Google Pixel 7a: Here’s everything we know about Google’s budget smartphone


Google has recently launched Pixel 7 series smartphones which include Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro smartphones. And now, it’s time to shift our focus to Google’s budget smartphone, i.e., the Google Pixel 7a. While Google hasn’t shared anything about its existence, reports suggest that the phone is already in development and it will borrow a lot of features from the recently released Pixel 7 series of smartphones. can take.

So, here’s everything we know about the upcoming Pixel 7a smartphone so far.

Google Pixel 7a Expected Price and Availability

While no information has been given on the pricing of the Google Pixel 7a smartphone yet, word is that the Google Pixel 7a will arrive in the first half of 2023. If this is true, then it will bring the upcoming A-series smartphone by Google closer. The trajectory with the previous generation budget Pixel smartphones. For example, the company announced the Pixel 6a in May and then made the device available in July last year.

Expected Specifications and Features of Google Pixel 7a

Speaking of features, earlier this year, Weibo leaker digital chat station said that an upcoming Pixel device, codenamed ‘Lynx’, will be manufactured by Foxconn in China. As per the report, the device will be powered by Google’s Tensor G2 chipset. This is the same chipset that powers Google’s newly launched Pixel 7 series smartphone. Additionally, the report states that the upcoming Pixel device will have a ceramic body. This means that the upcoming Pixel 7a smartphone will bridge the gap between budget and flagship Pixel smartphones by opting for more premium features. This will also make the Pixel 7a the first A-series Pixel smartphone to come with a ceramic back, unlike older devices in which the company has mainly stuck to using plastic.

According to a separate report by Android researcher Kuba Wojciechowski, the Google ‘Lynx’ or upcoming Pixel 7a will include a ‘P9222’ chip for wireless charging. That said, the phone’s wireless charging chip is only capable of 5W charging which is best suited for charging low-energy devices such as earbuds, which means the feature will only be there on paper.

On the camera front, reports suggest that the Pixel 7a will feature the same Samsung GN1 sensor (50MP) that was available in the Pixel 6 series devices. It will be paired with two additional rear sensors, Sony IMX787 (64MP sensor) for telephoto and Sony IMX712 (13MP sensor) for ultrawide. It is also likely to include a Sony IMX712 (13MP sensor) camera on the front.

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