Google I/O 2022 officially started and one of the novelties of the event for developers is the announcement Pixel 6a. As rumors have been circulating for weeks, a “cheap” version of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro is coming very soon and will have some of the features of their big brothers.
After two difficult years due to the Covid-19 pandemic and a shortage of chips, the Pixel 6a has been announced in a timely manner. Despite the fact that many of its features have already been leakedthe reality is that with these versions the only surprise is the final price. Google usually bases its cheap terminals on top models that have been released before.
In terms of specifications, The Pixel 6a has a 6.1-inch AMOLED screen. with FullHD+ resolution. Google skipped the refresh rate of the Pixel 6 and instead offers 60Hz. this feature may not disappointgiven that several Asian manufacturers have switched to 90 or 120 Hz to ensure smoother playback.
inside we find 5nm Tensor chipset which combines an octa-core processor and 6 GB of RAM. While the camera usually draws attention when we talk about the Pixel, it’s the Tensor processor that controls many photographic functions of the terminal.
The eight cores present in the SoC are offered in a configuration of two high-performance cores (Cortex X1 @ 2.80 GHz), two medium-performance cores (Cortex A76 @ 2.25 GHz), and four high-performance cores (Cortex A55 @ 2.80 GHz). 25 GHz) (1.80 GHz). . . Chipset Tensor offers improved image signal processor which ensures you always take the best photos no matter the lighting conditions.
Camera, the highlight of the Pixel 6a
The new Pixel 6a unites Dual camera 12.2 megapixels with f/1.7 aperture and a 12MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture. Google has confirmed that the camera can use the features Magic Eraser, Real Tone, Night Sight and Face Unblur.
The former is one of the most used on the Pixel 6 and allows you to remove elements from an image natively and without using Photoshop. Google improved Magic Eraser and now allows you to change the color of objects that may distract you in the Foto.
Real Tone is Google’s claim to accurately and faithfully represent colors for people of color. This feature uses camera tuning models and algorithms to accurately bring out the nuances of different skin tones. Face Unblur also uses machine learning algorithms to eliminate blur when capturing a moving image.
Thanks to the Tensor chipset with improved image signal processorThe Pixel 6a’s camera ensures you’ll always take the best photos, no matter the lighting conditions.
The main camera can record 4K video at 30 or 60 fps, as well as Full HD (1080p) video at the same frame rate. The 8-megapixel front camera can shoot Full HD video at 30 frames per second. Other interesting options include support for slow motion video at 240 fps and time interval in 4K with stabilization on.
Battery with fast charging and autonomy for the whole day
Pixel 6a integrates battery 4306 mAh which guarantees autonomy for one day or up to 72 hours with the possibility of extreme savings. While it’s slightly smaller than the Pixel 6, when we reviewed its bigger sibling, we found it to hold up great all day.
battery compatible with fast chargingalthough it is important to note that the charger is not included.
The rest of the specs highlight the presence of the Titan M2 security chip and an under-screen fingerprint sensor. Google has promised to offer security updates for the Pixel 6a for 5 years.
Pixel 6a price and availability
Google confirmed that The Pixel 6a will be available in three colors starting July 28 for $449.. Those who wish can book it from July 21. Google hasn’t confirmed availability or pricing in other markets, so we’ll have to wait.
Source: Hiper Textual