Google unveiled the latest generation of its smartphones – Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL – that will make their way into the Indian market priced at ₹39,999 onwards, to be available from May 15, will compete with devices from the stables of Apple, Samsung and OnePlus in the burgeoning premium smartphone segment in India.
Speaking at its annual developers meet Google I/O, its CEO Sundar Pichai said “building for everyone” is a core philosophy for the company.
Google had introduced its Pixel 3 and 3XL in India in October last year priced between ₹71,000 to ₹92,000. The prices of these devices now hover around ₹57,000 to ₹74,000.
Pixel 3a features 5.6-inch display, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, 12.2MP rear and 8MP front camera, and 3,000 mAh battery. Pixel 3a XL – priced at ₹44,999 – features a larger six-inch display and 3,700 mAh battery.
The eSIM on Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL will now be supported by Airtel and Reliance Jio, the company said.