Google Pixel 4a India launch soon: these are the phones it will be competing against

Pixel 4a price in India will likely be announced on October 9th and the mid-range device is expected to compete against these five smartphones.

Highlights
  • Google Pixel 4a India launch is scheduled for October 9th
  • Pixel 4a price in India is expected around Rs 30,000
  • The smartphone will be competing against OnePlus Nord, iPhone SE 2020, and more

Google Pixel 4a price in India is expected to be revealed on October 9th while the phone will likely go on sale during the Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale. The only new Pixel phone coming to India is expected to release with a mid-range price tag. To recall, the Pixel 4a price in the US is set at $349 (~Rs 26,000), which suggests the India price could be around Rs 30,000. This means the smartphone will be competing against some popular and powerful devices in the segment, including the OnePlus Nord, iPhone SE 2020, Realme X3, and more.

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Pixel 4a specifications

  • 5.8-inch FHD+ display (60Hz)
  • Snapdragon 730G SoC
  • 12MP primary camera
  • 8MP selfie camera
  • 3,140mAh battery (18W fast charging support)
  • Android 10

Pixel 4a competition

1. OnePlus Nord: Rs 24,999

OnePlus Nord (review) will be the closest competitor to Pixel 4a. The affordable smartphone from OnePlus is priced starting at Rs 24,999 and ships with the more powerful and 5G-capable Snapdragon 765G SoC. The phone also comes with a 90Hz refresh rate 6.44-inch FHD+ Fluid AMOLED punch-hole display, 32MP + 8MP dual selfie cameras, and 48MP quad rear cameras. The Nord houses a 4,115mAh battery with 30T Warp Charge support.

2. Samsung Galaxy M51: Rs 24,999

The Samsung Galaxy M51 (review) sports the same 60Hz refresh rate display and Snapdragon 730G chipset as the Pixel 4a. However, the Galaxy M51 gets a bigger 6.7-inch AMOLED FHD+ display and a larger 7,000mAh battery with 25W quick-charging support. For photography, the smartphone rocks a 64MP quad-camera setup at the back and a 32MP front-facing camera. The Samsung Galaxy M51 price in India starting at Rs 24,999.

3. Realme X3: Rs 24,999

Realme X3 can also give Pixel 4a a run for its money with its flagship-grade specifications. The mid-range phone rocks Snapdragon 855+ SoC under the hood and a 6.6-inch FHD+ LCD display with a 120Hz refresh rate and dual punch-hole for 16MP + 8MP selfie cameras. The phone also packs 64MP quad camera setup at the back, a 4,200mAh battery, 30W Dard fast charging support, and a Liquid Cooling System that ensures the phone doesn’t overheat while playing games. The Realme X3 is selling in India with a starting price of Rs 24,999.

4. Vivo V19: Rs 24,990

Vivo V19 (review) has an underwhelming Snapdragon 712 chipset compared to Pixel 4a, but the rest of its specifications look impressive on paper. The handset sports a 6.44-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED 60Hz display, optical fingerprint scanner, 48MP quad rear cameras, 32MP + 8MP dual selfie cameras, and a 4,500mAh battery that supports 33W Vivo Flash Charge 2.0 solution. The handset runs FunTouchOS atop Android 10 out of the box and comes with up to 256GB storage onboard. The Vivo V19, after the recent price cut, is available to purchase at Rs 24,990 for the base 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant.

5. iPhone SE 2020: Rs 42,500

Pixel 4a will be in the line of fire from iPhone SE 2020 (review) as well. While the iPhone is priced north of Rs 40,000, it is sometimes available for as low as Rs 35,000 during e-commerce sales. The iPhone SE 2020 aces in every department, except for the 16:9 aspect ratio display with bulky bezels all around, which hard to look past. Apart from this, the handset ships with a flagship A13 Bionic chipset, 12MP rear-facing camera, a day-long battery life, an 18W fast charging solution, wireless charging support, and iOS 13 (upgradable to iOS 14) out of the box. The phone also sports Touch ID for security.