Google Pixel 4a vs Apple iPhone SE (2020) – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Google Pixel 4a device 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 Apple iPhone SE (2020) also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Google Pixel 4a vs Apple iPhone SE (2020)
Google Pixel 4a vs Apple iPhone SE (2020)

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 APL1W85.

Meanwhile, the Apple iPhone SE (2020) has a Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85, 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 2650 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 Apple iPhone SE (2020) has the Apple GPU,4 cores,Antutu gpu – 186079 graphics processor.

Battery

The Google Pixel 4a battery capacity is 3140 mAh which is a 72.4% (percent) more powerful than the 1821 mAh offered by the Apple iPhone SE (2020). Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and USB Power Delivery 2.0.
The Apple iPhone SE (2020) battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and USB Power delivery 2.0.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Apple iPhone SE (2020) is featuring a IPS display with 750 x 1334 pixels and a screen size of 4.7 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Google Pixel 4a is a 23.6% bigger than Apple iPhone SE (2020) screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Google Pixel 4a Apple iPhone SE (2020)
Always-on Display 1400:1 contrast ratio
Ambient EQ 625 cd/m²
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass Haptic Touch
HDR (UHDA certification) Ion-strengthtened glass
Multi-touch LED-backlit
Scratch resistant Multi-touch
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
Retina HD display
Scratch resistant
Wide Color display (P3)

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 SE (2020) is coming with a 3 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR4.
In the basic edition, the Google Pixel 4a gives a 100% more ram memory capacity than Apple iPhone SE (2020).

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 SE (2020).

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Google Pixel 4a is 128 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less than the Apple iPhone SE (2020) with 256 gigabytes

Apple iPhone SE (2020) gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 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 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 SE (2020) rear camera comes with 1 lenses of 12 MP , the flash type is Quad LED , a focal length(35 mm) equivalent:28 mm , carrying sensor like Sony Exmor RS , a pixel size of 1.22 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 respectively.

iphone se 2020 camera
iphone se 2020 camera
Google Pixel 4a Apple iPhone SE (2020)
1080p @ 120 fps 1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 240 fps Autofocus
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Exposure compensation Flash type – Quad LED
Face detection Geotagging
Geotagging HDR
HDR Hybrid IR filter
ISO settings ISO settings
Optical image stabilization Macro mode
Optical zoom Noise reduction
Panorama Optical image stabilization
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Panorama
Phase detection with Dual Pixel RAW
Scene mode Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
Self-timer Scene mode
Touch focus Self-timer
White balance settings Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Apple iPhone SE (2020) has a 7 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Google Pixel 4a Apple iPhone SE (2020)
2 NIR cameras 7 MP
8 MP 720p @ 240 fps
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
Face detection Face detection
Face unlock HDR
HDR Panorama
NIR dot projector Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
NIR flood emitter Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
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 SE (2020)
EDGE EDGE
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(42.2/ 5.76 Mbit/s) HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE LTE Cat 16(150/1 Gbit/s)
Titan M Security Module LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Google Pixel 4a price is $350 and the Apple iPhone SE (2020) price tag is $550

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