For any smartphone user, the accessories and peripherals are just as important as the device itself if you want to make the most out of your Google Pixel 3a (Google Pixel 3a XL). In fact this year, Google even launched and introduced us to some of these accessories at the I/O event.
We’ve curated a list of accessories that will enable you to truly enjoy your Pixel 3a/3a XL.
Best accessories for Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL
From USB cables to Google home, Daydream VR to wireless headphone, we have covered as many top choices of accessories from various types as we can. Have a look at them.
Jaybird Tarah Sport Wireless Headphones
The Jaybird wireless headphones offer premium wireless sound in a minimalist design. The sleek, streamlined and comfortable headphones are built for daily training and fitness performance. You can get six full hours of wireless play time on a single charge.
The headphone also has a fast-charging battery, ensuring that a quick 10-minute charge gives you a full hour of play time.
⇒ A great alternative: Samsung Galaxy Buds
Skullcandy Riff Wireless Headphones
The Skullcandy Riff Wireless Headphones offers up to 12 hours of battery life. It requires a wireless pairing with your Bluetooth-enabled Pixel 3a/3a XL. The on-ear design offers the right comfort during long listening sessions. The folding design and carrying case allow for easy portability, especially if you’re on the go.
The headset controls include answer/end, play/pause, and next/previous track. It also has a built-in microphone to enable hands-free chatting.
⇒ See more: Best wireless earphones
Google Daydream View
Daydream View is a headset and controller that lets you experience high-quality, immersive virtual reality (VR). Simply place your Daydream-ready Pixel 3a/3a XL into the headset and choose your experience.
It’s a lightweight and durable headset is made from soft, breathable fabric to help you stay comfortable. From full HD movies to high-performance games, you can enjoy different kinds of Daydream experiences with this device. The Daydream View controller transforms with your experience. You can now speed down the racetrack, bowl a strike with a swing of your arm and even cast a spell with your own magic wand thanks to the combination of the headset and controller.
The Chromecase ultra has a built-in 802.11ac wi-fi that connects to the Internet through your wireless home network. You can enjoy TV shows, movies, videos, songs, games, sports and more from over 1000 apps like Netflix, YouTube, Pandora, and HBO NOW.
Chromecast Ultra optimizes content for the best picture quality possible with support for 4K Ultra HD TVs. You can use your phone to play, pause, control the volume and more. The Chromecast Ultra also works with Google Home so you can stream and control content using just your voice. Most importantly, it’s small size fits behind almost any TV.
Google Nest Hub Max
The Nest Hub Max is the first Google-made smart display with a built-in camera. It has a 10-inch HD screen and the camera doubles as a Nest Cam. The Nest Hub Max will enable you to keep an eye on things at home with the built-in Nest Cam. You can even get a live view along with motion and sound alerts on your phone. The 6.5-megapixel camera with 127-degree wide field of view and auto-framing also supports Face Match, ensuring maximum protection for your family.
The Hub Max also has bigger speakers tuned for stereo sound. It effectively combines the best parts of every other smart display to top the solid foundation of the Google Home Hub.
Buy on Google store: $299
The Google Wifi is backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n networks, so you can easily upgrade. It also allows up to 1.2 Gbps data transfer speed for quick and efficient operations. The TX Beamforming technology focuses on signals directly to compatible wireless devices to help ensure reliable connectivity. A unique feature of this wi-fi is that it lets you keep track of your family’s screen time. So you can pause the internet on your kids’ devices at bedtime or during homework hours.
The Google Wifi app will enable you to share your password with guests and prioritize devices on your network. This wi-fi is compatible with devices that include Android OS 4.0 or higher.
Google Pixel Buds
Google Pixel Buds deliver brilliant sound without letting wires get in the way. They offer one-touch control of your music and instant access to your Google Assistant. These buds also provide up to five hours of listening time with just one charge. Since the charging case holds multiple charges, so you can get up to 24 hours of listening time when you’re on the go.
This audio headset requires a Bluetooth-enabled companion device. Additionally, the Google Assistant on Google Pixel Buds is optimized for Pixel 3a/3a XL allowing users to enjoy additional features of Google Assistant and Translate.
⇒ You may also like: Best Bluetooth over the ear headphones
Google Pixel USB-C earbuds
This earphone is powered with 24-bit digital audio along with Google Assistant. Just press and hold the black button on your remote to get directions, answers, and info from your Google Assistant. Stay updated on the latest notification on your phone without touching it by pressing and holding the “volume up” button to hear your latest notifications.
You can also communicate in over 40 languages with in-ear help from Google Translate. Just press and hold the black button and say “Hey Google, help me speak Japanese” and it will do all the work for you. Also, the adjustable loops help each earbud fit comfortably and securely making this the perfect fit for your Google Pixel 3a/3a XL.
