Google’s upcoming mid-range smartphones – Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are expected to launch on 7 May during the Google I/O annual developer conference. The phones have been subjected to various leaks and rumours revealing many details in the past. Now the first official renders of both the smartphones have surfaced online.
The leak is coming from Android Headlines which shows only the front of Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. As per the leaked renders, both the smartphones will come with large bezels and will not feature any notched display.
Both devices are identical to each other in the renders with the same wallpaper. The renders show “Tuesday, May 7” timestamp in the display which suggests that the devices will be announced on May 7 only. This is the same day when the Google I/O annual developer conference kicks-off. Google I/O event will be held at the Shoreline Amphitheatre, California from May 7 to May 9.
The charging port is seen at the bottom which could be either a USB Type-C port or a micro USB port. Also, the devices will come with a 3.5mm headphone jack, which is placed on top of the phone.
As per a recent price leak, Google Pixel 3a will start at CAD 649 (Rs 33,900) while the Pixel 3a XL will start at CAD 799 (Rs 41,600). A recent case renders leak showed thePixel 3a in black and the 3a XL in whitecolours, there are rumours that anIris colour variant is also in the pipeline.
Leaks suggest that Pixel 3a will feature a 5.6-inch FHD+ OLED screen with a resolution of 2160×1080 pixels. The Pixel 3a XL will come with a 6-inch FHD+ OLED display with a resolution of 1080×2220 pixels. The latter will notably be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 SoC.
Both phones will come with 4GB of RAM, 32GB/64GB storage configurations and will run Android 9 Pie. As for optics, the Pixel 3a and 3a XL will feature a single 12.2MP rear camera with dual LED flash and an 8MP wide-angle sensor on the front for selfies. 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.