Haneet Singh

Pixel 6 vs Pixel 6a: Which one to choose?

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After a long wait, the Pixel 6a is finally available to everyone for purchase.

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Now that the Pixel 6a has arrived and its price is close to that of the Pixel 6, many of you must be having trouble choosing the right Pixel for yourself.

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Here's a comparison between the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6a. This will help you decide which Pixel phone to choose.

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Pixel 6a

Pixel 6





Compact in Design

Smoother Display


Pixel 6a

Pixel 6

12.2MP Main

50MP Main

Both have similar AI features

No LDAF and Motion

LDAF sensor and motion

RAM & Battery

Pixel 6a

Pixel 6





Wired Charging

Wired and Wireless

The Pixel 6 series phones are powered by the Google's own Tensor chipset. Yes, both the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6a boasts a Tensor SoC.

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Pixel 6 is rated IP68 for protection and Pixel 6a is rated IP67. Pixel 6 is $150 more than Pixel 6a which costs $449. Pixel 6 costs $599.

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If you can go for Pixel 6 budget and given spec difference matters in your case then you can pick Pixel 6. Pixel 6a is also good if you want Pixel experience.

IMG: Google (Pixel 6)

Since in spec wise the Pixel 6 is better but it is older, you can wait for sale to grab it for less price.

Video: Google (Pixel 6)

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