Google Launches Pixel 6a, Canadian Pricing from $599

Google has just announced its affordable new Pixel 6a smartphone with Google Tensor chip, featuring many of the must-have features found in its premium Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro devices, at a lower starting price of $599 in Canada.

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The new Pixel 6a borrows many of the same design elements from the Pixel 6 including the camera bar and the durable metal frame. Users will also get the updated Material You design UX that lets them personalize the look and feel of their phone.

Pixel 6a comes with an all-day battery that can last up to 72 hours when in the Extreme Battery Saver mode. With Google Tensor, Pixel 6a also shares the same security architecture as Pixel 6 Pro. It comes with the same speech recognition as Pixel 6 Pro and includes features like Recorder, Live Caption, and Live Translate.

From exceptional camera features to speech recognition to security you can trust, many of your favorite features from Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will be joining the party — thanks to Google Tensor.

Pixel 6a helps capture your most important moments with a Camera Bar that includes dual rear cameras: a main lens and an ultrawide lens. So rest assured you can capture the whole scene. As for the selfie camera on Pixel 6a, it’s the same great camera as Pixel 6.

Google says Pixel 6a will be among the first Android devices to receive the upcoming Android 13 update.

The new GooglePixel 6a will be available for pre-order starting July 21 and on shelves on July 28 in Chalk, Charcoal, and Sage colour options.