Buy on Google store: $30
Aukey PD Ultra-Compact USB C Charger
The AUKEY PD Ultra-Compact USB C Charger is a future-proof fast charger that’s compatible with all USB-C devices. It rapidly charges your devices with 18W power delivery. The compact size of the power block ensures that it doesn’t obstruct other outlets.
It also has a built-in safeguard mechanism to protect your devices against excessive current, overheating, and overcharging. It works with Google Pixel 3a / 3a XL, Nintendo Switch, and more devices. This tiny cube with a foldable plug is exceptionally handy on-the-go. This charger is also backed by AUKEY’s 45-Day Money Back Guarantee and 24-Month Product Replacement Warranty.
Buy on Amazon: $22.99
Portable Charger Anker PowerCore 20100mAh
This power bank is known to charge the iPhone 7 almost seven times, the Galaxy S6 five times or the iPad mini 4 twice. It’s PowerIQ and VoltageBoost combine to deliver Fast Charge (with an exception of Qualcomm Quick Charge).
The power bank recharges itself in 10 hours with a 2 amp charger, phone chargers, on the other hand, may take up to 20 hours. Also, Anker’s MultiProtect safety system ensures complete protection for your devices when they’re plugged to this power bank.
Buy on Amazon: $49.99
18W USB-C Power Adapter
This adapter by Google is made from polycarbonate for durability. Its 18W power delivery charges your phone quickly with up to 7 hours of battery in just 15 mins and a 70% charge in just an hour.
This newly released Type-C charger is compatible with any Type-C enabled device and supports fast charging if the device is compatible. This lightweight 2.1 OZ compact design makes it easy to carry on the go.
Belkin USB-C Home + Car Charge Kit (Type-C)
This Belkin bundle includes a home and car charger along with a 6-foot USB-C to USB-C cable. It can charge your devices up to 70% faster than 5W. The charger also supports power delivery, enabling devices to charge quickly.
The 45w home charger, a 27w car charger and a 6-foot USB-C to USB-C cable give you access to fast charging whether you’re at home or on the go. The USB-C home + car charger kit is a great way to manage your USB-C devices.
Buy on Amazon: $21.49
Anker USB C Car Charger
The Anker USB C Car charger is equipped with Anker’s PowerIQ 2.0 technologies. It delivers the performance of a dual port wall charger in a car. The MultiProtect safety system of the device ensures that you can charge with total peace of mind.
It’s also portable since the charger is smaller than a car key enabling it to manage itself even the most crowded dashboard setup.
Buy on Amazon: $29.94
Moshi USB-C to USB-A Adapter
This Moshi adapter connects newer USB-C devices to flash drives and other legacy USB-A accessories, especially the Macbook. It supports data transfer speeds of 5 Gbps and up to 3 amps of power.
The adapter’s aluminum housing safeguards it against electromagnetic interference to enable data transfer at the high speeds.
Buy on Amazon: $15.97
WizGear Air Vent Magnetic Car Mount Holder
The Wizgear Mount Holder is one of the best car mount holders in the market. You can move your phone as you please and the base of the mount will remain fixed into the air vent of your car.
This universal smartphone magnetic car mount holder is 10 times easier to use than any other magnetic car mount holder due to its simple design, sturdy rubber base and a powerful magnetic head for holding smartphones. The ultra-thin carbon steel plates inside the magnetic car mount are designed to provide powerful holding power as well as to absorb magnetic instability. This Universal magnetic holder produces an intensive force of attraction that will hold any smartphone including the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL.
Buy on Amazon: $11.99
Google Home Mini
As the name suggests, the Google Home Mini is a smaller, more compact version of Google Home. Its features are similar to that of Home. It is powered by Google Assistant and it can tell your voice from others for a more personalized experience. Google Home Mini can work independently or you can have a few around the house depending on its size.
Like the Mini, the standard Google Home is also powered by the Google Assistant. So you can ask it questions and tell it to do things. You can also use voice commands to find information about the weather, news, sports and more. Its high-excursion speaker delivers a big, rich sound in a compact size. Google Home also helps to plan and manage your day. It will help you with things like your schedule, commute, and travel information. You can also pair with a Chromecast to control your favorite movies and shows using your voice.
Google Home works with more than 1000 smart devices from over 150 popular brands enabling it to control your compatible lights, thermostat, smart plugs and more with simple voice commands.
Google Home Max
This is the maxed out version of Google Home, and the costliest of the lot, too. With the Google Home Max, you get deep layers of balanced bass along with crystal-clear highs. The Room EQ feature adjusts the sound based on where you place it. Its software will also keep getting smarter thanks to automatic updates.
You can play songs from services like YouTube Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio and more using an aux, wifi or even Bluetooth. Since it’s part of the Google Home family and hence, supported by Google Assistant, you can ask it questions, manage your smart home devices and do so much more.