Google Pixel 6a is official: the mid-range is renewed with the Tensor chipset

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Google has demonstrated a notable change of pace with the Pixel 6 series, to which the new is added today Google Pixel 6a: in this in-depth study we are going to find out everything about technical specifications, price and availability in Italy. With the two standard and Pro models it has raised the bar in the high-end, presenting smartphones capable of competing with rival flagships. But Big G is also willing to renew the cheaper range, with a successor of all compared to the popular Pixel 5a. Here's everything you need to know about this novelty.

Google Pixel 6a coming: everything you need to know

Design and display

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As for the previous generation, the Google Pixel 6a also incorporates the aesthetic language introduced with Pixel 6 and 6 Pro. This means the adoption of the raised horizontal bar on the back to contain the photographic sensors and the LED flash. On the front remains a solution punch-hole, but this time with a central hole instead of a lateral one.

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To change are the dimensions, with a more compact body measuring 152,16 x 71,8 x 8,85 mm, a little smaller than the Pixel 5a. We then have a display from 6,2 "Full HD + in 20: 9, implementing a panel OLED with ID sensor underneath. The refresh rate remains standard at 60 Hz.

Hardware and camera

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Initially there were rumors of a Qualcomm solution, but - as also anticipated by various rumors of the past months - we find the chipset google tensor also on Pixel 6a. This means the adoption of a 5nm SoC inclusive of an octa-core CPU (2 x 2,8 GHz X1 + 2 x 2,25 GHz A76 + 4 x 1,8 GHz A55) and Mali-G78 MP20 GPU. In addition, the presence of the proprietary chip and related TPU should open the door to features such as Magic Eraser (for flawless photos), real-time translations and much more. Side memories we have 6 GB of RAM LPDDR4X e 128 GB of non-expandable storage.

Unlike the previous generation, Google Pixel 6a maintains the same photographic sector as the base model. On the back there is a Dual Camera from 12 + 12 MP, with the Sony IMX363 primary sensor seen on several Pixel models of the past. Stabilization was present OIS. The second sensor, on the other hand, is a Sony IMX386 with capacity wide-angle lens, while the selfie camera is a Sony IMX355 unit from 8 MP. The presence of is maintained stereo speaker, while the rest of the features include Wi-Fi 6E, NFC, BT 5.2, a 4.400 mAh with recharge from 18W and a chip dedicated exclusively to security (Titan M2).

Price and release date

The new Google Pixel 6a debuted at the latest I / O 2022 event, priced at €459: the device will arrive in Italy during the summer but at the moment there is no precise date yet.

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