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Google Pixel 6a, Pixel Buds Pro launched in India: first sale date on Flipkart, price, specifications

Highlights

  • Google’s much-awaited Pixel 6a has finally arrived in India
  • The smartphone is an affordable offering of the premium Pixel 6 series flagships
  • Google’s Pixel Buds Pro have also debuted in the country

Google Pixel 6a has launched in India today. It arrives as a long-awaited successor to the Pixel 4a that debuted way back in 2020 in the country. Alongside the smartphone, the search giant has also announced the Pixel Buds Pro. 

Also Read: Google Pixel Buds Pro India sale date confirmed, pre-orders to start on July 21st

Both the Google Pixel 6a and Pixel Buds Pro were unveiled earlier at the search giant’s annual I/O Developer conference in May. Both devices are premium offerings. Read on to know what the smartphone and the TWS earphones offer out of the box. 

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Google Pixel 6a specifications and features 

The Google Pixel 6a sports a centre-aligned punch-hole OLED display with a 6.1-inch screen and FHD+ resolution. The screen is integrated with a fingerprint scanner and shielded by Gorilla Glass 3. The smartphone retains the design from the premium flagship Pixel 6 series. It features a horizontal bridge housing camera sensors at the top. The device is IP67 certified dust and water-resistant.

On the imaging front, the Google Pixel 6a comes with dual rear cameras. The setup comprises a 12.2MP main sensor with OIS support paired with a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie snapper. The smartphone packs features like 4K video recording, magic eraser, real tone, face unblur, and more. 

Under the hood, the Pixel 6a is equipped with Google’s in-house Tensor chipset. It packs 6GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB UFS 3.1 onboard storage. There is also a Titan M2 chip for additional security. The device draws its power from a 4,306mAh battery unit with support for fast charging. Software-wise, the smartphone runs on Android 12 OS out of the box with 5 years of guaranteed security updates.

Connectivity options on the Google Pixel 6a include dual SIM, 5G, WiFi-6E, Bluetooth 5.2, a USB-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack, and NFC. 

Google Pixel Buds Pro specifications and features 

Google Pixel Buds Pro

Google Pixel Buds Pro

The Pixel Buds Pro are the most premium version of truly wireless earbuds from Google. They are also the first from the brand to come with active noise cancellation. The latest offering retains the same in-ear and dual-tone design as its predecessor. They are IPX4-rated water-resistant. 

The Pixel Buds Pro are equipped with a custom 11mm driver and a 6-core audio processor. The ANC and Silent Seal feature on Pixel Buds Pro adapt to the shape of the user’s ears to maximise the amount of noise cancellation. The TWS earphones also come with a transparency mode to be aware of surroundings. They are also said to receive spatial audio support via an update later this year. Other features of the audio device include touch controls, beamforming microphones, Google Assistant support, multipoint connectivity, and real-time language translation.

The Pixel Buds Pro are claimed to deliver 11 hours of battery usage and 7 hours with ANC enabled. 

Google Pixel 6a and Pixel Buds Pro price in India

The Google Pixel 6a carries a price tag of Rs 43,999 for the sole variant. It is offered in Chalk and Charcoal colours. Axis Bank cardholders can avail Rs 4,000 instant discount on the purchase of the smartphone. On the other hand, the Google Pixel Buds Pro costs Rs 19,999. The TWS earphones are offered in Coral, Lemongrass, Fog, and Charcoal colours.

The Pixel 6a and Pixel Buds Pro will be available for purchase from Flipkart starting July 28th. 

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