After a long slip, Google has finally announced its latest wallet-friendly smartphone, the Pixel 4a. The search giant didn’t beat the start on a big drum, only reporting the arrival of the device in a short blog post. As you may have guessed from rumors, there will be no XL version of the phone this year, the Pixel 4a will be available in a single size – but in the end, two versions of this model will be released, the 4G release, which will be launched in August and the autumn. , a 5G variant that runs parallel to Pixel 5.
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The Pixel 4a comes with a 5.81-inch, 19.5: 9 aspect ratio 2340×1080 pixel OLED display, powered by Google he didn’t get into the increasingly wild upgrade rate battle in the forefront, the panel brings the “field” to 60 hertz, and in the upper left corner we find the front-facing camera that hit the display. The enclosure features a Snapdragon 730G processor with two 2.2 GHz Cortex-A76s and six 1.8 GHz Cortex-A55 cores and an Adreno 618 GPU. This is paired with 6 gigabytes of LPDDR4X RAM and 128 gigabytes of UFS 2.1 internal storage, but unfortunately there is no room for expansion.
(and the flash) is watching. With the back camera, the company doesn’t sell a baggy cat, it’s the same 12.2-megapixel sensor and f / 1.7 optics we could see in the Pixel 4 as well. In the latter model, the sensor is already proven, combined with Google's software image processing, it is one of the best cameras available on the market, which also puts a great value for money on the Pixel 4a. There's an 8-megapixel camera on the front panel, chances are it's inherited from Pixel 4.
Unfortunately, the situation isn't so rosy with the battery, although we've seen a smaller display size smaller than the 3140 mAh battery in the phone. the device may not decide operating time records. Unfortunately, wireless charging has also been left out of the repertoire, but this is an unfortunate sin in the mid-range – the device instead supports 18-watt charging based on the Power Delivery standard, plus the good news is that in addition to the USB-C jack, a traditional 3.5mm headphone
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among other things, the Pixel 4, which has a chunky upper handle due to its special sensors, will fit more comfortably in the pockets – and at least the matte cover back provides a pleasant feel, almost evoking the legendary Nexus 5.
The Pixel 4a is now pre-orderable with a net price tag of $ 350 and will be available for purchase from August 20th. Google did not overdo the color options here, the device will only be available in black. So the device comes with hardware that is considered common in the mid-range, the most attractive point of this is clearly the camera – and of course Google's direct control over the device, smartphone users will be among the first to receive both monthly security updates and new
Google has also revealed the price of the 5G version of the Pixel 4a, which will be available for sale for $ 499 net in the fall – but no details have been provided about the device, more information can be expected at the parallel launch of the Pixel 5. in the coming months.
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