On June 1, the free and unlimited Google Photos storage ended for most devices, which is a big blow to those who have spent years uploading their lives of photos to the cloud, but so far the Google Pixel had been spared, but with the announcement of the new Pixel 5a, the company confirmed what was feared: new Pixels no longer have unlimited storage on Google Photos.
In this way the new Pixel 5a loses one of its attractions and that if its previous models continue to be counted, already from the original Pixel to Pixel 5 will have unlimited Google Photos storage for life
The Pixel 5a without unlimited storage of photos and videos
Late last year, Google itself confirmed that future Pixels wouldn’t have unlimited free storage, but it was hoped that they would launch a special storage plan for their new Pixels, but that didn’t. not been the case. By consulting the Google Store, we see that the new Pixel 5a
Google did not want to continue with unlimited storage in Google Photos on their new phones, even temporarily, as happened with the original quality backup of the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 3, which for about three years had unlimited storage in original quality
Now Google is limited to giving three months of Google One with 100 GB of cloud storage buy a Pixel 5a, this offer is very small compared to the previous Pixels which are still on sale with their unlimited Google Photos storage. Too bad the new Pixels lose this important differentiation from other brands.
As a result, those who buy a Pixel 5a will now only have 15GB of free cloud storage, which allows us to save around 5,000 photos with the Google Photos backup.
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