The newly launched Google Pixel 4a gives you the best of Google in an affordable, one-hand-friendly package. A clean Android interface with three years of guaranteed updates and a seriously impressive photography experience considering the Pixel 4a has just one rear camera. The smartphone comes with a 5.81 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution. The screen of the device is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
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- minimalist design can easily be used one-handed
- Headphone jack included, plus stereo speakers
- Lacks a premium finish
|Operating System||Android 10|
2340 x 1080
60Hz refresh rate
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 730|
|Memory||6GB RAM LPDDR4x|
|Rear Camera||12.2MP dual-pixel
Phase detect autofocus
|Security||Rear capacitive fingerprint sensor|
3.5mm headphone jack
|Charging||18W wired charging
|Dimensions||144 x 69.4 x 8.2mm|
It’s also great that Google once again offers an AMOLED panel, ensuring that colours are vibrant and blacks are as deep as can be. There’s also the Pixel 4a’s battery, which weighs in at 3,140 mAh.
First and foremost the Pixel 4a is getting the same three years of software updates that the Pixel 4 and upcoming Pixel 5 get, and they also get the same Feature Drops as well, from Bedtime and Personal Safety to whatever fun stuff comes in the coming months after Android 11 launches. the Pixel 4a is now the cheapest unlocked phone that is compatible with Wi-Fi calling on all four carriers since AT&T continues to be an out-of-touch stick-in-the-mud when it comes to basic safety features. The Pixel 4a comes with Google’s stock Android 10 operating system, which runs well and is easy to navigate.
As midrange smartphones are now coming with a triple and even quad-cameras, the Pixel 4a’s Astrophotography feature, dead-simple camera UI, and distinct style of photography that it produces makes it competitive enough to stand out in its class. The screen is plenty bright and nicely sharp.
COST PRICE AND RELEASE DATE
The Google Pixel 4a price is $349 / £349 / AU$599. There are no configuration options, there’s no, larger Pixel 4a XL, and there’s only one colour: Just Black. It’s also comfortably cheaper than its flagship namesakes, the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL.
The Google Pixel 4a release date for the US is August 20, but the rest of the world will have a long wait.
The Pixel 4a release date in Australia is September 10, while the Pixel 4a release date in the UK is all the way off on October 1 (with pre-orders starting here on September 10) – two months after the phone’s launch.