Pixel 7a
The Pixel 7a
CodenameLynx
BrandGoogle
ManufacturerFoxconn
ColorsCharcoal, Snow, Sea, Coral
SeriesPixel
ModelGWKK3, GHL1X, G0DZQ, G82U8
Compatible networks
First releasedMay 10, 2023; 8 months ago (2023-05-10)
Units sold<10 million
PredecessorPixel 6a
RelatedPixel 7 & 7 Pro
TypeSmartphone
Form factorSlate
Dimensions152 mm (6.0 in) H
72.9 mm (2.87 in) W
9 mm (0.35 in) D
Mass193.5 g (6.83 oz)
Operating systemAndroid 13
Upgradable to Android 14 QPR1
System-on-chipGoogle Tensor G2
CPUOcta-core (2x2.85 GHz Cortex-X1 & 2x2.35 GHz Cortex-A78 & 4x1.80 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPUMali-G710 MP7
ModemSamsung Exynos 5300
Memory8 GB RAM
Storage128 GB UFS 3.1
Removable storageNone
SIMNano-SIM and eSIM
BatteryLi-Po 4385 mAh Non-removable
ChargingFast charging 18 W PD 3.0
Wireless charging
Display
External displayAlways on
SoundStereo speakers
Rear camera
  • 64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.73", 0.8µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS
  • 13 MP, f/2.2, 120˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm
  • Dual-LED flash, Pixel Shift, Auto-HDR, panorama
  • 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps; gyro-EIS, OIS
Front camera
  • 13 MP, f/2.2, 20mm (ultrawide), 1.12µm
  • Auto-HDR, panorama
  • 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Connectivity
Data inputs
Water resistanceIP67, up to 1 m (3.3 ft) for 30 minutes
Hearing aid compatibilityM3/T4 HAC rating
Websitestore.google.com/product/pixel_7a
References[1][2]

The Pixel 7a 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 7 and Pixel 7 Pro.[3][4][5][6] It was announced at the annual Google I/O keynote in May 2023.[7][8][9]

Specifications

Hardware

The Pixel 7a is built with an aluminum frame, a plastic back and Gorilla Glass 3 for the screen. The design includes a metallic camera bar matching the frame. 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.

The Pixel 7a uses the Google Tensor G2 system-on-chip, with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of non-expandable UFS 3.1 internal storage.

The Pixel 7a has a 4385 mAh battery and is capable of fast charging at up to 18 W, as well as wireless charging. It has an IP67 water protection rating. There is also Battery saver and Extreme battery saver which extends battery life by limiting performance on your phone.

The Pixel 7a features a 6.1-inch 1080p OLED display with HDR support and a 90 Hz refresh rate. The display has a 20:9 aspect ratio, and a circular cutout in the upper center for the front-facing camera.

The Pixel 7a includes dual rear-facing cameras. The wide 26 mm f/1.9 lens has a 64-megapixel sensor, while the ultrawide 120° f/2.2 lens has a 13-megapixel sensor; the front-facing camera uses a 13-megapixel sensor. It is capable of recording 4K video at 30 or 60 fps.

Software

The Pixel 7a ships with Android 13 at launch, which is upgradable to Android 14, based on the Android Open Source Project. The phone is expected to get to Android 16. Updates will be supported until May 2028.

It is expected to receive 3 years of major OS upgrades and 5 years of security updates.[10]

References

  1. ^ "Pixel 7a - Technical Specifications". Google Store. 10 May 2023.
  2. ^ "Pixel phone hardware tech specs". Google Support.
  3. ^ Preston, Dominic (10 May 2023). "Google Pixel 7a: Everything you need to know". TechAdvisor.
  4. ^ Serbezov, Stanislav (10 May 2023). "Pixel 7a release date, price, features, and news". PhoneArena.
  5. ^ Priday, Richard (10 May 2023). "Google Pixel 7a unveiled — release date, price, specs and all the upgrades". Tom’s Guide.
  6. ^ Horne, Matt (10 May 2023). "Google Pixel 7a release date: Everything you need to know". Android Authority.
  7. ^ Chen, Brian X. (10 May 2023). "Pixel 7A Review: We're Running Out of Reasons to Splurge on a 'Pro' Phone". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Archived from the original on 10 May 2023. Retrieved 10 May 2023.
  8. ^ "Google unveils Pixel 7a with Tensor G2, 90Hz display and 64MP camera". GSMArena. 10 May 2023.
  9. ^ Welch, Chris (10 May 2023). "Google announces Pixel 7a with 90Hz display and wireless charging". The Verge.
  10. ^ "Learn when you'll get Android updates on Google Pixel phones & Nexus devices". Pixel Phone Help. Google Support. Retrieved 20 September 2023.