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Google Pixel 6a 5G Review in Short

  1. Compact design with premium feel.
  2. 6.1 inches OLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
  3. 60 Hz refresh rate for everyday tasks.
  4. Water-resistant feature.
  5. Excellent camera quality.
  6. Advanced video quality.
  7. High-quality selfie.
  8. Google’s Tensor chip for lag-free performance.
  9. Impressive battery life lasting up to two days with normal use.
  10. Longer battery life.
Last updated on May 16, 2024 7:28 pm
Google Pixel 6a 5G Review with Updated Version
Google Pixel 6a 5G Review with Updated Version



Google Pixel 6a 5G Review

The Google Pixel 6a 5G is a premium budget phone that offers a top range of features and functionality. The recent 5G update has made the phone even more powerful to compete in the future.

Google’s Tensor Chip

  • Google Pixel 6a has a custom-designed chip called Tensor.
  • Tensor chip enables the 6a to have a longer battery life.
  • The 6a also has battery saver and extreme battery saver features.

Design and Display

  • The compact design makes this phone to use with one hand, and it makes this phone premium.
  • The presence of 6.1 inches OLED display and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection is the added advantage in the under 30k budget segment.
  • Google Pixel 6a 5G has only a 60 Hz refresh rate, but the performance is not low compared to another phone, especially for everyday tasks.
  • Also, you can feel the premium touch at every usage.
  • The best part of this phone is it comes with a water-resistant feature.

Google Pixel 6a Camera Quality

  • The image quality is excellent; we personally like and recommend it for you on this budget with the best camera phone.
  • The latest update has improved image processing speeds, especially in low-light photography.
  • Tensor chip optimization is an added advantage to take the best clear photos.
  • While coming to the Night Sight feature, the Google Pixel 6a 5G is the master to capture impressive shots even in low light conditions.
  • The video quality of this Google Pixel 6a 5G has significantly improved.
  • With the help of the magic eraser feature, you can be able to remove people from the background of your photos, even with photos taken using a non-Pixel camera.
  • In Google Pixel 6a 5G, you can be able to capture impressive shots at low light conditions, and it is one of the best parts compared to this budget segment.

Front Camera – Selfie Quality in Pixel 6a 5G

  • You can feel the excellent quick and quality image processing
  • Also, the Real Tone feature recreates your darker skin tones more accurately.

Google Pixel 6a 5G Performance

  • The Pixel 6a runs on Google’s Tensor Generation 1 chip which handles everyday use without lag.
  • I personally feel the heat up during playing high-end games, and it’s normal nowadays
  • Also, my recommendation for this Pixel 6a 5G is for pro mobile gamers.

Google Pixel 6a 5G Performance

  • Compared to indoors in the outdoors, you can get the 5G speeds easily touched to 1Gbps.
  • But indoors, due to your location ambient, the speed may vary, sometimes your phone keeps shifting to 4G automatically
  • While using 5G, I feel that the battery is causing minor heating, and it is a normal one nowadays.

Google Pixel 6a Battery Performance

  • The battery life is impressive, and that withstands up to two days with normal use.
  • The 18W charging is a bit slow compared to other devices in the same price range.
  • It makes me sad that No charger is included in the box.
  • If you are expecting a long-battery backup phone, then you can go for it blindly
  • Also, it has extreme battery saver features.

Pixel Software Experience

  • Pixel 6a 5G has impressive features like on-device Google Assistant, call screen, hold for me, security checkup settings, material colour and icon theming.
8.8Expert Score
Google Pixel 6a Review
If you are looking for a phone with a modern design, 5G compatibility, premium camera capabilities and long battery life, this is your dream phone. Also, you have to consider that 5G performance is good but might cause some heating, and VONR support is currently missing.
  • Longer battery life.
  • Compact design with a premium feel.
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection 
  • Water-resistant features.
  • Excellent camera quality
  • Embed with Magic eraser feature
  • Good selfie quality 
  • Good value-for-money.
  • No charger is included in the box.
  • Allow only18W charging.
  • The phone may get minor heat up during high-end gaming.

