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Google Pixel 4a Smartphone And Nest Audio Are Ultimately Incomparable Devices

Google's sturdy look of the Pixel 4a phone and a brilliant camera makes it a worth buy. Nest Audio smart speaker is also an ideal device to carry. Pixel 4a and Nest Audio are introduced at a special price of ₹29,999, and ₹6,999 respectively.

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Google Pixel 4a Smartphone And Nest Audio Are Ultimately Incomparable Devices
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Google Pixel 4a Smartphone And Nest Audio Are Ultimately Incomparable Devices
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2020-10-18T15:43:15+05:30

I have always been a fan of Google devices, however I was not very happy with the size of phones, not only with the Google's but all phones in general. However Google came up with a spectecular size and built of all new Pixel 4a.  This phone perosnally became one of my favourites. 

Talking about the phone, Pixel 4a brings the same incredible camera experiences from Pixel 4, with a new re-designed hole punch design, with features like HDR+ with dual exposure controls, Portrait Mode, Top Shot, Night Sight with astrophotography capabilities and fused video stabilization. The Pixel 4a comes in Just Black with a 5.8-inch OLED display and has a matte finish that feels secure and comfortable in your hand, and features Pixel’s signature color pop power button in mint.

Let's look at the specs first, 

Specifications


Display: 5.8-inch FHD+ OLED

Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G

RAM/Storage: 6GB RAM/128GB (non-expandable storage)

Battery: 3140mAh

Camera: 12.2MP rear, 8MP selfie-camera

Software: Android 11

Colour options: Just Black

Connectivity: LTE, eSIM, 3.5mm headphone jack, NFC, Bluetooth 5.1

Dimensions: 144 x 69.4 x 8.2mm

Weight: 143g

In addition to features like Recorder, which now connects with Google Docs to seamlessly save and share transcriptions and recordings (English only), Pixel 4a will feature helpful experiences like the Personal Safety app for real-time emergency notifications.
Pixel 4a also has Live Caption, which provides real-time captioning (English only) for your video and audio content.


The Pixel 4a is based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 730G Mobile Platform, and has the Titan M security module for on-device security, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage with an even bigger battery (3140 mAh) that lasts all day. Pixel 4a users can enjoy entertainment and extra storage, with three-month free trials of YouTube Premium and Google One.

Frankly speaking, Google could have worked more on the interface of the phone which looks little different from it's other contemporaries , which are quite easier to operate and also , Google's phone is little expensive for all those, who may not be looking for elegance and finesse of this brand. 

Nest Smart Audio 

 

Nest Audio is Google’s latest smart speaker, made for music lovers. Typically, a bigger speaker equals bigger sound, but Nest Audio has a really slim profile—so it fits anywhere in the home. In order to maximize audio output, Google custom-designed quality drivers and housed them in an enclosure that helps it squeeze out every bit of sound possible. 

It is 75 percent louder and has 50 percent stronger bass than the original Google Home. This smart speaker uses a 19mm tweeter for consistent high-frequency coverage and clear vocals, and a 75mm mid-woofer that really brings the bass. Google completed more than 500 hours of tuning to ensure balanced lows, mids and highs so nothing is lacking or overbearing. The custom-designed tweeter allows each musical detail to come through, and the grill, fabric and materials are optimized so you can enjoy the audio without distortion. The bass is significant and the vocals have depth -- from pop to classical to bollywood, Nest Audio sounds great across genres.


Nest Audio is available in India in two colors: Chalk and Charcoal. Its soft, rounded edges blend in with your home’s decor, and its minimal footprint doesn't take up too much space on your shelf or countertop.

Nest Audio also adapts to your home. Its Media EQ feature enables Nest Audio to automatically tune itself to whatever you’re listening to: music, podcasts, audiobooks or even a response from Google Assistant. And Ambient IQ lets Nest Audio also adjust the volume of Assistant, news, podcasts and audiobooks based on the background noise in your home, so you can hear the weather forecast over a noisy vacuum cleaner.

If you have a Google Home, Nest Mini or even a Nest Hub, you can easily make Nest Audio the center of your whole home sound system. You can also pair two Nest Audio speakers to operate in stereo, for left and right channel separation. And with Google Assistant available in Hindi and English, Nest Audio helps you tackle your day, enjoy your entertainment and control a range of compatible smart home brands like Philips Hue, TP-Link and more.

Nest Audio's voice quality is absolutely awesome. Easy to handle and it can be your perfect travel companion. I have never heard anything better and all of you must experience this too. 

 


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