The same sophisticated photo set for half the price - we will soon know if this is really the right way for the hearts of the masses in the modern smartphone world
Intense weeks of rumors culminated in Google's planned event - which provided us not only with another look into the new Q version of Android but also A pair of new Pixel smartphones, Which will be much more accessible than any of their brethren in the past.
Pixel 3a XL looks like the poster boy of the latest two, offering a screen with 6-inch OLED technology and a resolution of 2,160 × 1,080 pixels with protective cover from the Dragontrail series from the Asahi company, chip Snapdragon 670 has a medium-core octagon in its capabilities instead of the senior Snapdragon 845 in the original Pixel 3 models, 64GB of internal storage that cannot be further physically expanded, 4GB of dynamic memory, an up-to-date Android pie system and with minimal changes to the AOSP location, Wi connectivity Dual-channel 802.11ac Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, enlarged 3,700mAh battery with support for fast 18-watt charging based on the USB-PD standard - and the same main rear camera of the senior Pixel 3 models based on a single IMX363 unit with a resolution of 12 MB Pixel with optical stabilization array and with chip עיבוד תמונה Dedicated behind the scenes.
The reduced Pixel 3a includes a 5.6-inch OLED screen with a resolution of 2,220 × 1,080 pixels, the same chip Snapdragon 670, the same volumes memory Of thepixel 3a XL and the same photo array that includes a main 12 megapixel unit and a front-end 8 front-end 3,000 unit, plus a built-in fingerprint scanner on the back and a built-in 18mAh battery with 400 watts. Prices? $ XNUMX only for thepixel 3a and 480 dollars for thepixel Enlarged 3a XL.
Both new devices feature a rear design very similar to last year's Pixel 3 models, although in practice are made of plastic instead of a combination of an aluminum frame and a rear glass cover - and do not include any official water and dust protection, standard HDR support or built-in wireless charging. Unfortunately. What you will find in them includes speakers Front stereo, "classic" front design with slightly thick edges at the top and bottom of the display panel but without any unnecessary defects, chips NFC Built-in and even connections headphones Traditional 3.5 millimeters that were absent from the more advanced models.
With prices that are a little over half the price of the Pixel 3 models introduced earlier and maintaining the quality of photography in the main unit (though not in the selfie camera that experienced a certain low, it is worth noting), plus Google's well-known software support and promising updates for future Android versions - Will the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL be able to successfully deal with much more powerful models from Shiomi, Honor or OnePlus that are sold around similar levels? It certainly seems to us that Google has a potential market share, and everything will now depend mostly on In its choice to make a broad international distribution of the products. or not.
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