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Specification: Google Pixel 6a 5G Review with Updated Version

In The Box

Handset, 1 M USB-C to USB-C Cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adaptor, Sim Tool

Browse Type


Operating Frequency

2G GSM/EDGE: Quad Band (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), 3G UMTS/HSPA+/HSDPA: B1/B2/B4/B5/B6/B8/B19, 4G LTE: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B13/B14/B17/B18/B19/B20/B25/B26/B28/B29/B30/B38/B39/B40/B41/B42/B48/B66/B71, 5G Sub-62: n1/n2/n3/n5/n7/n8/n12/n20/n25/n28/n30/n38/n40/n41/n48/n66/n71/n77/n78

Internal Storage (GB)




Primary Camera Available


Primary Camera

12.2MP + 12MP

Primary Camera Features

Dual Camera Setup: 12.2MP Dual Pixel Wide Camera (1.4um Pixel Width, f/1.7 Aperture, FOV: 77 Degree field, 1/2.55 inch Image Sensor Size, Super Res Zoom Upto 7×1) + 12MP Ultrawide Camera (1.25um Pixel Width, f/2.2 Aperture, FOV: 114 Degree), Lens Correction, Optical + Electronic Image Stabilization, Fast Camera Launcher, Camera Feature: Magic Eraser, Real Tone, Face Unblur, Panorama, Manual White Balancing, Locked Folder, Night Sight, Top Shot, Portrait Mode, Portrait Light, Super Res Zoom, Motion Auto Focus, Frequent Faces, Dual Exposure Controls, Live HDR+, Cinematic Pan, Video Feature: Cinematic Pan, Slow Motion Video Support, 4K Timelapse with Stabilisation, Astrophotography Timelapse, Optical Image Stabilisation, Fused Video Stabilisation, 4K Cinematic Pan Video Stabilisation, 4K Locked Video Stabilisation, 1080p Active Video Stabilisation

Secondary Camera Available


Secondary Camera

8MP Front Camera

Secondary Camera Features

8MP Camera Setup: (1.12um Pixel Width, f/2.0 Aperture, Fixed Focus, FOV: 84 Degree Wide)

HD Recording


Full HD Recording


Video Recording Resolution

Rear Camera: 4K (at 30 fps/60 fps), 1080p (at 30 fps/60 fps), Front Camera: 1080p (at 30 fps)

Digital Zoom (X)


Operating System

Android 12

SIM Type

Dual Sim

Hybrid Sim Slot




OTG Compatible


Quick Charging


Sound Enhancements

Stereo Recording, Speech Enhancement, Wind Noise Reduction

Display Size

15.6 cm (6.14 inch)


2400 x 1080 PIxels

Resolution Type

Full HD+

Display Type

Full HD+ OLED Display

Other Display Features

Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Cover Glass, Always-on Display with at a Glance and Now Playing, High Brightness Mode, Contrast Ratio: >1,000,000:1, HDR Support

Frame Rate

240 fps, 60 fps, 30 fps

Model Name

Pixel 6a

Processor Type

Google Tensor



Supported Networks


Speaker Phone


Graphics PPI (PPI)



Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyrometer, Magnetometer, Barometer

Upgradable Operating System

Five Years of Pixel Updates (Pixel Security Updates for Atleast Five Years from When the Device First Became Available on the Google Store in the US. Updates May Also Include Feature Drops and Other Software Updates. See for more information.)

Supported Languages

Supports 11 Languages

Other Features

Google Tensor, Adaptive Battery, Extreme Battery Saver, Live Translate, 18W Fast Wired Charging, Face Unblur, Magic Eraser, Real Tone, Titan M2TM and Google Tensor Security Core, IP67 Water Protection, Fingerprint Unlock with Under Display Fingerprint Sensor, Security Lock Method: Pattern, Pin, Password

GPS Type


Video Formats

HEVC (H.265), AVC (H.264)

Battery Capacity (mAh)


Width (mm)


Height (mm)


Depth (mm)


Weight (g)


Warranty Summary

1 Year Brand Warranty

Internet Connectivity

5G, 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, EDGE

Network Type

5G, 4G, 3G, 2G

Pre-installed Browser

Google Chrome

Micro USB Version

USB 2.0

Bluetooth Support


Bluetooth Version


Wi-Fi Version

Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax), Wi-Fi 6E (6 GHz) with MIMO

Wi-Fi Hotspot




GPS Support




SIM Size

Nano Sim

Voice Input


Dual Camera Lens

Primary Camera



Domestic Warranty (Year)


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