The Pixel 4a was expected to arrive in May but was hit with multiple delays. As per the new leak, the smartphone is supposed to be unveiled in the first week of August. Google also lately discontinued the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, which hints that the successor is on its way.
Tipster John Prosser confidently stated that the phone would be launched on August 3 but the consumers have already started losing interest. It will be the third postponed date if the August 3 launch of the Pixel 4a shifts further. Earlier, Google was expected to launch the Pixel 4a series at the Android 11 launch event on June 3. It was not possible due to the coronavirus pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement rife in the US. Later, Prosser announced the Pixel 4a will debut on July 13 which didn’t happen either.
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 730 silicon which will be used to power the phone will be competing against devices with Snapdragon 765G such as OneOnePlus Nord and LG Velvet.
The performance of Pixel 4a is expected to be around 70% as powerful as Pixel 4 which is good. But competing against devices such as Nord and Velvet which are 5G capable would be hard.
The LTE-only Pixel 4a is expected to provide a 5.81-inch punch-hole screen, 6GB of RAM, up to 128GB of storage, 3,080mAh battery, 12MP rear camera and an 8MP front snapper. The handset is most likely to be available in only Black color with a physical fingerprint reader and the 3.5mm headphone port. The alleged $349 price tag makes it more affordable than iPhone SE and OnePlus Nord and could turn things in its support.