It’s now no surprise that Google is working on a stripped down version of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones. While we earlier labelled the device as the Pixel 3 Lite, we now believe that the devices will carry the moniker ‘Pixel 3a’ and ‘Pixel 3a XL’. What else? The specifications of both the phones have surfaced online.
The Pixel 3a will now arrive with a 5.6-inch FHD+ OLED screen with a resolution of 2220×1080 pixels, 440 PPI pixel density and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The device will be powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 670 processor with an Adreno 615 GPU.
The Pixel 3a XL will come with a 6-inch FHD+ OLED display and will be powered by a more powerful Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 616 GPU.
|Google Pixel 3a||Google Pixel 3a XL|
|Processor||Snapdragon 670||Snapdragon 710|
|Display||5.6-inch FHD+ OLED, 2220×1080 pixels||6-inch FHD+ OLED, 2220×1080 Pixels|
|Memory||4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB storage||4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB storage|
|Camera||Rear: 12.2MP, dual flash; Front: 8MP wide-angle lens||Rear: 12.2MP, dual flash; Front: 8MP wide-angle lens|
|Battery||3,000mAh battery||3,000mAh battery|
|OS||Android 9 Pie||Android 9 Pie|
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 Pixel 3a lineup will feature Active Edge technology and will come with a fingerprint sensor at the back. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS, a headphone jack and USB-C. Both phones will feature the same 3,000mAh battery as the original Pixel 3 and will support 18W fast charging.