After months of waiting, Google has announced the Pixel 6a, the company’s latest mid-range handset.
The handset is launching in ‘White,’ ‘Black,’ and ‘Green’ in the U.S. It’s launching at $449 ($582 CAD). The phone becomes available to pre-order in the U.S. on July 21st and comes out on July 28th. Google’s Pixel 6a will cost $599 in Canada (not much of a markup)m, according to the company’s website. We’re still waiting to confirm if the phone is launching the same day in the U.S.
Introducing the new Google #Pixel6a!
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Google says the Pixel 6a offers the same speed as the Pixel 6 Pro as its using the same Tensor processor and Titan M2 chip.
The Pixel 6a features a 6.1-inch OLED display with a centred hole-punch selfie camera and 60Hz refresh rate, and two 12-megapixel sensors (wide, and ultra-wide angle) on the Pixel 6-like visor. Additionally, it sports 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, an 8-megapixel shooter in the front, and a 4,410mAh battery.
You can also expect Pixel-exclusive features, including Night Sight, Real Tone, and Magic Eraser.
The Pixel 6a also sports a fingerprint scanner like the 6 Pro and 6, 5G connectivity and has five years of security updates.
More to come…
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