The Google Pixel 6a was unveiled in India on Thursday, and the company's latest smartphone is equipped with a 6.1-inch OLED display and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G+ processor.
Let's look at the differences and similarities between the Nothing Phone 1 and the Google Pixel 6a to put things in perspective.
Price of a Google Pixel 6a vs Nothing Phone 1
The Google Pixel 6a is now available for pre-orders in Chalk, Charcoal, and Sage colors, and will be available on Flipkart on July 28.
On the other hand, the Nothing Phone 1 was launched in India on July 12 with a price tag of Rs. 32,999 for the base 8GB RAM + 128GB storage model and Rs. 38,999 for the top-of-the-line 12GB RAM + 256GB variant.
Specifications for the Google Pixel 6a vs. Nothing Phone 1
The Pixel 6a comes with a 6.1-inch full-HD+ (1,0802,400 pixels) OLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, while the Nothing Phone 1 has HDR10+ support, and 1,200 nits of peak brightness.
Both phones have a dual rear camera setup for optics. The Pixel 6a has a 12.2-megapixel primary camera and a 12-megapixel selfie camera at the front. The Nothing Phone 1 has a 50-megapixel primary sensor with OIS support and a 50-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens. At the front, it has a 16-megapixel selfie camera.
Nothing Phone 1 is equipped with 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, NFC, and a USB Type-C port for connectivity. The Pixel 6a has sensors onboard including an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor.
The Nothing Phone 1's distinguishable feature is its Glyph Interface, which flashes the LEDs on the back to alert users when they receive notifications. Both devices have 33W wired, 15W Qi wireless, and 5W reverse charging capabilities, while the Pixel 6a does not have fingerprint recognition.
Several customers have complained about seeing dead pixels and a green tint on the phones display a few days after the launch of the Nothing Phone 1. The company stated that the display green tint issue was limited to a few customers and that it would develop a software update to correct the issue.
Nothing Phone 1 vs Google Pixel 6a comparison
|Rear Camera||50-megapixel + 16-megapixel||12.2-megapixel + 12-megapixel|
|OS||Android 12||Android 12|
|Resolution||10802400 pixels||10802400 pixels|