Google debuts Pixel 4a smartphone

Google debuted $349 Pixel 4a, which features a redesigned hole-punch design, while retaining the same camera features from prior Pixels: HDR+ with dual exposure controls, Portrait ModeTop ShotNight Sight with astrophotography capabilities and fused video stabilization.

The Pixel 4a comes in a Just Black matte finish with a 5.8-inch OLED display. The device also has Recorder, which connects with Google Docs to seamlessly save and share transcriptions and recordings, and a Personal Safety app for real-time emergency notifications and car crash detection.

Coming soon: Pixel 5

The Pixel 4a has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G Mobile Platform, Titan M security module for on-device security, 6 GB of RAM, and 128 GB of storage with an even bigger battery that lasts all day.

Pixel 4a will be available to customers on Aug. 20 through the Google Store, BestBuy.comAmazon and more, as well as U.S. carriers including Google Fi, U.S. Cellular and Verizon. For more information on availability in different countries, head to the Google Store.

Google also said it will launch two more devices this fall: the Pixel 4a (5G), starting at $499, and Pixel 5, both with 5G. Pixel 4a (5G) and Pixel 5 will be available in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Japan, Taiwan and Australia.