(Pocket-lint) – Google announced three Pixel devices in the second half of last year in the form of the Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G and the Pixel 5 but the next Pixel smarpthone is already on the cards.
Well-known leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer – also known as @OnLeaks – has shared some renders of the Pixel 5a, along with the specifications it is claimed to offer.
Using the Voice platform, Hemmerstoffer said the Pixel 5a will likely offer a plastic unibody that measures 156.2 x 73.2 x 8.8mm (9.4mm with the rear camera bump) and pretty much be an exact copy of the Pixel 4a 5G.
He said the Pixel 5a will come with a 6.2-inch Full HD+ OLED display, a large chin but small forehead above the display, a punch hole front camera in the top left corner and a dual camera on the rear. There is also said to be a flash and additional unknown sensor in the camera housing, which Hemmerstoffer speculates is PDAF.
Other features mentioned in the leak are a 3.5mm headphone jack, rear fingerprint sensor and stereo speakers. Based on the leak, it looks like the Pixel 5a is pretty much a rebadged, slightly taller but narrower and thicker Pixel 4a 5G.
There’s no mention in the leak of when the Google Pixel 5a might surface, though previous reports have suggested Google’s I/O developer conference, which is normally May, though was cancelled in 2020 due to the global pandemic.
Writing by Britta O’Boyle.