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|
|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)|
|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|
Google Pixel OS
|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)|
|Internal||128GB 6GB RAM|
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|
|SOUND||Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|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|
|USB||USB Type-C 3.1|
|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|
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.
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.