Google Pixel 4a vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Google Pixel 4a phone has a 1 camera  with a lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G processor chipset and a battery of 3140 mAh. On other side, the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Google Pixel 4a vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Google Pixel 4a vs Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max

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 Apple A13 Bionic.

Meanwhile, the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max has a Apple A13 Bionic, the second processor has a total of 6 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.65 GHz Lightning and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Thunder. It has a maximum CPU frequency of . Some other special features include 2650 MHz,64 bit architecture,8-core neural engine (NPU) and U1 Ultra-Wideband chip. 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 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max has the A13 GPU,4 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Google Pixel 4a battery capacity is 3140 mAh which is a 11.4% (percent) less powerful than the 3500 mAh offered by the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and USB Power Delivery 2.0.
The Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging, Wireless reverse charging, USB Power Delivery 3.0, Video playback – up to 20hrs, Video playback (streamed) – up to 12hrs and Audio playback – up to 80hrs.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max is featuring a XDR OLED display with 1242 x 2688 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Google Pixel 4a is a 11.8% smaller than Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Google Pixel 4a Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Always-on Display 120 Hz touch-sensing
Ambient EQ 1200 cd/m² peak brightness
Capacitive 2000000:1 contrast ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass 800 cd/m² max brightness
HDR (UHDA certification) Capacitive
Multi-touch Dolby Vision
Scratch resistant Haptic Touch
HDR10
Multi-touch
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Scratch resistant
Super Retina XDR
True tone display
Wide color display (P3)
Wide color gamut

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 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Google Pixel 4a gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max.

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 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Google Pixel 4a is 128 gigabytes ,which is a 300% less than the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max with 512 gigabytes

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 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 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 12/12/12 MP , the flash type is Quad LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 26mm , carrying sensor like Sony Exmor RS , a pixel size of 1.4µm and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.0 respectively.

iphone 11 pro max camera
iphone 11 pro max camera
Google Pixel 4a Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
1080p @ 120 fps 100% Focus Pixels
720p @ 240 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
Autofocus 1080p @ 240 fps
Continuous shooting 10X digital zoom
Digital image stabilization 2x optical zoom
Digital zoom 5-element lens (#2)
Exposure compensation 5-element lens (#3)
Face detection 6-element lens
Geotagging Angle of view – 120° (#2)
HDR Aperture size – f/2.0 (#3)
ISO settings Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Optical image stabilization Autofocus
Optical zoom Cinematic video stabilization
Panorama Continuous autofocus video
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Continuous shooting
Phase detection with Dual Pixel Digital zoom
Scene mode Exposure compensation
Self-timer Face detection
Touch focus Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 13mm (#2)
White balance settings Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 26mm
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 52mm (#3)
Focus Pixels (#3)
Geotagging
HDR
ISO settings
Macro mode
Night Mode
OIS (#3)
Optical image stabilization
Panorama
Phase detection
Pixel size – 1.4 µm
Quad-LED dual-tone flash
RAW
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide)
Self-timer
Sensor size – 1/2.55″
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#3)
Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max has a 12 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Google Pixel 4a Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
2 NIR cameras 1080p @ 120 fps
8 MP 12 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
Face detection Cinematic video stabilization
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
NIR dot projector Sensor CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
NIR flood emitter
Pixel size:1.22 µm /0.001220 mm

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 Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
EDGE EDGE
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
GPRS Gigabit-class LTE 2×2 MIMO-LAA
HSPA+(42.2/ 5.76 Mbit/s) GPRS
LTE HSPA+(5.76/ 42.2 Mbit/s)
Titan M Security Module LTE Cat 18(221.0/1.2 Gbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Google Pixel 4a price is $350 and the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max price tag is $1099 (64 GB) or $1250 (256 GB) or $1450 (512 GB)

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