Google is planning to launch a stripped-down version of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones. These were previously rumored to arrive as the Pixel 3 Lite and the Pixel 3 Lite XL, but will now be called Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. Both the names were spotted in the Android Q beta code along with specifications of these devices. There is no word about the pricing and launch date of this device.
Google Pixel 3a:
Google Pixel 3a features a 5.6-inch Full HD+ OLED display with resolution of 2220×1080 pixels, 440 PPI pixel density and 18:5:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone will be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Sanpdragon 670 chip-set with Adreno 615 GPU, coupled with 4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB internal storage, and it will run Android 9.0 Pie. The device will come with a single 12.2MP rear camera with dual LED flash, and 8MP wide angle front camera.
Google Pixel 3a XL:
Google Pixel 3a XL will come with a 6-inch Full HD+ screen with OLED display and 18:5:9 aspect ratio. The device will be powered by Snapdragon 710 10nm processor with Adreno 616 GPU, coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The camera specification will be the same as Google Pixel 3a, and the smartphone will run Android 9.0 Pie.
Google Pixel 3a and Google Pixel 3a XL feature eSIM support, Active Edge Technology for edge squeeze gestures, and the Titan M Security chip. Both the smartphones will be fueled by 3000mAh battery, with 18W fast charging support. Connectivity options on both the devices include Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, headphone jack, USB Type-C, 4G VoLTE and WiFI.