GB (50GB user available)
167 grams (5.85 ounces)
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Plastic body, front glass
OLED
16 million
1080x2160 pixels
402 PPI
6"
(back) 12.2MP
Dual LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
1/2.55" inches
f/1.8 (aperture)
(front) 8MP
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
600 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
3700 mAh
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Dragontrail Glass
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Model and physical featuresGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020D)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
ModelPixel 3a XL (G020D)Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
Also known asGoogle Pixel 3a XL G020DGoogle Pixel 3a XL G020C (Unlocked)
Country or region availableJapanCanadaUSA
BrandGoogleGoogle
Release dateMay, 2019May, 2019
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)76.1 x 160.1 millimeters (3 x 6.3 in)76.1 x 160.1 millimeters (3 x 6.3 in)
Weight167 grams (5.85 ounces)167 grams (5.85 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020D)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670 (10 nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670 (10 nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 615Qualcomm Adreno 615
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (50GB user available)64GB (50GB user available)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020D)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
Display typeOLEDOLED
Screen size6" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassDragontrail GlassDragontrail Glass
Mobile networks and dataGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020D)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
e-Sim (Eletronic Sim)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat11/5 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 21, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat11/5 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, 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
Maximum download/upload600/75 Mbps600/75 Mbps
Messaging and callingGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020D)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
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
Primary / back cameraGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020D)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
Main camera12.2 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020D)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
Front camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020D)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
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
Connectivity and interfacesGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020D)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020D)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Just Black, Clearly White, Purple-ish
- 18.5:9 ratio display FHD+
- Always-on display
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Mobile FeliCa payment system
- Colors: Just Black, Clearly White, Purple-ish
- 18:9 ratio display FHD+
- Always-on display
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyGoogle Pixel 3a XL (G020D)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3700 mAh3700 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)9V/2A=18W9V/2A=18W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020D)Google Pixel 3a XL (G020C)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.2 W/Kg (head) | 1.06 W/Kg (body)1.33 W/Kg (head) | 1.18 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UK0.96 W/Kg (head) | 1.01 W/Kg (body)feature not registered