Google Pixel 6a price and features

This article covers the price of the latest Google Pixel 6a and all the features you need to know. This Google budget-friendly smartphone will go on sale online on July 21 and will be in stores on July 28, 2022. It will be available in three colors: Chalk, Charcoal, and Sage. Google unveiled the Pixel 6a, alongside the Pixel Buds Pro, at the Google I/O 2022 event.

Just like the Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro, the 6a will be powered by Google’s in-house built Tensor chip. This means in performance overview, it should deliver an identical experience, despite being a much more affordable device. The Tensor SoC means it gets access to a lot of Google’s smart capabilities, like live translation, automatic security checks, end-to-end encryption with RCS messages, and anti-phishing abilities. 

How much does the Google Pixel 6a cost in the US and UK? The Google Pixel 6a price in the US and UK respectively are $449 and £399 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. It will be available in a single configuration. The Pixel 6a is now the most affordable option in the Pixel 6 lineup. 

Quick summary of the Google Pixel 6a:

  • Price in the US and UK: $449 and £399
  • OS: Android 12
  • Display: 6.1-inch OLED 
  • Refresh rate: 60Hz
  • CPU: Google Tensor
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage / Expandable: 128GB / No
  • Rear cameras: 12.2MP main, 12MP ultrawide
  • Front camera: 8MP 
  • Battery: 4,410mAh
  • Charging: 18W wired
  • Size: 6.0 x 2.8 x 0.35 depth inches/152.2  x 71.8 x 8.9 mm
  • Weight: 6.3 oz/178 g
  • Colors: Sage, Chalk, Charcoal

Google Pixel 6a Price in the US, UK, and Australia

The Google Pixel 6a costs $449 / £399 / AU$749. Pre-orders in the US and Australia start on July 21, and the phone will go on sale from July 28. That’s quite a way away, so it’s surprising we’re hearing about it so soon. There’s no word on the UK release date yet so that might be even further out, but it is definitely coming. It comes in white, green, and black – or to give the colors their official names, chalk, sage, and charcoal.

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Google Pixel 6a overview

The Pixel 6a features a 6.1-inch FHD+ OLED touchscreen with a default 60Hz refresh rate (protected by corning gorilla glass 3). The device has an in-display fingerprint scanner for biometric authentication and you get a USB-C port at the bottom. And yes it is water and dustproof.

On the back of the Google Pixel 6a are a 12MP OIS main cam and a 12MP ultrawide lens. While upfront is an 8MP selfie camera. Other features include 5G connectivity, always-on display, stereo speakers, dual microphones, and HDR support.

Powering the Google Pixel 6a is the Google Tensor 5G chipset, paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The battery capacity is 4410 mAh battery with 18W charging support. Additionally, the device boots Android 12 out of the box with five years of security updates.

The Google Tensor chip is carried over from the older phones to the Pixel 6a – this should make the Pixel 6a just as powerful as those other devices, and explains why they get the same camera features. Beyond that, you’re getting 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, both of which are fairly standard for a mid-range phone like this.

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