After long speculation about the Pixel 4a, rumors about Google not releasing mid-range phones this year. Now Google has launched Pixel 4a - albeit with a little delay. Growing up from Pixel 3a, the 4a now comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The 4a is powered by a Snapdragon 730. In terms of computing power, it remains slightly behind comparable smartphones such as the OnePlus Nord. The price of Google Pixel 4a is set at $349 in the United States and other international markets. The price of the Pixel 4a in Nepal can be expected at Rs. 49,999.
Pixel 4A Details
Pixel 4a is an amazing mid-range phone that costs $349 which directly competes with phones like OnePlus Nord and iPhone SE. As with every Pixel, there is no SD card slot, which is now more to be tolerated. Besides, Google has lowered the price: While the 3a still costs $349.
Design and Display
The biggest upgrade is seen in the display of the phone. This time the company has used the hole-punch. The Pixel 4a is in a way the light variant of Pixel 4 launched last year.
The Google Pixel 4a offers a 5.81-inch full-HD + (1,080x2,340 pixels) OLED display with a 19.5: 9 aspect ratio and a pixel density of 443 PPI. The phone has an always-on display with HDR support.
The camera is the specialty of this phone and Google phones are always superior in terms of a camera even with a single lens. The Pixel 4a has a 12-megapixel camera sensor at the back, which has an f/1.7 aperture and comes with an LED flash. The rear camera supports HDR+ with dual exposure control, portrait mode, top shot, astrophotography capabilities with Night Sight, and fused video stabilization. It comes equipped with optical image stabilization (OIS) to reduce the effect of normal shaking. For the selfie, the phone gets an 8-megapixel camera sensor at the front, which includes an f/2.0 aperture.
Hardware and Performance
The phone is powered by the Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset and comes equipped with 6 GB LPDDR4x RAM. Google Pixel 4A runs on Android 10 and comes with the same features as Google Pixel 4. The phone includes 128GB of internal storage. Customers who want more storage may feel a little frustrated, as the phone does not support a microSD card.
Google Pixel 4a comes with a new Google Assistant, which gives you the option to send text messages and control apps well. You also get real-time transcription support in English and the special thing is that it also includes Google’s special recorder app. Also, Pixel 4a comes with live caption support.
Battery, Connectivity and Others
Google has provided a 3,140mAh battery in the Pixel 4A, which supports 18W fast charging. It comes with USB Type-C Adapter, which works with USB PD 2.0 (power delivery). The phone has stereo speakers and two microphones with noise suppression support. The dimensions of the phone are 144x69.4x8.2 millimeters and weighing 143 grams.
Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 AC, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS / A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C and 3.5mm headphone jack. The phone includes an accelerometer sensor, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. There is also a fingerprint sensor at the back. The new model does not include a Soli chip like the Pixel 4, so it does not come with motion sensing and gesture control.
Pixel 4A Specifications
- Display: 5.81″ OLED, FHD+ (1080x2340px) resolution,443 ppi density, HDR, AOD
- Protection: Gorilla Glass 3, plastic frame
- Rear camera: Single camera setup
- 12.2 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55”, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
- Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@9A60fps, gyro-EIS
- Front camera: 8MP with f/2.0 aperture, 1080p @30fps
- Chipset: Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G (8 nm)
- GPU: Adreno 618
- Memory 128GB Storage, 6GB RAM
- Battery: 3140 mAh, 18W fast charging
- Connectivity: Single SIM (4G), Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac/ax, USB-C
- Misc: Rear-mounted fingerprint reader
Pixel 4A Price in Nepal and Availability
Google Pixel 4A’s 6 GB RAM + 128 GB model has been launched in the US for $349. The phone is initially available for pre-order in the US through Google Store and Google Fi. It is available from August 20 on Google Store, BestBuy.com, Amazon, and some other stores. While it comes to the Nepali market, Google Pixel 4A doesn’t seem to be coming soon. The expected price of the Pixel 4A in Nepal is Rs. 49,999. It has launched in a single color variant of Jet Black.
|Variants||International Price||Price in Nepal|
|Pixel 4A (6/128GB)||$349||Rs. 49,999|
Pixel 4A is a great camera smartphone with best software experience from Google. The competitors of this handset in the market is Realme 7 Pro, OnePlus Nord, iPhone SE and some others. Don’t forget to check the latest price list of all smartphones in Nepal.