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Google Pixel 4a Review

Created date: 08/02/2020, 06:58:56, Updated date: 08/02/2020, 09:54:38

We've conducted a detailed review of the Google Pixel 4a, looking into its battery, how easy it is to use the camera, and whether the CPU performance is high or low. Not only that, but we've also evaluated how portable and easy to hold it is, as well as how nice the display is.

Google Pixel 4a's features, performance, reviews

Google Pixel 4a's camera specs

Google Pixel 4a has a 2 MP main camera, which is a very low figure. Unless you do not care about image quality or unless you rarely use the camera, you should probably choose a higher-grade smartphone.

Also, Google Pixel 4a has an 8 MP front camera, which is an average figure for a smartphone camera. It is good enough for taking selfies, but you may be a little dissatisfied when you need to take a group photo or print your photos.

Google Pixel 4a's battery performance

The battery performance of the Google Pixel 4a is 3140 mAh, so it has a relatively large capacity. Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the Google Pixel 4a is good. At this amount, you will not feel stressed even if you are on the internet and Twitter for a long time. Even when playing a game or watching a movie on the go, you can do so comfortably without needing to be conscious of the battery. However, some caution is necessary when watching movies or playing games for too long.

Google Pixel 4a's size

The Google Pixel 4a has a width of 2.7 inches (69.4 mm), a length of 5.7 inches (144 mm), and a thickness of 0.3 inches (8.2 mm). Men with large hands can easily operate it single-handedly, but a woman with a small hand might feel like the size is a bit bigger. In addition, the weight of the Google Pixel 4a is about 143 oz (143 g). Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of carrying the Google Pixel 4a in terms of size and weight, it will not be a problem for everyday use.

Google Pixel 4a's screen

Google Pixel 4a has a 5.81 inch display. It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

Google Pixel 4a has a very high-quality screen and any graphical content that you enjoy, including videos and games, will be displayed clearly.

Google Pixel 4a's CPU specs

With the 2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore) for processing power, the Google Pixel 4a has extremely high performance and will operate smoothly without stress, whichever app you use. Among all smartphones released to date, it is one with top class performance. It is also suitable for heavier 3D games, and quite smooth play will be possible.

With a huge 6GB of RAM, the Google Pixel 4a has an extremely large amount. Cases of insufficient RAM almost never occur, so it is further suited for multitasking as well. Even with frequent switching between multiple apps you are unlikely to feel any sluggishness.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Google Pixel 4a, it is a really fantastic high-end smartphone, and in terms of performance can be used without stress in all usage scenarios. If choosing a smartphone for performance in operation, it is highly recommended.

Google Pixel 4a's storage size

The data storage capacity of the Google Pixel 4a is 128GB and it is highly recommended for people who frequently take movies and images. It is suitable for filming movies and photography, and you even if you install many games and apps you will not feel inconvenienced.

Since the Google Pixel 4a does not support SD cards, you need to be careful enough that you have enough capacity.

Google Pixel 4a's general rating

The Google Pixel 4a is a high-performance smartphone when viewed comprehensively. It works for everyday use with hardly any inconvenience.

Advantages and disadvantages of Google Pixel 4a

Advantages of Google Pixel 4a

  • It is easy to hold, and you can use it comfortably with one hand.
  • It is lightweight.
  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.
  • The screen quality is very high, and pictures and videos appear crisp.
  • It has a high-grade CPU, so you can play 3D games without encountering stuttering.

Disadvantages of Google Pixel 4a

  • It has a very low-grade rear camera, so it should not be considered as a main camera.

