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Google Pixel 6a

Google Pixel 6a
$429.00
Brand: Google
Category: Phones
  • Display: 6.1-inches AMOLED screen
  • Camera: 12.2MP Dual camera / 8MP front
  • Memory: 6GB RAM with 128GB ROM
  • Platform: Google Tensor / Android 12

Our Rating

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7
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 7 / 10
  • Camera Quality 7 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 7 / 10
  • Battery Performance 7 / 10

Overview

This is Google Pixel 6a, the smaller and most affordable options in the Pixel 6-series. It is given the same Tensor Chipset used on the vanilla Pixel 6, but comes in a more compact scree. Talking about screen, the 6a has a 6.1-inches OLED display with HDR and 1080 x 2400 pixels.

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The proprietary Google Tensor Chip on the inside is Mali-G78 MP20 GPU, along with 6GB RAM and a single 128-Gigs of built-in non-expandable storage. The other models does not offer expandable storage as well.

Coming to the camera department, the Pixel 6a is given dual sensor on it rear. This includes a 12.2-megapixel main snapper with f/1.7 aperture, dual pixel PDAF and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS).

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The secondary lens is an ultrawide 12-megapixel sensor with up to 114˚ FoV and F/2.2 aperture. Dual-LED flash is available on the rear, while the frontal shooter is a single 8-meapixel primary lens with F/2.0 aperture.

The device is given an under-display fingerprint scanner. It has a 4410mAh battery on the inside with 18W fast charger, while offering Google Android 12 out of the box. The support 5G network, and is IP67 rated for water and dust resistance, while Corning Gorilla Glass 3 is used on the front. The table below contains the full specifications of Google’s Pixel 6a smartphone.

Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 48, 66, 71 - All models
4G Network Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78 SA/NSA/Sub6 - All models
5G Network Bands HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (CA), 5G - All models
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

LAUNCH

Also Known As Alternative names for gadgets, as called in other markets or countries Pixel 6a
Models: GX7AS (International), GB62Z (USA and Canada)
Announced 2022, May 11
Status Available. Released 2022, July 21

BODY

Dimensions 152.2 x 71.8 x 8.9 mm
Weight 178 grams
Build <strong>Build</strong> refers to the built quality of the device Glass front (Gorilla Glass 3) / Plastic back / Aluminum frame
- IP67 dust/water resistant
SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Nano-SIM and/or eSIM

DISPLAY

Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) OLED touchscreen / 16M colors / HDR
Size 6.1 inches, (83.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (429 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 12
Chipset <strong>Chipset</strong> is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Google Tensor (5 nm)
CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (2x2.80 GHz Cortex-X1 & 2x2.25 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Mali-G78 MP20

MEMORY

RAM + ROM <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 6GB + 128GB
Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. No

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Double Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 12.2MP, F1.7, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS
Ultrawide: 12 MP, f/2.2, 115˚ FoV
Camera Features Autofocus / Continuous shooting / Digital zoom / HDR / Touch focus / Face detection / Dual-LED flash / gyro-EIS, OIS
Video Resolution [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel front camera
Camera Features F/2.0 aperture / Auto-HDR / panorama
Video Resolution [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Speaker Location Top and Chin
Audio Jack Type No

CONNECTIVITY

USB USB Type-C 3.1
Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE
Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
FM Radio No

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable 4410mAh Li-Ion battery
charging USB Power Delivery 3.0
Fast Charging Fast charging 18W

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Colors Sorta Seafoam, Stormy Black
Box Contents What is in the box, What is the box content, What accessories is in the box The phone—Pixel 6a
+ USB Type-C to Type-C charging cable.
+ Quick Switch Adaptor (USB Type-A to Type-C) for data transfers.
+ Documentation.
+ Sim ejector tool.

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