Google Pixel 5a Passes BIS Certification, May Launch Soon: Expected Specifications, Features

Google Pixel 5a has passed the required BIS certification in India, implying us that its launch is imminent.


Google is expected to release its next-generation Pixel smartphones, the Google Pixel 5a and the Google Pixel 6 this year. The Pixel 5a is tipped to launch on June 11, while the Pixel 6 is said to release later this year if the past leak is to be believed. In the last few weeks, we have been constantly seeing new details of the Pixel lineup emerging out. In the latest development now, we have some details of the Pixel 5a coming in, as far as its launch in India goes. The Google Pixel 5a has now passed the required  Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) certification in India, implying us that its launch is closer. Let’s check out the details revealed by BIS listing:

Google Pixel 5a Clears BIS Certification

The details of the BIS certification are revealed by tipster Mukul Sharma. The said Pixel 5a model carries model number as GR0M2 and is listed with the brand name G Logo. This is the first time, we are coming across the model number of the handset via BIS listing. With the BIS certification, we even get a clear idea that the Pixel 5a will launch in India soon. Additionally, the green light from BIS even means that the device’s launch is quite closer.

A few days ago, Economic Times even reported that Google is aiming to double its inventory and is aiming to bring a successor to the Pixel 4a in larger quantities to the Indian market. The company is also said to be monitoring the price range of companies like Apple and OnePlus in Rs 30,000-Rs 40,000 segments. This does indicate that the Pixel 5a pricing in India could be somewhere between Rs 30,000 and Rs 40,000.

Also Read: The Real Reason Why Pixel 5 And Pixel 4a (5G) Weren’t Launched in India

As mentioned above, Google is planning to launch the Pixel 5a on June 11. The company is even expected to release the new Pixel Buds in April. If we go by the leaked renders of the Pixel 5a, it is expected to feature a 6.2-inch OLED FHD+ display. The phone is likely to make use of a plastic unibody design at the back. Dimensions-wise the Pixel 5a is supposed to measure at around 156.2 x 73.2 x 8.8mm.

In terms of imaging, the smartphone is said to feature a dual-camera setup at the rear, whereas at the front it might sport a single selfie camera. The device is even likely to feature a 3.5 mm headphone jack, rear fingerprint sensor, and stereo speakers.

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