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

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The Verge
The Verge - Před 5 měsíci
Do you think the Pixel 3A is right for you?
Azúcar
Azúcar - Před měsícem
Yes
Krae Malone OFFICIAL
Krae Malone OFFICIAL - Před 2 měsíci
@malik hussain 😂😂😂😂
cheryl welty
cheryl welty - Před 2 dny
Question: 3a XL or A20, Which has the best camera??
David Gray
David Gray - Před 2 dny
Honestly, give me a plastic back. No, give me a rubberised plastic back. It's sturdier and stays in the hand much more easily.
Actual bezels as well, so that the screen's less liable to shatter. Plus it's easier to hold in landscape. I can't wait for the 4 to drive this thing down in price.
liberator48
liberator48 - Před 3 dny
Where can you get Google Pixel 3a for US$400? In most other countries it costs at least $550 and that's 6 months after it released... Tell me where i can get it for $400 and i'll have it shipped to me for cheaper... wtf.
Joe G.P.
Joe G.P. - Před 4 dny
no good cameras on sub $500 phones ? i don't know about that, i'm pretty happy with my Pocophone F1, through updates it got stuff like night sight and 4K 60fps video, also you can sideload the google camera with it's night sight, i'm sure the Pixels camera is even better, but i'm not gonna pay an extra $400-500 for it.
Yasin -__-
Yasin -__- - Před 10 dny
How about Mate 20 Pro? Is that a good phone?
CoolsamuelLOL
CoolsamuelLOL - Před 10 dny
Is it laggy for roblox xD
bladethorn
bladethorn - Před 12 dny
Renewed Pixel 3 is $40 more than a new 3a on Amazon. With prices that close should I get the 3..?
Sudhir Kumar Gupta
Sudhir Kumar Gupta - Před 12 dny
Very neat and to the point video..a perfect balance between a tech reviewer and normal user approach
Nicu Dan Ciontu
Nicu Dan Ciontu - Před 21 dnem
Why would you buy something that is not cheap ... it only has old tech in it ... for the same amount of money you can buy more powerful phones, but what i hate the most out of this payed review is when he says "this is not a premium phone ... whatever that means" ... it's just an old phone and Google thought ... hey is an old phone but it will sell because is made by google, just like google plus ... is like a grandma phone, and he gets really excited about headphone jack ... who cares about that
RandomTechS@#T
RandomTechS@#T - Před měsícem
That 2009 bezel though...
JAy singh
JAy singh - Před měsícem
Awsome review
xGen720
xGen720 - Před měsícem
Polycarbonate is plastic
Deshmukh Ganesh
Deshmukh Ganesh - Před měsícem
Nice video sir, liked your channel,
but I would go for Poco F1, and flash Google Pixel 3XL rom, which is for only 270 USD, in India.
argenis espinoza
argenis espinoza - Před 2 měsíci
Moto g7 plus still wins and is better !!! 😌😌😌🙋‍♂️
CRAZY Birdie21
CRAZY Birdie21 - Před 2 měsíci
This is brilliant... but A70 be brilliant too
Rob
Rob - Před 2 měsíci
Hey, just bought this great phone and was wanting to use nova launcher. Is there a way to get gesture navigation working with Nova or is there a launcher that is fully compatible with Pixel 3a xl that allows me to hide apps and also create folders within the app drawer? Cheers, great video
trivikram.r Rajendra prabhu
trivikram.r Rajendra prabhu - Před 2 měsíci
Thanks for the review verge, can I please get a link to the wallpaper? I am unable to find the red hysteresis wallpaper, thanks
Lukas Wall
Lukas Wall - Před 2 měsíci
I'm trying to find it to 😢
Martín Romano
Martín Romano - Před 2 měsíci
FYI, for anyone worried about performance, my Pixel 3a opened Spotify just as fast as the Pixel 3XL on this video. Thats is almost double as fast as the 3aXL they showed here... And mine isn't factory restored and there were other apps running in the background.
Ronald King
Ronald King - Před 2 měsíci
Nyc affordable and up to date
Marion Dela Cruz
Marion Dela Cruz - Před 2 měsíci
The pixel 3A is a good phone for people who doesn't mind not getting the best specs. It gives you the best features from a premium phone without breaking your budget. It's not as slow like some reviewers are telling.
