Google just unveiled its next major smartphones, the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, starting at $400

Google IO 2019

  • Google kicked off its annual developer conference on Tuesday with the announcement of new smartphones: the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL.
  • The new phones are less expensive versions of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL: The Pixel 3a starts at $400, and the Pixel 3a XL starts at $480.
  • Though the Pixel 3a / Pixel 3a XL have similar internals to their predecessors, they’re made of less expensive materials.
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Google just unveiled two brand new smartphones: the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL.

The phones were unveiled during Google’s annual developer conference, Google I/O 2019, in Mountain View, California.

The new Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are very similar to the Pixel 3, except in one crucial way: Price.

The Pixel 3a starts at just $400, and the Pixel 3a XL starts at $480 — a major drop in price over the $800 Pixel 3. Above all else, this marks the biggest difference between the standard Pixel devices and the new 3a models.

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