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Google Pixel 6a is available to pre-order now – here’s where to find the best deals

Google Pixel 6a
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Google's latest budget phone has now been announced, and the Google Pixel 6a delivers excellent value at its core. It's powered by the same Tensor chipset found in the more expensive Google Pixel 6 flagships (opens in new tab) but that isn't all that it has going for it.

The Pixel 6a is certainly an impressive midrange phone offering a small and lightweight form, measuring 152.2 x 71.8 x 8.9mm and weighing just 179g. The weight is mainly due to the fact that it has a plastic back, rather than the glass of the Pixel 6 models, but, at this price you can't knock Google for this.

Featuring a 6.1" FHD+ OLED display with up to 60Hz refresh rate, 6GB of RAM and a storage option of 128GB the 6a is designed to be a cheaper alternative to the Google Pixel 6 (opens in new tab), without a lot of compromise. One area of note is the cameras on the 6a – while you can't expect flagship 50MP main cameras on the Pixel 6, the Pixel 6a is equipped with two modest 12 megapixel cameras for wide and ultra-wide shooting. With the same 8MP front camera, however, your selfie game will still be on point.

Along with the acclaimed Magic eraser that lets you remove unwanted subjects in your selfies or travel pics, the 6a also features Night Sight, allowing you to capture city lights, starry skies ands even portraits in low light situations.

If you're looking to update your tired out smartphone and already love the Google system, then the Google Pixel 6a could be the phone for you! The phone officially goes on sale on July 28, but you can pre-order it now to avoid disappointment.

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If you're looking for one of the best Google phones (opens in new tab) take a look at our Google Pixel 6 Pro review (opens in new tab). If you're interested in other brands, we've rounded up all of the best camera phones (opens in new tab).

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Sebastian Oakley
Sebastian Oakley

For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specialising in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound and many more for various advertising campaigns, books and pre/post-event highlights.


He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected in to BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 


He is familiar with and shows great interest in medium and large format photography with products by Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa and Sinar and has used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI and everything in between. His work covers the genres of Equestrian, Landscape, Abstract or Nature and combines nearly two decades of experience to offer exclusive limited-edition prints to the international stage from his film & digital photography.