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Alleged Google Pixel 8a Codenamed “Akita” Spotted on the Geekbench Database: Processor with Nine Core Architecture

Google introduced its Pixel 7 series last year in the month of October 2022 with the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro devices and in a later period, in the month of May 2023, the third smartphone of the series, the Pixel 7a was launched.

Many reports regarding the upcoming Pixel 8 and 8 Pro devices have arrived in the past few months and now, the very first update about the expected Pixel 8a has popped out.

Read about it below.

Alleged Pixel 8a Listed on the Geekbench Database

This alleged Pixel 8a smartphone has been listed as “Google Akita” on Geekbench 5 and has received a single-core score of 1218 points and a multi-core score of 3175 points. The listing also points out that it will run on the upcoming Android 14 OS and its motherboard has been codenamed “Akita” as well. What is surprising is that the device is revealed to have a nine-core architecture.

Speaking about the architecture, it has a core configuration with 1+4+4 cores and its primary core has been clocked at 2.91 GHz. The four performance cores have a clock speed of 2.37 GHz and its base cores are revealed to have a clock speed of 1.70GHz. It is also integrated with the Mali G715 GPU. To add, it is the 8GB RAM variant of the smartphone that has appeared on the database.



It has also now been tipped that this chipset is Google’s Tensor G3 underclocked chipset.

The Pixel 8 and 8 Pro smartphones are expected to have its launch by the end of this year and regarding the Pixel 8a, the smartphone is most likely to launch very much after that, similar to what happened with the Pixel 7a smartphone.

Also, check out the key specifications of the already-made-available Pixel 7a smartphone below.

Pixel 7a Specifications


Dimensions 152 x 72.9 x 9 mm
Weight 193.5 gm


Network Connectivity 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e with Triple Band Support
Bluetooth Yes, Version 5.3


Chipset Google Tensor G2 (5 nm) Chipset
Primary Clock Speed 2.85 GHz
Operating System Android 13
GPU Mali-G710 MP7


Display Type OLED Display
Screen Size 6.1”
Screen Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Refresh Rate 90Hz


Rear Camera 64MP + 13MP Dual Camera Setup
Front Camera 13MP


Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Under Display, Optical Fingerprint Sensor
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes
Compass Yes


Battery Backup 4385 mAh
Charging Features 18W Wired Fast Charging Feature

7.5W Wireless Fast Charging Feature


Colour Variants Charcoal, Snow, Sea and Coral


You may read more about the Pixel 8 and 8 Pro smartphones here.


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