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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Walter Finnin, Feb 24, 2021.

  1. Walter Finnin

    Walter Finnin Lurker
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    When I call up the Pixel 3a XL, it says that the phone supports wireless charging. Can anyone tell me how this works? I have a wireless charging pad but when I try to use it my phone only gets hot.
     


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    Post #2 by ocnbrze, Feb 24, 2021 (7 points)

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  3. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    nope it does not come with wireless charging:
    https://www.pcmag.com/reviews/google-pixel-3a-xl
    https://www.reddit.com/r/GooglePixel/comments/bslkuc/pixel_3a3a_xl_wireless_charging/
    https://www.androidcentral.com/does-pixel-3a-support-wireless-charging

    it does have fast charging thru your oem charger though.
     
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  4. codesplice

    codesplice Elite Recognized Moderator
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    @Walter Finnin I moved this to the Pixel 3A channel; it doesn't explicitly say it, but that covers the 3a XL as well. The 3a XL has more in common with the 3a than with either the Pixel 3 or 3 XL.

    The 3a line offers 95% of the experience of the 3 line but at ~50% of the price. To get there, compromises were made - and that includes the omission of wireless charging, like @ocnbrze mentioned. I'd avoid placing your 3a XL on a wireless charging pad. It won't charge the phone and may just make it hot, which is not great for the phone's battery.

    May I ask where you saw that the 3a XL supports wireless charging?
     
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  5. Walter Finnin

    Walter Finnin Lurker
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    I'm sorry it's been so long since I made the original post, I've had one computer disaster after another!
    I will locate the source and get back to you.
     

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The Google Pixel 3A release date was May 2019. Features and Specs include a 6.0" inch or 5.6" inch screen, 12MP camera, 4GB RAM, Snapdragon 670 processor, and 3700mAh or 3000mAh battery.

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