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Google Pixel 5a Coming In June, New Pixel Buds In April

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Apparently, we won’t have to wait long for some new Google hardware.

According to Jon Prosser, who has a pretty good track record on Apple and Google leaks in the past (and was spot on with the Pixel 4a, 4a 5G and Pixel 5 releases last year). The Pixel 5a is coming on June 11. While there is going to be the third-generation Pixel Buds launching in mid-April.

This lines up nicely with history though. As the Pixel Buds debuted last Spring, so the successor coming around the same time this year makes loads of sense. Typically the a series of the Pixel comes out around Google I/O. Last year it was delayed for unknown reasons and came out in August. We still don’t have a date for Google I/O this year, but it’s usually around May or June.

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Let’s not forget that with the increased leaks of the Pixel 5a, it is definitely on the way very soon.

What can we expect from a Pixel 5a?

According to recent leaks on the Pixel 5a, it appears to be very similar to the Pixel 4a 5G that Google debuted last fall. Coming with a 6.2-inch FHD+ resolution display, an upgraded Snapdragon 700-series processor, and likely at least 4GB of RAM. Probably closer to 6GB or 8GB though.

The Pixel 5a will also likely be a 5G smartphone, since most of the chipsets that are now available are 5G chipsets. And carriers don’t want any phone that doesn’t have 5G support.

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There was a rumor that Google may up the price on the Pixel 5a, compared to its predecessors. The Pixel 3a and 4a were both $349. If this comes in at $399, then it’s still a pretty good device. But at $449, it might be a tougher sell. Of course, we won’t know for sure until Google announces it.