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All About The Google Pixel 4a

author Luis Silva (Updated on: July 2021)

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What You Should Know About The Pixel 4a





Considering their rivals:

- Its performance is 28% below the average (1626 vs. 2274).

- Its display is 8% smaller than the average (5.8" vs. 6.30").

- 93% of its rivals have an AMOLED display.

- 32% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 79% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 75% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 29% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- Its picture quality score is 61% above the average (128 vs. 79.71).

- 43% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Fast charging is 25% slower than the average (18w vs. 24w).

- 46% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- 29% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you prefer smaller smartphones, then this one is 8% below the average (144mm vs. 156mm/5.67in vs. 6.15in).

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 20% lighter than the average (143g. vs. 180g./5.04oz. vs. 6.34oz).

- 75% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 36% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- 61% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 86% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 4% of its competitors have Bluetooth 5.2.

- 96% of its rivals have NFC.

- 61% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    AMOLED
    Always-On-Display
    Cameras
    Fast Charging
    3.5mm Jack





  • Cons 
    Wireless Charging
    MicroSD Slot
    Glass Protection







  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $350

    BestBuy: $0

    Walmart: $440

  • Performance 
    Year: 2020
    Updates: 3+ years
    Snapdragon 730
    Adreno 618
    Android 10
    Geekbench 5: 1626




  • Display 
    5.8" 1080x2340
    444 DPI
    Gorilla Glass 3
    AMOLED
    With Always-On
    Notch: Hole
    803 Nits



  • Cameras 
    One Camera

    With OIS
    With HDR
    1 LED flash
    2160p (4k)
    DP/Laser focus

    Dxo/Tek Score: 128

  • Main Camera 
    12 MP
    f/1.7
    27mm
    Sensor size: 1/2.55
    Pixel size: 1.4

     
    Selfie 
    8 Mp f/2.0 24 mm
  • Other Cameras 
    No Extra Cameras









  • Body 
    144x69x8 mm
    5.67x2.72x0.32 in
    143g. / 5.04oz.
    Front Glass
    83% STBR
    Looks: 4.9/10
    Fingerp.: Back


  • Colors 
    Just Black









  • Battery 
    3140mAh
    Charging: 18w
    Wireless: No

    1T+1W+1V*: 79%
    1T+3W+1V*: 62%
    1T+1W+3V*: 63%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 6GB
    Storage: 128GB
    No MicroSD

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 4G
    3.5mm jack: Yes
    Bluetooth: 5.0
    NFC: Yes



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Galaxy A40
    #1$240
    Pocophone F1
    #2$250
    Mi 9 SE
    #3$250
    iPhone 7
    #4$250
    Pixel 4a
    #17$299
  • Global Score 
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #16.86
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #26.86
    Mi 11 Lite
    #36.78
    8T
    #46.48
    Pixel 4a
    #175.64
  • Performance 
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #17.5
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #27.5
    8T
    #37.1
    Mi 11 Lite
    #46.8
    Pixel 4a
    #194.7
  • Display 
    8T
    #19.1
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #29.1
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #39.1
    R.Note 10 Pro Max
    #48.9
    Pixel 4a
    #78.7
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy A70
    #16.7
    R.Note 10 Pro Max
    #26.6
    Mi 10T Lite
    #36.6
    R.Note 10 Pro
    #46.6
    Pixel 4a
    #275.8
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #1530
    Pixel 4a
    #2444
    Pixel 4
    #3442
    Galaxy A40
    #4436
    Mi 9 SE
    #5436
  • Cameras 
    Mi 11 Lite
    #18.9
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #27.7
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #37.7
    Pixel 4
    #47.6
    Pixel 4a
    #57.5
  • Camera MP 
    R.Note 10 Pro Max
    #1108
    R.Note 10 Pro
    #2108
    Galaxy A32
    #364
    XT
    #464
    Pixel 4a
    12
  • Zoom (mm) 
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #176
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #276
    Mi 9T
    #353
    Mi 9t
    #453


