After a long wait, Google has finally unveiled the Pixel 6a smartphone in India. In fact, after the Pixel 4a, this is the first Pixel phone in the country launched after two years. Google Pixel 6a was announced at the Google IO 2022 as a successor to Pixel 5a. Let’s take a detailed look at the device’s specification, features, price, and other details.
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Google Pixel 6a features a 6.1-inch Full HD+ OLED display with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The panel offers a punch-hole cutout, a 60Hz screen refresh rate, a 1080 x 2400 screen resolution, and a 20:9 aspect ratio.
Under the hood, the phone runs the same Tensor chipset as the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro. The processor is paired with a Titan M2 security co-processor, 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of internal storage. For software, it offers Android 12 out of the box. The company will provide three major Android updates and five years of security updates to the device.
On the optical front, the Pixel 6a carries a dual-camera setup at the back. The module consists of a 12.2MP main lens and a 12MP ultrawide unit. Additionally, it comes with OIS, EIS, and 4K 60fps video recording support onboard. At the front, there’s an 8MP snapper for selfies.
Moreover, the handset packs a 4,410 mAh battery with 18W fast charging support out of the box. However, it ships without a charging adapter. Besides, the other notable features include an under-display fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1, stereo speakers, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), 6E with MIMO, Bluetooth v5.2, and NFC.
Availability and Price
Google Pixel 6a is up for pre-orders in India in Charcoal and Chalk color options. While the sale will begin on July 28. The device costs ₹43,999 for its sole 6GB/ 128GB storage configuration.
Interestingly, Google has introduced several launch offers to attract users. Firstly, you can get an instant discount of ₹4000 with Axis Bank Cards. Plus, the Flipkart Axis Bank credit card users can get 5% unlimited cash back. Also, there are no-cost EMI options on selected cards.
Secondly, any existing Pixel device owner can get ₹6000 off on exchange. Whereas, selected smartphone models can avail of a ₹2000 additional exchange bonus. Moreover, you can get a three-month trial of YouTube Premium and Google One for free. Thirdly, along with the purchase of the Pixel 6a, the buyers can get Google Nest Hub Gen2/Pixel Buds A Series/ Fitbit Inspire 2 at ₹4,999.