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Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3) vs Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)

Side by side comparison between Google Pixel 4a 5G vs Google Pixel 5a phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Google Pixel 5a XGoogle Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)06Points
Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)
6.2"
OLED

1080x2340

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

3885
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
6.34"
OLED

1080x2400

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

4680
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)

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45 Common items in both devices
2.4GHz 64bit Octa-core (7nm)
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (109GB available) / 128GB (103GB available)
UFS 2.1
OLED
HDR8
16 million
+38 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
ModelPixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
Other model namesGoogle Pixel 4a 5G UW (Ultra Wideband) G6QU3 (Verizon USA)Google Pixel 5a 5G G1F8F (US / FI)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)USA
(Global, International), USA
BrandGoogleGoogle
Release date11/5/2020, Announced: 9/30/20208/26/2021, Announced: 8/17/2021
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 153.9 millimeters (2.91 x 6.06 in)73.2 x 156.2 millimeters (2.88 x 6.15 in)
Weight171 grams (5.99 ounces)183 grams (6.41 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min

🤖 Operating System

Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
System versionAndroid 11Android 11
Firmware updateAndroid 13Android 13
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G (SM7250-AB) (7nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G (SM7250-AB) (7nm)
CPUOcta-core, 3 processors:
1x 2.4GHz Kryo 475 Prime (Single-core)
1x 2.2GHz Kryo 475 Gold (Single-core)
6x 1.8GHz Kryo 475 Silver (Hexa-core)
Octa-core, 3 processors:
1x 2.4GHz Kryo 475 Prime (Single-core)
1x 2.2GHz Kryo 475 Gold (Single-core)
6x 1.8GHz Kryo 475 Silver (Hexa-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 620 (625MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 620 (625MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 291303 (v8)
Geekbench: 1337 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 19fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (103GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedNot supported

📲 Display

Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
Display typeOLEDOLED
Screen size6.2" inches6.34" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)416 PPI415 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Refresh rate90Hz60Hz
Display featuresHDR8
Always-On Display
HDR8
Always-On Display

📶 Mobile networks

Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum Download / Upload5000/1024 Mbps3000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1700/1900, 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 Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 28, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78)
mmWave (260, 261)
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 5, 12, 25, 28, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA, Sub6, mmWaveGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA, Sub6
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.2107°1.0µm
(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.2119°
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens27mm 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 sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extras1080p@240fps1080p@240fps

📸 Front camera

Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 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 lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
LoudspeakerStereo soundStereo sound
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3885 mAh4680 mAh
Charger, watts18W Wired fast charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
18W Wired fast charging
Reverse charging by cable
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Wireless chargingNot supportedNot supported
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
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
Miscellaneous• Colors: Just Black, White
• Google Pay
• Google Cast
• Colors: Mostly Black
• Google Pay
• Google Cast

☢️ Radiation rate

Google Pixel 4a 5G (G6QU3)Google Pixel 5a (G1F8F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.13W/kg (head), 1.09W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.47W/kg (head), 1.14W/kg (body)
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