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Google Pixel 4a (G025N) vs Apple iPhone XR (128GB)

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

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Compare Apple iPhone XR XGoogle Pixel 4a (G025N)18Points
Google Pixel 4a (G025N)
5.81"
OLED

1080x2340

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3140
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsApple iPhone XR (128GB)Compare Google Pixel 4a X
Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
6.1"
IPS

828x1792

12
MP

7.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2942
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel 4a (G025N)

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 4a (G025N)18 Advantages Google Pixel 4a (G025N)vsiPhone XR (128GB)10 Advantages Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.25Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4X
+143 grams (5.01 ounces)36%
Lighter
vs194 grams (6.79 ounces)
+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)1%
Thinner
vs8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+HDR8Advantage
The HDR8 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1080x2340 pixels70%
Higher resolution screen
vs828x1792 pixels
+444 PPI37%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs324 PPI
+(back) 12.2MP2%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP13%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 7.1MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3140 mAh7%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2942 mAh
+18W20%
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.
vs15W
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
UFS 2.1vs+NVMe (SSD)Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
OLEDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
5.81"vs+6.1"5%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+Quad-LED flashAdvantage
The Quad-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps71%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
Not supportedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

30 Common items in both devices
128GB (109GB available) / 128GB (116GB available)
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo/video on both cameras
+23 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresGoogle Pixel 4a (G025N)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
ModelPixel 4a (G025N)iPhone XR (128GB)
Other model namesGoogle Pixel 4a G025N, HTC SunfishiPhone XR A1984, A2105, A2106, A2107, A2108
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandGoogleApple
Release dateAugust, 2020October, 2018
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)69.4 x 144 millimeters (2.73 x 5.67 in)75.7 x 150.9 millimeters (2.98 x 5.94 in)
Weight143 grams (5.01 ounces)194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Google Pixel 4a (G025N)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10iOS 12
Firmware updateAndroid 11iOS 14
HardwareGoogle Pixel 4a (G025N)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SDM730 (8nm)64bit - Apple A12 Bionic (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 470 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 470 Silver
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.25Ghz Dual-Core Vortex
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Tempest
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618 700MhzApple GPU MP4
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (116GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageNot supportedNot supported
DisplayGoogle Pixel 4a (G025N)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Display typeOLEDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size5.81" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~80% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)828x1792 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)444 PPI324 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Scratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz, HDR860Hz, 625 nits
Mobile networksGoogle Pixel 4a (G025N)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/75 Mbps1024/150 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/5 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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
CallingGoogle Pixel 4a (G025N)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
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 4a (G025N)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm 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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraGoogle Pixel 4a (G025N)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaGoogle Pixel 4a (G025N)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityGoogle Pixel 4a (G025N)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
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
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsGoogle Pixel 4a (G025N)Apple iPhone XR (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
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Just Black, Barely Blue
- Always-on display
- Google Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Blue, Black, White, Yellow, Red, Coral
- Face ID
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- Apple Pay
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyGoogle Pixel 4a (G025N)Apple iPhone XR (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3140 mAh2942 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1500 minutes | 25 hours | 1 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateGoogle Pixel 4a (G025N)Apple iPhone XR (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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