Google Pixel 4a Set to Launch Today: Expected Price, Specifications

Google Pixel 4a Launching Today: Expected Price, Specifications, More

Google Pixel 4a is poised to launch today as the search giant’s latest affordable smartphone. Various rumours have indicated much about the Pixel 4a in the recent past. The phone was also speculated to debut at Google I/O in May — just like how the company brought the Pixel 3a series at its last year’s developer convention during the same month. However, Google cancelled this year’s I/O developer conference due to COVID-19 pandemic and thus delayed the launch of its new Pixel phone.

Google Pixel 4a launch details

Google hasn’t provided any details around the launch time of the Pixel 4a. Nevertheless, it last week confirmed that the phone would debut later today. It is safe to expect that the launch announcement would take place at around an early morning US time, which would be sometime in the evening in India. You should stay tuned to Gadgets 360 to catch its latest updates.

Google Pixel 4a price (expected)

Google Pixel 4a price could be set at $299 (roughly Rs. 22,400) for the 64GB storage model and $349 (roughly Rs. 26,100) for the 128GB version, as per a recent report. The phone is likely to arrive in India as well. However, its India pricing details aren’t revealed yet.

To recall, Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL were launched back in May last year with a starting price of Rs. 39,999.

Google Pixel 4a specifications (expected)

Being a handset backed by Android maker, the Google Pixel 4a is expected to run on stock Android 10 with the latest security patch out-of-the-box. The phone is also rumoured to have a 5.8-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) display along with a hole-punch design. It is speculated to have an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SoC, paired with Adreno 618 GPU and 6GB of RAM. On the storage front, the Pixel 4a is said to have 64GB and 128GB options.

The Google Pixel 4a would come with a single, 12.2-megapixel camera sensor at the back, with video recording capabilities of the Pixel 4. The smartphone is also said to have an 8-megapixel selfie camera. Further, it is said to have a 3.5mm headphone jack and a USB Type-C port. You can also expect a 3,080mAh battery with 18W fast charging support.

Alongside the regular Pixel 4a, Google is speculated to bring its 5G variant in markets that have the next-generation network support. The India market, however, is likely to get only the 4G option.

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