01 Oct 2020: Google Pixel 5, 4a 5G, with dual rear cameras, launched
Google has finally launched its much-awaited smartphones, the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G.
The former is the tech giant's premium flagship offering for this year while the latter arrives as a spruced up version of the budget-friendly Pixel 4a that was announced in August.
Both the handsets feature a 5G-enabled Snapdragon 765G chipset, a Titan M security chip, and dual rear cameras.
Design and display: Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G: At a glance
Both the Pixel 5 and 4a 5G sport a punch-hole design with slim bezels and a plastic body. The former also has IP68 dust and water-resistance. On the rear, they pack a dual-camera setup and a physical fingerprint sensor.
The Pixel 5 sports a 90Hz 6.0-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) OLED display and the 4a 5G bears a 60Hz 6.2-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) OLED screen.
Fact: For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
Both the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G have a dual rear camera setup comprising a 12.2MP (f/1.7) main sensor and a 16MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide lens. For selfies and video calling, they house an 8MP (f/2.0) front-facing camera.
Internals: Under the hood
The Pixel 5 and 4a 5G are powered by a Snapdragon 765G chipset, paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The former packs a 4,080mAh battery while the latter has a 3,885mAh battery.
Both the devices run on Android 11 and support 18W fast-charging support. For connectivity, they offer support for dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, and a Type-C port.
Fact: What about the price?
As for the pocket-pinch, the Pixel 5 is priced at $699 (approximately Rs. 51,400) for the solo 8GB/128GB variant, whereas the Pixel 4a 5G costs $499 (roughly Rs. 37,000) for the 6GB/128GB model. Both these devices will not be launched in India.