Google Pixel 8a: Latest leaks unveil design and colour options

Google Pixel 8a is expected to be launched at Google I/O 2024
An undated image displaying a Google Pixel 8a — Google
An undated image displaying a Google Pixel 8a — Google 

Google is gearing up for the highly anticipated launch of its latest affordable smartphone, the Google Pixel 8a, expected to debut at Google I/O 2024. With leaks surfacing left and right, tech enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting this budget-friendly device.

According to recent reports from Android Headlines, the Pixel 8a is set to make its debut next month in four colour options: Bay (Blue), Mint (Green), Obsidian (Black), and Porcelain (White). These leaks have been accompanied by detailed 360-degree images, giving a comprehensive view of the device's design.

The leaked images reveal a striking resemblance between the Pixel 8a and its predecessor, the Pixel 8, with both devices sharing at least two colour options. However, the Pixel 8a is rumoured to introduce some fresh updates, including a matte finish on the rear panel, from the Pixel 7a.

Display-wise, the Pixel 8a is a 6.1-inch full-HD+ OLED panel with a speedy 120Hz refresh rate and an impressive peak HDR brightness of 1,400 nits, users can enjoy an immersive viewing experience even in bright outdoor conditions.

Photography enthusiasts will be pleased to hear that the Pixel 8a is expected to inherit the camera setup of its predecessor, the Pixel 7a. This includes a 64-megapixel primary camera and a 13-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera. Additionally, the device has a robust 5,000mAh battery with support for 27W wired fast charging, ensuring long-lasting power on the go.

While the exact release date of the Pixel 8a remains undisclosed, fans can expect further details to emerge leading up to its anticipated debut at Google I/O 2024, scheduled to commence on May 14th.