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Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB) vs Google Pixel 3a (G020E)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A22 5G vs Google Pixel 3a phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Google Pixel 3a XSamsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)12Points
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)
6.6"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
5.6"
OLED

1080x2220

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)

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!

Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)vsPixel 3a (G020E)11 Advantages Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core19%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1080x2400 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2220 pixels
+6.6"18%
Larger screen
vs5.6"
+(triple camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
64GB (45GB available)vs+64GB (50GB available)11%
More internal storage for applications and files
203 grams (7.11 ounces)vs+147 grams (5.15 ounces)38%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)10%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
399 PPIvs+441 PPI11%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
1152p (2048x1152)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
15Wvs+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.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Dragontrail GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

31 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
eMMC 5.1
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
+24 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
ModelGalaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)Pixel 3a (G020E)
Other model namesGalaxy A22 SM-A226B/Dual-SIM (64GB+4GB RAM)Google Pixel 3a G020E (Verizon Wireless)
Country or region available(Global, International)Taiwan
(Global, International), Taiwan
USA
USA
BrandSamsungGoogle
Release dateJune, 2021May, 2019
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)76.4 x 167.2 millimeters (3.01 x 6.58 in)70.1 x 151.3 millimeters (2.76 x 5.96 in)
Weight203 grams (7.11 ounces)147 grams (5.15 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Dimensity 700 MT6833 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 360 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 360 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G57 MC2 950MhzQualcomm Adreno 615
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (45GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDOLED
Screen size6.6" inches5.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~75% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2220 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)399 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedDragontrail Glass
Display features90Hz60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps600/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat11/5 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ANot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2115º1/5"1.12µm
2MP depthf/2.4
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)1152p (2048x1152) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm 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
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
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 lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
RadioFMNot 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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
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
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Gray, White, Mint, Violet
- One UI Core 3.1
- WiFi direct, hotspot
AnTuTu: 242155 (v8), 223188 (v9)
Geekbench: 1719 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 12fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
- Colors: Just Black, Clearly White, Purple-ish
- Always-on display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A22 5G (SM-A226B/DS 64GB)Google Pixel 3a (G020E)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.47W/kg (head)1.18W/kg (head) | 1.17W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.73W/kg (head) | 1.23W/kg (body)0.69W/kg (head) | 1.13W/kg (body)
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