Google Pixel 5a shows up with a 6.4-inch screen, Snapdragon 765G SoC, 6GB RAM, and a 4,650 mAh battery. Here are the full specs, price, and our recommendation.

Google Pixel 5a 5G: Specs, Price, Buyer’s Guide

Quick Specs Of Google Pixel 5a 5G
  • OS: Android 12
  • Release Date: August 2021
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G/5G
  • Display: 6.34-inch, OLED
  • Processor: Snapdragon 765G
  • Selfie Camera: 8 MP
  • Rear camera: 12 MP dual
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • ROM: 64 GB
  • Battery: 4680 mAh
  • Related: Google Pixel 5.

Google Pixel 5a 5G Specifications

Mobile Wireless Network and Software

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  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz. CDMA 800 / 1700 / 1900.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz. CDMA2000 1xEV-DO.
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71
  • 5G mobile network bands: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 28, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78, 258, 260, 261 Sub6/mmWave
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM + eSIM
  • Software / OS: Android 12

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 154.9 x 73.7 x 7.6 mm
  • Weight:183 g
  • Display: 6.34 inches, 2400×1080 pixels, OLED, 60Hz, HDR10+, Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
  • Colours: Mostly Black.
  • Physical Build: Plastic. IP67 water and dust protection.

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Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 2.4 GHz Octa-core, Kryo 475.
  • Processor Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno 620
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB
  • External Storage: No.

Photography, Video Recording

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  • Main Camera: 12 MP wide angle + 16 MP ultra-wide angle sensor, auto-focus, LED flash, 4k 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front Camera: 8 MP, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Stereo speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: No.

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: Yes.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; rear-mounted.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD.
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • USB: microUSB v2.0. Type-C
  • NFC: Yes.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 4680 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 18W fast charging. USB Power Delivery 2.0
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: Yes.
  • Model Version/Number:

Launch/Release Dates and Information

  • Announced: August 26, 2021
  • Release Date: August 26, 2021

Google Pixel 5a 5G Prices by Country

  • United States (USA): $449
  • Nigeria: ₦300,000 (unofficial channels)
  • Egypt:  Egyptian Pound
  • UAE: AED
  • India:  Indian Rupee
  • Iraq:  Iraqi Dinar
  • Kenya: Ksh.

The above prices may change with time from country to country, as market forces and economic policies influence product price movements.

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Questions and Answers about Google Pixel 5a 5G

Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the Pixel 5a.

Is Google Pixel 5a a 5G phone?

Yes; it is.

Does Google Pixel 5a have Gorilla Glass?

Yes; it does.

What kind of quick charging does Google Pixel 5a have?

18W fast charging.

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Does Google Pixel 5a have Google Play Store?

Yes; it has Google Services and software applications, including Play Store and Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and others.

Will Google Pixel 5a work in the USA?

This is both a GSM and CDMA phone and is supported on all major US telecom companies and carriers – AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, as well as other sub-carriers riding on their towers.

Google Pixel 5 vs Google Pixel 5a: What are the differences?

The Pixel 5a has the same processor and camera as the Pixel 5, but is made of plastic material, has less RAM, but a bigger battery. And it is cheaper.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict: Is Google Pixel 5a 5G worth buying?

This is the phone for you if you want the Pixel 5 experience at a lower, more pocket-friendly budget. It is essentially the same device as the Pixel 4a 5G and the Pixel 5, so if you own one of those, there is barely any reason to consider buying the 5a 5G. As a matter of fact, it improves on both devices in different ways, including especially battery life. See the related article, 5 solid reasons why you should buy Pixel 5a 5G instead of Pixel 6.

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is a recommendation based on the specs of the device and a general guide to help you understand how much value a device offers for its price. It is not an endorsement of the device. Ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device; MobilityArena takes no responsibility for your buying decisions.

Google Pixel 5a 5G Phone Review Rating

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Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the specs and  information on this page about the Google Pixel 5a 5G are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please leave a comment below.

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