You can now pre-order the Pixel 6a in the U.K. and U.S.

You can now pre-order the Pixel 6a in the U.K. and U.S.

After showcasing the new Pixel 6a at I/O earlier this year, Google has now finally opened pre-orders for the device. Buyers in the U.S. can now book the device for $449 and receive it before the end of the month. Alternatively, you can wait until July 28 to pick it up from a store near you. Before you go ahead and pre-book a Pixel 6a for yourself, here’s a brief overview of its specifications.

Google Pixel 6a: Specifications

Specification Google Pixel 6a
Dimensions 152.16 x 71.8 x 8.85mm
Display
  • 6.1-inch FHD+ OLED
  • 20:9 aspect ratio
  • 60Hz refresh rate
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
SoC
  • Google Tensor octa-core SoC
    • Titan M2 security chip
RAM & Storage 6GB RAM + 128GB storage
Battery & Charging
  • 4,306mAh battery
  • 18W wired charging support
Security In-display fingerprint scanner
Rear Camera(s)
  • Primary: 12MP Sony IMX363, DP+OIS
  • Ultra-wide: 12MP Sony IMX386
Front Camera(s) 8MP Sony IMX355
Port(s) USB Type-C
Audio
  • Stereo speakers
  • 2 microphones
Connectivity
  • 5G (mmWave support on select models)
  • 4G LTE
  • Wi-Fi 6E
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • NFC
Software
  • Android 12
Other Features
  • Live Translate
  • Magic Eraser
  • Personal Safety & car crash detection
  • Face Deblur
  • Real Tone
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While Google is only offering the Pixel 6a in two colorways in India, the company is offering three variants in the U.S. — Chalk, Charcoal, and Sage. You can pre-order the device in your favorite color by following the Amazon link provided below.

    The Pixel 6a is Google's latest affordable smartphone featuring its in-house Tensor SoC and a host of premium software features.

If you’re a Verizon subscriber, you’d be glad to know that the carrier has announced some promotional offers for early buyers. With the activation of a new 5G Start, 5G Do More, 5G Play or 5G Get More unlimited plans you can get the Pixel 6a for free, as Verizon will give you promotional bill credits worth $499.99 over a period of 36 months.

If you’re already a Verizon subscriber and wish to upgrade to one of the aforementioned 5G unlimited plans, you can get $100 in promotional bill credits over 36 months. Those not interested in promotional bill credits can get the Pixel 6a outright and Verizon will offer $100 off the Pixel Buds Pro or up to 40% off on Pixel 6a accessories. You can pre-order the Verizon variant by following the Best Buy link provided above.

    The Pixel 6a is Google's latest affordable smartphone featuring its in-house Tensor SoC and a host of premium software features.

Those in the U.K. are also getting the Pixel 6a in all three colorways at a price of £399. It’s available through the Google Store and Amazon UK, and you can pre-order it by following the link provided above. Pre-orders in the U.K. include a free pair of Google’s affordable TWS earbuds — the Pixel Buds A-series.

Will you pre-order a Pixel 6a? Which color will you get? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Pranob Mehrotra
Pranob Mehrotra

A Literature and Linguistics graduate with a keen interest in everything Android. When not writing about tech, Pranob spends most of his time either playing League of Legends or lurking on Reddit.

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