  • Body 
    Pixel 4
    #18.2
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #27.5
    iPhone 8
    #36.9
    iPhone 7
    #46.8
    Pixel 4a
    3.7
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy A51
    #188
    Galaxy A40
    #286
    Galaxy A50
    #386
    Galaxy A70
    #486
    Pixel 4a
    #2483
  • Looks 
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    #19.4
    6T
    #29
    7T
    #38.9
    8T
    #48.9
    Pixel 4a
    #294.9
  • Weight (g) 
    iPhone 7
    #1138
    Galaxy A40
    #2140
    Pixel 4a
    #3143
    iPhone 6s
    #4143
    iPhone 8
    #5148
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone 7
    #1138
    iPhone 6s
    #2138
    iPhone 8
    #3138
    Galaxy A40
    #4144
    Pixel 4a
    #5144
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #17.4
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #27.4
    P40 Lite
    #36.9
    8T
    #46.9
    Pixel 4a
    #275.9
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy A32
    #186
    Galaxy M30s
    #286
    P40 Lite
    #385
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #485
    Pixel 4a
    #2579
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy A32
    #175
    P40 Lite
    #274
    Galaxy M30s
    #374
    Mi 10T Lite
    #474
    Pixel 4a
    #2462
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy A32
    #176
    Galaxy M30s
    #276
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #374
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #474
    Pixel 4a
    #2663
  • Fast Charging. 
    8T
    #165
    P40 Lite
    #240
    R.Note 10 Pro Max
    #333
    Mi 10T Lite
    #433
    Pixel 4a
    18
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #115
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #215
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    5
    Pixel 4
    5


  • Storage 
    P40 Lite
    #17.5
    Galaxy A70
    #27.5
    P30 Lite
    #37.5
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #47.5
    Pixel 4a
    #206
  • Int. Storage 
    Nord
    #1128
    P40 Lite
    #2128
    Galaxy A70
    #3128
    Pixel 4a
    #4128
    7T
    #5128
  • RAM (GB) 
    Nord
    #18
    7T
    #28
    8T
    #38
    Pocophone F1
    #46
    Pixel 4a
    #136
  • Connectivity 
    R.Note 10 Pro
    #19
    Galaxy A40
    #28.5
    P40 Lite
    #38.5
    Galaxy A50
    #48.5
    Pixel 4a
    #118.5


 Rivals 
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
    Galaxy S20 FE
    $349   6.86

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite
    Mi 11 Lite
    $349   6.78

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8T
    8T
    $314   6.48

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
    Galaxy S9 Plus
    $278   6.36

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro
    R.Note 10 Pro
    $349   6.15

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
    R.Note 10 Pro Max
    $292   6.08

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus Nord
    Nord
    $256   6.06

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite
    Mi 9 Lite
    $317   5.91

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7T
    7T
    $300   5.9

    Compare


  • Realme

    Realme XT
    XT
    $290   5.79

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite
    Mi 10T Lite
    $325   5.78

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A32
    Galaxy A32
    $284   5.76

    Compare
  • Google

    Google Pixel 4
    Pixel 4
    $284   5.67

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 6T
    6T
    $300   5.67

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P40 Lite
    P40 Lite
    $259   5.66

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A70
    Galaxy A70
    $278   5.57

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P30 Lite
    P30 Lite
    $310   5.45

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XR
    iPhone XR
    $350   5.37

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A51
    Galaxy A51
    $297   5.23

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A50
    Galaxy A50
    $265   5.17

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9T
    Mi 9T
    $270   5.14

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9t
    Mi 9t
    $270   5.14

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Pocophone F1
    Pocophone F1
    $250   5.04

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9 SE
    Mi 9 SE
    $250   5.02

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy M30s
    Galaxy M30s
    $300   4.94

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 8
    iPhone 8
    $328   4.82

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A40
    Galaxy A40
    $240   4.76

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 7
    iPhone 7
    $250   3.8

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 6s
    iPhone 6s
    $315   3.5

    Compare


The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

Disclaimer: We earn a small fee from qualifying purchases. It doesn't affect any item's price or eventual reviews .

*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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