Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL with 5.6-inch and 6-inch FHD+ OLED displays announced starting at $399

Google just announced the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones as expected. These have 5.5-inch and 6-inch Full HD+ OLED displays with, are powered by Snapdragon 670 Mobile Platform with 4GB of RAM, Titan M Security chip, have 12.2-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), Dual Pixel auto focus, and an 8-megapixel front camera, both with AI-powered camera features.

This includes Super Res Zoom that produces sharp details when you zoom and night sight that lets you take bright, detailed, colorful shots even in low light. Both run Android 9.0 (Pie), feature Pixel’s iconic two-tone design, polycarbonate body, Active Edge squeeze response, back-mounted fingerprint sensor and pack 3000mAh and 3700mAh batteries, respectively with support for 18W fast charging that offers 7 of battery life with 15 minutes of charging.

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL specifications

  • Pixel 3a – 5.6-inch (1080 x 2220 pixels) FHD+ OLED 18.5:9 display, 441 PPI, HDR support, Dragontrail glass protection
  • Pixel 3a XL – 6-inch (2160×1080 pixels) FHD+ OLED 18:9 display, 400 PPI, HDR support, Dragontrail glass protection
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 670 ( 2 x 2GHz Kryo 360 (performance) + 6 x 1.7GHz Kryo 360 (efficiency)) 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 615 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR4X RAM, 64GB storage
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • 12.2MP rear camera with LED flash, 1.4μm pixel size, ƒ/1.8 aperture, 76° FOV, Dual PD auto focus, OIS, EIS, 4K video recording at up to 30 fps, 720p at up to 240 fps
  • 8MP  front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 84° FOV,  1.12μm pixel size
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Active Edge
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo front-firing speakers, 2 microphones
  • Pixel 3a Dimensions: 151.3 x 70.1 x 8.2mm; Weight: 147g
  • Pixel 3a XL Dimensions: 160.1 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm; Weight: 167g
  • 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac 2x2MIMO (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, USB Type-C Gen 1 , NFC
  • 3000mAh (Pixel 3a) / 3700mAh (Pixel 3a XL) battery with 18W fast charging

The Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL come in Just Black, Clearly White and Pueple-ish colors and are priced at $399 (Rs. 27,780 approx.) and $479 (Rs. 33,350 approx.), respectively. These will be available from Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, US Cellular, Spectrum Mobile (Charter), C Spire and Google Fi, as well as AT&T. These will be available through Google Store beginning today, and through partners beginning tomorrow. The Google Pixel 3a starts at Rs. 39,999 in India and will be available from May 15th.

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