Phone Comparison.

Which one is better? Google Pixel 3a XL or Samsung Galaxy A70?

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Google Pixel 3a XL vs Samsung Galaxy A70

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Launch

Google Pixel 3a XL is newer than Samsung Galaxy A70. It was announced on 7th May 2019 whereas the Samsung Galaxy A70 was announced on 10th April 2019. There is a chance that you will get less frequent updates on Samsung Galaxy A70.

Price

Samsung Galaxy A70 is cheaper than Google Pixel 3a XL. Current selling price of Samsung Galaxy A70 is ₹34,999.00 whereas current selling price of Google Pixel 3a XL is ₹34,999.00. Price difference is ₹18,009.00 between the lowest specs version of both these phone.

Processor

Samsung Galaxy A70 has better processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 675) than Google Pixel 3a XL (Qualcomm Snapdragon 670).

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Display

Samsung Galaxy A70 has better screen (Super AMOLED) than Google Pixel 3a XL (OLED).

Google Pixel 3a XL has smaller screen (6 inches) than Samsung Galaxy A70 (6.7 inches). It is a choice of preference. Some users like small screen while some like large screen. It completely depends upon your choice.

Both phones have the same display resolution (2160x1080).

Samsung Galaxy A70 has more screen to body ratio (86%) than Google Pixel 3a XL (75%).

Google Pixel 3a XL has better screen density (402ppi) than Samsung Galaxy A70 (393ppi). It means the display is more clear on Google Pixel 3a XL.

Samsung Galaxy A70 has more screen aspect ratio (19.5:9) than Google Pixel 3a XL (18:9). It is a matter of personal choice.

Google Pixel 3a XL has better screen protection (AGC Dragontrail) than Samsung Galaxy A70 (Corning Gorilla Glass 3).

Both phones support "Always On Display".

Both phones does not support "DCI-P3".

Both phones does not support "HDR" display.

Both phones does not support "True Tone" display.

Both phones come with "Widevine L1" certification.

Camera

Rear - Main

Samsung Galaxy A70 has better resolution of 32 megapixels than Google Pixel 3a XL which comes with 12.2 megapixels.

Samsung Galaxy A70 has better aperture of 1.7 than Samsung Galaxy A70's 1.8. It means Google Pixel 3a XL will perform better in low light.

Google Pixel 3a XL supports OIS whereas Samsung Galaxy A70 does not.

Both the phones support EIS.

Front - Selfie

Samsung Galaxy A70 has better resolution of 32 megapixels than Google Pixel 3a XL which comes with 8 megapixels.

Both phones have the same aperture of 2.

Both the phones support EIS.

Memory (RAM)

Both phones offers 1 RAM options.

Samsung Galaxy A70 offers upto 6GB RAM whereas Google Pixel 3a XL offers only upto 4GB.

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Storage

Internal

Both phones offer 1 storage options.

Samsung Galaxy A70 offers upto 128GB whereas Google Pixel 3a XL offers only upto 64GB.

External

Samsung Galaxy A70 supports dedicated slot for exteral storage whereas Google Pixel 3a XL does not.

Samsung Galaxy A70 supports USB OTG whereas Google Pixel 3a XL does not.

Battery

Samsung Galaxy A70 offers more battery (4500 mAh) than Google Pixel 3a XL (3700 mAh).

Google Pixel 3a XL uses better battery technology (Lithium Polymer (Li-pol)) than Samsung Galaxy A70 (Lithium-ion (Li-ion)).

Both phones support quick charging.

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Build

Dimensions

Google Pixel 3a XL dimensions are 160.1mm x 76.1mm x 8.2mm. Samsung Galaxy A70 dimensions are 164.3mm x 76.7mm x 7.9mm.

Google Pixel 3a XL is shorter and narrower than Samsung Galaxy A70.

This is a personal preference as some people prefer small phones whereas some other prefer big phones.

Thickness

Samsung Galaxy A70 is 7.9mm thick whereas Google Pixel 3a XL is 8.2mm thick. Samsung Galaxy A70 is thinner than Google Pixel 3a XL.

Weight

Google Pixel 3a XL weighs 167 grams whereas Samsung Galaxy A70 is 183 grams. Google Pixel 3a XL is lighter than Samsung Galaxy A70.

Material

Both phones are using plastic for back and plastic for frame.

USB Port & USB Standard

Both phones come with the same USB port Type C 1.0.

Both phones support USB 2.0 standard.

Water Resistant

Samsung Galaxy A70 is water resistant whereas Google Pixel 3a XL is not.

Splash Resistant

Samsung Galaxy A70 is splash resistant whereas Google Pixel 3a XL is not.

Dust Resistant

Samsung Galaxy A70 is dust resistant whereas Google Pixel 3a XL is not.

Notification Light

Notification light is not present on both the phones.

SIM Slots

Google Pixel 3a XL supports less SIM slots (1) than Samsung Galaxy A70 (2).

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Sound

Microphones

Google Pixel 3a XL has 2 microphones whereas Samsung Galaxy A70 has 1 microphones.

LDAC

Both phones does not support LDAC.

hiDAC

Both phones does not support hiDAC.

Quad-DAC

Google Pixel 3a XL supports Quad-DAC whereas Samsung Galaxy A70 does not.

Stereo Speakers

Google Pixel 3a XL supports stereo speakers whereas Samsung Galaxy A70 does not.

Headphone Jack

Both phones support headphone jack.

Network

Bluetooth

Both phones support same bluetooth version (v5.0).

GPS

Both phones support GPS.

NFC

Google Pixel 3a XL does support NFC whereas Samsung Galaxy A70 does not.

FM Radio

Both phones does not support FM Radio.

IR Blaster

Both phones does not support IR Blaster.

5G

Both phones does not support 5G.

VoLTE

Both phones support dual VoLTE.

Platform

Both phones come with Android version 9.

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Final Verdict

Winner is Samsung Galaxy A70 with 17 points. Google Pixel 3a XL scored 10 points.