Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones have now gone on sale in India. Interested buyers can pick up the two smartphones from Flipkart. Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL were launched by the technology giant at its I/O 2019 conference last week.
With the two handsets, Google is trying to make a mark in the mid-range segment of the smartphone market. We should mention that Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL come with the same rear camera setup that Pixel 3 handsets offer.
Among the other key specifications of the device are Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC, full-HD+ display, Android 9.0 Pie, and full-HD+ display. Here’s a look at the launch offers, price details and specifications of the smartphone:
Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL price in India
Google Pixel 3a is available in India at Rs 39,999, while the Pixel 3a XL can be bought at Rs 44,999. As we mentioned earlier, both the smartphones are available in India on Flipkart and went on sale at 12 am (midnight) on May 15. Both the handsets are available in a 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant and can be bought in Just Black and Clearly White colour options. The Purple-ish colour variant is not available in India as of now.
Google Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL specifications and features
Technology giant Google has used hardware in its new devices that are mostly found in the budget segment of smartphones. While it has removed custom Pixel hardware like Pixel Visual Core, the handsets do come with the Titan M security chip. We should mention that Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a Xl smartphones are single SIM globally, but in India, you can use the eSIM feature will be available via Airtel and Reliance Jio. Needless to say, the handsets come with the latest version of Android 9.0 Pie and will be the first to be upgraded to Android Q. They will also have support for the AR applications.
Powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 670 SoC, Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL come with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. While the former comes with a 5.6-inch full-HD+ gOLED display, the latter has a 6-inch full-HD+ gOLED display. Both Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are protected by Dragon Trail glass and offer 24-bit colour depth.
On the photography front, both the handsets come with a 12.2MP Dual-Pixel rear camera that has a Sony IMX363 sensor and supports OIS and EIS. The primary camera comes with an f/1.8 aperture, 76-degree field of view and 1.4-micron pixels. The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL also come with Night Sight feature that enhances low-light photography, HDR+, Portrait Mode, Super Res Zoom and Top Shot, that was introduced with Pixel 3 series.
For selfies and video calls, there is an 8MP camera that has an 84-degree field of view, 1.12-micron pixels, and an f/2.0 aperture. The back panel of the smartphones houses a Pixel Imprint fingerprint sensor. While the Pixel 3a packs a 3,000mah battery, Pixel 3a XL has a 3,700mAh battery. Connectivity options of the handsets include 4G VoLTE, Wi-FI 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, and thankfully, a 3.5mm headphone jack.
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