This article will compare two smartphones Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 7a smartphones by Google.
Let’s compare the Google Pixel 8 smartphone and the Google Pixel 7a devices and find the best smartphone among the two.
Google Pixel 8 vs Google Pixel 7a
Google Pixel 8 smartphone has a better OLED display panel, with a large screen size of 6.2″ display, and comes with gorilla glass victus protection. The Pixel 7a smartphone offers an OLED display panel, with a screen size of 6.1″ display, and features gorilla glass 3 protection. Google Pixel 8 smartphone supports 120Hz Fast refresh rate and HDR10+ support, while the Google Pixel 7a offers 90Hz refresh rate and HDR support.
About the processor, the Pixel 8 smartphone is powered by the new Google Tensor G3 chipset with a fast and better primary clock speed of 3.0 GHz and provides a better performance than the Google Pixel 7a. The Pixel 7a smartphone packs with Google Tensor G2 chipset with a primary clock speed of 2.85 GHz.
Coming to the camera setup, Both smartphones offer a dual rear camera setup, but the Google Pixel 8 smartphone offers a 50MP main camera sensor and a 12MP ultrawide camera. The Google Pixel 7a smartphones feature a better 64MP main camera and a better 13MP ultrawide camera, but the Pixel 8 comes with AI features that make the Google Pixel 8 smartphone better in camera than the Pixel 7a.
Even in the front-facing camera setup, the Google Pixel 8 smartphone offers a 10.5MP selfie camera, whereas the Google Pixel 7a smartphone offers a better 13MP selfie camera.
Regarding battery backup, the Pixel 8 smartphone packs a big battery of 4575 mAh non-removable battery, and supports a fast wired charging of 27w, a wireless charge of 18w, and reverse wireless charging. Google Pixel 7a smartphone houses a 4385 mAh non-removable battery and supports 18w wired charging and 7.5w wireless charging.
In the final verdict, the Pixel 7a does offer better specs, than the Google Pixel 8 device, but when looking at the overall specifications, the Pixel 8 smartphone has turned out to be the best.
Google Pixel 8 vs Google Pixel 7a Specs
|Release Date||04 October 2023||10 May 2023|
|Dimensions||150.5 x 70.8 x 8.9 mm (5.93 x 2.79 x 0.35 in)||152 x 72.9 x 9 mm (5.98 x 2.87 x 0.35 in)|
|Weight||187 g||193.5 g|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e/7, tri-band, Wi-Fi Direct||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, tri-band|
|Bluetooth||5.3, A2DP, LE, aptX HD||5.3, A2DP, LE|
|Chipset||Google Tensor G3 (4 nm)||Google Tensor G2 (5 nm)|
|Primary Clock Speed||Nona-core (1×3.0 GHz Cortex-X3 & 4×2.45 GHz Cortex-A715 & 4×2.15 GHz Cortex-A510)||Octa-core (2×2.85 GHz Cortex-X1 & 2×2.35 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Operating System||Android 14||Android 13, upgradable to Android 14|
|GPU||Immortalis-G715s MC10||Mali-G710 MP7|
|Display||OLED, HDR10+, 1400 nits (HBM), 2000 nits (peak)||OLED, HDR, 90Hz|
|Screen Size||6.2 inches, 91.1 cm2 (~85.5% screen-to-body ratio)||6.1 inches, 90.7 cm2 (~81.8% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Screen Resolutions||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~428 ppi density)||1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~429 ppi density)|
|Rear Camera||50 MP, f/1.7, 25mm (wide), 1/1.31″, 1.2µm, multi-directional PDAF, Laser AF, OIS|
12 MP, f/2.2, 126˚ (ultrawide), 1/2.9″, 1.25µm, AF
|64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.73″, 0.8µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS|
13 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm
|Front Camera||10.5 MP, f/2.2, 20mm (ultrawide), 1/3.1″, 1.22µm, PDAF||13 MP, f/2.2, 20mm (ultrawide), 1.12µm|
|Storage||128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM||128GB 8GB RAM|
|Fingerprint Sensor||Under Display, Optical Fingerprint Sensor||Under Display, Optical Fingerprint Sensor|
|Battery Capacity||Li-Ion 4575 mAh, non-removable||Li-Po 4385 mAh, non-removable|
|Fast Charger||27W wired, PD3.0, PPS, 50% in 30 min (advertised)|
|18W wired, PD3.0|
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Comparing the overall specifications of the two devices, the Pixel 8 smartphone is better than the Google Pixel 7a smartphone.