• 5.8" (2960x1440) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 845 SoC
    128GB/256GB/64GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.5, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh W-Charge
  • 5.6" (2220x1080) P-OLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 670 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 12-MP, f/1.8, OIS Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy S9Pixel 3a
ProductGalaxy S9 (2018), Price: 445 USD at AmazonPixel 3a (2019), Price: 250 USD at Amazon
Display5.8" 2960x1440 Super AMOLED , HDR105.6" 2220x1080 P-OLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 27mm 12-MP f/1.5 (Primary) +OIS
  • 27mm 12-MP f/1.8 (Primary) +OIS
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 26mm 8-MP f/1.7
  • 8-MP f/2
Computing
  • Snapdragon 845 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSD (400GB max.)
  • Snapdragon 670 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
Battery3000 mAh, Wireless Charging3000 mAh
DesignIP68, 163g (5.7oz), 147.7x68.7x 8.5 mm (5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches)IP Rating, 147g (5.2oz), 71.1x152.4x7.6 mm (2.80 x 6.00 x 0.30 inches)
Price (Market)$445$250
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Display
Product NameGalaxy S9Pixel 3a
TypeSuper AMOLEDP-OLED
Diagonal (inches)5.8"5.6"
Display/Body Ratio84.1%73.5%
Resolution2960x14402220x1080
Sharpness (PPI)568 PPI441 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 5
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Tweakable Resolution
  • HDR10
  • Always-On
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Always-On
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy S9Pixel 3a
Megapixel12-MP12-MP
Aperturef/1.5f/1.8
Focal Length (35mm) 27mm27mm
Sensor Pixel Size1.4 µm1.4 µm
Sensor SizeSmallSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
  • Contrast
  • Dual-Pixel Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • Flash
  • Dual LED Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • Dual LED Flash
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/60fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 720p/120fps
  • 2160p/30fps
  • 1080p/120fps
  • 720p/240fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy S9Pixel 3a
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh3000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Wireless Charging Integrated
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Computing
Product NameGalaxy S9Pixel 3a
Processor BrandQualcommQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 845Snapdragon 670
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.8 GHz2 GHz
RAM Options4GB4GB
Internal Storage Options128GB/256GB/64GB64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size400GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 8.0Android 9.0
Communications
Product NameGalaxy S9Pixel 3a
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT18 1200/211 MbpsLTE CAT11 603 Mbps
LTE Bands12, 25, 26, 28, 32, 38, 40, 41, 66
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • EV-DO A
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • ac
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • MU-MIMO
  • MIMO
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 3.1
  • USB OTG
  • USB OTG
  • USB 3.1
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head1.19 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.8 W/Kg
SAR EU Head1.39 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.9 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy S9Pixel 3a
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy S9Pixel 3a
Multimedia Features
  • Daydream VR
  • DLNA
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • VIBRATION
  • WAV
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • 3GA
  • AAC
  • AMR
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • MXMF
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • OTA
  • RTTTL
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • XMF
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • 3G2
  • 3GP
  • ASF
  • AVI
  • FLV
  • M4V
  • MKV
  • MP4
  • WEBM
  • WMV
  • DIVX
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VC-1
  • VP8
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gesture
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Light
  • Proximity
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

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