Google Pixel 4a high-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Google Pixel 4a advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems, and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Currently, it is available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.
Best Price: Rs.31,999(India), $599(USA)
Google Pixel 4a Advantages (Pros):
- Google Pixel 4a comes with the latest Android OS 10, upgradable to Android 11.
- It offers a 5.81-inch OLED capacitive touchscreen with a good screen-to-body ratio of 83.3% and Multitouch in it.
- Its display has good pixel density for its full HD resolution(~443 PPI) with a 19:5:9 aspect ratio.
- The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
- Supports Always-on display.
- Google Pixel 4a comes with a stock Android user interface that offers great features and smooth performance.
- It is built with a glass front that is made up of Gorilla Glass 3, plastic back, and surrounded by the plastic frame.
- The device is very lightweight to carry with just 143g and 8.2 mm in thickness.
- It supports Nano-SIM and/or eSIM.
- Google Pixel 4a has equipped with Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G (8 nm) Chipset and the performance is good with no lags.
- It encompasses with Octa-core processor and Adreno 618 GPU. So gaming performance is good.
- It provides 6 GB of RAM for uninterrupted multitasking.
- Brings an internal memory of 128 GB.
- It offers a 12.2 MP (f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS) rear camera with additional features like LED flash, Auto-HDR, panorama.
- The main camera supports quad HD video recording at 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps; gyro-EIS.
- It offers an 8 MP (f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1.12µm) front-facing camera with additional features like Auto-HDR.
- The selfie camera supports full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
- It has a battery capacity of 3140 mAh(Non-removable) which is average for heavy usage. Supports Fast charging 18W.
- Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type C, 3G, 4G, NFC.
- Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.
- It offers great loudspeakers and a 3.5 mm headphone jack
- It is available in Just Black, Barely Blue colors to choose from.
- Google Pixel 4a supports additional features like USB Power Delivery 2.0.
Google Pixel 4a Disadvantages (Cons):
- Costly for its features.
- No wireless charging support.
- No dual camera set up.
- No 3.5 mm headphone jack support.
- Battery capacity is very poor. So it won’t last for a full working day.
- No water or dust resistance.
- Old design style nothing great.
- No microSD slot to expand memory.
Check out Google Pixel 4a Specifications:
|Model Name||Pixel 4a|
|SIM Type||Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Operating System||Android 10, upgradable to Android 11|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G (8 nm)|
|Processor||Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)|
|Colors||Just Black, Barely Blue|
|Accessories in Box||—|
|Display & Dimensions|
|Touch Screen||OLED, HDR|
|Size||5.81 inches, 83.2 cm2 (~83.3% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~443 ppi density)|
|Dimensions||144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm (5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 in)|
|Weight||143 g (5.04 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), plastic back, plastic frame|
|Other Display Features||Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Always-on display|
|Main Camera Features|
|Single Camera||12.2 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS|
|Other Features||LED flash, Auto-HDR, panorama|
|Video Recording||4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps; gyro-EIS|
|Selfie Camera Features|
|Single Camera||8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1.12µm|
|RAM and Storage|
|Internal Memory||128 GB|
|Battery Capacity & Features|
|Type||Non-removable Li-Ion 3140 mAh battery|
|Fast battery Charging||Fast charging 18W|
|Internet & Connectivity|
|Wifi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|USB Connectivity||USB Type-C 3.1|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Additional Features & Apps||USB Power Delivery 2.0|
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