After a flood of leaks, reports and rumors, Google finally brought the budget-centric Pixel 5a 5G smartphone to market today. This device is the successor to the Pixel 4a released last year. However, this time Google has launched the Pixel 5a exclusively in the US and Japan.
Therefore, before going into the price and availability details, let’s take a brief look at the main specifications and features of the Google Pixel 5a 5G.
Google Pixel 5a 5G is now on sale
Starting with the design, the Pixel 5a looks the same as its predecessor in terms of build and rear camera module. However, unlike the Pixel 4a’s plastic back panel, modern devices come with a metal body covered with bio-resin to improve grip.
The front device boasts a larger 6.34 inch Full HD + OLED panel with 1080 x 2340p resolution. Unfortunately, like its predecessor, unlike its flagship series, the Pixel 5a comes with a 60Hz display. There is also an 8MP punchhole selfie snapper in the upper left corner.
Now, when it comes to cameras, the Pixel 5a has a dual camera setup on the back. Includes a 12.2MP primary lens and a 16MP ultra-wide-angle lens. Optical image stabilization of the primary lens is supported, and the device can record video at 30FPS up to 4K.
Looking inside, the Pixel 5a has the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset as last year’s Pixel 4a 5G. Paired with 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.Google also added IP67 dustproof and waterproof rating To make it more attractive to the masses, on its budget-centric smartphone.
As for the battery, the device comes with a larger 4,680mAh battery compared to its predecessor. It’s also the largest battery ever for a Pixel device. You can charge your device via the USB-C port on the bottom and support 18W fast charging.
In addition to these, Pixel 5a supports 5G networks, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 5 and GPS.In addition, with a fingerprint sensor mounted on the back 3.5mm headphone jack on board. You can run the latest Android 11 version right away. The device is actually available in a single “almost black” color variation of dark green.
Price and stock status
In terms of price, the Pixel 5a is offered in a single 6GB + 128GB variation and costs $ 450 (~ Rs. 33,450). As mentioned above, this device is currently only available for purchase in the US and Japan. In addition, there is no information on whether Google will launch the Pixel 5a 5G in other regions such as India.