Google just launched the Pixel 6a, the company’s next Pixel smartphone in India, after it was introduced at its Google I/O event in May. The phone comes with a 6.1-inch FHD+ OLED display, is powered by Google Tensor SoC, Titan M2 security chip and has support for 5G SA/NSA. It runs Android 12, and will receive security updates for at least 5 years, but it should get OS updates for 3 years.
The phone has 3D thermoformed composite back cover compared to glass in the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro. It comes with a 12.2MP rear camera, OIS along with a 12MP ultra-wide secondary camera, and an 8-megapixel camera on the front. It has an in-display fingerprint scanner and packs a 4410mAh battery.
Google Pixel 6a specifications
- 6.1-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ OLED HDR display, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
- Google Tensor processor (2x 2.80GHz Cortex-X1 + 2 x 2.25GHz Cortex-A76 + 4 x 1.80GHz Cortex-A55) with 848MHz Mali-G78 MP20 GPU, Titan M2 security chip
- 6GB LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB (UFS 3.1) storage
- Android 12
- Dual SIM (nano + eSIM)
- 12.2MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, IMX363 sensor, LED flash, OIS, 12MP 107° Ultra-wide camera with IMX386 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF
- 8MP front camera with 84° ultra-wide lens, IMX355 sensor, f/2.0 aperture
- In-display fingerprint sensor
- Water and dust Resistant (IP67)
- USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, 2 microphones
- Dimensions: 152.2x 71.8x 8.9mm; Weight: 178g
- 5G SA/NA (n1/n2/n3/n5/n7/n8/n12/n20/n25/n28/n30/n38/n40/n41/n48/n66/n71/n77/n78), 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 5.2 LE, GPS, USB Type C 3.1 (1st Gen), NFC
- 4410mAh battery with 18W wired fast charging
Pricing and availability
The Google Pixel 6a comes in charcoal and chalk colours and is priced at Rs. 43,999 (MRP). It is available to pre-order in India from Flipkart today, July 21st and will go on sale from July 28th.
- Instant discount of Rs. 4,000 on Axis Bank Cards and EMI. This is a limited period offer.
- Rs. 6,000 off on exchange of any Pixel device and other select smartphone models, or ₹2,000 off on exchange of any other smartphone. Limited period offer.
- Google Nest Hub Gen2, Pixel Buds A Series, and Fitbit Inspire 2 available at Rs. 4,999 when purchased
along with the Pixel 6a. Limited period offer.
- Three-month trial of YouTube Premium and Google One.