Google Pixel 5 has been launched as the tech giant’s 2020 flagship phone. The new Pixel phone comes alongside the Pixel 4a 5G that is a 5G version of the Pixel 4a. Both the new smartphones are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC and include Titan M security chip. The Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G both come with the same dual rear cameras as well as an 8-megapixel selfie camera and features a hole-punch display design. The company also unveiled a Portrait Light feature and an Extreme Battery Saver mode (with only a small set of active apps) that can increase battery life by up to 48 hours. As a superior option in the lineup, the Pixel 5 features wireless charging support. The smartphone also comes with an aluminium body that is IP68 certified for dust and water resistance.
Google Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G price
Google Pixel 5 price starts at $699 (roughly Rs. 51,400), whereas the Google Pixel 4a 5G starts at 499 (roughly Rs. 37,000). Both phones will be limited to 5G markets – Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Taiwan, the UK, and the US. The Pixel 4a 5G will launch first in Japan on October 15, and begin rolling out in other countries from November, while the Pixel 5 will be available across all 9 countries from October 15 in Just Black and Sorta Sage colour options.
The Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G will not come to India, as the company revealed in August. The company announced offers for its 5G smartphone customers, including 3 months of Google Stadia Pro and YouTube Premium, apart from 100GB of Google One cloud storage, as well as Play Pass and Play Points.
Google Pixel 5 specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano+eSIM) Google Pixel 5 runs on Android 11 out-of-the-box and features a 6-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) OLED display with 432ppi pixel density and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The display also features Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection and 90Hz refresh rate. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, paired with 8GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
For photos and videos, the Google Pixel 5 comes with a dual rear camera setup that includes a 12.2-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.7 lens and a 16-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens. For selfies and video chats, the Google Pixel 5 features an 8-megapixel snapper at the front with an f/2.0 lens. Both the rear and front cameras offer up to 4K video recording support at up to 60fps.
Google Pixel 5 comes with 128GB of onboard storage that isn’t expandable via a microSD card. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light, barometer, gyroscope, and a proximity sensor. There is also a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Further, it includes stereo speakers and three microphones.
Google has provided a 4,080mAh battery on the Pixel 5 that supports 18W fast charging. The phone also supports wireless charging and reverse charging. It measures 144.7×70.4×8.0mm and weighs 151 grams.
Google Pixel 4a 5G specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano-eSIM) Google Pixel 4a 5G runs on Android 11 and features a 6.2-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) OLED display with 413ppi pixel density and Corning Glass 3 protection. Under the hood, the phones is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, paired with 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
Google Pixel 4a 5G comes with a dual rear camera setup that includes a 12.2-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.7 lens and a 16-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens. For selfies and video chats, the Pixel 4a 5G features an 8-megapixel shooter at the front with an f/2.0 lens. The phone supports video recording of up to 4K resolution at up to 60fps.