Google Pixel 8a surfaces in press renders ahead of launch

Google is all set to introduce the Pixel 8a smartphone at the Google I/O in the next few weeks. After the CAD-based renders, press renders of the phone have surfaced in Obsidian (black), Mint (green), Porcelain (light beige), and Bay (blue) colours.

This reveals a metal frame. The phone said to run Android 14 at launch, and is rumoured to match 7 years of updates with the other Pixel 8 series phones.

Google Pixel 8a rumored specifications
  • 6.1-inch (2400 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ OLED HDR display, 120Hz refresh rate, up to 1400 nits peak brightness
  • Google Tensor G3 processor with Titan M2 security chip
  • 8GB LPDDR5X RAM, 128GB / 256GB (UFS 3.1) storage
  • Android 14
  • Dual SIM (nano + eSIM)
  • 64MP rear camera with Quad PD Quad Bayer, f/1.89 aperture, IMX787 sensor, LED flash, OIS, 13MP 120° Ultra-wide camera with IMX712 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, up to 4K 60fps video recording
  • 13MP front camera with 95° ultra-wide lens, IMX712 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, up to 4K 30fps video recording
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Water and dust Resistant (IP67)
  • USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, 2 microphones
  • 5G SA/NSA, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax (2.4/5 GHz), Bluetooth 5.3 LE, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, QZSS, BeiDou, NavIC, USB Type C, NFC
  • 4500mAh battery with 20W wired charging, 7.5W wireless charging

Based on rumours Pixel 8a will cost 569.90 EUR (USD 619 / Rs. 51,390 approx.) for the 128GB model and the 256GB variant could cost around 630 EUR (USD 684 / Rs. 56,810 approx.), although these figures are subject to change.

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