Comparing the specifications of Google Pixel 4a against similar products

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody size

Google Pixel 4a

60.3-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7 inches (69.4 mm) x 5.7 inches (144 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.2 mm)

Nexus 5 LG-D821 16GB

62.3Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7 inches (69.2 mm) x 5.4 inches (137.8 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.6 mm)

Nexus 5X 16GB

57.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (72.6 mm) x 5.8 inches (147 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.9 mm)

Nexus 6P 32GB

50.1Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.1 inches (77.8 mm) x 6.3 inches (159.3 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.3 mm)

Nexus 6 64GB

45.1Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.3 inches (83.0 mm) x 6.3 inches (159.3 mm) x 0.4 inches (10.1 mm)

Google Pixel 2 XL

50.8Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76.7 mm) x 6.2 inches (157.9 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.9 mm)

Google Pixel 2

60.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7 inches (69.7 mm) x 5.7 inches (145.7 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.8 mm)

Google Pixel XL

51.9Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.7 mm) x 6.1 inches (154.7 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.5 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody weight

Google Pixel 4a

73.1-Weight:143 oz (143 g)

Nexus 5 LG-D821 16GB

78.3Weight:130 oz (130 g)

Nexus 5X 16GB

75.9Weight:136 oz (136 g)

Nexus 6P 32GB

59.2Weight:178 oz (178 g)

Nexus 6 64GB

56.8Weight:184 oz (184 g)

Google Pixel 2 XL

60.4Weight:175 oz (175 g)

Google Pixel 2

73.1Weight:143 oz (143 g)

Google Pixel XL

63.2Weight:168 oz (168 g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen size

Google Pixel 4a

87.0-Display size:5.81 inch

Nexus 5 LG-D821 16GB

74.0Display size:5 inch

Nexus 5X 16GB

77.2Display size:5.2 inch

Nexus 6P 32GB

85.2Display size:5.7 inch

Nexus 6 64GB

89.4Display size:5.96 inch

Google Pixel 2 XL

90.0Display size:6 inch

Google Pixel 2

74.0Display size:5 inch

Google Pixel XL

82.0Display size:5.5 inch

screen resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen resolution

Google Pixel 4a

75.3-

Nexus 5 LG-D821 16GB

68.7

Nexus 5X 16GB

68.7

Nexus 6P 32GB

87.9

Nexus 6 64GB

87.9

Google Pixel 2 XL

91.8

Google Pixel 2

68.7

Google Pixel XL

87.9

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoRAM capacity

Google Pixel 4a

90.0-RAM size:6GB

Nexus 5 LG-D821 16GB

50.0RAM size:2GB

Nexus 5X 16GB

50.0RAM size:2GB

Nexus 6P 32GB

60.0RAM size:3GB

Nexus 6 64GB

60.0RAM size:3GB

Google Pixel 2 XL

70.0RAM size:4GB

Google Pixel 2

70.0RAM size:4GB

Google Pixel XL

70.0RAM size:4GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twostorage size

Google Pixel 4a

90.0-Storage size:128GB

Nexus 5 LG-D821 16GB

50.0Storage size:16GB

Nexus 5X 16GB

50.0Storage size:16GB

Nexus 6P 32GB

55.5Storage size:32GB

Nexus 6 64GB

67.0Storage size:64GB

Google Pixel 2 XL

90.0Storage size:128GB

Google Pixel 2

90.0Storage size:128GB

Google Pixel XL

90.0Storage size:128GB

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobattery

Google Pixel 4a

67.1-Battery capacity:3140 mAh

Nexus 5 LG-D821 16GB

54.5Battery capacity:2300 mAh

Nexus 5X 16GB

60.5Battery capacity:2700 mAh

Nexus 6P 32GB

71.8Battery capacity:3450 mAh

Nexus 6 64GB

68.3Battery capacity:3220 mAh

Google Pixel 2 XL

72.8Battery capacity:3520 mAh

Google Pixel 2

60.5Battery capacity:2700 mAh

Google Pixel XL

71.8Battery capacity:3450 mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the tworear-camera resolution

Google Pixel 4a

5.0-Rear-camera resolution:2 MP

Nexus 5 LG-D821 16GB

50.0Rear-camera resolution:8 MP

Nexus 5X 16GB

0.0Rear-camera resolution:0.1 MP

Nexus 6P 32GB

0.0Rear-camera resolution:0.1 MP

Nexus 6 64GB

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Google Pixel 2 XL

5.0Rear-camera resolution:2 MP

Google Pixel 2

5.0Rear-camera resolution:2 MP

Google Pixel XL

12.5Rear-camera resolution:3 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twofront-camera resolution

