Pixel 6a
CodenameBluejay
BrandGoogle
ManufacturerFoxconn
ColorsChalk, Charcoal, Sage
SeriesPixel
ModelGX7AS, GB62Z, G1AZG
Compatible networksGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
First releasedJuly 21, 2022; 41 days' time (2022-07-21)
PredecessorPixel 5a
RelatedPixel 6
Pixel 6 Pro
TypeSmartphone
Form factorSlate
Dimensions152.2 mm (5.99 in) H
71.8 mm (2.83 in) W
8.7 mm (0.34 in) D
Mass178 g (6.3 oz)
Operating systemAndroid 12
System on chipGoogle Tensor (5 nm)
CPUOcta-core (2x2.80 GHz Cortex-X1 & 2x2.25 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPUMali-G78 MP20
Memory6 GB RAM
Storage128 GB UFS 3.1
Removable storageNone
SIMNano-SIM and eSIM
BatteryLi-Ion 4410 mAh
ChargingFast charging 18W
Data inputsMulti-touch screen
USB Type-C 3.1
Sensors:
Display6.1 in (150 mm) OLED
1080 × 2400 resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio (~429 ppi density)
HDR, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
External displayAlways on
Rear camera12.2 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55", 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
12 MP, f/2.2, 17mm, 114˚ (ultrawide), 1.25µm
Dual-LED flash, Pixel Shift, Auto-HDR, panorama
4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps; gyro-EIS, OIS
Front camera8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1.12µm
Auto-HDR, panorama
1080p@30fps
SoundStereo loudspeakers
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Water resistanceIP67, up to 1 m (3.3 ft) for 30 minutes
OtherTitan M security module
WebsiteGoogle Pixel 6a
References[1][2]

The Pixel 6a is an Android smartphone designed, developed, and marketed by Google as part of the Google Pixel product line. It serves as a mid-range variant of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. The device was announced on May 11, 2022 as part of Google I/O's keynote speech.[3][4]

Specifications

Hardware

The Pixel 6a is built with an aluminum frame, a plastic back and Gorilla Glass 3 for the screen. The design includes a camera bar and two-tone color scheme on the back similar to the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. The device is available in Chalk, Charcoal, Sage. It has stereo loudspeakers, one located on the bottom edge and the other doubling as the earpiece. A USB-C port is used for charging and connecting other accessories.[1]

The Pixel 6a uses the Google Tensor system-on-chip, with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of non-expandable UFS 3.1 internal storage.[5][6][2]

The Pixel 6a has a 4410 mAh battery, and is capable of fast charging at up to 18 W. It has an IP67 water protection rating.[6][5]

The Pixel 6a features a 6.1-inch 1080p OLED display with HDR support. The display has a 20:9 aspect ratio, and a circular cutout in the upper center for the front-facing camera.[5]

The Pixel 6a includes dual rear-facing cameras. The wide 27 mm f/1.7 lens has the Sony Exmor IMX363 12.2-megapixel sensor, while the ultrawide 114° f/2.2 lens has a 12-megapixel sensor; the front-facing camera uses an 8-megapixel sensor. It is capable of recording 4K video at 30 or 60 fps.[1][2]

Software

The Pixel 6a will ship with Android 12 at launch. It is expected to receive 5 years of major OS upgrades with support extending until 2027.[7][8]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Pixel 6a". Google Store. Retrieved 2022-05-12.
  2. ^ a b c "Pixel phone hardware tech specs". Google Support.
  3. ^ "Google I/O 2022". io.google. Retrieved 2022-05-12.
  4. ^ "Pixel 6a: More of what you want for less than you expect". Google. 2022-05-11. Retrieved 2022-05-12.
  5. ^ a b c Johnson, Allison (2022-05-11). "The Pixel 6A includes Google's Tensor chipset and costs $449". The Verge. Retrieved 2022-05-12.
  6. ^ a b Schoon, Ben (2022-05-11). "Google Pixel 6a specs: Tensor chip, 6GB RAM, 12MP camera, no headphone jack". 9to5Google. Retrieved 2022-05-12.
  7. ^ "Pixel 6a Specs". store.google.com. Retrieved 2022-06-08.
  8. ^ Blumenthal, Eli. "Google's Cheaper Pixel 6A Looks Promising for $449". CNET. Retrieved 2022-05-12.