Google Pixel 8a Spotted on Bluetooth SIG, Launch Expected Soon

The Google Pixel 8a moves closer to launch, with a recent sighting on the Bluetooth SIG website revealing four model numbers and hinting at advanced features including a high refresh rate OLED display and the Tensor G3 chipset.

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The tech world is abuzz with anticipation as Google’s Pixel 8a makes significant strides toward its official launch. Recently spotted on the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) website, the upcoming mid-range smartphone by Google is inching closer to release. The device, expected to succeed the Pixel 7a launched in May 2023, has been listed with four different model numbers, hinting at a variety of versions for different markets. Each model supports Bluetooth 5.3, showcasing Google’s commitment to delivering cutting-edge connectivity in its devices.

This latest development is part of a series of leaks and listings that have slowly unveiled the Pixel 8a’s specifications and features. Rumors suggest that the phone will feature a 6.1-inch OLED display boasting a 120Hz refresh rate and a peak brightness of 1,400 nits. Underneath the hood, it’s believed to house an underclocked version of the Tensor G3 chipset, coupled with 8GB of RAM, and support for 27W wired fast charging. The device is also expected to launch in four enticing color options, namely Obsidian, Porcelain, Bay, and Mint, catering to a wide array of tastes.

Expected to continue the Pixel series’ legacy of offering high-quality tech at a more accessible price point, the Pixel 8a is rumored to feature a 6.1-inch OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 1,400 nits of peak brightness. It may also come powered by an underclocked version of the Tensor G3 chipset, coupled with 8GB of RAM and supporting 27W wired fast charging. These speculated features suggest that the Pixel 8a is not just aiming to offer value but also to deliver on performance and user experience.

The anticipation for the Pixel 8a also includes speculations about its pricing, which is expected to be competitive, and its color options, which might include Obsidian, Porcelain, Bay, and Mint, offering users a variety of choices to suit their personal style.

These leaks come as the tech community eagerly awaits Google’s annual I/O Developer conference, where the Pixel 8a is speculated to make its debut. If the timeline follows that of its predecessor, the Pixel 8a could see a launch around May, in line with Google’s usual schedule for A-series phones.

The Bluetooth SIG listing not only confirms the Pixel 8a’s impending arrival but also signals Google’s readiness to continue its legacy of offering premium technology in more accessible, mid-range devices. As the launch date draws nearer, more details are expected to emerge, giving fans and tech enthusiasts much to look forward to.

Srishti Gulati

Always on the pulse of the latest tech news, Srishti ensures that our readers are updated with real-time developments in the tech world. Her dedication to journalism and knack for uncovering stories make her an invaluable member of the team.

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