Google Pixel 4a

58.3-Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Nexus 5 LG-D821 16GB

7.8Front-camera resolution:1.3 MP

Nexus 5X 16GB

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Nexus 6P 32GB

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Nexus 6 64GB

15.8Front-camera resolution:2 MP

Google Pixel 2 XL

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Google Pixel 2

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Google Pixel XL

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogrip

Google Pixel 4a

66.7-Color:Just Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7 inches (69.4 mm) x 5.7 inches (144 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.2 mm), Weight:143 oz (143 g)

Nexus 5 LG-D821 16GB

70.3Color:/ /, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7 inches (69.2 mm) x 5.4 inches (137.8 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.6 mm), Weight:130 oz (130 g)

Nexus 5X 16GB

66.4Color:/ /, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9 inches (72.6 mm) x 5.8 inches (147 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.9 mm), Weight:136 oz (136 g)

Nexus 6P 32GB

54.6Color:/, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.1 inches (77.8 mm) x 6.3 inches (159.3 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.3 mm), Weight:178 oz (178 g)

Nexus 6 64GB

50.9Color:/, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.3 inches (83.0 mm) x 6.3 inches (159.3 mm) x 0.4 inches (10.1 mm), Weight:184 oz (184 g)

Google Pixel 2 XL

55.6Color:Just Black/Black & White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (76.7 mm) x 6.2 inches (157.9 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.9 mm), Weight:175 oz (175 g)

Google Pixel 2

66.5Color:Kinda Blue/Just Black/Clearly White, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7 inches (69.7 mm) x 5.7 inches (145.7 mm) x 0.3 inches (7.8 mm), Weight:143 oz (143 g)

Google Pixel XL

57.5Color:Quite Black/Very Silver/Really Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0 inches (75.7 mm) x 6.1 inches (154.7 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.5 mm), Weight:168 oz (168 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen cleanliness

Google Pixel 4a

86.0-Display type:OLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:443 ppi

Nexus 5 LG-D821 16GB

85.9Display type:HD IPS, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:440 ppi

Nexus 5X 16GB

85.5Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423 ppi

Nexus 6P 32GB

88.0Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2560, Pixel density:515 ppi

Nexus 6 64GB

87.4Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2560, Pixel density:492 ppi

Google Pixel 2 XL

88.5Display type:P-OLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2880, Pixel density:536 ppi

Google Pixel 2

85.9Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:440 ppi

Google Pixel XL

88.5Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2560, Pixel density:534 ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoperformance

Google Pixel 4a

90.1-OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

Nexus 5 LG-D821 16GB

55.2OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 800, CPU specs:2.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:2GB

Nexus 5X 16GB

54.2OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 808 MSM8992, CPU specs:2GHz+1.6GHz×6(Hexacore), RAM size:2GB

Nexus 6P 32GB

73.9OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 810 MSM8994, CPU specs:2GHz+1.6GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

Nexus 6 64GB

70.6OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084, CPU specs:2.7GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:3GB

Google Pixel 2 XL

88.3OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835, CPU specs:2.35GHz+1.9GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Google Pixel 2

88.3OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835, CPU specs:2.35GHz+1.9GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Google Pixel XL

57.6OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821, CPU specs:2.15GHz+1.6GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:4GB

Google Pixel 4a's specs

Google Pixel 4a
ImageGoogle Pixel 4a
MakerGoogle
Release date8/20, 2020
ColorJust Black
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.7 inches (69.4 mm) x 5.7 inches (144 mm) x 0.3 inches (8.2 mm)
Weight143 oz (143 g)
Display size5.81 inch
Display typeOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 2340
Pixel density443 ppi
Battery capacity3140 mAh
ChipsetQualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730
CPU specs2.2GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size6GB
Storage size128GB
Rear-camera resolution2 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP

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