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Google Pixel 6a unveiled with Tensor chipset and AMOLED display

Yesterday, Google held an online event to announce various new Google products. Pixel 6a was one of them which is basically an affordable version of Pixel 6. Let’s have a look at the specifications, features, availability, and expected price of Google Pixel 6a in Nepal.

Google Pixel 6a Overview

Design and Display

On the front, Pixel 6a has a 6.1-inch OLED display with a hole punch design at the top center. Despite costing $449, it only supports up to a 60Hz refresh rate. Likewise, the panel has FullHD+ resolution and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It got HDR content support and features Always On Display.

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The handset looks similar to its bigger siblings. Its back panel is made up of plastic and the frames are of aluminum. The body is IP67 dust/water resistant and has an optical under-display fingerprint scanner underneath the front glass. Moreover, it comes in three color options: Chalk, Charcoal, and Sage.

Camera

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Google’s Pixel lineup is known for its cameras. The magic google does through its software optimization is at the next level. Along with its in-house built Tensor chipset, Google is now able to achieve even better results.

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The Pixel 6a flaunts a dual-camera setup at the back with a 12.2MP main shooter. The main shooter has an f/1.7 aperture, dual-pixel PDAF, and OIS. Likewise, there is a 12MP ultrawide lens with an f/2.2 aperture and 114-degree field of view.

On the front, you get an 8MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture. The front camera can record up to 1080p videos at 30fps while you can go up to 4k@60fps from the primary rear camera.

Performance

As outlined above, Pixel 6a is powered by a Google Tensor chipset. It is the same chipset used in its expensive siblings. The chipset comes with an eight-core CPU with a peak clock speed of 2.8Ghz. Likewise, graphics are handled by Mali-G78 MP20 GPU.

It also has a Titan M2 security chipset. Google has also promised at least 5 years of security and OS updates on the Pixel 6a. The device is available with 6GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB UFS 3.1 storage. Moreover, it boosts on stock Android 12 out of the box.

Other Features

Backing the Pixel 6a is a 4410mAh battery that supports 18W charging via Type-C 3.1 port. Unfortunately, it misses out on wireless charging and reverse wireless charging.

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The phone features different additional sensors like an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and barometer. It supports 5G, 4G LTE, (2.4/5Ghz) Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, and NFC.

Google Pixel 6a Specifications:

  • Body: 152.2 x 71.8 x 8.9 mm, 178g
  • Display: 6.1-inch OLED, HDR
  • Resolution: Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels)
  • Refresh Rate: 60Hz
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Processor: Google Tensor (5nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2x 2.80GHz Cortex-X1 & 2x 2.25GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x 1.80GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G78 MP20
  • RAM: 8GB LPDDR5
  • Storage: 128GB UFS 3.1
  • OS & UI: Android 12
  • Rear Camera:
    • Primary: 12.2MP with f/1.7, dual-pixel PDAF, OIS
    • Ultrawide: 12MP with f/2.2, 114-degree FOV
  • Front Camera: 8MP with f/2.0
  • Video:
    • Rear: 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
    • Front: 1080p@30fps
  • Audio: Stereo Speakers
  • Security: Fingerprint (Optical Under Display) & Face Unlock (Software)
  • Connectivity: 5G, 4G LTE, (2.4/5Ghz) Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C 3.1 port
  • Battery: 4410mAh
  • Charging: 18W (Wired)
  • IP Certification: IP67 Dust/Water-Resistant
  • Colors: Chalk, Charcoal, Sage
  • Google Pixel 6a Price in Nepal: N/A

Google Pixel 6a Price in Nepal and Availability

The online sale of Pixel 6a will begin on July 21 and will be available in physical stores from July 28 at $449. It will be available in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, Australia, Germany, France, Ireland, Italy, Singapore, Puerto Rico, Spain, and Taiwan. Google is yet to launch any Pixel-series devices in Nepal. If they somehow launch the Pixel 6a in Nepal, we expect the Google Pixel 6a price in Nepal to be around 69,999.

Google Pixel 6aPrice in the US (Official)Price in Nepal (Expected)
6/128GB$449NPR 69,999

Also, check our Xiaomi 12 Unboxing and Initial Impressions

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