Update: May 1, 2019- Today, Flipkart posted a new teaser that hints about Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL launch in India. The teaser suggests that these new mid-range Pixel phones might be launched in India on May 8 as Flipkart exclusive.
Flipkart has posted a teaser on its homepage that says ‘Losing sight after twilight’? which suggests that the teaser might be referring to the low light capabilities of the upcoming Pixel 3a/3a XL smartphones.
After opening the teaser, the new page on Flipkart says ‘Help is on the way. Something big is coming to the Pixel universe on 8th May’ with an image of a smartphone. The image shows a phone with bezels on the top and the bottom of the screen which is in-line with the previous leaks.
Earlier: Google has teased the launch date of its Pixel 3a series after several rumors. The company might launch its mid-range Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL on May 7 which is also the first day of Google I/O 2019. The teaser on says the Google Store says, “On May 7, meet a new hero.”
Earlier this month, a leak suggested that Google would launch Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL in May. Now, the company has itself teased the May 7 launch date for these mid-rangers. Google has set up a page on its online store teasing the launch.
Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL India launch date
Moreover, the dedicated page on Google store also has another teaser that says “On 7 May, something big is coming to the Pixel universe.” However, this date changes to May 8 for India. This clearly hints at the launch of Pixel 3a series.
Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Specifications
If we talk about specs, some previous rumors have revealed the key specs of the Pixel 3a series phones.
Pixel 3a/ 3a XL Display
It has been reported that Pixel 3a will sports a 5.6-inch FHD+ (2220×1080 pixels) OLED panel while Pixel 3a XL will come with a 6-inch FHD+ (2160×1080 pixels) OLED panel.
Pixel 3a/ 3a XL Processor
In terms of hardware, the Pixel 3a is expected to come with Snapdragon 670 10nm processor with Adreno 615 GPU while Pixel 3a XL might come with Snapdragon 710 10nm processor with Adreno 616 GPU. They both will pack 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.
Pixel 3a/ 3a XL Camera
In terms of camera, they both will come with a single 12.2MP rear camera with dual LED flash. Up front, there will be an 8MP wide-angle selfie camera. These will feature the same rear camera as the Pixel 3.
Pixel 3a/ 3a XL Battery, Connectivity
Connectivity options will include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, and USB Type-C. The Pixel 3a will pack a 3,000mAh battery with fast charging support. The devices will sport a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and also the
Active Edge feature. The smartphones will be running on stock Android 9.0 Pie.
Pixel 3a, 3a XL expected price
According to a leak on Reddit, the Pixel 3a could be priced at CA$649 (Rs 33,735 approx.) while the Pixel 3a XL could cost CA$799 (Rs. 41,530 approx).