Google Pixel 6a

Google Pixel 6a
  • Screen: 6.1" OLED - 1080 x 2400
  • SoC: Google Tensor
  • Camera: 2 (12.2 MP + 12 MP)
  • Battery: 4410 mAh
  • OS: Android 13
  • Weight: 178 grams (6.28 oz)

Review

Display
78
Performance
67
Battery
76
Camera
69
Connectivity
85
NanoReview score
74

Full specifications

Detailed specifications, tests, and benchmarks of the Google Pixel 6a
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Display

Type OLED
Size 6.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Aspect ratio 20:9
PPI 429 ppi
Refresh rate 60 Hz
Max rated brightness 500 nits
Max rated brightness in HDR 800 nits
HDR support Yes, HDR10+
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Screen-to-body ratio 83%
Display features - DCI-P3
- Always-On Display
Display tests
RGB color space 96.9%
PWM 240 Hz
Response time 3 ms
Contrast ∞ Infinity
Peak brightness test (auto)
878 nits
Sources: NotebookCheck [3]
69

Design and build

Height 152.2 mm (5.99 inches)
Width 71.8 mm (2.83 inches)
Thickness 8.9 mm (0.35 inches)
Weight 178 g (6.28 oz)
Waterproof IP67
Rear material Plastic
Frame material Metal
Colors White, Black, Green
Fingerprint scanner Yes, in-display
Screen-to-body ratio
83%
67

Performance

All specs and test Google Pixel 6a in the benchmarks
SoC
Chipset Google Tensor
Max. clock 2800 MHz
CPU cores 8 (2 + 2 + 4)
Architecture - 4 cores at 1.8 GHz: Cortex A55
- 2 cores at 2.25 GHz: Cortex A76
- 2 cores at 2.8 GHz: Cortex-X1
L3 cache 4 MB
Lithography process 5 nanometers
Graphics Mali-G78 MP20
GPU clock 848 MHz
FLOPS ~2171 GFLOPS

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1055
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
3021
AnTuTu Benchmark 9
775868
CPU 208269
GPU 305908
Memory 110039
UX 144068
Total score 775868
3DMark Wild Life Performance
6230
Stability 55%
Graphics test 37 FPS
Graphics score 6230
PCMark 3.0 score 9715
Sources: 3DMark [3]

Memory

RAM
RAM size 6 GB
Memory type LPDDR5
Channels 2
Storage
Storage size 128 GB
Storage type UFS 3.1
Memory card No
63

Software

Operating system Android 12 (Can be upgraded to Android 13)
ROM Stock Android
OS size 14.3 GB
76

Battery

Specifications
Capacity 4410 mAh
Charge power 18 W
Battery type Li-Po
Replaceable No
Wireless charging No
Reverse charging No
Fast charging Yes (42% in 30 min)
Full charging time 1:51 hr
Battery life tests
Web browsing 11:03 hr
Watching video 16:44 hr
Gaming 06:15 hr
Standby 91 hr
General battery life
32:23 hr
69

Camera

Specs and camera test of the Pixel 6a
Main camera
Matrix 12.2 megapixels
Image resolution 4032 x 3024
Zoom Digital
Flash Dual LED
Stabilization Optical
8K video recording No
4K video recording Up to 60FPS
1080p video recording Up to 60FPS
Slow motion 240 FPS (1080p)
Angle of widest lens 114°
Lenses 2 (12.2 MP + 12 MP)
Wide (main) lens - 12.2 MP
- Aperture: f/1.7
- Focal length: 27 mm
- Pixel size: 1.4 micron
- Sensor: 1/2.55", Sony IMX363 (Exmor-RS CMOS)
- Phase autofocus (Dual Pixel)
- Optical stabilization
Ultra-wide lens - 12 MP
- Aperture: f/2.2
- Focal length: 17 mm
- Pixel size: 1.12 micron
- Sensor: 1/2.9", Sony IMX386 (Exmor-RS CMOS)
Camera features - Bokeh mode
- Pro mode
Samples Photo samples of Google Pixel 6a from DxOMark
Selfie camera
Megapixels 8 megapixels
Image resolution 3840 x 2160
Aperture f/2.0
Focal length 24 mm
Pixel size 1.12 microns
Sensor type Exmor-RS CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.8"
Video resolution 1080p (Full HD) at 30 FPS

DxOMark camera tests

Photo quality
133
Video quality
126
Generic camera score
122
85

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard Wi-Fi 6E (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax)
Wi-Fi features - Dual Band
- Wi-Fi MiMO
- Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Wi-Fi Display
Bluetooth version 5.2
Bluetooth features LE, A2DP
USB type USB Type-C
USB version 3.1
USB features - Charging
- USB-Storage mode
- OTG
GPS GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS
NFC* Yes
Infrared port No
Network
Number of SIM* 1
Type of SIM card Nano
eSIM support* Yes
Hybrid slot No
LTE Cat* 20
2G network GSM/EDGE Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
3G network UMTS/HSPA+/HSDPA 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 19
4G network LTE B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/14/17/18/19/20/25/26/28/29/30/38/39/40/41/42/48/66/71
5G support Yes
86

Sound

Speakers Stereo
Headphone audio jack No
FM radio No
Dolby Atmos Yes
Speakers test
Max. loudness
87.4 dB

Other

Category Flagship
Announced May 2022
Release date June 2022
Sensors - Barometer
- Proximity sensor
- Gyroscope
- Accelerometer
- Ambient light sensor
- Compass
- Fingerprint
Box* -
*Disclaimer! Some specifications of the Pixel 6a may differ by country or region

User ratings

4 of 5 points (177 votes)

User reviews (1)

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Ryan 04 December 2022 14:50
Really Good phone, the best purchase I've made, got it new for only £300 unlocked.
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