The Google Pixel flagship Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were discontinued in March this year and now the company confirms that its discontinuing the production of Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. 3a is listed as out of stock on the Google Store. However, 3a and 3a XL will still be available on third-party platforms who have units available with them. Google said in a statement to Android Police that, “Google Store has sold through its inventory and completed sales of Pixel 3A. For people who are still interested in buying Pixel 3A, the product is available from some partners while supplies last.” The discontinuation of the duo marks the end to entire Pixel 3 line.
The Pixel 3a was launched at the Google I/O in 2019and was the more affordable version of the flagships Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3 XL. It received postive feedbacks from the users, considering its price, great camera quality and updated with Google’s all the new features. With the discontinuation of these phones, the only smartphone Google will be selling now is the Google Pixel 4, which unfortunately, was not launched in the Indian market. However, the company is reportedly launching the mid-range successor to the Pixel 4, called the Pixel 4A which has been delayed for many months due to the pandemic. It is expected that Google will launch Pixel 4a in October alongside the Pixel 5 series, but Google is yet to make an official announcement. Pixel 4a was recently certified by BIS in India and the FCC in the US.
Unfortunately, both the phones are unavailable on Amazon. However, you can still buy Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL on Flipkart before it goes out of stock and lose out on the last opportunity you might have to get your hands on the phone.