Unveiling Unbeatable Value and Next-Level AI Features with Google Pixel 8a

The latest addition to the Google Pixel family has arrived in the form of the Google Pixel 8a. Fueled by the cutting-edge Google Tensor G3 chip, this smartphone brings forth a host of essential AI features akin to its counterparts, the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro. From Gemini to Best Take and Audio Magic Eraser, the Pixel 8a is designed to capture stunning photos, enhance efficiency, and ensure data security, all at an unbeatable starting price of $799.

Sporting vibrant colours and a contemporary design, the Pixel 8a boasts a refined A-Series design with rounded edges, a matte back, and an aluminium frame. Its durability is further accentuated, capable of withstanding slips, spills, and dust better than any A-Series phone before it. Additionally, its Actua display shines 40% brighter than its predecessor, accompanied by a swift 120Hz refresh rate for seamless scrolling.

Introducing two new A-series colours—Aloe and Bay—alongside classic options like Obsidian and Porcelain. Moreover, users can enjoy a larger storage capacity of 256 GB for the first time, providing ample space for storing their favourite content.

Photography made effortless with AI-driven tools
Renowned for its exceptional camera capabilities, the Pixel 8a boasts a potent dual rear camera setup comprising a 64-megapixel main lens and a 13-megapixel ultrawide lens.

Complementing this setup is a 13-megapixel front-facing camera with an expansive field of view for capturing even more in your shots.

Powered by Google Tensor G3, the Pixel 8a integrates AI-powered tools aimed at enhancing photo and video experiences:

● Best Take enables users to select the best expressions from a series of photos, facilitating the creation of perfect group shots.
● Magic Editor simplifies tasks such as subject repositioning, resizing, and background enhancement with just a few taps.
● Audio Magic Eraser effortlessly eliminates distracting sounds from videos, ensuring clear and crisp audio.
● Additionally, Pixel 8a includes features like Super Res Zoom up to 8x, Magic Eraser, Night Sight, and Photo Unblur, alongside Real Tone technology for accurately representing skin tones in photos and videos.

Streamlined productivity with Google AI
Designed to save time and enhance productivity, Pixel 8a comes equipped with an array of features powered by Google AI:

● Gemini, a built-in AI assistant, allows users to type, speak, and add images for various tasks on the go, from brainstorming ideas to planning vacations.
● Circle to Search eliminates the need to switch apps to find information by allowing users to instantly search for content by circling, scribbling, or tapping on an image, text, or video.
● Pixel Call Assist features, including Call Screen, Direct My Call, Hold for Me, Clear Calling, and more, are seamlessly integrated into Pixel 8a.

At a Glance shows useful info without unlocking your phone. See upcoming events, live travel updates, weather alerts and more.

Additionally, Pixel 8a introduces Audio Emoji, adding expressiveness to phone calls with audio reactions triggered by tapping on emojis.

Enhanced setup and controls for families
Setting up a Pixel 8a for a child is made simpler with an improved setup process. Parents and guardians can establish digital ground rules for the phone, manage privacy settings, set screen time limits, and track the device’s location using Family Link.

Top-tier security
Safety and security are paramount, with the Pixel 8a equipped with the latest Google Tensor G3 chip, Titan M2 security chip, and built-in VPN for added protection against threats. Users can also expect seven years of software support, including security updates and Android OS upgrades, alongside ongoing Feature Drops for access to new features and improvements.

Pricing and Availability
Google has officially announced the availability of its latest smartphone, the Pixel 8a, set to hit both online platforms and select retail stores starting May 14, 2024.

For those looking to make their purchase online, the Pixel 8a will be accessible through various reputable platforms including the Google Store, Amazon SG, Challenger Online, Courts Online, Singtel Online, Shopee, Lazada, and Sprint Cass (Airport). In-store availability will be offered at Challenger, COURTS, Singtel, and SprintCass locations.

The Pixel 8a is offered in two memory variants: 128GB or 256GB starting at SGD 799.

As part of the launch promotions, customers making their purchase on Shopee will receive a complimentary Owala FreeSip 24oz bottle and sustainable stickers, subject to availability.