In technological aspects, Google is a very successful company in this field. Google has launched its own brand Smartphones, as you know, Pixel. There are quite some models of Google Pixel phones. Most recently, in 2020, August 03, Google announced to launch a new model Google Pixel 4A.
The smartphone was released on August 20, 2020. It is only available in Black color and has gone through lots of testing. There are performance tests like GFXBench testing, etc, which has done on every Google Pixel 4A phone before its made available in the market.
If you are reading this article, you are most probably wondering whether Google Pixel 4A is waterproof or not. However, before knowing that, you must know it’s features as well, then you will understand t well.
We will find out whether the device is waterproof or not, however below, there are a few key features of Google Pixel 4A. You must read in before you jump into the answers weather its waterproof or not.
Google Pixel 4A Device Features
The smartphone is not embedded with the latest 5G technology, however, you will still get the GSM, HSPA, and LTE network access. The size of the display is 5.81 inches, which is the perfect size for a smartphone. It easily fits into your hand and pocket.
The phone weight is roughly 143g, and its dimensions are 144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm. It is built with Gorilla Glass 3 at the front and elastic at back. Even more, there is an aluminum frame around the phone. Pixel 4A supports the Nano SIM card and an eSIM.
Google Pixel 4A runs on Android 10 OS with Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G and has Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver) CPU and Adreno 618 GPU. Thus, makes the phone quite powerful for daily work purposes. Unfortunately, there are no extra card slots for an SD card. But there is 128GB of internal storage space and 6GB of RAM. This makes up the lack of extra card slots, though Google is the developer of Pixel 4A. There will be a cloud service at your disposal anytime.
The main rear camera consists of only one camera of 12.2 MP with LED flash, Auto HDR and panorama support. The front selfie camera also consists of a single camera of 8MP with Auto-HDR. There is support for 3.5mm headphone jack, and the common features like WLAN, Bluetooth, NFC, USB, etc. are available.
Even more, the Fingerprint sensor is located at the back ad other sensors like accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer are present. Pixel 4A uses a Li-Po battery of 3140mAh, which is non-removal. Moreover, it supports 18W of fast charging.
Google Pixel 4A Waterproof Smartphone or not?
Well, if the device is waterproof, Google hasn’t mentioned it yet. Moreover, there are no IP ratings available for Google Pixel 4A, justifying that it is a waterproof device. Even more, since none of the Pixel devices are fully waterproof and only designed to be water-resistant. It is possible that Google Pixel 4A is also water-resistant due to various polymers coating.
However, it doesn’t mean the device is waterproof, it will only help Pixel 4A to survive underwater a bit longer. Also, people have been testing Pixel 4A, and showing it on Youtube, concludes that the device might be water-resistant and splash-proof.
There are various testing done on Pixel 4A like GeekBench, GFXBench, AnTuTu, and battery endurance test. However, there is no mentioning of a water-proof test, which concludes Google Pixel 4A is not a waterproof device. So we advise users not to use their Pixel 4A smartphone near swimming pools, shower, etc. Also, protect your smartphone from accidental water splashes as well.