The Pixel 6a, just like it’s predecessors the Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6 is powered by the Google Tensor processor.
In fact, it shares many similarities with the Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6.
Update : With android 13 b4, M1 uses can now use the 5G SA service on Pixel 6a.
As we can see from the comparison chart, the Pixel 6a has a smaller screen at 6.1″ with only 60 Hz refresh rate as compared to the larger screen and refresh rate on the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.
It also has a 6 GB RAM compared to 8 GB and 12 GB on the predecessors.
The Pixel 6a has a dual camera system is reduced to a 12.2 MP and 12 MP ultrawide instead of the 50 MP wide and 12 MP ultrawide on the Pixel 6. Both shares a 8 MP front camera.
The rear camera is a 12.2 MP f/1.7 with 1/2.55″ image sensor with SuperRes to 7X zoom. The other 12 MP ultrawide has a aperture of f/2.2 with 114 Field of view.
The front camera is 8 MP, 1.12 μm pixel width, ƒ/2.0 aperture Fixed focus and has a 84° ultrawide field of view.
Features like Magic Erase, Real Tone, Face Unblur, Cinematic Pan, Motion autofocus etc are all available on the Pixel 6a.
The battery in also smaller at 4410 mAh compared to 4614 mAh. It doesn’t support wireless charging while the Pixel 6 does.
It can record videos up to 4K video at 30, 60 fps, 1080p at 30 fps for front camera.
Cinematic Pan, Slow-motion video support up to 240 FPS, 4K Timelapse with stabilisation, Astrophotography timelapse videos are possible with the Pixel 6a.
As for network support, [5G Sub 6GHz] Model GX7AS, it supports the following:
GSM/EDGE: Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
UMTS/HSPA+/HSDPA: Bands 1,2,4,5,6,8,19
LTE: Bands B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/14/17/18/19/20/25/26/28/29/30/38/39/40/41/42/48/66/71
5G Sub-6: Bands n1/2/3/5/7/8/12/20/25/28/30/38/40/41/48/66/71/77/78
There is only 1 physical slot as usual with SIM2 a eSIM.