Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL official renders are here

Our first look at the final designs of the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL

Our first look at the final designs of the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL

While having both style and substance in one product is ideal, there are some that may be willing to sacrifice a bit of glam for more muscle, especially if the price is right. In US dollars, that's about $485 and the Pixel 3a XL will cost $600.

Granted, we're only seeing the front view of the phones but, as far as faces are concerned, they're not exactly that remarkable. In an era that's becoming increasingly known for phones with edge-to-edge displays and minimal bezels, the Pixel 3a and 3a XL are throwbacks to an earlier time where smartphone screens were sandwiched between a lot of unused space at the top and bottom.

Report details camera enhancements for 2019 iPhones
Renders of Apple's rear-facing triple camera system recently hit the web and the feedback hasn't exactly been positive. Both of these models will apparently use a 12MP sensor with ultra-wide lens manufactured exclusively by Sony.

It should come as little surprise that Android 9 Pie is expected at launch, though as these two phones will launch at / alongside Google IO, perhaps an update to Android Q in the near future should be a given too.

Even though the Pixel 3a and 3a XL look similar, they will have some differences. This is in contrast to the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, which are differentiated by the fact that the larger model does have a notch while the smaller one does not. We've seen all kinds of leaks about the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL in recent weeks, but on Thursday, Android Headlines shared what it claims to be the first official renders of the phones. In that sense, it's hardly surprising that the Pixel 3a render would produce a shrug rather than a gasp. A pure Android experience at an affordable price tag and with a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Android Headlines, however, is confident these renders are the real deal. If these renders are indeed official, as leaked, then the date displayed on the screen is important: Tuesday, May 7.

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