Google Pixel 5a 5G Likely to Feature Snapdragon 765 5G SoC, Reveals Android 12 Developer Preview 3 Code

Let’s take a look at the Pixel 5a specifications and other leaked details.

Google Pixel 5a

Google has confirmed the launch of the Pixel 5a later this year. The launch date remains unknown. However, we can expect the device to launch at the Google I/O in May. The company has also confirmed that its upcoming A-series smartphone will launch only in the US and Japan. Ahead of the launch, some key details of the smartphone have leaked. According to a new report, Google’s upcoming Pixel smartphone will come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC. This is the same SoC found on the Pixel 5. Let’s take a look at the Pixel 5a specifications and other leaked details.

Google Pixel 5a leaked specifications reveal key performance unit details

Google Pixel 5a is slated to launch later this year. Leaked specs suggest that the phone will be very similar to the Pixel 5.

The latest Android 12 Developer 3 preview hints that the 5a will feature a Snapdragon 765G SoC, 9to5Google reported. The developer preview has references to the device codenamed “Barbet”, which is the Pixel 5a. Alongside the model number is the mention of another codename “SM7250”, which is the Snapdragon 765G SoC found on the Pixel 4a 5G and the Pixel 5.

Design renders of the upcoming Google smartphone have leaked in the past. The only visual change spotted is on the back of the device. Unlike the Pixel 4a, the 5a will come with a dual-camera setup. We can expect it to house a 12MP main camera and a 16MP ultrawide lens. There is also a third sensor, which could be a PDAF sensor. 

The phone will sport a 6.2-inch flat OLED display with an FHD+ resolution. It will have a tiny cutout on the top left corner for the front camera. The rear panel also houses a fingerprint scanner. Other Google Pixel 5a specifications include a 3.5mm headphone jack and stereo speakers.

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