Google Pixel 4a has been launched with a price tag of AU$599 Australia Dollar in Australia. This latest Android smartphone is scheduled to arrive before the end of August or September 2020. At the moment, Google Pixel 4a smartphone is available for pre-order through Google Store, JB HI Fi, Vodafone, and Norman.
The Google Pixel 4a is one of the cheapest Google’s mid-range Android smartphone with a compact body, impressive camera, and a good battery. It should also be noted that this particular variant in review features 4G network. According to a report from a reliable source, the 5G variant will be available later in the year. But before heading to those platforms above to pre-order, take a look at the features and full specifications of the smartphone below.
Google Pixel 4a comes with almost the same design as the predecessor, Pixel 3a. The smartphone comes with a matte plastic body with a thin bezel and a punch-hole selfie camera. In Australia, the Pixel 4a will be available in just Black colour. It features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor with 3.5mm audio jack.
In terms of display, the Pixel 4a sports a compact 5.81-inch FHD+ OLED display which has about 83.3% screen-to-body ratio and a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The screen is fully protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and features Always-on display and HDR certification to ensure you get the best visual experience.
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The Google Pixel 4a is equipped with an impressive single 12.2MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture. Just like the standard Pixel 4, Pixel 4a camera features LED flash to provide enough light when taking pictures in a low-light environment; HDR+, and Panorama. The camera captures up to 4K video at 30 frames per second which is quite impressive for a device of this price range.
At the front, the Pixel 4a hosts a single 8MP (wide) selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. The front camera features Auto-HDR to ensure you get good quality selfie shots.
Under the hood, the Google Pixel 4a is powered by Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 chipset, paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage. Sadly, the storage cannot be expanded via microSD card. For graphic/gaming, the Pixel 4a is armed with Adreno 618 GPU and runs Android 10 OS.
Battery and Connectivity
Google Pixel 4a comes with 3140 mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging technology. Other connectivity options include NFC, GPS, 5.1, A2DP, LE, and 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.
The Google Android smartphone features 4G network for fast browsing, rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. It supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM and/or eSIM) as well.
Google Pixel 4a Full Specifications
|Launch Date||August 2020 (Expected)|
|Price in Australia||AU$599|
|Price in US Dollars||$427 USD|
|Price in Nigeria||N162,400 Naira|
|Other Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Fingerprint Sensor Position||Rear-mounted|
|Audio Jack||Yes, 3.5 audio jack|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 (8 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)|
|Operating System||Android 10|
|Dimension||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|
|SIM||Nano-SIM and/or eSIM|
|Display Type||OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Screen Size||5.81 inches, 83.2 cm2 (~83.3% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio|
|Display Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Screen Density||443 ppi|
|Internal Memory||128 GB|
|Rear Camera (Dual)||12.2 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS|
|Rear Camera Features||LED flash, Auto-HDR, panorama|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected]/60/120fps; gyro-EIS|
|Front Camera (Single)||8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1.12µm|
|Front Camera Features||Auto-HDR|
|Front Video Resolution||[email protected]|
|Fast Charging||Yes- 18W fast charging|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G Network Bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO|
|3G Network Bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network Band||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|5G Network Bands||No|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.1, A2DP, LE|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|