(-) – Google has already confirmed the existence of the Pixel 5a and is predicted to announce it sooner or later within the subsequent few months, presumably at its digital I/O occasion subsequent month.
Its existence as a future product is not unsure, however there are a number of unknowns about this subsequent telephone from Google. One new snippet of knowledge has been revealed due to code within the newest Android Developer Preview.
In it, the product is revealed to function the identical Snapdragon 765G processor because the Pixel 5.
The knowledge was discovered within the code by 9to5Google, which reveals the telephone’s code-name ‘Barbet’ together with the code ‘sm7250’ which is the half variety of the Snapdragon 765G platform.
Provided that this data was present in code developed and launched by Google itself there’s little or no doubt that it will – the truth is – be the processor contained in the extra reasonably priced model of the Pixel 5.
That does beg the query: what’s going to make the telephone extra reasonably priced?
The primary apparent reply is the construct supplies. Pixel 5 has a coated metallic rear, whereas the Pixel 4a is constituted of plastic, so it appears doubtless the 5a can even be constituted of plastic.
Given Google’s historic insistence on utilizing nice major cameras throughout the board, it might be shocking if it did not additionally function the identical digital camera because the Pixel 5. If not, it might be a downgrade from the 4a.
Nonetheless, it doubtless will not be lengthy till we all know all the main points of the following Pixel. Google I/O 2021 kicks off on 18 Might, which means there are just a few weeks till any new developments and merchandise are made actual.
Writing by Cam Bunton.