Google has launched sales of its new Pixel 4a smartphone in Canada, available online from the Google Store and from wireless carriers Bell, Rogers, TELUS, Freedom Mobile, Vidéotron and at Best Buy.
For those with an older Pixel, Google says to check out their new Google Store trade-in program, which can result in credit towards a new phone.
The Pixel 4a has a 5.81” display versus the Pixel 4, a FHD+ flexible OLED with 443 ppi and HDR support.
The battery is now at 3140 mAh (versus 2800 on the Pixel 4), to with a polycarbonate unibody with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3. The phone is available in one colour—Just Black. There’s also 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 processor.
The Pixel 4a case according to Google is made from recycled content, as two plastic bottles can make enough knitted outer fabric for five cases, offering sustainability as an accessory.
The Google Pixel 4a launched pre-orders last month and is available from $479 in Canada, aimed at competing with the likes of Apple’s iPhone SE.
Later this fall, the Pixel 4a 5G is coming from $679 CAD, while the Pixel 5 is also on the way.
Stay tuned as we’ll have a hands-on review of the Google Pixel 4a soon.