The objective of Google with the Pixel 4a, in a market like the current one, is to offer a versatile, powerful and optimal performance at a competitive price. The device that is presented today, according to the firm communicates’ will continue to have the features that users like, such as a good camera and updates that improve the phone over time, all included in a stylish hardware at a more affordable price. ‘
And that’s the secret. Google Pixel 4a, according to the tests carried out, is a team of very good level and performance, which maintains the aesthetic hallmarks of the Pixel family and is offered at a very accessible price of 389 euros.
The 4th stands out for a good battery, a camera with capabilities for optimal photos in different (and difficult) situations, and a high level of security Enterprise grade, as it has the Titan M chip that will receive guaranteed updates for a minimum of 3 years.
Another noteworthy fact is that it includes the application Google emergencies, which helps the user to contact emergency services, if necessary.
Do not forget that Google has also included Android accessibility functions, developed in collaboration with the community of people with special needs. Now the Automatic subtitles they work on phone calls (in English); and integrates the rest of the accessibility functions of Android such as Voice Access, The Instant transcription.
Finally note that the owner of the equipment will be able to enjoy unlimited storage for high-quality photos and videos with Google Photos.
At first glance the camera system of the new Pixel seems very simple, however the results are surprising, since it integrates the same possibilities as the Pixel 4 although with a new design, but also with HDR +, dual exposure controls, Portrait Mode, Best Shot, Night Vision with Astrophotography and video stabilization. A proven claim from Google is that you can take amazing photos, even if the lighting isn’t right. It can even take photos of the Milky Way and in this regard, it challenges users to take the test.
Ultimately, the Pixel 4a camera includes outstanding features such as real-time HDR +, dual exposure controls, night vision with Astrophotography and ability to share on social networks, portrait mode and zoom.
Design and configuration
Pixel 4a arrives in black and features a 5.8 inch OLED screen. Its matte finish reduces visible fingerprints and includes the characteristic power button of the Pixel in mint green. The screen is borderless and offers an optimal immersive experience. The front camera is integrated into the screen. The model includes something that is already rare and useful: a headphone jack 3.5 mm.
In addition to functions like Tape recorder, which now connects with Google Docs to save and share transcripts and recordings (available in English), Pixel 4a will feature useful experiences like the app Personal security for real-time emergency notifications.
It also has Instant Subtitles, which offers real-time text (in English) for videos and audios. As a novelty, with the launch of Pixel 4a, and available to users of Pixel 2, 3, 3a y 4, this functionality will be operative in audio and video calls.
Another curiosity for music lovers, it offers the function: its ringing.
Processor and storage
It has a mobile platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G, a face Titan M for device security, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage with an intelligent consumption battery that improves autonomy, greater than 24 hours. It adapts to how your favorite applications are used and reduces the consumption of those that are rarely used. Integrates fast charge.
Google Assistant is available on Pixel 4a to assist in performing multiple tasks at oncesuch as finding a photo or sending a text message.
The new Pixel 4a fabric covers will also be available at three new colors and allow you to customize the product. They are made of a soft fabric made with more than 70% of recycled materials machine washable
The Google Pixel Buds they offer good sound, clear calls and the help of the Google Assistant by voice.
Pixel 4a specs, in depth
5.81-inch (147.6mm) perforated front-facing, always-on display
OLED FHD+ (1080×2340) a 443 ppp
Aspect ratio 19.5: 9
100,000: 1 contrast ratio
24-bit depth for 16 million colors
Dimensions: 144mm (height) x 69.4mm (width) x 8.2mm (depth)
3,140 mAh battery
6 GB 128 GB capacity LPDDR4x RAM and memory
Procesadores: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 a 2,2 GHz + 1,8 GHz, 8 núcleos y 64 bits Adreno 618.
Titan M security module
12.2 MP rear camera with Dual Pixel technology
Electronic and optical image stabilization
Aperture ƒ / 1.7
77 ° field of view
8 MP front camera
1.12 μm pixel size
84 ° field of view
Rear camera video capable of recording in 4K
Pixel Imprint: rear fingerprint sensor to unlock device
Charging: 18W USB-C adapter with USB-PD 2.0
18W fast charge
Connectors: USB Type-C, 3.5mm audio jack
2 microphones. Noise reduction
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO 2×2 (2,4 GHz y 5 GHz)
Bluetooth 5.1 + LE, A2DP (HD available: AptX, AptX HD, LDAC y AAC)
Latest version Android 10 and Google Assistant with Lens
Security and operating system updates for a minimum of 3 years 9
Materials: Polycarbonate body
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 glass coating
2 year warranty