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Google Pixel 3a

Google Pixel 3a
alaScore 92

66 reviews

Sep, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 reviews of Google Pixel 3a. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and screen. The performance and camera also get good feedback. Many are critical about the sound.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Google Pixel 3a is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Julian Chokkattu (digitaltrends.com)

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL review

 

The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are Google's latest phones, and their key selling point is that they bring the same exact software and camera experience from the Pixel 3 and 3 XL to a much lower price point -- $399 and $479, respectively. You also get...

Smart and helpful software, speedy updates ; Great performance ; Fantastic camera ; Relatively affordable pricing ; Good battery life

A class-leading camera at half the price? Just buy the Pixel 3a already

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

Best compact phones 2020 - buyer’s guide

 

The trend towards growing displays seems to be plateauing, but even in the current state of things, most phones are just too big for easy handling with...

The trend towards growing displays seems to be plateauing, but even in the current state of things, most phones are just too big for easy handling with one hand. This is why we always enjoy it when we come across the ocasional competent compact...

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Lynn La (cnet.com)

No water resistance and no wireless charging, but Google packs the $400 Pixel 3A with the features that matter.

 

No water resistance and no wireless charging, but Google packs the $400 Pixel 3A with the features that matter.

The Pixel 3A is cheaper than the original Pixel 3 but packs the same grade-A camera that shoots great in low light. It can also record time-lapse videos and has a headphone jack.

The phone isn't water resistant and doesn't have wireless charging. Local storage is capped at 64GB, and Pixel 3A owners have unlimited uploads to Google Photos at a compressed high-quality resolution, not original.

If you want the latest software from Google and the ability to capture excellent photos, the Pixel 3A has the best camera for its price.

Dec, 2019

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Steven Winkelman (pcmag.com)

Google Pixel 3a

 

Google's well-rounded Pixel 3a is quite simply the best Android phone you can buy for $399.

Best-in-class camera. Gorgeous OLED display. Solid performance. Excellent battery life.

Not waterproof. No microSD slot.

The Google Pixel 3a is an unequivocal win for midrange phone buyers, with good battery life, a lovely display, the latest Android software, and a best-in-class camera. No other $400 phone comes close to offering this level of performance and polish, so...

May, 2019

Expert review by : Dieter Bohn (theverge.com)

Google Pixel 3A review: a $399 phone with a great camera

 

At $399 and $479, respectively, the Pixel 3A and 3A XL are great deals.

Low price ; Excellent camera ; Clean Google version of Android

Slow processor ; No wireless charging ; Not water resistant

But I do know this: I have been waiting for Google to make this exact phone for something like five years. Google used to make phones that were ridiculously good for the price. 2013’s $349 Nexus 5 is still the pinnacle of an inexpensive, excellent...

May, 2019

Expert review by : Chris Davies (slashgear.com)

Google Pixel 3a Review: A question of compromise

 

When it comes to smartphones, it's easy to get caught up on the “more is best” treadmill. More megapixels, more gigabytes and gigahertz, more camera sensors... and more money, of course. Then along comes the Google Pixel 3a and slams the emergency stop...

Best camera in its class ; Very affordable ; Pure Android promises timely updates ; Design doesn't suffer for the budget ; All-day battery, despite the size

No waterproofing ; Wireless charging is missing ; Processor can't keep up with flagship phones

May, 2019

Expert review by : John Velasco (phonearena.com)

Google Pixel 3a & 3a XL Review

 

The Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are an off-shoot of the company's flagship smartphones (Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL) that are touted to deliver similar experiences at the fraction of the cost.

Great camera performance under ideal situations; Long lasting battery life (especially the Pixel 3a XL); Fast recharge times; Responsive actions around the interface; All the trimmings of stock Android

Graphics processing can be challenging; Video performance under low light is underwhelming; No 60 fps video recording

May, 2019

Expert review by : Damien Wilde (9to5google.com)

Some Pixel 3a owners can’t seem to update from Android Pie directly to Android 11

 

The Pixel 3a and 3a XL may have been superseded by the Pixel 4a — and recently released 4a 5G — but that doesn't mean they are not great devices. While they still offer a “premium” Pixel experience at a lower cost, it looks as though some Pixel 3a and...

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Adam Ismail Mark Spoonauer (tomsguide.com)

Google Pixel 3a Review: The Phone You Want for $400

 

With a flagship-caliber camera, the latest version of Android and great battery life, the Pixel 3a rewrites the rules of what a midrange phone should be.

, which offers a better processor, camera, design and display for $50 less. The 4a has rendered the 3a obsolete, sadly, especially because you can't buy a new Pixel 3a from most official retail channels anymore. That said, if you can track one down for...

Aug, 2020

Expert review by : Justin Duino David Imel (androidauthority.com)

Google Pixel 3a review: The phone made for everyone

 

For $399, you'll be hard pressed to find a phone that includes more for the money. The Pixel 3a brings the software and hardware features from its beloved premium line to a low price tag with only small hits to performance. If you can deal with small...

Inexpensive price tag ; The return of the headphone jack ; One of the best cameras ; Pixel Android experience

No IP rating ; No wireless charging ; Standard battery life ; Only 64GB of storage

Jul, 2020

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