Google Pixel 4a Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Not Great !!

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.

Google Pixel 4a


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.

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Check out Google Pixel 4a Specifications:

General Features
Brand Google
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)
GPU Adreno 618
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
Other Features Auto-HDR
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
RAM and Storage
Internal Memory 128 GB
Expandable Memory No
Battery Capacity & Features
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3140 mAh battery
Fast battery Charging Fast charging 18W
Wireless Charging No
Internet & Connectivity
3G Yes
4G Yes
5G No
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
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
Water Proof No
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Additional Features & Apps USB Power Delivery 2.0

Disclaimer: We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct. Source
Check out iPhone 12 Mini which is a competitor to Pixel 4a

7.5 Total Score
Not Great !!

Google Pixel 4a smartphone comes with average features & performance for its price. We suggest to pick One Plus mobiles in this range as they offer more value than this smartphone.

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