Google-made smartphone ``Pixel 4a'' appeared, price is 42,900 yen
Google announced the low-priced model ' Pixel 4a ' of its own smartphone '
Google Japan Blog: Introducing Google Pixel 4a
Google Pixel 4a Features you want, at a price you'll love. -Google Store
\Google Pixel 4a New! ?/ We announced # Google 's new smartphone, #GooglePixel4a ???? Not only the camera function that can take wonderful photos, but also the latest Google, at a nice price. Click here for details: https://t.co/ONZahlpDXL pic.twitter.com/9TWBWJ1vK5— Google Japan (@googlejapan) August 3, 2020
The official PV of Pixel 4a can be seen from the following.
Say Hello to the Google Pixel 4a-YouTube
Pixel 4a is a smartphone positioned as a low-priced version of Pixel 4 released on October 24, 2019. In the past, there was a lineup called 'XL' with a larger screen in the Pixel series, but this time only Pixel 4a. The Pixel 4a uses low-end SoC and GPU, and realizes low price by unifying rear camera, changing face authentication to fingerprint authentication, abolishing some functions such as ' Active Edge '. I am.
The front camera is the first punch wheel type in the Pixel series, and the display is a bezelless 5.81 inch OLED display. The body size is 144.0 mm x 69.4 mm x 8.2 mm.
On the official page, it is stated that it has the same camera function as Pixel 4, and it has functions such as HDR + with dual exposure correction function, portrait mode, top shot, night view mode capable of taking astrophotography, video image stabilization etc. It is implemented.
The color of Pixel 4a is only one color of 'Just Black'. The power button is in mint color. Please refer to the following for the visuals of Pixel 4a.
The battery capacity is 3140 mAh, and the battery is used even if it is used all day by the ``automatic adjustment battery function'' that preferentially supplies the battery to frequently used applications and reduces the battery consumption of low usage applications to make the battery last longer. No, quick charging is possible. However, the Qi certified wireless charging on the Pixel 4 has been discontinued.
Also, Pixel 4a can quickly perform multitasking between applications, search photos, send messages, etc. by utilizing the new Google Assistant that appeared in 2019. There is also a feature called 'emergency sharing' that allows you to send notifications to emergency contacts registered in advance.
Below is a comparison of the specifications of the Pixel 4a, Pixel 4, and Pixel 3a.
|Pixel 4a||Pixel 4||Pixel 3a|
|size||144mm x 69.4mm x 8.2mm||147.1 mm x 68.8 mm x 8.2 mm||151.3 mm x 70.1 mm x 8.2 mm|
|display||5.81 inch (147.6 mm) OLED||5.7 inch (144.7 mm) OLED||5.6 inch (142.2 mm) OLED|
|resolution||2310 x 1080||2280 x 1080||2220 x 1080|
|battery||3140mAh||2800mAh, Qi certified wireless charging||3000mAh|
|memory||6 GB||6 GB||4GB|
|storage||128GB||64GB or 128GB||64GB|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 730||Qualcomm Snapdragon 855||Qualcomm Snapdragon 670|
|GPU||Adreno 618||Adreno 640||Adreno 615|
12.2 million pixels dual pixel, aperture value 1.7 , dual pixel phase difference detection autofocus, optical and electronic image stabilization function, viewing angle 77 degrees, pixel size 1.4 μm
| Telephoto : 16 million pixels , aperture value 2.4 , phase difference detection autofocus , optical and electronic image stabilization functions , |
Spectral + flicker sensor, viewing angle 52 degrees, pixel size 1.0 μm
Wide angle: 120,000 pixels , aperture value 1.7 , dual pixel phase difference detection autofocus , optical and electronic image stabilization functions , viewing angle 77 degrees, pixel size 1.0 μm
| 12.2 million pixels, aperture value 1.8, dual pixel phase difference detection autofocus, |
Optical and electronic image stabilization
|Front camera||8 million pixels, aperture value 2.0, fixed focus , viewing angle 84 degrees, pixel size 1.22 μm|| 8 million pixels, aperture value 2.0, fixed focus , |
NIR flood emitter, NIR dot projector, 2 NIR cameras , viewing angle 90 degrees, pixel size 1.22 μm
|8 million pixels, aperture value 2.0, fixed focus|
|Camera function||Night view mode , top shot, portrait mode, HDR+||Night view mode , Top shot, Portrait mode, HDR+, Motion auto focus, Super resolution zoom, Group selfie mode, People who often shoot, Dual exposure compensation, Motion Sense||Night view mode , top shot, portrait mode, HDR+, motion auto focus, super resolution zoom|
|Dual stereo speakers, USB-C audio, 3.5mm audio jack||Dual stereo speakers, USB-C audio||Dual stereo speakers, USB-C audio, 3.5mm audio jack|
|OS||Android 10||Android 10|
Android 9 Pie
|price||42,900 yen||From 89,980 yen||49,500 yen|
Also, as Pixel series compatible with 5G, 'Pixel 4a for 5G' and 'Pixel 5' have been announced.
Introducing Google Pixel for 5G-Google Store
The 5G compatible Pixel 4a and Pixel 5 will be available in the fall of 2020. The price of 5G compatible Pixel 4a is said to be 60,500 yen, but the price of Pixel 5 has not been revealed.
In addition to the Pixel 4a, the wireless earphone 'Google Pixel Buds' has also appeared.
Pixel Buds-Wireless earphones with Bluetooth-Google Store
Google Pixel Buds scans the shape of the ears of thousands of people and realizes a comfortable wearing feeling, and it fits firmly in the ear even during exercise. It is equipped with an 'adaptive sound' function that automatically adjusts the volume according to the surrounding conditions, and a microphone that recognizes only the voice from environmental sounds and transmits it clearly.
Furthermore, 'real-time translation' is possible by linking with a smartphone equipped with Google Pixel or Android 6.0 or later. You can talk in a foreign language such as English simply by saying 'OK Google, translate to English.' You can check the supported languages for the 'Real-time translation' function from the following.
Google Pixel Buds Language Translations-Google Pixel Buds help
Google Pixel Buds comes in three colors: “Clearly White”, “Quite Mint” and “Almost Black”. The release date is Thursday, August 20, 2020, and the price is 20,800 yen. You can purchase it at Google stores, au shops, Edion, Costco, Softbank shops, BicCamera, Yamada Denki, Yodobashi Camera, and other stores all over Japan.