Get a Pixel 3a for $299 Ahead of Google’s Black Friday Sale

Get a Pixel 3a for $299 Ahead of Google’s Black Friday Sale


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Cameron Summerson

Amazon has lowered the worth of Google’s Pixel 3a smartphone to $299 ($100 off), a deal that you'd in any other case have needed to wait till November 28th to get, which is when Google plans to launch its Black Friday sale.

Google’s Black Friday sale will contain massive financial savings on a lot of the corporate’s hardware, together with as much as $80 off the Nest Whats up Doorbell, $200 off the Pixel four and four XL, in addition to the identical $100 low cost on its Pixel 3a and 3a XL smartphones. Notice that whereas the remainder of the offers launch on November 28th, the new Pixel 4 and 4 XL can be discounted beginning on the 24th. Contemplating it arrived just a few weeks in the past, seeing a Pixel four for $599 as an alternative of $799 is tempting.

If Google’s newest smartphone is out of your worth vary and also you’d quite not wait one other 10 days to save lots of $100 on the Pixel 3a, Amazon has you coated (notice that solely the usual 3a is discounted and never the 3a XL, which is principally the identical telephone with a much bigger display).

We gave the Pixel 3a a score of 9/10 once we reviewed the gadget again in Might, naming it one of the best mid-range handset cash might purchase on the time whereas praising its digital camera, battery life, and incomparable worth—a press release that's solely extra true with the gadget being so heavily discounted right now.

Right here’s a web page with the complete rundown on the Pixel 3a’s specifications, however as we stated in our evaluate, if there’s any purpose to purchase this telephone, it’s for the digital camera. Is it one of the best smartphone digital camera ever? No, however you’d should spend about twice as a lot to discover a comparable digital camera on one other handset, largely because of Google’s unimaginable post-processing software program.

Portrait Mode shot on the Pixel 3a
Portrait mode on the Pixel 3a’s rear digital camera Cameron Summerson

Key options for the Pixel 3a’s 12.2 megapixel rear digital camera embrace:

  • Night time Sight: Increase efficiency in low mild circumstances with out utilizing flash.
  • Astrophotography: A brand new mode for capturing stellar footage of the night time sky.
  • Tremendous Res Zoom: Makes use of digital picture wizardry to extend the picture decision past what the sensor and lens might in any other case seize.
  • Prime Shot: Snaps a burst of HDR+ photographs and mechanically picks the perfect picture.
  • Google Lens: Can acknowledge objects and textual content seen on the Pixel 3a’s digital camera.

Supply: Amazon, Google, Engadget