Google Pixel 4a – The Simple Champ!

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Recently, we noticed a new segment of market for smartphones have been carved out globally. I call it the new middle class for consumer electronics, our interest here is on smartphones and the Google Pixel 4a happens to be it.

Just like Apple, OnePlus and Samsung. All major key players in the smartphone industry have provision for mid-range flagships, Google is no exception. Say hello to the Google Pixel 4a, the budget smartphone from Google in the year 2020.



In a big drive to cut down the price, Google at the end of the day manage to arrive at a fairly affordable Pixel 4a. Shipping in moderately and straight to the point features with key interest on simplicity. This is the Pixel phone you probably should buy in Nigeria.

Google Pixel 4a Key features

Announced: August, 2020
SIM Slot: Nano or eSIM
Display-size: 5.81inch OLED
Resolution: 1080 x 2340p
Chipset: Snapdragon 730G
Selfie Camera: 8MP
Rear Camera: 12.2MP
RAM: 6GB
ROM: 128GB
Battery: 3140mAh
Network: 4G LTE

Google Pixel 4a Price in Nigeria

The Google Pixel 4a is available in just one single color: just black. It is selling at an internationally friendly budget price that starts at $350 in Nigeria. It is can be bought in online and offline stores across Nigeria.

Design & Display

The design of the Google Pixel 4a is very straight forward. The best word to describe this thing is “Simple”. At a glance, it is almost the same size as the iPhone 11 in Nigeria.

Google knows very well that consumers in this category will want certain old features decided to keep the headphone jack and rear fingerprint scanner with the body remaining plastic.

You are quick to notice the light green power button with a nice clicking sound. You will also notice that there is only a single speaker at the bottom which is not surprising for us in Nigeria.

The Google Pixel 4a comes with a 5.8inch OLED screen. It has a hole punch at the top-left corner for the selfie camera. The display has a standard 1080 x 2340p resolution and a 60Hz refresh rate. The quality is pretty awesome.

Camera & Battery

The camera is the big deal here, the Google Pixel 4a has it good here. I will say the camera quality is fantastic. With absolute simplicity on the camera, it is hard to see it at first.

In Nigeria, there is hardly any phone that aims to keep it simple on camera these days. What is available on the camera of the Google Pixel 4a? In front, we have an 8MP at the rear is a 12.2MP camera with flash.

The battery here is not as much. The Google Pixel 4a comes with a 3140mAh battery that is non-removable. This might not be what you were expecting but you sure have 18W fast charging features to live with.

Google Pixel 4a Specification

LAUNCH DATE
Announced:August, 2020
BODY
Dimension:144 x 69.4 x 8.2mm
Weight:143g
SIM-SLOT:Nano Sim
Color:Just black
DISPLAY
Type:OLED
Size:5.8inch
Refresh rate:60Hz
Resolution: 1080 x 2340p
BATTERY
Capacity:3140mAh non-removable
Fast Charge:18W
Reverse Charge:No
STORAGE
RAM: 6GB
ROM:128GB
MAIN CAMERA
Main Sensor:12.2MP
LED Flash:Yes
SELFIE CAMERA
Front-facing8MP
FlashScreen flash
PERFORMANCE
Chipset:Snapdragon 730G
SOFTWARE
Operating System: Android 10 (upgradeable to Android 11)
NETWORK
Band:GSM/WCDMA/LTE
CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth:5.0
WiFi:Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Location Technology:A-GPS, LTEEP, QZSS, GLONASS, Galileo
NFC:Yes
SENSORS
Rear Fingerprint SensorYes
Face UnlockYes
BarometerYes
Proximity SensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Gyroscope Yes
Electronic CompassYes

Final Thoughts

The Google Pixel 4a finally help us save some cash. All the extra stuff got rolled out leaving the relevant once untapped. It does seem like the work has already been done for you.

In a world of ultra-wide, macro, and a whole bunch of camera setup mixed together in one piece, the Google Pixel 4a went the opposite but surprisingly achieve huge progress on camera.

That said, you also get all of Google exclusive features to enjoy here. Remember this is stock android. My favorite if am asked to say a thing.




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