Darren Ung
Darren Ung - Před 2 měsíci
Hold on, that high quality thing with the Pixel 3a isn’t a problem. The file size is going to be compressed a little bit, but considering that the camera is 12.2 megapixels—far under the 16 megapixel Google Photos limit—there should be virtually no difference between the photos in Google’s servers and the photos on local storage even if you’re a pixel peeper. In fact, only people who use DSLRs or serious cameras are the ones going to be concerned about “original quality” and at that point why should they expect so much from a $400 phone? Just something to think about when reviewers talk about drawbacks...Google removed or changed features of the 3a for a reason.
Joseph Upton
Joseph Upton - Před 2 měsíci
Just bought a Google Pixel (from 2016) for $75. Fantastic camera. Only 32gb of storage but unlimited backup.
Gavin Lee
Gavin Lee - Před 2 měsíci
Just got my pixel 3a yesterday at Best buy -100 for Sprint activation and $80 of gift cards... That was given too me... So I got this phone for only $245 so at this price.... It's definitely worth it hahaha
君愷范
君愷范 - Před 2 měsíci
the color tone is still a bit different between the two cameras as seen on the sample shots...basically different SoC means different ISP...and the better processor still kicks out better pictures even if the other hardwares and algorithms are the same...
Samantha Shelley
Samantha Shelley - Před 2 měsíci
I have a Nexus 5 and the Pixel 3a appeals to me. So makes total sense lol
Haikel G
Haikel G - Před 2 měsíci
This is a great phone! Enough of iPhone.
Nate W Thibodeau
Nate W Thibodeau - Před 2 měsíci
The OLED panel on the 3a has terrible color shift and is quite warm(yellow)...just as bad as the Pixel 2 was well known for. It also is blurry, compared to the super sharp and crisp panel Pixel 3.
Scott Swarbrick
Scott Swarbrick - Před 3 měsíci
Hey guys. Get £40 to spend in the Google store when you buy the new pixel 3a or 3a-XL with this new code : B-OTON68NMPFMQHSSYSIV7U2P
xtension xward
xtension xward - Před 3 měsíci
Wow what a long commercial !
David Martrano
David Martrano - Před 3 měsíci
Well, the Nexus 6p & 5x had a set of twins the 3a & 3aXL, yikes. For 399.00 best in class camera plus Google Software processing. There are no mid-rangers with this excellent camera. Will they sell boatloads, absolutely!
Sar Me
Sar Me - Před 3 měsíci
Does this phone work fine without a sim card ?
ice cream
ice cream - Před 3 měsíci
Almost 500 euro here in belgium
Philip Presley
Philip Presley - Před 3 měsíci
How's the camera though?
Mahmudul Hasan
Mahmudul Hasan - Před 3 měsíci
This phone is over priced
HellaHellaHella HEY
HellaHellaHella HEY - Před 3 měsíci
for a $399 phone i could buy a nintendo switch for $379.99
Muqri Musa
Muqri Musa - Před 3 měsíci
Cant find this version of hysteresis wallpaper from the verges website somebody helpp
Daniel Frade
Daniel Frade - Před 3 měsíci
hey the wallpaper that appears on this video isn't in the link of the description
Keyboard Warrior
Keyboard Warrior - Před 3 měsíci
I bought an unused OG Pixel XL from Argos (its discontinued now which is a bummer) for £200. its a great phone with a great camera, what can I say
Laura Rodriguez
Laura Rodriguez - Před 3 měsíci
I have the XR, but the 3a looks GREAT👍🏻
Kapil Mehta
Kapil Mehta - Před 3 měsíci
In India, It's more expensive than the higher model of One Plus 7.
Daaa ?
Kapil Mehta
Kapil Mehta - Před 3 měsíci
watching this on my Nexus 5.
XD
MicahNY
MicahNY - Před 3 měsíci
Just got a 3A in purple and absolutely love it 😍
Nhi ONLY
Nhi ONLY - Před 3 měsíci
Love the prices
WANDERLUST *
WANDERLUST * - Před 3 měsíci
can OIS be disabled?
Naman shah
Naman shah - Před 3 měsíci
I can't find this wallpaper
Greg Terzian
Greg Terzian - Před 3 měsíci
No mention whatsoever of the video capabilities of the phone, which is such an important consideration for a smartphone now. You made the point several times about how great the camera is, but no report on its video. Even more importantly, the fact that this phone cannot be set to shoot at 60 FPS in ANY resolution, which is a very serious issue for many users. He “auto FPS” feature is atrociously indicative of dumbing-down gone excessive. Otherwise, great reporting.
