Google has finally announced the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones. Both the mid-range phones are mostly similar in terms of specs except for the display and battery size. They both have FHD+ OLED displays, are powered by Snapdragon 670 processor with 4GB RAM, have a 12.2MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera.
The new Google Pixel phones also come with the original Pixel’s iconic two-tone design and sport polycarbonate body. They also feature Active Edge squeeze feature as well.
Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Price in India, Availability
The Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are priced at Rs. 39,999 and Rs. 44,999 respectively in India. They come in Just Black, Clearly White and Purple-ish colors.
The registrations for both phones are available on Flipkart starting from May 8. The phones will go on sale from May 15. They will also be available via offline retail stores across the country from May 15.
Talking about launch Offers, the company offers a 10% discount for HDFC subscribers. It also offers No Cost EMI. The phones come with eSIM support on Airtel and Reliance Jio. The company also offers 3 months of YouTube Music Premium.
Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Specifications
The Google Pixel 3a sports a 5.6-inch FHD+(1080 x 2220 pixels) OLED panel with 18.5:9 aspect ratio. While the Pixel 3a XL comes with a 6-inch FHD+(2160×1080 pixels) OLED display with 18:9aspect ratio. Both the displays also come with HDR support and Dragontrail glass protection.
The phones are powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 670 10nm processor with Adreno 615 GPU. They pack 4GB LPDDR4X RAM and 64GB onboard storage. The smartphones run on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box.
In terms of camera, they sport a 12.2MP primary rear camera with 1.4μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture. There is an 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 84° FOV, 1.12μm pixel size on both the phones.
The camera features include Dual PD autofocus, OIS, EIS, 4K video recording at up to 30 fps, and 720p at up to 240 fps. Other features include Super Res Zoom and night sight that offer detailed shots even in low light.
Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac 2x2MIMO (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC, and 3.5mm audio jack. The Pixel 3a packs a 3000mAh battery and Pixel 3a XL has a 3700mAh battery. They both support 18W fast charging that offers 7 hours of battery life with 15 minutes of charging.
The handsets feature front-firing stereo speakers and 2 microphones. Talking about dimensions, Pixel 3a measures 151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2mm and weighs 147g. The Pixel 3a XL measures 160.1 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm and weighs 167g.