October 25, 2020

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Pixel 5 vs. Pixel 4a 5G vs. Pixel 4a: Which Pixel should you buy?

Google’s 2020 Pixel lineup is easily the most confusing that the company has presented to consumers. The visual similarities between the Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 coupled with quite a few overlapping specs make it difficult to tell them apart despite the $350 range in their pricing. 

Never fear though, our Pixel buying guide is going to walk you through all of the similarities and differences between these three devices to help you find the right one for you.

2020 Pixel models compared

Pixel 5 Pixel 4a 5G Pixel 4a
Starting Price $699 $499 $349
Screen 6-inch Flexible OLED FHD+ (1080 x 2340) 6.2-inch OLED FHD+ (1080 x 2340) 5.8-inch OLED FHD+ (1080 x 2340)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G
RAM 8GB LPDDR4x 6GB LPDDR4x 6GB
Storage 128GB 128GB 128GB
Cameras (Rear / Front) 12.2MP f/1.7, 16MP f/2.2 ultrawide / 8MP f2.0 12.2MP f/1.7, 16MP f/2.2 ultrawide / 8MP f2.0 12.2MP f/1.7 / 8MP f/2.0
Video 4K up to 60fps, 1080p up to 240fps 4K up to 60fps, 1080p up to 240fps 4k up to 30 fps, 1080p up to 120fps
Colors Just Black or Sorta Sage Just Black or Clearly White Just Black
5G support Yes Yes No
Battery 4,080 mAh 3,885 mAh 3,140 mAh
Dimensions 5.7 x 2.8 x 0.31 inches 6.1 x 2.9 x 0.32 inches 5.7 x 2.7 x 0.32 inches
Weight 5.33 ounces 5.93 ounces 5.04 ounces

2020 Pixels common features