Google Pixel 7a review

Pound-for-pound the Google Pixel 7a is the best smartphone around

5 Star Rating
Google Pixel 7a phone under a red and pink light
(Image: © Bobby Hellard / Digital Camera World)

Digital Camera World Verdict

The Google Pixel 7a is a fun little device with helpful features. It might not be the phone of the year, but it is certainly the best small handset on the market right now. For camera software, processing power, and price it cannot be beaten.


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    Excellent camera system

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    Long battery life

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    Stunning design

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    Inconsistent fingerprint reader

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The Google Pixel 7a could well be the best camera phone you can buy for under $500/£500. It’s both a wonderful little smartphone and also a timely reminder that a good phone needn't cost you the best part of a grand. 

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Bobby Hellard
Reviews editor, ITPro

Bobby Hellard is the ITPro reviews editor and has worked on CloudPro and ChannelPro since 2018.

In his time at ITPro, Bobby has covered news stories for all the major technology companies, such as Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Facebook. He mainly covers hardware reviews for smartphones, laptops, and tablets, but you will also recognize him as the face of many of ITPro's video reviews.

He has been a journalist for ten years, originally covering sports, before moving into technology with ITPro. He has bylines in the Independent, Vice, and The Business Briefing. 

Contact him at or find him on Twitter: @bobbyhellard