Google launched the Google Pixel 6A smartphone in India. The Pixel 6A smartphone is the successor to the Pixel 5A smartphone. But in the last two years, Google only launched the Pixel 4a smartphone in India, and the Pixel 5 and 5a never made it to India and nor did the Pixel 4 also.
At Google I/O 2022 keynote event, the company unveiled the all-brand new latest upcoming Pixel gadgets. Google announced the Google Pixel 6a, Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, Pixel Buds Pro, and Pixel Tablet. But Google confirmed that the Pixel tablet will gonna launched next year (2023).
Finally, Google unveiled the most awaited smartphone Pixel 6a for Pixel fans in the Google I/O. Google officially confirmed the availability of the Google Pixel 6a and it is a more affordable version of the Google Pixel 6 smartphone. Google also teases its brand new latest Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro smartphones. It also gave us our first glimpse of Google Pixel 7 and 7 Pro.
We can say that the Google Pixel 6 has a new sibling. Google’s brand new affordable Pixel 6a smartphone carries all flagship features. Let’s take a look at the detailed specifications, price, and availability of the Pixel 6a smartphone in India.
Google Pixel 6a price and availability
The Google Pixel 6a comes in a sole 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage option and is priced at ₹43,999. The smartphone is now available for pre-order with sales kicking off July 28 via Flipkart in India. Google’s Pixel 6a smartphone comes in Chalk, Sage, and Charcoal color options.
Google Pixel 6a Specifications
Google Pixel 6a smartphone sports a 6.1-inch OLED display with a standard 60Hz refresh rate, and 2400 X 1080 pixel resolution. The smartphone comes with the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on top. It has a ‘tactile alloy frame’ and a 3D thermoformed composite back.
Moving to the optics the Pixel 6a features a dual-camera module comprising a 12.2MP main camera with an f/1.7 aperture paired with a 12MP ultra-wide camera with an f/2.2 aperture. The handset features a center punch hole cut-out 8MP selfie camera for capturing selfies and video chats.
Coming to the hardware under the hood, the Pixel 6a is powered by Google’s in-house Tensor chipset. It packs 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. The smartphone runs on Android 12 out of the box. Google has confirmed that the Pixel 6a smartphone will get five years of updates. (but it’s yet to confirm whether Google will provide OS updates or security patches or both) though some of those will probably just be security updates.
The Google Pixel 6a smartphone houses a 4,410mAh battery with 30W fast charging support. The smartphone also supports a bunch of connectivity options including 5G, 4G LTE, WiFi-6, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS, NFC, and Type C for charging and data transfer. It also has stereo speakers and an in-display fingerprint scanner. The handset measures 152.2 x 71.8 x 8.9mm and weighs just 178 grams. It also has IP67 water and dust resistant rating.
Google also introduce its brand new latest earbuds. Google calls it The Pixel Buds Pro, It will available for pre-order on July 21- the same day as Pixel 6a. The new earbuds are priced at $200 (roughly ₹ 15,409).
Google also teases the brand new latest Pixel 7 series upcoming smartphone. Google officially shows the design and rear side of the upcoming Pixel 7 smartphone. Google officially confirmed that the Pixel 7 series devices will come powered by the next Gen Tensor chipset. The Pixel 7 series comprised the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro.
Google Pixel 6A has also so many competitors in the Indian market, like Realme, iQOO, Xiaomi, and the latest brand Nothing. Nothing Phone 1 is another great rival for Pixel 6A. Both smartphones share more similarities than you think. Have a look at the detailed comparison between the Google Pixel 6A and Nothing Phone 1.
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Abhinav has been writing about technology for over 2 years now. He holds a degree in Engineering and is obsessed about smartphones, Laptops, and wearables. He can always be seen scrolling on Twitter and Instagram while he isn’t working.