Google Pixel 7a vs. Motorola Edge 40: Specifications Compared

Features
Pixel 7a
Motorola Edge 40
Release Date
May 11, 2023
May 23, 2023
Display
6.2 inch Full HD+ OLED Display (90Hz)
6.55 inch Full HD+ pOLED Curved Display (144Hz)
Operating System
Android 13
Android 13
Processor
Google Tensor G2
Dimensity 8020 (Octa Core @2.6GHz)
RAM
8 GB
8 GB
Internal Storage
128
256
Primary Camera
64MP + 13MP
50MP + 13MP
Front Camera
13MP
32MP
Battery Capacity
4300 mAh
4400 mAh
Connectivity
5G, 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC
5G, 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC
Water Protection
IP67
IP68
Quick Charging
Yes
TurboPower 68W Wired & 15W Wireless
Fingerprint Sensor
Side-mounted
In-Display
Dimensions
70.4 mm x 156.2 mm x 8.8 mm
71.99 mm x 158.43 mm x 7.58 mm
SIM Type
Dual Sim(Physical + eSIM)
Dual Sim(Physical + eSIM)
Weight
193.5g
171g
Micro USB Version
2.0 (Type C)
2.0 (Type C)
Software Updates
3 OS, 5 Security
2 OS, 3 Security
Charger in Box?
No
Yes

Display

The Motorola Edge 40 features a larger 6.55-inch Full HD+ pOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate, offering smooth and vibrant visuals. In contrast, the Google Pixel 7a has a 6.2-inch Full HD+ OLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate.

Operating System

Both phones run on Android 13, providing the latest software features and updates. Speaking of updates, the Pixel 7a promise at least 3 years of Android updates and 5 years of security updates.

On the other hand, the Edge 40 will receive 2 years of software updates and 3 years of security.

Processor and Performance

The Motorola Edge 40 is equipped with a Dimensity 8020 octa-core processor, while the Google Pixel 7a features the Google Tensor G2 processor. Both offer reliable performance for everyday tasks and multitasking.

RAM and Storage

Both phones come with 8 GB of RAM, ensuring smooth performance. The Motorola Edge 40 offers a larger internal storage capacity of 256 GB, while the Google Pixel 7a has 128 GB of storage.

Camera

The Motorola Edge 40 boasts a dual-camera setup with a 50MP main camera and a 13MP ultrawide angle camera. On the other hand, the Google Pixel 7a features a dual camera setup at the back (64MP + 13MP).

The former can capture selfies @32MP while the 7a has an upfront shooter @13MP.

Battery

The Motorola Edge 40 packs a 4400 mAh battery, while the Google Pixel 7a comes with a slightly smaller 4300 mAh battery. Both phones should provide sufficient battery life for a day of regular usage.

Connectivity

Both phones support 5G, 4G, and 3G networks, along with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and NFC. They offer similar connectivity options.

Water Protection

The Motorola Edge 40 comes with an IP68 rating, providing dust and water resistance. The Google Pixel 7a has a slightly lower IP67 rating, offering some protection against water and dust.

Quick Charging

The Edge 40 supports TurboPower 68W wired charging and 15W wireless charging. The Google Pixel 7a also supports quick charging but the specific charging speeds are not mentioned on its official listing.

Fingerprint Sensor

The Motorola Edge 40 features an in-display fingerprint sensor, while the Google Pixel 7a has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Dimensions and Weight

The Motorola Edge 40 has dimensions of 71.99 mm x 158.43 mm x 7.58 mm and weighs 171 grams. The Google Pixel 7a measures 72.9 mm x 152 mm x 9 mm and weighs 193.5 grams.