Since the Apple has launched iPhone SE 2020, the mid-range smartphone market is heating up, first Oneplus, Realme, Xiaomi, Samsung followed the trend, now there is someone who is not so known for smartphone production, yes, Google entered in the competition on 3rd August when it launched the lighter version of pixel 4(which is not planned to be launched in India), pixel 4a(which will be available in India).
So this article is about the pixel 4a, which is launched to strengthen the competitiveness of the mid-range smartphone market.
Starting with the AnTuTu benchmark scores of Google pixel 4a, the global version of this phone scores 275,000 on the AnTuTu scale.
DESIGN AND DIMENSIONS
> let’s start by talking about the physical overview of the phone as what we see initially is the phone itself out of the box. The phone comes in the only black color you don’t get any options for colors.
> The phone weighs 143 gm which is quite lighter than the rest of the phones.
> The dimensions of this phone are 144×69.4×8.2 (mm).
> The phone packs the power and volume buttons on its right side and there is nothing except sim tray on the left side.
> The phone features the fingerprint on its back and the back is wholly black, the Google logo, the camera module, the fingerprint sensor. The back of this phone doesn’t invite any fingerprint marks and any other marks.
*Talking about the design and dimension of the phone it is of personal interest whether they like large phones or small phones, pixel 4a is suitable for one-handed use whereas others look so big in size. Colors are also of personal interest but glossy finishes un back are trending nowadays.
> The phone comes with the 5.81 inches long screen, OLED, bezel-less,punch hole display, and 82.74% screen to body ratio. This is the first pixel phone with a full-screen display.
> The resolution of the display is 1080×2340 pixels with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, along with the 444 PPI pixel density. The display supports full hd+ resolution and HDR.
> Also the display comes with Corning Gorilla glass v3 and 60 Hz refresh rate.
*On comparing, the display size is small in front of other competitors like one plus, realme, Xiaomi, Samsung. And other competitors provide a high refresh rate and better display at the same rate. So in terms of display, this phone looks last in the race.
> This device packs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset. Along with the octa-core (2.2 GHz, dual-core, kyro 470 + 1.8 GHz, Hexa core, kyro 470.), Architectured on 64bit.
> This phone features the Adreno 618 GPU.
> The phone is based on Android v10 (Q).
* Talking about the performance the scene is very clear, 730G looks the slowest chipset in front of 765G, 855+, and A13 Bionic chip. It is 20% slow than the 765G.
> this device comes with single cameras setup on both the ends but don’t worry photos clicked on this are phenomenal.
> On the backside the phone features a single 12.2 MP with the f/1.7 aperture and 77° wide-angle lens.
> it can record 4k videos @ 30fps, 1080 @ 60 and 30 fps and 120 fps and 720 @ 30, 60, and super slow-mo 240fps.
> And on the front it comes with a punch-hole camera design which is of 8 MP with the f/2.0 aperture.
* This phone comes in the minority group of devices which features only one camera setup on both the sides, whereas, the other phones come with quad-camera setup even on the backside, but thanks to the Google’s intelligent image processing software and improved algorithms which makes photography easy peasy on this phone, just open the camera and start shooting.
* Camera is a thing where pixel phones can never be beaten, they perform outstandingly in terms of camera performance especially the low light photography which leaves behind everyone even with a single camera.
- This phone comes with 6GB & 128Gb storage variants only.
- A 3140 mAh Li-ion battery capacity with 18 w quick charge. You get Type-C port.
- Dual Volte 4G sim connectivity, among which one is e-sim. Also, it supports all 4G bands in India, but this device lacks in 5G connectivity.
- 3.5 mm Jack is also available in this phone.
- This phone features other sensors like proximity sensor, accelerometer, barometer, compass, gyroscope, and light sensor along with the fingerprint sensor.
- This device features Bluetooth v5.1.
- you also get the subscription of 3 months of Google one, YouTube premium, and Google pass.
- One feature which you won’t get in any other phone is off Live caption for any video being played on any platform and for this you don’t need an internet connection.
- This phone is priced in India at Rs. 26,290
BUY THIS BECAUSE –
- This phone comes with the stock Android which means no bloatware in this phone, you can consider buying this if you are a Google fan, Google guarantees the minimum of 3 years major Android updates and other security updates, which means you’ll be experiencing the android 11,12,13 on this device.
- This device is adequate for one-hand use, it fits in your hand, lightweight, rounded curves and non-slippery design makes it so smooth to use in one hand.
- Another reason which makes your decision of purchasing this device strong is, it’s camera performance.From the first impression, this phone looks last in the race of camera performance as it features only single cameras on both sides, but don’t get offended when your quad-camera phone clicks lower in status photos than the pixel 4a. This phone performs exceptionally in terms of photos and clicks outstanding and so satisfactory photos in every scenario and there are no words to talk about its low light photography, which is so superior and it sets the bars for other competitors.
DON’T BUY THIS BECAUSE –
- Don’t consider buying this if you are a rough user and gaming lover as the CPU and GPU are not equivalent to what others are providing at this range.
- Don’t consider buying this if you want a long-lasting battery because the battery will be dead by the end of the day even on average use.