Google Pixel 4a 5G will be cheaper than Pixel 5 but will get the same chipset: report

Google Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 specifications have been leaked ahead of the September 30th launch event.

Highlights
  • Google Pixel 4a 5G will be similar to the Pixel 5 in many ways
  • Both Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 are said to be powered by the Snapdragon 765G
  • Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 will not be coming to India

Google Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 are slated to launch globally via an online event on September 30th. Details about the handsets have been doing the rounds for quite some time. Most recently, the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 prices and colour options were leaked. Now, complete specifications of both phones have been revealed in a new report by WinFuture. As per the report, the Pixel 4a 5G will feature the same Snapdragon 765G chipset as the Pixel 5. However, the Pixel 4a 5G will have a less premium build, thereby making it cheaper than the Pixel 5.

Additionally, it’s being reported that the Pixel 4a 5G will have a slightly taller form factor compared to its sibling. The handset may feature a 6.2-inch OLED display with FHD+ resolution as opposed to a 6-inch FHD+ OLED display (90Hz) on Pixel 5. This is against the previous leak, which suggests that the Pixel 4a 5G will ship with a 5.8-inch screen. In the imaging department, both Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 are said to pack a dual-camera setup at the back, comprising 12.2MP (f/1.7) primary sensor and 16MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide sensor with 107-degree field-of-view. Upfront, the Pixel smartphones may rock 8MP shooter for selfies and video calling.

The Google Pixel 4a 5G will reportedly house a 3,800mAh battery and support 18W fast charging. The handset is also said to come with 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, stereo speakers, dual microphones, 3.5mm jack, and noise canceling. The smartphone will allegedly tout a polycarbonate body and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The phone is tipped to measure 153.9mm x 74.0mm x 8.2mm and weighs 168 grams.

On the other hand, Google Pixel 5 is expected to ship with IP68 water and dust resistance certified 100 percent recyclable aluminium body. The phone may house a 4,000mAh battery with 18W wired charging, as well as, support for reverse wireless and wireless charging. The Pixel could be equipped with 8GB RAM + 128GB storage and triple microphones – but no 3.5mm headphone jack. The handset could come in at 147.7mm x 70.4mm x 8.2mm and weigh 151 grams.

Software-wise, both handsets will run Android 11 out of the box. They are also expected to house the Google Titan M security chip for security. The Pixel 4a 5G price will reportedly start at around Rs 47,000, whereas the Pixel 5 may cost around Rs 54,000.