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Google's Pixel 3a is not only cheaper, but also easier to fix than Pixel 3

Google's newest phones launched this week, and they dramatically hit other flagship prices on our best phone list, including Google's own Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. There are some compromises in getting the new Pixel 3a to $ 399, but repairability is not one of them, as the phone earned a 6 out of 10 points from iFixit. Google Pixel 3a is easy to open, as it uses a spongy material instead of the type of glue commonly found in premium phones, according to the iFixit team. This enables the screen to extinguish without having to use a heating tool to soften the adhesive. Components that have a tendency to wear out first, such as the USB-C port and the 3.5 mm headphone jack are also easy to remove and replace. They do not have tricky or permanent wires. Just getting better Sure, a 6 out of 1 0 score is not perfect, but it is a good bit better than 4 out of 10 that Pixel 3 earned. Considering that Pixel 3a costs much less and still offers a similar design, a decent screen and a camera experience that is almost the Pixel 3's, the new phone starts to sound like a big winner. The extra repairability means that it has increased service life, it even earns higher values ​​for value. It will already receive three years of updates, including for Android Q as soon as it is available. The ability to easily replace an old old battery…

Google’s newest phones launched this week, and they dramatically hit other flagship prices on our best phone list, including Google’s own Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. There are some compromises in getting the new Pixel 3a to $ 399, but repairability is not one of them, as the phone earned a 6 out of 10 points from iFixit.

Google Pixel 3a is easy to open, as it uses a spongy material instead of the type of glue commonly found in premium phones, according to the iFixit team. This enables the screen to extinguish without having to use a heating tool to soften the adhesive.

Components that have a tendency to wear out first, such as the USB-C port and the 3.5 mm headphone jack are also easy to remove and replace. They do not have tricky or permanent wires.

Just getting better

Sure, a 6 out of 1

0 score is not perfect, but it is a good bit better than 4 out of 10 that Pixel 3 earned. Considering that Pixel 3a costs much less and still offers a similar design, a decent screen and a camera experience that is almost the Pixel 3’s, the new phone starts to sound like a big winner.

The extra repairability means that it has increased service life, it even earns higher values ​​for value. It will already receive three years of updates, including for Android Q as soon as it is available. The ability to easily replace an old old battery can ensure that it has some extra years of life.

Pixel 3a now has trade-offs, such as lack of water resistance, the weaker Snapdragon 670 chipset, no wireless charge, and a polycarbonate body that doesn’t feel premium. But that’s not all negative. The polycarbonate body is less likely to decay if released, and it will likely be cheaper to replace than the rear of the Pixel 3 glass.

Shoppers who have been interested in the Pixel phones but have moved away from the prize now have only one more reason to put their sights on Pixel 3a.

Via: The Verge

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