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Google Pixel 4a, data sheet of characteristics and price

25 mayo, 2021

You have to go back to nothing less than December of last year to see how the first rumors about the Pixel 4a already pointed to a perforated screen without borders and the Snapdragon 730 as a possible brain of the future. budget phone from google. Since then, the leaks around this terminal have not stopped happening until a few days ago it was even seen for a short time in the Google Store.

Today, finally, Google has officially presented the successor to the Pixel 3a, or what is the same, to the economic variant of the Pixel 4 that we met back in October 2019. As expected, on this occasion, there is no XL variant, as the company considers that the size of the new Pixel 4a is adequate for the type of user it is aimed at. Let’s see in detail what this new phone is like whose launch, like many other things, has been affected by the COVID-19 crisis (as the brand itself has recognized).

Google Pixel 4a datasheet

Google Pixel 4a


5.81-inch OLED (19.5: 9)
Resolution FullHD + (2,340 x 1,080 pixels), HDR
Gorilla Glass 3


Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 2.2GHz
Adreno 618 GPU
Titan M security chip




128 GB


Android 10


12.2 MP f / 1.7 Dual Pixel
OIS and EIS stabilization
77º field of view
4K video at 30 fps / HD at 240 fps


8 MP f / 2.0
Fixed focus
84º field of view
Full HD video at 30fps


3,140 mAh
18W USB-PD 2.0 fast charging


Dual 4G / eSIM
WiFi 5
Bluetooth 5.1 + LE
GPS / GLONASS / Galileo / QZSS / BeiDou
USB type C 3.1
Headphone jack


Rear fingerprint reader


144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm

143 grams


389 euros

Jump in screen, processor and memory

Pixel 4a 3

In a polycarbonate body with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3 glass coating, the new Pixel 4a hides the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730, a 64-bit octa-core chipset along with the Adreno 618 GPU and the Titan M security module. In this case, it is accompanied by 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage, in addition to the Android 10 operating system.

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One of the big changes compared to the previous generation is its borderless screen, which dispenses with the upper frame to opt for a perforation in the upper left corner. This is a 5.81-inch OLED panel with FullHD + resolution (2,340 x 1,080 pixels), a 100,000: 1 contrast ratio and HDR compatibility.

To feed itself, it has a 3,140 mAh battery with 18 W fast charge, and as methods of biometric identification, it again opts for facial recognition and a rear fingerprint reader. Also noteworthy are its stereo speakers and its two microphones to reduce noise, as well as its connectivity options, in which nothing is missing: eSIM, NFC, USB-C, minijack, etc.

Some cameras that are familiar to us

Pixel 4a 10

If we look at the photographic equipment of the new Pixel 4a, we will not find great differences with that of its predecessor, although it is true that the front camera is now housed in the hole of the screen, and the rear camera, in a square module similar to the Pixel 4.

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In fact, that rear camera mounts the same 12.2 MP sensor as the Pixel 4, with Dual Pixel technology, f / 1.7 aperture, 77 ° field of view and OIS + EIS stabilization (optical and electronic). This camera is capable of recording 4K video at 30 fps and includes functions such as HDR + in Real Time, dual exposure controls, Night Vision with Astrophotography, portrait mode or High Resolution Zoom.

The front camera, meanwhile, has a 8 MP sensor with a pixel size of 1.12 μm, aperture f / 2.0, fixed focus and 84 ° field of view. In this case, it is capable of recording video at 1080p at 30 fps.

Versions and prices of the Google Pixel 4a

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The new Pixel 4a arrives in a matte black color and in a single configuration with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. It will go on sale at a official price of 389 euros on October 1, but from September 10 it can be reserved already in the official Google store.

In addition, Google has announced that this fall it will launch a 5G version of the Pixel 4a (along with the Pixel 5) whose price will start at $ 499. At the moment, it has not confirmed more details about its future phones, except that they will be available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Japan, Taiwan and Australia.