It’s been a long time that we were hearing about the upcoming Google smartphone. We also knew it was the Pixel 4a. Now, Google has finally gone official with this new Google Pixel 4a affordable smartphone. Google Pixel 3a was affordable and got popular for the price tag, following same the Pixel 4a is affordable as well. The Pixel 4a is officially launched today. Here, we’ll be discussing the specs, launch, availability, and price in Nepal of Google Pixel 4a.
The Google Pixel 4a is a mid-range premium smartphone. Google launched the smartphone in the very peak time in the market to compete with others. It is capable of competing with the OnePlus Nord and Apple iPhone SE 2.
Google Pixel 4a Overview
Design and Display
The screen size of the device is of 5.81-inches. It is an OLED panel with FHD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The phone will be handy and has the 19.5:9 aspect ratio with 443 ppi pixel density. There is a punch-hole cutout on the top left for the selfie shooter lens. In addition, it has Always-on Display (AoD) option as well and HDR + support.
It has a flat-screen protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The back is plastic built which might not give that premium feeling when on hand. On rear side, square setup for the camera includes LED flash. Below that, a fingerprint scanner is mounted. Above it has a 3.5mm headphone jack port. One the right side, volume button and the power button is placed. Similarly, there is a Type-C charging port to connect the charger.
Performance and Memory
Moving on to the performance, the device offers a decent processor; Snapdragon 730G. For a mid-range smartphone, this processor should be enough to deliver a good performance. Competing with the recent launched OnePlus Nord might be affected with this process as it has SD 765G. Furthermore, considering the battery of this device, this power saving processor suits perfectly.
Thus, it is available in only single RAM variant: i.e. 6GB. Similarly, there is no options for the memory too. Only 128GB internal storage variant is offered for now. These are LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.1 storage. So, they might feel a little slow and not enough to see for a mid-range device.
Google Pixel phone’s camera have always been an attracting point which stays same for the Pixel 4a too. But the device offers only 1 camera lens on rear and 1 on front. It might be disappointing to see a single camera lens on mid-range smartphone. Many midrange smartphones offer multiple sensor which is not in this device.
The rear camera lens is of 12.2 MP which features HDR support, OIS and EIS. Furthermore, it features portrait mode, night mode and also video stabilization through OIS. On the front, the device spots an 8MP wide angle lens.
Battery and Others
Getting to the batteries, it packs a 3,140 mAh battery which is comparatively bigger than the predecessor. And it supports 18W fast charging. Most importantly, the device runs on the Android 10.
Google Pixel 4a Price in Nepal and Availability
The Pixel 4a is priced at the $349. The pre-order is started in US. However, the sale will start form August 20. It will be available in India from October. Similarly, the Google Pixel 4a to be available soon in Nepal with an expected price of Rs. 45,000. And the only color option is Black.
|Model Name||Price in Nepal [Expected]*|
|Google Pixel 4a (6/128GB)||45,000*|
Google has also announced the 5G variant of Google Pixel 4a with the Pixel 5. So, we can expect the 5G smartphone from Google. Also, they have ticked the price will high about 150$ more than the LTE version we got today.
Google Pixel 4a Full Specifications
|Front Camera||8 MP|
|Back Camera||12.2 MP|
|Internal Storage||128 GB|
|Price in Nepal||Rs. 45,000 (6/128 GB) *|
|Price in India||INR 26,000 (6/128 GB) *|
|Other Markets||$ 349|
|Dimension||144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm|
|Sim Slot||Dual SIM (SIM and eSIM)|
|Operating System||Android 10|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Lens||8 MP, f/2.0, Wide lens (27 mm)|
|Optical Image Stabilization||No|
|Lens||12.2 MP, f/1.7, Wide lens (24 mm)|
|Flash||Yes, LED Flash|
|Optical Image Stabilization||Yes|
|Autofocus||Yes, Dual Pixel PDAF|
|Video||[email protected]/60/120fps, [email protected]; gyro-EIS|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G (8 nm)|
|Processor||Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)|
|Internal Storage||128 GB|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, Stereo Speakers|
|Wi-Fi Features||Hotspot, Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA|
|Bluetooth||5.1, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, QZSS, GALILEO|
|USB Type||Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Charging||18W Fast Charging USB Power Delivery 2.0|