The Google Pixel 5 is coming after the Pixel 4 but it is more affordable as it can be classified in the upper mid-range category.
In this article, we are going to be looking at the features and specifications of the device. We will also talk about the price as that is what a lot of persons are usually curious about whenever they want to purchase a smartphone.
It is really better to have some information about a smartphone before proceeding to make a purchase so that you can make an informed choice and not have regrets later.
Google Pixel 5
The Google Pixel 5 is priced at about ₦267,747.
Pixel 5 Design / Display
If you describe the design of the Google Pixel 5 as the Pixel 4a with a bigger body and more colour options, you can’t be said to be wrong. In fact, whether you are considering the front panel or the rear panel, the two phones are very much similar.
Let us start from the screen of the device which is a 6.0-inch OLED display with a punch hole design. This punch hole accommodates the front facing camera.
The display comes with a resolution of 1080 x 2280, a density of 432 PPI as well as a 90Hz refresh rate, which makes for an enjoyable viewing experience.
Turn the smartphone over and you will see a square camera module which is where the dual cameras and LED flash are placed.
The capacitive fingerprint sensor that the device features is also placed at the rear panel and you will also see the Google mascott which shows that it is a Google smart phone.
Still on the build of the Google Pixel 5, it has Gorilla glass 6 on the front panel, aluminum on the frame and aluminum on the rear.
You will also be glad to know that the phone has IP68 rating for water and dust resistance which really helps to protect your phone from water and dust.
The colour options that the Google Pixel 5 is available in include Just Black and Sorta Sage colours.
Pixel 5 Cameras
When it comes to the camera department, what the Google Pixel 5 offers is good enough to handle your basic photography and videography needs.
You should also know that the telephoto camera on the Pixel 4 rear camera setup was replaced by an ultrawide camera and this is better appreciated by a lot of persons.
In conclusion, the rear camera setup of the Google Pixel 5 is made up of a 12.2MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.7 as well as a 16MP ultrawide camera with an aperture of f.2.7. This rear camera arrangement can record videos up to 4k @ 60fps.
The front facing camera is an 8MP camera with an aperture of f/2.0 which can record videos maxed out at 1080p @ 30fps.
Hardware / Software
The hardware that the Pixel 5 comes with can be classified in the upper mid-range group. This is a major reason why the smartphone is more affordable than the Google Pixel 4 as the later boasts of a high-end flagship hardware which without a doubt influenced the price.
The Google Pixel 5 comes with an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 processor with a 7nm process.
It also features an Adreno 620 which handles the graphics.
When it comes to memory and storage the smartphone offers 8GB RAM as well as 128GB of internal storage.
The device is equipped with a 4080mAh Li-po non-removable battery and you should know that this is actually the biggest battery capacity to be found on any Pixel smartphone currently. It is even of a larger capacity than what is obtainable with the Google Pixle 4 XL.
For software the smartphone features stock google user interface running on the Stock Android 11 interface.
The device boasts of NFC, Low energy Bluetooth 5.0 as well as dual-band Wi-Fi. It also comes with a USB Type-C port.
When it comes to Internet connectivity, the smartphone supports as much as 5G and this implies that your downloads, streaming and uploads can be at 5G speeds.