The iPhone SE 2020’s arrival this week almost certainly caused a bit of mild panic at Google Head Quarter. Alongside contending with two new OnePlus devices, and a hastily launched Galaxy S10 Lite, Apple has also dramatically slashed the price of its retro-looking, budget iPhone. Google is expected to launch its new budget smartphone ‘Pixel 4a’ earliest by May or June. This would be Google’s second affordable Pixel phone after the Pixel 3a which also launched last May. Pixel 4a was expected to be unveiled at Google’s I/O conference in May which got canceled due to coronavirus pandemic.
LET’S TALK ABOUT THE SPECIFICATIONS
Google Pixel 4a’s full specs were revealed recently which also corroborated what has been leaked multiple times. It will feature a 5.81-inch FHD+ OLED display, and run on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 730 Processor. The smartphone will sport a 12.2-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera. Pixel 4a is also said to house aa 3,080 mah battery with 18 W fast charging support via a USB Type-c port. In terms of variants, Pixel 4a will come with 6GB of RAM plus 64GB and 128GB as options.
Pixel 4a will come with the “Now Playing” feature, and the new google Assistant as well. The smartphone will also be equipped with Google’s Titan-M chip for built-in security features. If also come packed with all google camera goodness. But users will gonna miss the face unlock feature for sure.
GOOGLE PIXEL 4A DESIGN
Google will finally do away with the notch and opt for the punch-hole camera on the Pixel 4a. It will be a single punch-hole camera on the display giving more screen room. Leaked renders also revealed a similar camera module on the Pixel 4a which is square one. This will, however, be on a single rear camera. It’s also expected to house a rear fingerprint sensor.
EXPECTED PRICE RANGE OF GOOGLE PIXEL 4A
The upcoming Pixel 4a is predicted to launch at a starting price of $399 (Rs 30,600 approx) for the base model. This was also the starting price for the Pixel 3a. Going by this pricing, Pixel 4a would directly compete with the newly launched Apple iPhone SE 2.