Google Announces First 5G Phones with Pixel 5 and Pixel 4A 5G

by Duey Guison  October 1, 2020

Pixel 5

After what seemed to be a long wait, Google has finally made the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4A 5G. This time around, there’s no Pixel 5 XL since both phones have almost the same hardware: Snapdragon 765G, 128GB internal storage, 8-megapixel front camera, 18w wired charging, and a dual rear camera setup comprising of a 12-megapixel f/1.7 main camera with OIS and 16-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide-angle camera. What’s different between the two?

Pixel 4A 5G
  • RAM. On the Pixel 5, you get 8GB of RAM—a first for Google, while the Pixel 4A 5G gets 6GB RAM.
  • Display. While both phones get an OLED panel with Full HD+ resolution and a punch hole, the Pixel 5 has a 6-inch display with 90hz refresh rate, while the Pixel 4A 5G gets a bigger 6.2-inch display but sticks to a conventional 60hz refresh rate.
  • Battery. The Pixel 5 gets a beefy 4080mAh battery, while the Pixel 4A 5G gets a 3885mAh battery. In addition, the Pixel 5 gets wireless charging and reverse wireless charging—and that’s interesting considering its build.
  • Build. The Pixel 4A 5G settles for a polycarbonate body, while the Pixel 5 gets an aluminum unibody and IP68 rating. As to how Google added wireless charging to the Pixel 5’s aluminum body? We want to know the answer to that.

The Pixel 4A 5G is priced at $500(~Php 24.3k) while the Pixel 5 is priced at $700(~Php 34k).


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