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Google Pixel 6a

google pixel 6a review

Google has announced the Google Pixel 6a on May 11, 2022.

Google Pixel 6a

The Google Pixel 6a is an Android smartphone designed, developed, and marketed by Google as part of the Google Pixel product line. It serves as a mid-range variant of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. The device was announced on May 11, 2022 as part of Google I/O’s keynote speech.

NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G

Google Pixel 6a Release Date

LAUNCH Announced 2022, May 11
Status Available. Released 2022, July 21

Size

BODY Dimensions 152.2 x 71.8 x 8.9 mm (5.99 x 2.83 x 0.35 in)
Weight 178 g (6.28 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3), aluminum frame, plastic back
SIM Nano-SIM and/or eSIM
  IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)

Display Size

DISPLAY Type OLED, HDR
Size 6.1 inches, 90.7 cm2 (~83.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~429 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  Always-on display

Google Pixel OS

PLATFORM OS Android 12
Chipset Google Tensor (5 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2×2.80 GHz Cortex-X1 & 2×2.25 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G78 MP20

Storage

MEMORY Card slot No
Internal 128GB 6GB RAM
  UFS 3.1

Google Pixel Camera

MAIN CAMERA Dual 12.2 MP, f/1.7, 27mm, (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.2, 17mm, 114˚ (ultrawide), 1.25µm
Features Dual-LED flash, Pixel Shift, Auto-HDR, panorama
Video 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps; gyro-EIS, OIS

 

SELFIE CAMERA Single 8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1.12µm
Features Auto-HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps

 

SOUND Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack No

Communication

COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB USB Type-C 3.1

Extra Features

FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Google Pixel Battery

BATTERY Type Li-Po 4410 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 18W
USB Power Delivery 3.0

 

MISC Colors Chalk, Charcoal, Sage
Models GX7AS, GB62Z, G1AZG
Price $ 399.00 / € 445.22 / £ 393.56 / ₹ 1,599 / C$ 738.99

 

TESTS Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal)
Battery life Endurance rating 94h

google pixel 6a review

google pixel 6a

Hardware

The Google Pixel 6a is built with an aluminum frame, a plastic back and powerful Gorilla Glass 3 for the screen. The design includes a camera bar and two-tone color scheme on the back similar to the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. The device is available in different colors Chalk, Charcoal, Sage. It has stereo loudspeakers, one located on the bottom edge and the other doubling as the earpiece. A USB-C port is used for charging and connecting other accessories.

The Pixel 6a uses the Google Tensor system-on-chip, with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of non-expandable UFS 3.1 internal storage.

The Pixel 6a has a 4410 mAh of strong battery, and is capable of fast charging at up to 18 W. It has an IP67 water protection rating.

The Pixel 6a features a 6.1 inch 1080p OLED display with HDR support. The display has a 20:9 aspect ratio, and a circular cutout in the upper center for the front-facing camera.

The Pixel 6a includes dual rear-facing cameras. The wide 27 mm f/1.7 lens has the Sony Exmor IMX363 12.2-megapixel sensor, while the ultrawide 114° f/2.2 lens has a 12-megapixel sensor; the front-facing camera uses an 8-megapixel sensor. It is capable of recording 4K video at 30 or 60 fps.

Software

The Pixel 6a ships with Android 12 at launch. It is expected to receive 3 years of major OS upgrades and 5 years of security updates. The device received an update with a bootloader to activate modding in the first weeks after its release.

Google Pixel is a brand of consumer electronic devices developed by Google that run either Chrome OS or the Android operating system. The Pixel brand was introduced in 2013 with the first-generation Chromebook Pixel. The Pixel line includes laptops, tablets, and smartphones, as well as several accessories.

 

 

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