Google Pixel 5a
The Pixel 5a is basically the Pixel 4a 5G but with added water and dust resistance and a larger battery. It’s about as boring as a phone upgrade can get. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing. By worrying less about sourcing the latest chips or designing a phone from the ground up, Google instead focused on performance optimization and extending the battery life to absurd proportions. However, the competition has gotten stiffer in the last year and Google no longer clearly owns the mid range.
- Epic battery life
- Excellent photo and video features
- IP67 water and dust resistance
- Solid construction
- Middling performance
- Only minor changes from Pixel 4a 5G
- Kind of boring
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