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Google Pixel 4A 5G vs. Pixel 5: Which one should you buy?

Confused between Google’s latest smartphones? Here’s a comparison to help you choose between Google Pixel 4A 5G and Pixel 5

Google just launched Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4A 5G at their recent event. The two smartphones have several exciting features and specifications. Both of these smartphones are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, Titan M Security Chip, and come with dual rear cameras, hole-punch display design, 5G technology, and the latest Extreme Battery Saver Mode.

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If you are having a tough time choosing between the two, here is a brief comparison that can help.

Google Pixel 4A 5G vs. Google Pixel 5: Screen and design

Pixel 4A 5G comes with a 6.2-inch full HD+ OLED display with 1080×2340 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection. Pixel 5, on the other hand, comes with a 6-inch Full HD+ OLED display with the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Protection.

Pixel 4A 5G has the standard 60Hz refresh display. Whereas, Pixel 5 has a better 90Hz refresh rate for better gaming experience and smoother browsing.

Both of these devices have the fingerprint scanner at the back. Pixel 4A 5G is only available in black color, whereas Pixel 5 is available in black, white, mint, and blue colors.

Google Pixel 4A 5G vs. Google Pixel 5: Processor and performance

Both the phones come with the powerful octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoG. While Pixel 5 comes with 8GB of LPDDR4 RAM, Pixel 4A 5G only comes with 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM. Both of them have 128GB storage space that isn’t expandable.

They have the same capacity options that include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, NFC, GPS/A-GPS, USB Type-C port, and more. Also, both come with 5G technology while they run on the latest Android 11 OS. Although Pixel 5 misses out on the 3.5mm headphone jack feature.

Google Pixel 4A 5G vs. Google Pixel 5: Camera

Both Pixel 4A 5G and Pixel 5 come with a dual rear camera setup, which includes a 12.2MP primary sensor with the f/1.7 lens and optical image stabilization (OIS), as well as a 16MP secondary sensor with the f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens.

For taking selfies, you’ll get an 8MP camera sensor, with the f/2.0 lens on both of these phones.

Google Pixel 4A 5G vs. Pixel 5: Battery and charging

Google Pixel 4A 5G comes with a 3,885mAh battery while Pixel 5 comes with a 4,080mAh battery. Both of them support 18W fast charging. Unlike Pixel 4A 5G, Pixel 5 supports wireless charging and reverse charging.

Google Pixel 4A 5G vs. Google Pixel 5: Price

While Pixel 4A 5G can be bought for around $499 (which is roughly around ₹37,000) for the 128GB variant with 6GB RAM, Pixel 5 is priced at $699 (which is roughly ₹51,400) for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant.

Pixel 4A 5G offers the same power as Pixel 5 but the latter does come with a little extra RAM and a higher battery capacity. Pixel 5 also comes with a more premium design and an aluminum body instead of a polycarbonate body.

You also get wireless charging and reverse wireless charging with the Pixel 5, a faster refresh rate for the display, and waterproof technology. However, Pixel 4A 5G is more powerful and larger, it uses the same camera setup as Pixel 5.

Aviral Sharma
Aviral Sharma |B-Tech grad | From Kanpur but Bengaluru is my new home. Content writer for over 4 years, it is both my hobby and my passion. Apart from content writing, I live and breathe football. And oh! I love cooking too.


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