Along with the affordable Pixel 3a, Google has also announced the Pixel 3a XL smartphone with a 6.0-inch FHD+ OLED display and Snapdragon 670 at the Google I/O event. And the handset has now been listed on the Bhphotovideo website in USA for pre-orders. Google Pixel 3a XL is more affordable Pixel offerings, meant to better compete in the premium smartphone market space that Google admittedly struggled in this past quarter.
Pixel 3a XL Price in USA, Pre-orders Offers
The Google Pixel 3a XL price in USA is set at $479.00 for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage variant. Buyers in USA, who book their devices on Bhphotovideo.com, will also get a $100 B&H E-Gift Card and free 3-month of Unlimited Talk & Text + 8GB Data Per Month On The Mint Mobile Network, if they activate a Pixel 3a XL smartphone before December 31. The Google smartphone has been launched in three color variants – Clearly White, Just Black, and Purplish.
Pixel 3a XL Specifications
The Google Pixel 3a XL sports a 6.0-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels at 18:9) gOLED display, protected by Dragon Trail glass and offering 24-bit color depth (16 million colors). The phone feature a polycarbonate unibody design, unlike the glass seen on the Pixel 3 series. Besides being powered by the Snapdragon 670 SoC (two cores clocked at 2GHz and six cores clocked at 1.7GHz), unveiled by Qualcomm last year, the Pixel 3a offers a maximum of 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 64GB of storage.
The Google Pixel 3a XL sport a single 12.2-megapixel Dual-Pixel Sony IMX363 sensor on the back, complete with optical and electronic image stabilization (OIS + EIS), an f/1.8 aperture, 76-degree field of view, 1/2.55-inch sensor, and 1.4-micron pixels. Retaining a single camera setup as seen on the Pixel 3 flagships, the device also offers the Night Sight low-light photography feature, however, as well as HDR+, Portrait Mode, Super Res Zoom, and Top Shot. The rear camera is capable of 120fps video recording at 1080p, 240fps at 720p, and 30fps at 4K.
On the front, Google has used an 8-megapixel sensor with 1.12-micron pixels, an f/2.0 aperture, and an 84-degree field of view. Google has also chosen to use stereo speakers on the Pixel 3a. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor. A Pixel Imprint fingerprint sensor is placed on the rear panel. An Active Edge sensor is also present, as seen on the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL.
The Pixel 3a XL bears a 3,700mAh battery (delivering up to 14 hours of video playback time). The company is also providing an 18-watt charger, which the company claims can deliver up to 7 hours of battery life on a 15-minute charge, while the phone itself can deliver up to 30 hours on a full charge. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-FI 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, a 3.5mm headphone jack on top. The Pixel 3a XL measures in at 160.1×76.1×8.2mm and weighs 167 grams.