Google Pixel 3a

Description

Google’s first mid-range phone, the Pixel 3a, builds on the strong foundation established by the previous Pixel phones and comes along with exceptional camera performance that rivals even the flagship devices out there. That’s because the 3a boasts the same 12.2MP F1.8 camera, which works in unison with Google’s imaging algorithms to deliver great camera quality. The display is a 5.6-inch OLED one. On the inside, the Pixel 3a is powered by the mid-range Snapdragon 670 chipset and has 4GB of RAM, as well as a 3,000mAh battery. All of this is fitted in a polycarbonate body and even has a 3.5mm jack. You also get a traditional fingerprint reader at the back, though no IP water resistance. Google’s pure Android is on board with a slew of Pixel-exclusive software features.

Cons

  • 64GB basic storage (not expandable)

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Display

Benchmarks
Size: 5.6 inches
Resolution: 2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI
Technology: OLED
Screen-to-body: 73.93 %
Features: Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

Benchmarks
System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SDM670
Processor: Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 360, 64-bit, 10 nm
GPU: Adreno 615
RAM: 4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage: 64GB (eMMC), not expandable
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Benchmarks
Capacity: 3000 mAh
Type: Not user replaceable
Battery life test results: link
Charging: USB Power Delivery

Camera

Benchmarks
Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
Specifications: Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Video recording: 3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
Features: OIS, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Front: 8 MP
Dimensions: 5.96 x 2.76 x 0.32 inches (151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2 mm)
Weight: 5.19 oz (147.0 g)
Materials: Back: Plastic
Biometrics: Fingerprint (touch)
Keys: Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Black, Purple, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
LTE (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
SIM type: Nano SIM
HD Voice: Yes

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Features: aptX-HD
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 5.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
USB: Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Features: Charging, Mass storage device
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Other: NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
Hearing aid compatible: M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Feb 25, 2019
FCC ID value: A4RG020G link
Measured SAR:
Head: 1.15 W/kg
Body: 1.13 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.59 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.19 W/kg

Buyers information

Price: $ 399
In The Box: 18W USB-C power adapter, 1M USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced: May 07, 2019
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Alternative variants

Google Pixel 3a

G020C

Differences from the main variant:
LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

Carrier Availability

Available

Verizon Since May 7, 2019
T-Mobile Since May 7, 2019
U.S. Cellular Since May 7, 2019

Discontinued

Sprint

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