Pixel 3a and 3a XL – Sale details
Both the phones will be available on home-grown e-commerce platform Flipkart, starting from May 15. Interested customer can register their interest for the phones on the e-commerce platform from May 8. As a part of launch offer, Google is bundling three months of free YouTube Music Premium subscription with both the phones.
Processor, RAM, and storage
Both the smartphones are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 system-on-chip (SoC), a 10NM-based midrange processor with eight Kryo 360 cores paired with Adreno 616 graphic processing unit (GPU). Both the phones come in a sole RAM and storage variant, 4GB RAM and 64GB storage that is.
The Pixel 3a is powered by 3,000 mAh battery, whereas, the Pixel 3a XL is powered by 3,700 mAh battery. Both the phones support 18W fast charging.
The Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL sport a 5.6-inch and 6-inch screen, respectively. Both the phones boast OLED screen of fullHD+ resolution stretched in 18:9 aspect ratio. The screen supports ‘always-on’ feature in which it shows relevant information such as time, app notifications, alarm, etc. when the device is locked. The screen is protected by Asahi Dragontrail glass.
If you liked the camera in the Pixel 3-series, you are in for a treat. Both the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL boast similar camera modules on the back that are there in the premium Pixel 3-series. The phones boast a 12.2-megapixel shooter of f/1.8 aperture. The sensor is assisted by optical image stabilization (OIS) and boasts dual pixel phase detection auto focus (PDAF) technology. The camera interface features Google’s ‘Night Sight’ mode, which improves the phones’ low-light imaging drastically – as seen in the Pixel 3-series.
The affordable-premium series includes the Google 3a with a 5.6-inch screen and the Google 3a XL with a 6-inch screen, priced at Rs 39,999 and Rs 44,999, respectively.