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Google Pixel 5a (2021) review

Android OS v11.0
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
Adreno 620
6 GB / 128 GB
6.34 inches (1080 x 2340 px)
12 + 16 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization

Google announced the launch of the Pixel 5a smartphone in 2021. The manufacturer is offering the Google Pixel 5a phone with 6.34 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Google Pixel 5a comes with Android OS v11.0 out of the box, and a Li-Po 4680 mAh, non-removable battery.

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Google Pixel 5a specifications

BrandGoogle
NamePixel 5a
ModelPIXEL5A
Release date2021

Body

The weight of Google Pixel 5a is about 6.46 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Google phone are average (6.1 x 2.9 x 0.3 inches).

Weight6.46 oz
Dimensions6.1 x 2.9 x 0.3 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Google Pixel 5a comes with Android OS v11.0 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v11.0
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 765G
CPUOcta-core, Single-core 2.4 GHz Kryo 475, Single-core 2.2 GHz Kryo 475, Hexa-core 1.8 GHz Kryo 475
GPUAdreno 620

Display

The size of Pixel 5a screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.34 inches OLED display of Google Pixel 5a with 1080 x 2340 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeOLED
Screen size6.34 inches
Resolution1080 x 2340 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Google Pixel 5a (6 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM6 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the Pixel 5a is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of Pixel 5a has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera8 MP
Main camera12 + 16 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Google Pixel 5a supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Pixel 5a comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Pixel 5a phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G / 5G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 4680 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Pixel 5a isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 4680 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Pixel 5a phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Google phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Google Pixel 5a phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. The Pixel 5a is a safe and durable IP67 dustproof and waterproof smartphone built for outdoor usage. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsCertified IP67 dustproof and waterproof, Dual SIM, Fast charging
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Google Pixel 5a, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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