US tech giant Google has finally launched its much-anticipated handset, the Pixel 4a.
The highlights of the premium device are a Titan M security chip, guaranteed updates for at least three years, and a Recorder app with real-time transcription support in English.
As for the pocket-pinch, the handset carries a price-tag of $349 (approximately Rs. 26,250) in the US market.
Here's our roundup.
The Google Pixel 4a features a plastic body, narrow bezels, and a punch-hole design to house the selfie camera.
On the rear, it packs a square-shaped single camera module and a physical fingerprint reader for secure authentication of biometric data.
The smartphone sports a 5.81-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) OLED screen with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, and comes in a single Jet Black color.
The Google Pixel 4a sports a single 12.2MP (f/1.7, OIS, EIS) rear camera with an LED flash. Meanwhile, on the front, there is a single 8MP (f/2.0) snapper for clicking selfies and video calling.
The rear camera supports 4K video recording at 30fps, while the front camera is able to shoot Full-HD videos at 30fps.
The Google Pixel 4a draws power from an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G chipset coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
The smartphone runs on Android 10 and packs a 3,140mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support.
It also offers support for connectivity options like dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/c, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a Type-C port.
The Google Pixel 4a costs $349 (roughly Rs. 26,250) for the sole 6GB+128GB storage version. The phone is up for pre-ordering in the US and will be up for grabs there from August 20. Meanwhile, in India, it will be available from October via Flipkart.
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