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Compare Google Pixel 3a and Nokia 8 Sirocco

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Google Pixel 3a

Google Pixel 3a

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Nokia 8 Sirocco

Nokia 8 Sirocco

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Google Pixel 3a vs Nokia 8 Sirocco

What is the difference between the Google Pixel 3a and Nokia 8 Sirocco? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Google Pixel 3a Nokia 8 Sirocco
Rating (+0) (+0)
Release date 2019, May 2018, February
Dimensions (HxWxD) 151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm | 5.96 x 5.96 x 2.76 in 140.9 x 73 x 7.5 mm | 5.55 x 5.55 x 2.87 in
Weight 147 g | 5.19 oz 177 g | 6.24 oz
Body Build Front glass, plastic body Front/back Gorilla Glass 5, stainless steel frame
Colors Just Black, Clearly White, Purple-ish Black
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Po 3260 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Stand by time - Up to 495 h (3G)
Talking time - Up to 22 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 11 h
Approximate price 400 EUR 550 EUR


Technology OLED P-OLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors Type OLED 16M
Screen size 5.6" inc 5.5" inc
Screen area 79.6 cm2 83.4 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 75.0% 81.1%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2220 px 1440 x 2560 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 441 PPI 534 PPI
Screen protection Asahi Dragontrail Glass Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - Always-on display - Always-on display

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 12.2 MP, Single 12 MP, Dual
Camera specs -12.2 MP, f/1.8, 28mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF -12 MP, f/1.8, 25mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF
-13 MP, f/2.6, 1/3.4'', 1.0µm, 2x optical zoom, AF
Functions Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama Zeiss optics, dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
DxOMark Main Score 101 84
DxOMark Photo 104 85
DxOMark Video 95 82
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single 5 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1.12µm 5 MP, f/2.0, 1/4'', 1.4µm
Functions HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps


Operating system - OS Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); Android One
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM670 Snapdragon 670 (10 nm) - Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz 360 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver) - Octa-core (4x2.5 GHz Kryo & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 615 Adreno 540
External memory No No
Internal memory 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Antutu 8 score 207368
Antutu 7 score 159213
GeekBench 5 Single Core 345
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 1300
GeekBench 4 Single Core 1603
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 5206
GeekBench 4 RenderScript 6426
GeekBench 4 Battery 4895

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Nano-SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD 5.0, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.59 W/kg (head)     1.54 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack Yes No
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Nokia OZO audio with 3 mics
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Other extras
- Fast battery charging 18W
-USB Power Delivery 2.0

- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 4.0)
-Wireless charging (Qi)
- IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Versions: G020A, G020E, G020B

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