Google Pixel 4a vs Motorola Moto G 5G Plus – Analysis, specifications and prices

The new Google Pixel 4a phone has a 1 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G processor chipset and a battery of 3140 mAh. On other side, the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Google Pixel 4a vs Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
Google Pixel 4a vs Motorola Moto G 5G Plus

Processor and Operating System

The Google Pixel 4a runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.2 GHz Kryo 470 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 470. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Titan M Security Module. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G.

Meanwhile, the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.4 GHz Kryo 475, 1 core of 2.2 GHz Kryo 475 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 475. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2400 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Google Pixel 4a is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 618 gpu in the interior and the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus has the Qualcomm Adreno 620 graphics processor.

Battery

The Google Pixel 4a battery capacity is 3140 mAh which is a 59.2% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and USB Power Delivery 2.0.
The Motorola Moto G 5G Plus battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and TurboPower.

Screen

The handset is using a OLED display with 1080 x 2280 pixels and a screen size of 5.81 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Google Pixel 4a is a 15.3% smaller than Motorola Moto G 5G Plus screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Google Pixel 4a Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
Always-on Display 2.5D curved glass screen
Ambient EQ 90 Hz refresh rate
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass HDR10
HDR (UHDA certification) LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
Multi-touch Multi-touch
Scratch resistant Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Google Pixel 4a is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Motorola Moto G 5G Plus is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Google Pixel 4a gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Motorola Moto G 5G Plus.

At the more expensive edition, both handset present the same ram capacity:6 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Google Pixel 4a comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Google Pixel 4a gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Motorola Moto G 5G Plus.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:128 gigabytes.

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Google Pixel 4a rear camera setup is composed by 1 lenses of 12 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length(35 , of 28 mm , a pixel size of 1.4 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 respectively.

google pixel 4a camera
google pixel 4a camera

Meanwhile the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/8/5/2 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 f/2.2 f/2.2 respectively.

Motorola moto g 5g plus camera
Motorola moto g 5g plus camera
Google Pixel 4a Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
1080p @ 120 fps 2 cm shooting distance (#2)
720p @ 240 fps Angle of view – 118° (#3)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.2 (#4)
Digital zoom Autofocus
Exposure compensation Continuous shooting
Face detection Digital image stabilization
Geotagging Digital zoom
HDR Exposure compensation
ISO settings Face detection
Optical image stabilization Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Optical zoom Geotagging
Panorama HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) ISO settings
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Laser autofocus (LAF)
Scene mode Macro mode
Self-timer Night Vision
Touch focus Panorama
White balance settings Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#2)
Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#3)
Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#4)
RAW
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Google Pixel 4a comes with a 8 MP in the front.

The Motorola Moto G 5G Plus has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Google Pixel 4a Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
2 NIR cameras 16 MP
8 MP Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Face detection Digital image stabilization
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR Night Vision
NIR dot projector Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#2)
NIR flood emitter Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Pixel size:1.22 µm /0.001220 mm Scene mode
Secondary front camera – 8 MP
Self-timer
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Google Pixel 4a Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
EDGE 5G NSA
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) 5G SA
GPRS Built-in 5G modem
HSPA+(42.2/ 5.76 Mbit/s) EDGE
LTE EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
Titan M Security Module GPRS
UMTS(384 kbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Google Pixel 4a price is $350 and the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus price tag is $400 (4 GB + 64 GB) or $450 (6 GB + 128 GB)

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