A Pixel 6 vs Pixel 5a comparison is just what you need if you’re trying to figure out which new Pixel phone may be right for you this fall.
The budget-friendly Pixel 5a is already available to buy, and it ranks as one of the best Android phones you can buy. That’s not a surprise — the Pixel 5a has a lot going for it, including offering the best camera experience under $500.
But the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are in the wings, waiting to take the Pixel line to a whole new level. From improved camera hardware to Google’s own Tensor system-on-chip, we expect great things from the upcoming Pixels. In fact, we anticipate that the Pixel 6 Pro with its triple lens setup will contend for the title of the best camera phone overall.
As we gear up for Google’s next phone announcement, this Pixel 5a vs. Pixel 6 face-off looks at how the phones stack up based on what we know as well as Pixel 6 rumors. The Pixel 5a does a lot right for $449, and whether the extra unknown premium for the regular Pixel 6 (let alone the Pro) is worth it remains to be seen.
Right now, the only place you can get a Pixel 5a officially is through the Google Store or the Google Fi carrier. There’s only one model that costs $449. Furthermore, the Pixel 5a is limited to the US and Japan.
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We don’t know Google’s plans for the Pixel 6, but we certainly hope that there will be much wider availability. There have been rumblings that…