Renders Of The Google Pixel 3a, 3a XL Leaked On Twitter
Google is planning to unveil less feature rich and affordable variants for the Google Pixel 3 and 3XL, which will allegedly be as the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL respectively. Amidst leaks, listings for the aforementioned smartphones were found on Google’s official website, which confirmed that the company will indeed launch the Pixel 3a and 3a XL by the month of May. The launch of the devices may line up with Google’s I/O conference, which is scheduled for May 7-9. As per latest reports, the case renders for the two smartphones have surfaced online.
Case Renders Design
The cases for both the devices are completely transparent and clearly highlight the schematics of the smartphones. A cutout at the back reveals the rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The bottom of the Pixel devices houses the USB Type-C port, which is flanked by speaker grilles on either side. The 3.5 mm headphone jack is present at the top of the device, which is a feature that was missing from the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL smartphones. Another noteworthy fact is that the front of the Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL sport a wide chin and forehead. The volume rockers and the power button are both housed on the right side of the smartphone, whereas the left side of the device accommodates the SIM card slot.
Expected Features And Availability
The Pixel 3a and 3a XL are expected to sport a 5.6-inch and 6-inch OLED display respectively. Other significant changes from the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL may include the use of polycarbonate for the device design instead of glass and metal. Under the hood, the Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL are speculated to run on the Snapdragon SoC, which is designed on the 10nm fabrication process. The chipset comprises of an octa-core Kryo 360 CPU and the Adreno 612 GPU. In terms of optics, the devices are expected to be equipped with a primary 12MP camera and an 8MP selfie shooter.
Both the smartphones are expected to feature 4GB RAM bundled with up to 128GB of ROM. As per previous leaks, the devices will be powered by a 3,000 mAh battery with fast charging support and will run the stock version of Android 9 Pie. As mentioned previously, the Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL will probably be launched on the Google I/O event being held at the Shoreline Ampitheatre, California from May 7 to May 9.