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Don’t despair if you longed for a cheap Google phone, but wanted something more powerful than the current Pixel line. Amazon sells 64 GB Pixel 4 for only $ 400, in B&H Photo matching that price. This is the lowest value for the former flagship model and makes it more affordable than the new one Pixel 4a 5G – It’s worth considering if processing power is more important than the latest wireless technology.
You can also buy the 128 GB version at a discount on both websites, although BiH currently offers a better price of $ 430 compared to Amazon’s $ 470.
There are some caveats. The Pixel 4 is almost two years old, so it won’t get many more Android updates (Android 12 is one of them). Battery life and screen brightness are strictly so. And Google’s Motion Sense trigger has never shown itself – it’s a nice bonus, but not something you’ll probably use every day.
In turn, this might be a better value than the current Pixel 4a and 5 models, especially with premium Pixel 6 series probably on the horizon. You get a relatively fast device with a smooth display and still great cameras for equally or less than slower, usually less capable phones. As long as you can live with whims, it can provide a better overall experience.
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