Google further 'confirms' unannounced Pixel 3 ‘Lite' with reference on site


The names of the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL could be viewed via a menu in the Google Store.

9to5Google also noted references for devices dubbed "bonito" and "cargo", both widely rumoured to be the codenames for the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL respectively, recently appeared on Google's Play Developer Console and discussed a number of each's specifications.

Google seems to be having a hard time controlling information about its upcoming devices Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL from leaking.

According to 9to5Google, the Pixel 3a will feature a 5.6-inch screen, while the Pixel 3a XL will rock a 6-inch display.

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The Google Store nor the device catalogue detailed prices for the Google Pixel 3a or Pixel 3a XL, though Engadget spotted the catalogue referring to a "midyear experience".

As far as the leaked details about the phones are concerned, "Bonito" or the smaller Pixel 3a would have a 2,160x1,080 screen, while the "Sargo" or the Pixel 3a XL would have a larger 2,220x1080 display. There have also been reports that Pixel 3a would have a 64GB of onboard storage. Now the phones are spotted on the Google Play Developer Console by a Reddit user. Both the phones have witnessed several leaks including camera samples and image renders.

How much will the Google Pixel 3a cost? The Pixel 3a XL, on the other hand, is imported at $350 (roughly translates to Rs 24,500) but they aren't expected to be the retail prices of these devices.

Past reports have revealed that the Snapdragon 670 SoC will be powering the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones. The smartphone is said to sport a 12MP rear camera with LED flash and it is also expected that the company might bring back the 3.5mm audio jack with the device. This year, it may launch the Pixel 4 series in the same month. The page has since been updated to remove any mention of the Pixel 3a, but screenshots are in abundance on the Internet. Now, the search engine giant has accidentally listed the aforementioned device on its product store.