Tek Minion
Tek Minion - Před 3 měsíci
I have been using mine for 2
Days and am pretty impressed. The phone for me is fast enough for what I need to do like take pictures, listen to music, android auto, and reply to text messages and email. It's a phone that does a great job at being a phone. Games, and more intense work I leave to my iPad pro 11inch.
The thing about this phone is, you cant treat it as something it's not, a specd out flagship, but like Dieter says, the experience is actually really good 😎
Jacky Heng
Jacky Heng - Před 4 měsíci
It's been a month, possible for the verge to upload this wallpaper to your site? Thanks!
MüsliManTV
MüsliManTV - Před 4 měsíci
I like how a lot of people see the none existing wireless charging as problem, because I really don't get it. I never had wireless charging, but is it really that hard to just plug in a phone? I don't think so
MüsliManTV
MüsliManTV - Před 3 měsíci
@Jenny Yeah, I have the 3a now, so nod wireless charging for me
Jenny
Jenny - Před 3 měsíci
Ha I totally agree - I've never had wireless charging, never even considered it a thing but now I'm looking for a new phone and some phones have it, my brain wonders if I can ever live without it smh
Danielle Voiculescu
Danielle Voiculescu - Před 3 měsíci
I had a Samsung S8 for 2 years. Never bought a wireless charger. Now I have Pixel 3a XL.
Calvin Ku
Calvin Ku - Před 4 měsíci
I got myself a Pixel 3A XL after watching this video and I really regret it. It's got a really good screen and a really good rear camera just as said in the video. But there's one big problem about this phone is that it's way too slow when you run lots of apps on a daily basis. I don't play video games on the phone and I'm not like a super heavy user. But I use roughly 10 to 20 apps everyday, for chatting, for accessing my bank account, for web, for Instagram, for messaging so on and so forth and it get's incredibly slow the longer you use this phone. I'll probably give this phone to my dad as he doesn't use as many apps as I do but seriously for any heavy user this phone is not right for you.
One B
One B - Před 4 měsíci
You may have lots of sensors and triple camera but the real camera beast is Google pixel camera algorithm 🔥
Fransini A.
Fransini A. - Před 4 měsíci
Could you elaborate more on how the RAM and snapdragon capacity impacted your daily use of the 3A with all the regular apps you tend to use? ALSO, could you elaborate on the networking WiFi/LTE part? does that mean the phone will spend a long time trying to connect to any network, and the LTE part it will have issues picking up reception?

Thanks in advance
J Biggs
J Biggs - Před 4 měsíci
Perfect review! Clear, concise, funny and thorough - with the perfect level of detail. Told me everything I needed to know in a reasonable amount of time. Carrier support point was key. Oh, and great production. Music was thankfully not too distracting. Nice job! I actually think the 3a will do very well.
Mark Cocio
Mark Cocio - Před 4 měsíci
I'm sold! Thanks for the review
Johnny Huang
Johnny Huang - Před 4 měsíci
Got mine. And I love it.
Donby Piso
Donby Piso - Před 4 měsíci
How does it perform taking pictures of sport scenes? Which one is even better for that?
iiEllie
iiEllie - Před 4 měsíci
I just got my pixel 3A yesterday for my first phone and I'm in love with audio and camera quality I honestly think that the pixel is better than any iPhone!!!
iiEllie
iiEllie - Před 3 měsíci
@Fikri Aziz I don't have insta but I can tell you that after a few weeks of having it it's a really great camera the battery last for about 6 hours a day if you have it charged at 100 but yeah it's a really great phone!
Fikri Aziz
Fikri Aziz - Před 3 měsíci
hey can u tell me the quality og the instagram story? especially a video, let me know your thought, thanks!
SWEGWAY SAM
SWEGWAY SAM - Před 4 měsíci
i want to breed my phone
Salman Ijaz Bhatti
Salman Ijaz Bhatti - Před 4 měsíci
I am leaving Samsung and moving to pixel line up. They don't care about their customers after they sell the phone. Horrendous software update track record by Samsung. I will vote with my wallet on this.
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