Google Launches Pixel 5a 5G with Bigger Battery, IP67 Water Resistant

Finally, after several rumors, Google has announced the Google Pixel 5a 5G, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone and the successor to last year’s Pixel 4a 5G officially.

The device features a 6.34-inch FHD+ OLED display, Snapdragon 765G SoC with 5G, Titan M Security chip, 12.2MP rear camera, OIS along with a 16MP 107° Ultra-wide secondary camera, and an 8-megapixel camera on the front.

Google pixel 5a 5G

It runs Android 11 out of the box with minimum 3 years of OS and security updates, has a metal unibody design with a soft finish compared to polycarbonate body in the 4a 5G and also has IP67 ratings for water resistance.

The phone is able to withstand immersion in up to three feet of water for up to 30 minutes.

Google pixel 5a 5G

Highlight Specifications of Google Pixel 5a 5G

Display: 6.34-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ OLED HDR display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection

Chipset: Octa Core (1 x 2.4GHz + 1 x 2.2GHz + 6 x 1.8GHz Kryo 475 CPUs) Snapdragon 765G 7nm EUV Mobile Platform with Adreno 620 GPU

RAM + ROM: 6GB RAM, 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage

Operating System: Android 11

SIM: Dual SIM (nano + eSIM)

Rear Cameras: 12.2MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, LED flash, OIS, 16MP 107° Ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture

Front Camera: 8MP front camera with 84° ultra-wide lens, f/2.0 aperture

Sensor: Pixel Imprint – Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor

Water and dust Resistant (IP67)

3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers, 2 microphones

Dimensions: 154.9 x 73.7 x 7.6mm; Weight: 185g

Network: 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 5.1 LE, GPS, USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1, NFC

Battery: 4680mAh battery with 18W USB-PD 2.0 fast charging


The best part is that the price has gotten smaller: in the US it will cost $449, which is $50 less than the Pixel 4A 5G’s introductory price. The 5A goes on sale in the US and Japan on August 26th.

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