Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL launched

After a series of rumors, Google finally unveiled Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL in Google I/O 2019. With this launch, Google entered the competitive mid-range market. Last year Apple also did the same with iPhone XR and that’s proved to be a successful decision for them.

Pixel 3a Specification

  • Qualcomm SDM670 Snapdragon 670 (10 nm)
  • 5.6 inch OLED DIsplay with 1080 x 2220 resolution (441 ppi)
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • Front Camera: 8 MP, f/2.0
  • Rear Camera: 12.2 MP, f/1.8 with OIS
  • Android 9 Pie
  • 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • Rear Mounted Fingerprint Sensor
  • 3000mAh Battery(Non-Removable)

Pixel 3a has a USB C port, capable of 18W fast charging. Pixel 3a also has the Active Edge feature, allowing you to squeeze the Pixel 3a to activate the Google Assistant just like flagship Pixels.

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Google Pixel 3a

Pixel 3a XL Specification

  • Qualcomm SDM670 Snapdragon 670 (10 nm)
  • 6 inch OLED DIsplay with 1080 x 2160 resolution (402 ppi)
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • Front Camera: 8 MP, f/2.0
  • Rear Camera: 12.2 MP, f/1.8 with OIS
  • Android 9 Pie
  • 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • Rear Mounted Fingerprint Sensor
  • 3700mAh Battery(Non-Removable)

Pixel 3a XL is actually Pixel 3a with a bigger battery and larger display. So it also has the same dast charging capability and squeeze feature.

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Google Pixel 3a XL

Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL Camera

The main selling point of Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL is the exceptional camera. In the rear both have Sony IMX 363 12.2MP, f/1.8 with optical image stabilization. This is the same camera sensor used in flagship Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL.

On the front, both have a 8MP, f/2.0 selfie camera. Yes, this mid-rangers don’t have dual front-facing but camera but they do their job perfectly. Google also included Pixel Visual Core chipset in Pixel 3a and 3a Xl, that’s mean faster and better image processing. Just like Pixel 3, Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a Xl also have Night Sight and PhotoBooth. Later Google will also bring new time-lapse feature for all pixel phone.

Price And Availibility

Now coming to the price, Google Pixel 3a starts at $399 whereas for Pixel 3a XL you’ll have to spend $479. Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are available to buy immediately after launch except for India. It will come to India on May 15. Though Google’s intention behind launching a mid-range Pixel was to capture markets like India, but Google completely missed the trick. Pixel 3a will cost a whopping Rs 39,999. And for the big brother Pixel 3a Xl you have to squeeze your wallet up to Rs 44,999.

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