Google Accidentally Lists Pixel 3a and 3a XL on Its Website

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The page has since been updated to remove any mention of the Pixel 3a, but screenshots are in abundance on the Internet. That would fit with rumours of a spring launch for the two phones. On the IMDA (Info-communications Media Development Authority) certification in Singapore, the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL were seen carrying the model number G020B and G020F respectively, spotted by MySmartPrice.

Pixel 3 is priced from £739 while the Pixel 3 XL starts at £869, meaning the devices are certainly positioned to compete with some of the best Samsung, Huawei and others have to offer. Unlike the Pixel 3 series that came with a metal and glass combination chassis, the Pixel 3a smartphones are likely to feature a polycarbonate body.

This is less clear. Now, the Google Play Developer Console actually did not only reveal "sargo" and "bonito" device names, but it also shared some specifications when it comes to these two devices. I know, this branding sounds weird (and may take time getting used to), but 2 listings for this mid-range Pixel has since been spotted on Google's own websites.

It seems that Google has revealed by mistake the arrival of the expected but never formalized mid-range smartphone. Also, a listing for "Google Pixel 3a Case" was also found under the "Featured Accessories" list.

As far as the imaging hardware is concerned, the Pixel 3a is said to house a 12MP primary camera on the back and an 8MP shooter on the front. This would be unusual in the smartphone market as mid-range phones never have the same quality features as their higher end counterparts.

The latest leak about the Pixel 3a range reveals the launch timeline in the middle of 2019.

What are the Google Pixel 3a specs? The doubt arises that the error is actually a method to make the hype grow on a product, precisely Google Pixel 3a, expected by the followers of the company and "pure" Android for quite some time now. These phones are equipped with 4GB of RAM and they are running on Android 9 Pie OS.