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Google Pixel 3a

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9.0/10

Pros

  • Vibrant Display
  • Robust Build
  • Excellent Cameras
  • 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • Titan M Security Chip

Cons

  • Indian Pricing - A bit Costly

Are you looking for a Premium Phone in Budget with a Compact form factor, A Solid Build, and Great Internals? Your Search ends here! Here we have with us the Pixel 3a

Specifications of Pixel 3a

  • 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM |
  • 5.6-inch Full HD+ Display
  • 12.2MP Rear Camera | 8MP Front Camera
  • 3000 mAh Battery
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 Processor
  • Android Pie 9.0 | Stock Android Version
  • Free Unlimited Storage in Google Photos
  • E-Sim Compatible

Unboxing & Hands-On Impressions Video

Check out this video to see the box contents and our hands on Impressions of this Device.


Design

The Pixel 3a has a Striking Design, Its Slim and has a Compact form factor, which many people prefer, The Back is made of Polycarbonate and feels Solid, We have the Single Camera & Led flash to the Left side, also there is a fingerprint scanner to the back which is quite responsive & Accurate, The Phone feels quite good in hand as it weighs in at 147 Grams and also we have the feature of squeeze to Activate the Google Assistant

The Smartphone has a custom-made Titan M security chip Which will keep your sensitive data such as your passwords and the operating system safe and secure.


Display

The Pixel 3a Comes with a 5.6 Inch FHD+ Screen with 18:9 Aspect Ratio, It also Features an Always-on Display, With the Super Contrast Ratio of 100000: 1.

Display & has deep blacks, Colors pop Out to be Very well, Sunlight Visibility is Good, Display gets adequate Bright, It also has an Always On Display which shows Calls, Messages, Email Notifications, The Front Glass has Dragon Train Glass Protection.


Performance

The Pixel 3a comes with a Mid Range Processor – Snapdragon 670 Chipset. Which performs Good in day to day tasks, it is Coupled with 4GB Ram 64 GB Storage, General apps like Facebook, Whatsapp and emails open super quickly, Multitasking on this phone is a breeze, many of the apps are retained in the Memory.


Sound Output & Call Quality

The Sound Output via the Speaker is Loud and Crisp and has punchy Bass, Same goes with the Call Speaker, you also get a Good Quality Earphones with the Pixel 3a, which Sounds pretty good and the Sound output via the same is balanced .


Gaming & Benchmark Video 

Heating 

There was Rarely any Heat, As it has a Polycarbonate Build, We barely felt heating, But after a few minutes of intensive tasks the phone heats up a bit but it then cools down quickly!


Software

Pixel 3a runs on Android 9.0 with the March 2019 Security Patch at the time of publishing this review Article. The Phone comes with Stock Android and performs pretty well in day to day tasks.  As expected Google Delivers Regular software updates and we get new Security Patches every Month, So you get the best security and greatest and latest of Android Experience.

We also have digital well being in the Phone, which will show the usage patterns of the user, like how many times Device has been unlocked, notifications received, etc


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Battery Life

The Battery On this Smartphone is a 3000 Mah, Which lasted us for a full day with Normal usage Patterns, with WiFi, 4G Turned on, and Casual Gaming and Video Streaming, There is 18W Quick Charger included in the box, that charges your mobile phone in almost 2 hours.


Connectivity

The Pixel 3a has a USB Type C Charging & a 3.5mm headphone jack, It has a Single Sim Slot but we can use dual sims as it also has E-Sim Functionality, It also supports 4G VoLTE, We tried Jio Sim and I works Well, WiFi Reception is Great, It supports both 2.4Ghz & 5Ghz WiFi Signal Bands . There is Bluetooth 5.0 For better Connectivity, The GPS was Perfectly Accurate as it has the following technologies GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, QZSS.


Camera

Pixel 3 is Quipped with 12.2 MP Rear Camera with Led Flash & 8MP Dual front Camera, Without any Doubts, I can conclude that Pixel phones have one of the best cameras in the Flagship smartphone category and now we have Experienced the same in Entry Budget Category too with the Pixel 3a, Check Out these Amazing Photo Samples

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My Experience

As this Smartphone has a 12.2 MP Rear camera Sensor as of that on the Pixel 3, And as like its predecessors, it’s obvious that it is Capable of taking some Amazing Pictures, The photos come out to be quite natural, and its not over processed, Same goes with the front Camera it packs an 8MP Front Selfie Camera, Which gives amazing Selfies even in low lighting conditions .

Also, We have interesting camera features such as Night Sight, Photo Sphere, Digital PlayGround which uses Augmented Reality Technology to take some Graphical Shots.


Verdict

Overall the phone performs exceptionally well, If you are a person who wants a Compact Smartphone with Amazing build quality, Excellent Cameras & Smooth performance – This is for you!

If you are interested in Purchasing the same, Request you to use the Buy now button on the top of the article! TIA


 

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