Google Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G Launched, Dual Rear Cameras, Snapdragon 765G SoC


As the 2020 flagship phone by the tech giant, Google Pixel 5 has been unveiled. The new Pixel phone, which is a 5G variant of the Pixel 4a, comes alongside the Pixel 4a 5G. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC is powered by both new smartphones and includes a Titan M security chip. Both the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G come with the same dual rear cameras and also an 8-megapixel selfie camera and have a monitor style with a hole-punch.

The company also introduced a Portrait Light feature and an Intense Power Saver mode that can increase battery life by up to 48 hours (with just a limited collection of active apps). The Pixel 5 includes wireless charging support as a superior alternative in the lineup. The mobile also comes with an IP68 rated aluminum body for dust and water resistance.

Google Pixel 5 specifications

The Google Pixel 5 dual-SIM (Nano+eSIM) comes out-of-the-box on Android 11 and has a 6-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) OLED display with a 432ppi pixel density and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The display also features a 90Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 safety. It is driven by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 G SoC octa-core, coupled with 8 GB ( LPDDR4) RAM.

The Google Pixel 5 comes with a dual rear camera configuration for images and videos that includes a 12.2-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.7 lens, a secondary 16-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide-angle f/2.2 lens. The Google Pixel 5 sports an 8-megapixel sensor on the front side with an f/2.0 lens for selfies and video chats. Up to 4 K video recording support at up to 60fps is offered by both rear and front cameras.

Google Pixel 5 comes with an onboard capacity of 128 GB that can not be extended via a microSD card. 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port are networking options. An accelerometer, gyroscope, barometer, ambient light, and a proximity sensor are included in the sensors onboard. There is a rear-mounted scanner for fingerprints as well. Besides, stereo speakers and three microphones are included.

On Pixel 5, Google has installed a 4,080mAh battery that enables 18W fast charging. Wireless and reverse charging facility is also provided on the smartphone. It is 144.7×70.4×8.0 mm in dimension and weighs is about 151 grams.

Google Pixel 4a 5G phone specifications

The Google Pixel 4a 5G dual-SIM ( Nano-eSIM) runs on Android 11 and features a 413ppi pixel density, 6.2-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) OLED display, and Corning Glass 3 protection. The smartphones are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 G (octa-core) SoC, combined with 6 GB of LPDDR4 RAM.

With a 12.2-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.7 lens and a 16-megapixel secondary camera with an f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle lens, the Google Pixel 4a 5G arrives with dual rear camera setup. The Pixel 4a 5G comes with an 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 lens on the selfies and video chats. The smartphone supports up to 4K resolution and video recording at up to 60fps.

The Google Pixel 4a 5G arrives with 128GB internal storage that can not be extended via a microSD card. 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5 mm headphone jack are available for connectivity .  An ambient light sensor, accelerometer,  barometer, magnetometer, gyroscope, and proximity sensor are included in the sensors onboard. A rear-mounted biometric sensor is included in the smartphone. Stereo speakers and two microphones are also included.

The smartphone comes with a 3,885mAh battery that enables 18W fast charging. It doesn’t provide wireless charging, however. The phone weighs 168 grams and measures 153.9×74.0x8.2 mm.

Google Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G price

Google Pixel 5 starts at $699, while the Google Pixel 4a 5G starts at $499.  Australia, Canada, Germany, France,  Ireland, Taiwan, Japan, the US, and the UK will be restricted to 5G markets for both smartphones. On October 15, the Pixel 4a 5G will be released first in Japan and will start arriving in other countries from November, while the Pixel 5 will be available in Only Black and Sorta Sage color choices.

See the unboxing video of the new device ahead of its release (via 9to5Google).

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