Google had to make some sacrifices to get the Pixel 3A at $ 399, which is half the cost of the Pixel 3. But according to the JerryRigEverything video, which shows its rigorous phone tests, durability is not something that you must be too concerned about
The Pixel 3A Dragontrail glass screen remained in the scratch and flex tests of the YouTube channel, as well as the phones that use Corning's Gorilla Glass. He obtained marks similar to Corning's glass in the Mohs mineral hardness scale, although it is likely that the keys to his car still find a way to create small scratches. Since it was probably cheaper for Google to use Dragontrail instead of the more popular Gorilla Glass, it is good to see that the switch does not seem to affect the quality of the glass.
The all-plastic body of the Pixel 3A means that the device is more affordable (and easier) to produce than something like the Pixel 3. But despite the low qualification of the building materials, the Pixel 3A it stays well. During the JerryRigEverything tests, the phone doubled to a degree a little disturbing, but it did not break. The fingerprint sensor on the back of the phone, also covered in plastic, was able to recognize the fingerprints after supporting several deep scratches. All the other features of the phone also remained functional.
It is easy to assume that the Pixel 3A is a fragile device, especially since fully plastic phones like the Nextbit Robin did not pass the JerryRigEverything tests in the past. But the Google budget friendly phone passed these tests, which is an encouraging sign that you do not need to spend a lot to get a phone that lasts.
According to Dieter Bohn's review of the Pixel 3A, the most remarkable sacrifices It comes in the form of slow processor and lack of water resistance. Still, the phone is a big business, since it has the excellent Pixel 3 camera and, as it is not for a Google phone, a 3.5mm headphone jack. Oh, and it's surprisingly durable, too.
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