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Google Pixel 6a India launch seems imminent as private testing begins

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  • Google Pixel 6a is likely to launch soon in India
  • The private testing has reportedly begun in the country
  • Google may announce it through the upcoming I/O 2022 event

Google Pixel 6a India launch could be fast approaching. According to reliable tipster Mukul Sharma, the private testing of a new Google Pixel smartphone has begun in India. He has speculated that this device could be the upcoming Google Pixel 6a mid-range smartphone.

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The search giant will be holding the I/O 2022 developers’ conference on May 11th, 2022. Rumours are rife that the company may announce the Pixel 6a through the upcoming event. The mid-range device is rumoured to offer key features such as an OLED panel, a flagship-level chipset, and a big battery with fast charging support.

Google Pixel 6a specifications (rumoured)

Google Pixel 6a CAD render

Google Pixel 6a CAD renders by OnLeaks / 91mobiles

Recent reports have revealed that the Pixel 6a will house a 6.2-inch flat OLED panel with a punch-hole design. The screen will be integrated with a fingerprint sensor. It will come preinstalled with Android 12 OS.

The Pixel 6a is expected to feature the Tensor chip, which also fuels the Pixel 6 series of flagship phones. The SoC could be paired with 6GB / 8GB of RAM and 128GB of built-in storage. It will be packed with a 4,800mAh battery that supports 30W fast charging.

For selfies, it will feature an 8-megapixel Sony IMX355 front-facing camera. Like the Pixel 6 series, the rear shell of the Pixel 6a will feature a horizontal bar for the dual-camera setup. The camera setup will comprise a 12.2-megapixel Sony IMX363 main camera and a 12-megapixel Sony IMX386 ultrawide camera.

Google Pixel 6a launch timeline (rumoured)

A recent report claimed that while Google may announce the Pixel 6a through the I/O 2022 event, it may go on sale only in July. At present, there is no information on the pricing of the device. It is also speculated that the Pixel Watch, the first smartwatch from Google, will be teased at the event this week. However, it will be announced with the Pixel 7 series, which is expected to debut in October this year.

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