Check out all of the videos Google released today for the Pixel 3a

As expected, Google introduced its mid-range Pixel line today. The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are being marketed as a way for consumers to get the great Pixel photography experience at a lower price. The Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL are $399 and $479, respectively. As is typical, Google released some new videos and ads related to today's announcement.

The first video, "Meet Pixel 3a" starts by posting the words, "The camera you always wanted," and proceeds to discuss Night Sight. That is the feature that allows Pixel users to take viewable pictures under low-light conditions. The video even shows a comparison between a photo snapped in low-light by Phone X (obviously the iPhone XS) and the Pixel 3a. Other features on the mid-range Pixels mentioned in the clip include the all-day battery and Active Edge; the latter allows users to squeeze the sides of the phone to call up Google Assistant.

In another video, rappers 2 Chainz and Awkwafina are talking about their unnamed phones running out of storage. Awkwafina reveals that the other day she had to delete a picture of her grandmother in order to take a picture of...her grandmother. Both artists say that they want a phone that knows them, knows their tastes, schedule and where to get sea bass when they crave it. "Are we asking too much for a phone that does the dope things we want without paying for the dumb things we don't want?" says Awkwafina. So both decide to say goodbye to their current handsets, which will replaced by the Pixel 3a.

Other videos released today by Google include quick 15 second ads for Night Sight, unlimited photo storage and Fast Charge for the Pixel 3a. The three all show comparisons with Phone X, which, as we pointed out before, is Google's cute way of comparing the Pixel 3a with the iPhone XS without actually naming the latter device.

Related phones

Pixel 3a
  • Display 5.6" 1080 x 2220 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 670, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh
Pixel 3a XL
  • Display 6.0" 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Camera 12.2 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 670, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 3700 mAh



1. iloveapps

Posts: 909; Member since: Mar 21, 2019

Very flattering for iPhone to use in other OEMs ads. The phone to beat by every mobile company.

2. srgonu

Posts: 566; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

Its not about the phone to beat. It's the different eco system to beat. Why do google has to compete with OEM's using its own Operating system?

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