Google has announced the launch of its new Pixel 7a smartphone as part of its annual I/O developer event. The device has a new design inspired by Google’s premium Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro smartphones and affordable pricing, making it an attractive option for smartphone users. The Pixel 7a comes with significant upgrades such as a new processor, improved camera features, and wireless charging. Here is everything you need to know about the new Google Pixel 7a.
Google Pixel 7a Price and Availability in India
The Google Pixel 7a smartphone will be available in India in an 8GB RAM and 128GB storage model. It is priced at Rs. 43,999 and will be available for purchase from May 11 on Flipkart. As part of the launch offer, buyers can get an instant discount of Rs. 4,000 when purchasing the phone using HDFC Bank cards, bringing the price down to Rs. 39,999. The phone will be available in three finishes – Charcoal, Snow, and Sea.
Google Pixel 7a Specifications
The Google Pixel 7a features a 6.1-inch full-HD+ OLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, making it the first Pixel A-series phone with a refresh rate other than the standard 60Hz. The phone’s display is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3 screen and has HDR support. The fingerprint scanner is embedded in the display.
The phone uses Google’s latest Tensor G2 SoC for improved performance and power efficiency. The processor is the same one used in Google’s premium Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro smartphones. The Pixel 7a comes with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB of UFS 3.1 storage. Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.3, NFC, and GPS are supported, and the bottom has a USB Type-C (3.2 Gen 2) port.
The device measures 152mm x 72.9mm x 9mm in terms of dimensions and weighs 193.5g. It has a battery capacity of 4,385mAh, which is smaller than the Pixel 6a’s battery, and does not include a charger in the box. However, Google has included wireless charging with the Pixel 7a, which supports the Qi charging standard.
The camera features on the Google Pixel 7a have seen significant upgrades over the previous model. It has a 64-megapixel primary camera with optical image stabilization (OIS), an upgraded 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor, and a 13-megapixel selfie camera. The device comes with the Google Pixel software experience and runs Android 13. Thanks to the updated Tensor G2 SoC, it also features camera features such as faster Night Sight and Long Exposure modes.
The Google Pixel 7a smartphone offers a powerful performance and improved camera features. The wireless charging feature is an attractive addition, making it an excellent option for users who are looking for affordable, yet high-end smartphones. With the launch of the Google Pixel 7a, the Pixel family now has a range of options to choose from, including the Pixel Fold foldable phone and the Pixel Tablet.