In this news, we discuss the Google Pixel 4a, Nest Audio smart speaker go on sale in India.
The Google Pixel 4a and the new Nest Audio smart speaker went on sale in India today for the first time via Flipkart as part of the Big Billion Days specials.
The Pixel 4a Just Black is available at a special introductory price of Rs 29,999 (MRP Rs 31,999) while the Nest Audio is priced at Rs 6,999 (MRP Rs 7,999). Nest Audio is available in chalk and charcoal color options and will later be available at Reliance Retail and Tata Cliq stores.
Google Pixel 4a
The Google Pixel 4a comes with a matte finish with a 5.8 inch FHD + OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixel resolution and 19.5: 9 aspect ratio. It is based on the octa processor. Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G core and has Titan M security module for on-device security.
The processor is paired with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of on-board storage. The Pixel 4a has a 3140mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging and boots Android 10 with support for at least three years of OS and security updates.
As for the camera department, the Pixel 4a houses an 8MP selfie camera with f / 2.0 aperture and a 12.2MP dual pixel rear camera with optical image stabilization (OIS) and electronic image stabilization. (EIS) and support 4k video shooting at 30fps.
Additionally, there’s a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, a USB Type-C port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Google’s latest smart speaker comes with quality custom-designed drivers in a 70% recycled plastic housing. The smart speaker uses a 19mm tweeter for consistent high-frequency coverage and clear vocals and a 75mm mid-woofer for stronger bass, and is said to be 75% louder and have 50% stronger bass than the original Google Home.
Google Nest Audio is powered by a 1.8GHz quad-core A53 processor and high-performance machine learning hardware engine. The speaker’s Media EQ feature automatically tunes the device to whatever the user is listening to – music, podcasts, audiobooks or even a response from Google Assistant while the Ambient IQ feature allows the smart speaker to tune the volume for assistant, news, podcasts and audiobooks based on background noise.
As far as privacy is concerned, the speaker comes with a two-stage mic mute toggle button on the back, allowing users to physically turn off microphones. Users can also delete their assistant’s history by saying, “Hey Google, delete what I just said”. Additionally, the speaker can be used to control smart devices like TVs, air conditioners, and lights with voice commands.
- Google Pixel 4a and Nest Audio smart speaker on sale in India