New Leak Suggests Google Pixel 3a Devices Will Be About Cameras and Nothing Else

The Google Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3a XL are set to launch at the Google I/O 2019 event which is scheduled to kickstart tomorrow

Highlights
  • The Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL will come with 12.2MP Dual Pixel rear-cameras
  • The phone will pack Snapdragon 670 and will also come with USB Type-C fast charging

The search giant, Google is all set to launch its latest Pixel devices at the Google I/O conference event scheduled on May 7, 2019. However, even before the launch, the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL have gone through tons of leaks and rumours, and we now know quite a few things about these devices. It is also known that these phones are going to be toned down versions of the original Pixel 3 phones. The Indian e-commerce giant, Flipkart has also made a product page live on its website which although does not give away a lot but hints towards the launch of the Google Pixel phones. In a new development, we have some news about one of the most critical aspect of any Pixel phone out there – the rear camera.

Image: DroidLife

The New Pixel Line-up Will Not Compromise the Rear Camera

It is very well known that the cameras which the Pixel phones pack are simply the best out there and as such, they set the benchmark when it comes to imaging for other smartphones. The reason for Google’s success in the smartphone market can also be attributed to the Pixel’s camera setup. According to DroidLife, the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL will pack equally impressive cameras like the original Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL which will be accompanied with Night Sight. There will also be support for portrait mode photos, Motion Auto Focus, and unlimited Google Photos storage. The tech blog had also revealed before that the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL would retail with $399 and $479 price tag respectively.

Other leaks have suggested that the Pixel 3a will pack a 5.6-inch display while the Pixel 3a XL will have a 6-inch screen as opposed to 6.3-inch on the Pixel 3 XL. Also, the design of the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL have been tipped to be mostly similar to the original Pixel 3 series with the curved bezels around the top and bottom of the front display except that the new Pixel phones will not come with the notch which the Pixel 3 XL and the Pixel 3 were bestowed with.

Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL to Come in 3 Colour Options

According to DroidLife the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL both will sport 12.2MP Dual Pixel rear-cameras, and internally they will pack 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, 8MP selfie cameras, 3,000mAh (3a) and 3,700mAh (3a XL) battery cells and on the rear side we will see a circular fingerprint sensor. The “Active Edge” technology, which summons Google Assistant by firmly gripping the sides of the phone will also make a comeback on the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL.

Other leaks from Twitter user @Samsung_News_ have highlighted that the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL would come in three finishes – the Clearly White, Just Black and Purple-ish. Also, the phones will boot Android 9 Pie out of the box and will pack Snapdragon 670. Additionally, the phones have been hinted to support fast charging via USB-C.

Chakri is a go-to guy for your next smartphone recommendation. Back in his engineering days, he used to play with smartphones by installing custom ROMs and that passion got him into the tech industry. He still goes nuts about a smartphone knocking his door for review. Currently managing everything at Telecom Talk, Chakri is trying to master PUBG Mobile in his free time.

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