Why there is not a Google Pixel 4a XL?

The Google Pixel 4a was unveiled earlier this week, and it is the company’s newest mid-range handset that borrows parts from its flagship sibling, loses just a few top-end features and is barely repackaged right into a more affordable phone.

In 2019, the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL have been the first time Google tried this affordable-handset technique, and it clearly noticed match to do the identical once more in 2020. Aside from one factor; we have solely bought the Google Pixel 4a, with no further massive model for these in search of an even bigger display.

So why is not there a Google Pixel 4a XL? A Google spokesperson informed TechRadar, “without bezels on the show, we’re now capable of match extra show in a compact kind issue.

“We expect 5.8 inches is the proper dimension for our Pixel 4a buyer. The display dimension elevated 4.5% [vs the Pixel 3a] whereas the general system dimension decreased 5.8%, with a extra polished industrial design.”

So, what does that mean?

Google Pixel 4a

So that you should not count on a Google Pixel 4a XL to debut later alongside the already confirmed Pixel 4a 5G that’s set to land later within the year. Rumors initially recommended there could be a bigger variant of the phone, however over time as we bought nearer to launch, there was extra suggestion we would get only one system.

Perhaps Google did experiment with the concept of a Pixel 4a XL. Within the assertion above, the corporate makes sound reasoning as to why it did not need to embrace two totally different sizes of gadgets for 2020.

What the assertion would not solely clarify is that that is the first phone from Google that has an all-display entrance.

Even Pixel 4, which in the reduction of on the black bars on the high and backside of the Pixel phones, had a bigger brow than the Pixel 4a to be able to home the front-facing camera.

For the Pixel 4a, Google has included a punch-hole camera on the highest left nook of the show. That has allowed it to stretch the display additional up the system, and provides this a bigger show with out having to extend the body of the phone.

What’s next?

Precise gross sales figures of the Pixel 3a XL aren’t made out there by Google, however the firm had its finest year yet for Pixel shipments throughout 2019. That is regardless of rumors of lackluster Pixel Four gross sales.

That is probably as a result of the corporate expanded into new territories and, in fact, new worth ranges with its Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. Did poor gross sales figures result in Google cancelling the additional massive model of its cheaper system? We’re unlikely to ever know for positive.

Does the Pixel 4a’s lack of an XL sibling imply we might even see just one model of the Google Pixel 5? That is at the moment unclear too, but when the corporate would not consider there is a market for a bigger Pixel 4a, it could be that it decides an analogous factor for the XL sequence within the Pixel 5 too.