Google launches the $499 Pixel 4a 5G

Google launches the $499 Pixel 4a 5G

As anticipated, Google at this time formally launched the 5G model of its Pixel 4a telephone at its annual {hardware} occasion.

Given all of the earlier leaks, there have been no actual surprises left and Google had already introduced the $499 value. We now have a launch date, although. It’ll launch in Japan on October 15 after which come to Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States at an unspecified date in November. That’s considerably of an odd launch schedule, to say the least.

The new telephone, along with the brand new Pixel 5, is now obtainable for pre-order within the Google Store.

The $499 telephone is a little bit of a mixture between the non-5G model of the Pixel 4a and the newly introduced Pixel 5. It includes a bigger edge-to-edge OLED show than each the Pixel 5 and $399 4a, at 6.2-inch, however makes use of the identical mid-range Snapdragon 765G CPU because the Pixel 5, mixed with 6GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage (with no different storage choices). There are two cameras, together with one with an ultrawide lens and sure, there’s nonetheless a headphone jack, too.

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The telephone is available in white and black.

Given that the 5G chips and bigger display screen are extra power-hungry than these on the common 4a, it’s no shock that Google bumped up the battery from 3140 mAh to 3885 mAh, too. Google guarantees a 48-hour battery life with its excessive battery saver mode.

The Pixel 4a 5G doesn’t characteristic water resistance, which the $699 Pixel 5 does supply.

Overall, the 4a (5G) is a little bit of an odd one, with specs nearer to the Pixel 5 than the 4a and twin cameras, one thing the 4a is lacking.

“With 5G gaining second, we wished to make this expertise obtainable at an reasonably priced value,” Google’s product advertising and marketing supervisor for the Pixel line, Maya Lewis, mentioned in at this time’s announcement.


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