It seems that the Google Pixel 7a premiere is imminent and thanks to numerous leaks we have a pretty good idea of the smartphone. Google may unveil a new Pixel phone at the Google IO 2023 event scheduled for May 10th. While the Pixel 7a will be a toned down version of the Pixel 7, it will be compared to the Pixel 6a that debuted last May.
The Pixel 6a remains a key launch for the company as it is the first Pixel A-series phone to feature the Google Tensor SoC. This year’s Pixel 7a will likely come with a second-gen Tensor G2 chipset, but what else can we expect?
Here! What We Know
Last year’s Pixel 6a looked almost like the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro, with a glossy back and a prominent bar for the rear cameras. With the new Pixel 7 looking more or less like its predecessor, the Pixel 7a will be fundamentally similar to the Pixel 6a, although we can expect some new color options.
This also means the screen size remains the same, although some reports suggest a 6.3-inch screen.However, Google is said to update the display technology. The Pixel 7a is expected to offer a 90Hz refresh rate instead of the Pixel 6a’s 60Hz. A higher refresh rate improves the scrolling and gaming experience
If not, your screen probably contains a cutout for the selfie camera. In recent years, only Apple has introduced a new display technology that has replaced the standard punched or teardrop notch on the dynamic island of the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max.Google may need some time to improve and change the design.
Another big upgrade expected this year is the camera technology. The Pixel 7a might still have two rear cameras, just like the Pixel 6a. However, the former is expected to come with a new sensor. According to the leak, the Pixel 7a will feature an upgraded 64-megapixel Sony IMX787 sensor.There’s also a 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens on the back. Google has computational photography features to differentiate itself from competitors like OnePlus, Xiaomi and Samsung.
Battery details remain unclear, but some improvements are to be expected. Pixel 6a has a 4,400mAh battery with 18W wired charging. Pixel 7a may contain a larger battery for better backup.In addition, the Tensor G2 SoC can also improve energy efficiency.
Another leak has suggested a Pixel 7a priced at $500 (Rs 41,200). Pixel 6 launched in India for Rs 43,999.