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All About The Google Pixel 4a

author Luis Silva (Updated on: March 2021)

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What You Should Know About The Pixel 4a





Considering their rivals:

- Its performance is 24% below the average (1626 vs. 2139).

- Its display is 10% smaller than the average (5.8" vs. 6.42").

- 91% of its rivals have an AMOLED display.

- 22% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 83% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 78% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 22% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- Its picture quality score is 43% above the average (128 vs. 89.25).

- 52% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- One hour of talking, plus one hour of web browsing, and one hour of video playing will let a full charged battery at about 79%, which is less than the average, at 84%.

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

- 48% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- 17% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you prefer smaller smartphones, then this one is 9% below the average (144mm vs. 159mm/5.67in vs. 6.25in).

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 24% lighter than the average (143g. vs. 188g./5.04oz. vs. 6.62oz).

- 65% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 35% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- 70% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 91% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 65% 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: $529

    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 
    iPhone XR
    #1$369
    Galaxy A71
    #2$369
    iPhone 7 Plus
    #3$375
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #4$375
    Pixel 4a
    #24$440
  • Global Score 
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #17.38
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #27.27
    Galaxy Note 10
    #37.27
    Galaxy S10
    #47.27
    Pixel 4a
    #235.64
  • Performance 
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #17.5
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #27.5
    iPhone SE 2
    #37.4
    Mi 10T Pro
    #47.4
    Pixel 4a
    #304.7
  • Display 
    Galaxy S10
    #19.2
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #29.2
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #39.1
    Galaxy S10 Plus
    #49.1
    Pixel 4a
    #108.7
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy A71
    #16.7
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #26.7
    Gal. Note 10 Lite
    #36.7
    Galaxy M51
    #46.7
    Pixel 4a
    #275.8
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Galaxy S10
    #1551
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #2551
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #3525
    Galaxy S10 Plus
    #4525
    Pixel 4a
    #8444
  • Cameras 
    P30
    #17.8
    Mi 10T Pro
    #27.8
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #37.7
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #47.7
    Pixel 4a
    #117.5
  • Camera MP 
    Mi 10T Pro
    #1108
    Galaxy A71
    #264
    Galaxy M51
    #364
    Mi 9T Pro
    #448
    Pixel 4a
    12
  • Zoom (mm) 
    P30
    #180
    7 Pro
    #278
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #376
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #476


  • Body 
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #19.2
    Galaxy S10e EX
    #29.2
    Galaxy S10
    #38.9
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #48.9
    Pixel 4a
    3.7
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy Note 10
    #192
    Galaxy S10
    #289
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #389
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #489
    Pixel 4a
    #2483
  • Looks 
    Galaxy S10 Plus
    #110
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #210
    Galaxy Note 10
    #310
    Galaxy S10 EX
    #410
    Pixel 4a
    #294.9
  • Weight (g) 
    Pixel 4a
    #1143
    iPhone SE 2
    #2148
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #3150
    Galaxy S10e EX
    #4150
    Galaxy S10
    #5157
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone SE 2
    #1138
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #2142
    Galaxy S10e EX
    #3142
    iPhone XS
    #4143
    Pixel 4a
    #5144
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Gal. S20 FE 5G
    #17.4
    Galaxy S20 FE
    #27.4
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #37.2
    Galaxy Note 10
    #47.2
    Pixel 4a
    #275.9
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy M51
    #188
    Mi 10T Pro
    #286
    Mi 9T Pro
    #385
    Mi 10 Lite
    #485
    Pixel 4a
    #2479
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy M51
    #176
    Mi 10T Pro
    #275
    Mi 10 Lite
    #372
    Mi 9T Pro
    #471
    Pixel 4a
    #2462
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy M51
    #180
    Mi 10 Lite
    #276
    Mi 9T Pro
    #375
    7
    #474
    Pixel 4a
    #2463
  • Fast Charging. 
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    #145
    Mi 10T Pro
    #233
    Nord
    #330
    7 Pro
    #430
    Pixel 4a
    18
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 9
    #120
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #215
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #315
    Galaxy S10 Plus
    #415


  • Storage 
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #110
    Galaxy Note 10
    #28.5
    Galaxy A71
    #37.5
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #47.5
    Pixel 4a
    #206
  • Int. Storage 
    Galaxy Note 10
    #1256
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #2256
    Galaxy A71
    #3128
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #4128
    Pixel 4a
    #17128
  • RAM (GB) 
    Galaxy S10 Plus
    #18
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #28
    Nord
    #38
    Galaxy Note 10
    #48
    Pixel 4a
    #226
  • Connectivity 
    Mi 10 Lite
    #110
    Galaxy A71
    #28.5
    Galaxy S10e SD
    #38.5
    Galaxy S10+ SD
    #48.5
    Pixel 4a
    #128.5


 Rivals 
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10
    Galaxy Note 10
    $429   7.27

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10
    Galaxy S10
    $433   7.27

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
    Galaxy S10 Plus
    $379   7.21

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
    Galaxy S20 FE
    $401   6.86

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro
    Mi 10T Pro
    $499   6.14

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P30
    P30
    $400   6.1

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7
    7
    $388   6.06

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus Nord
    Nord
    $413   6.06

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite
    Galaxy S10 Lite
    $454   6.04

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7 Pro
    7 Pro
    $429   5.93

    Compare


  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7T
    7T
    $469   5.9

    Compare


  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9
    Mi 9
    $400   5.83

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite
    Gal. Note 10 Lite
    $455   5.82

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro
    Mi 9T Pro
    $385   5.67

    Compare


  • Google

    Google Pixel 4
    Pixel 4
    $479   5.67

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XS
    iPhone XS
    $410   5.64

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy M51
    Galaxy M51
    $459   5.63

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy A71
    Galaxy A71
    $369   5.62

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite
    Mi 10 Lite
    $399   5.47

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XR
    iPhone XR
    $369   5.37

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone SE 2
    iPhone SE 2
    $429   5.11

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 8 Plus
    iPhone 8 Plus
    $390   4.81

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 7 Plus
    iPhone 7 Plus
    $375   3.74

    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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