Google India has finally extended its Pixel range by introducing Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. Though both the phones have similar specifications, the difference lies in the size of the screens. Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are offered with FHD+ OLED display, Snapdragon 670 processor with 4GB RAM, 12.2MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera.
Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL Specifications
Considering Google Pixel 3a, it comes with a 5.6-inch FHD+ (1080×2220 pixels) OLED screen with 18.5:9 aspect ratio. Whereas, the Pixel 3a XL is equipped with 6.0-inch FHD+ (2160×1080 pixels) OLED display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Both the smartphones are offered with HDR support and Dragontrail glass protection.
Powering both the phones is an Octa-core Snapdragon 670 10nm processor with Adreno 615 GPU. It is further coupled to a 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage. They run on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. Camera configuration of the smartphones includes a 12.2MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture and an 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture. Some of the highlighting features of the camera include Dual PD autofocus, OIS, EIS, 4K video recording up to 30 fps and 720p at up to 240 fps.
Connectivity options of both the phones include 4G VoLTE, Wifi 802.11ac 2x2MIMO (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5LE, USB Type-C, GPS, NFC and 3.5mm audio jack. The Pixel 3a packs a 3000mAh battery while the Pixel 3a XL has a battery pack of 3700mAh. Both the phones support 18W fast charging and can be charged for 7 hours within 15 minutes of charging. THe dimensions of Pixel 3a reads as 151.2 x 70.1 x 8.2mm while the 3a XL measures 160.1 x 76.1 x 8.2 mm. Google Pixel 3a weighs 147g, while the bigger version weighs 167g.
Price and Availability
The registrations will open on Flipkart for both the phones from May 8 and the sale will commence from May 15. Along with the online presence, Google is also making its phone available on the leading retail stores from May 15 across India. The price of Google Pixel 3a is Rs 39,999 while the Pixel 3a XL holds a tag of Rs 44,999. Color options include Clearly White, Black, and Purple.
HDFC users will get a 10% discount on Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL purchase while there is also a provision of No Cost EMI. There is eSIM support from Airtel and Reliance Jio at the moment and Google is offering 3 months of YouTube Music Premium subscription for free.