For the last two years, many smartphones has tried its best to match up with Pixel smartphone when it comes to camera. In that way, Google has introduced its latest smartphones Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. Google has brought out the best in these two new smartphones at a much reasonable price. The hardware issues which were seen in other Pixel 3 phones which are not seen in this smartphone.
This smartphone looks similar to Pixel 3, but there are many changes too. The size of Pixel 3A is bigger and bezels at the bottom are thicker. This phone was released on 15th May, 2019. This phone comes at the rate of Rs. 30,999 for 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage capacity. It is one of the best phones under Rs.35,000. This phone has two colors such as Just Black, Clearly White colors.
This smartphone has an impressive display that delivers a good viewing experience. There are average internal memory and no expandable storage slot, which is the only drawback of this device. This phone uses Dragontrail strengthened glass instead of Corning’s Gorilla Glass. Google pixel 3a has the latest version of Android 9.0 Pie, and will get a minimum of 3 years of OS and security updates.
Google Pixel 3A has a 5.6-inch OLED display having a screen resolution of 1,080 x 2,220 pixels and a density of 441 PPI. It offers a good viewing experience over the bezel-less display. The aspect ratio of this phone is 18.5:9. The viewing angles are wide and the color reproductions are accurate and vibrant. The screen is protected by Dragontrail strengthened glass to avoid scratching. It has a Capacitive Touchscreen and a Multi-touch touch screen.
|Screen Size||5.6 inches (14.22 cm)|
|Screen Resolution||1080 x 2220 pixels|
|Pixel Density||441 PPI|
|Touch Screen||Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch|
Google Pixel 3A measures at the height of 151.3 mm, weight of 147 grams, width of 70.1 mm, and thickness of 8.2 mm. The back of the phone is made up of Polycarbonate material.
|Build Material||Back: Polycarbonate|
|Colors||Just Black, Clearly White|
Google Pixel 3A is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 670. It is paired with Octa-core (2 GHz, Dual-core, Kryo 360 + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 360). It has a 64-bit architecture. The graphics of this phone is powered by Adreno 615 GPU. It has 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage capacity for heavy gaming and multi-tasking. There is no expandable storage memory in this phone. It supports USB OTG.
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 670|
|Processor||Octa-core (2 GHz, Dual-core, Kryo 360 + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 360)|
|Internal Memory||64 GB|
|USB OTG Support||Available|
Google Pixel 3A has a good battery backup. It sports Li-on 3000 mAh battery backup. This phone can last for 14 to 15 hours on moderate to heavy usage. There is no user-replaceable no wire-less charging in this phone. But, there is a USB Type C charger available with this phone.
|Battery Capacity||3000 mAh|
Looking into the camera, both Pixel 3 and Pixel 3A features the same camera features. It has a single rear camera setup of 12MP with an f/1.8 aperture with dual pixel PDAF, Dual-LED flash, HDR, and panorama. It includes features such as Night Mode, Portrait mode, and Super Res Zoom.
The images clicked from this phone is clear and vibrant. The color on Pixel 3A images are accurate. The Night mode pictures are really good. A new feature called time-lapse are also found in this smartphone where you can set frames to record at various intervals. The video shot are clear and steady.
The front camera also does a good job where it captures natural-looking selfie pictures. It has 8 MP f/2.0, Wide Angle Primary Camera with HDR.
Video recording maxes out at 4k 30fps for the primary camera and 1080p for the selfie camera.
|Resolution||12.2 MP f/1.8, Wide Angle (76° field-of-view) Primary Camera|
|Sensor||Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor|
|Autofocus||Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus|
|Optical Image Stabilisation||Available|
|Flash||Dual LED Flash|
|Image Resolution||4032 x 3024 Pixels|
|Settings||Exposure compensation, ISO control|
|Shooting Modes||Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Camera Features||Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus|
|Video Recording||3840×2160 @ 30 fps, 1920×1080 @ 60 fps, 1280×720 @ 240 fps|
|Resolution||8 MP f/2.0, Wide Angle Primary Camera|
|Camera features||Fixed Focus|
|Video Recording||1920×1080 @ 30 fps, 1280×720 @ 30 fps|
Network and connectivity:
Google Pixel 3A has only one Nano-SIM which supports 4G, 3G, 2G. Connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS with A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, etc.
|SIM Size||SIM1: Nano|
|Network Support||4G, 3G, 2G|
|SIM 1||4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)|
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed: 5.75 Mbit/s ↑ 600 Mbit/s (LTE category 11)
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO|
|Wi-Fi Features||Mobile Hotspot|
|GPS||with A-GPS, Glonass|
|USB Connectivity||Mass storage device, USB charging|
Google Pixel 3A does not have FM radio. It has 3.5 mm audio audio jack loudspeaker which sits on the top along with a secondary microphone.
|Sound||Loudspeaker, 3.5 mm audio jack|
Google Pixel 3A has fingerprint sensors and it is on the Rear of the phone. There are other sensors available such as Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope.
|Fingerprint Sensor Position||Rear|
|Other Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope|
Google Pixel 3A FAQs:
1. What is the price of Google Pixel 3A in India?
Google Pixel 3A price in India is Rs. 30,999 for 4GB/64GB.
2. When was Google Pixel 3A launched in India?
Google Pixel 3A launched in India on May 15, 2019.
3. What are the colors available in Google Pixel 3A?
The colors available in Google Pixel 3A is Black, Clearly White, and Purple-ish color options.
4. What is the battery capacity of Google Pixel 3A?
Google Pixel 3A has a battery capacity of 3000 mAh that includes an 18W Type-C charger.
5. What is the screen resolution of Google Pixel 3A?
The screen resolution of Google Pixel 3A is 1,080 x 2,220 pixels.