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Google Pixel 7a Image Teased on Flipkart Ahead of Reveal; It will start on May 11th


Google is preparing to host its two-day Google I/O 2023 event on May 10th. The tech giant is expected to unveil two Pixel phones — one that will be the company’s first foldable phone, confirmed to be the Pixel Fold, and the other. The name of the phone was not disclosed. However, it is believed to be the Pixel 7a. The launch of the upcoming device in India on May 11 was confirmed via a promotional banner on an e-commerce site. The phone was smeared in snow white. The phone will be launched as a successor to the Pixel 6a.

Photos of the Pixel 7a are now available on Flipkart as part of a promotional banner confirming its availability in India. The Pixel phone will launch on May 11th. According to the image, the phone appears to carry a design similar to the Pixel 7 series. Other than that, there are no details about the specifications and features of the upcoming phone that have been officially shared by the company. However, many rumors and leaks gave us a fair idea of ​​the expected specifications of the upcoming Pixel phone.

Previously, the phone’s color as well as some key specifications have been leaked by a tip. According to a report, the Google Pixel 7a is likely to come in Arctic Blue, Carbon, and Cotton colours. The smartphone is said to be powered by the Tensor G2 SoC. It will reportedly have a 6.1-inch Full-HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate. In terms of optics, it is supposed to ship with a dual rear camera module, led by a 64MP primary sensor. There could also be a 12MP sensor with an ultra-wide lens on the back. For selfies, it could have a 13MP front camera.

Moreover, the price of the phone has also been leaked. It is expected to be priced between $450 and $500 (roughly Rs. 32,000 to Rs. 40,000).

Meanwhile, Google also teased the upcoming Pixel Fold, showing off its design, hinge mechanism, internal display, and core software. It appears that the phone has a chunky camera unit on the back that contains three cameras and an LED flash unit. The device is likely to be powered by the current generation Google Tensor G2 SoC. It is expected to have an external 5.8-inch (1,080 x 2,092 pixels) OLED display with an aspect ratio of 17.4:9 and a 120Hz refresh rate, while on the inside, it will have a 7.6-inch (1,840 pixels) internal display. x 2,208 pixels) with an aspect ratio of 6:5.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.