Google on their fall event showed their new 5G phones along with the rumored Chromecast, and a Nest Speaker. Two phones were announced, the Pixel 4a 5G is like bigger brother of Pixel 4a with 5G capabilities and Pixel 5 is their latest top of the line phone.
After huge success of the Pixel 4a they have now announced the Pixel 4a 5G. The Pixel 4a 5G packs more features than the 4a but also cost a bit more. Coming at $499 it packs a Snapdragon 765G for comparison the 4a had Snapdragon 730. It has 2 rear cameras (12.2 MP dual-pixel, 16 MP ultra-wide) and an 8 MP front camera. It comes with 6 GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. This phone also has bigger screen and battery than 4a. It has a 6.2-inch (1080×2340) OLED screen and a battery of 3885 mAh. It also has stereo-speakers which was missing on the 4a. Pixel 4a 5G is available in two colors: Just Black and Clearly White. Because of the low price it has a plastic back it lacks wireless charging has no IP rating and the display is only 60Hz.
The Pixel 5 is Google’s latest flagship phone. With this phone Google is not trying to compete with high end Samsung Phones or iPhones but focusing on mid-range phones. After they saw their Pixel 3a and 4a blow up in markets this is a smart move by Google. And their previous high-end phones like Pixel 3, Pixel 4 were easily under the radar because of iPhones and Samsung Phones.
This $699 phone packs a Snapdragon 765G like the Pixel 4a 5G with same 5G capabilities. But it has many things that Pixel 4a 5G don’t have like an IP X8 rating, reverse wireless charging, 8 GB RAM, Corning Gorilla Glass 6. It has a 6-inch OLED 90Hz(1080×2340) display and a 4080mAh battery. The camera system is same as the Pixel 4a 5G, 2 rear cameras (12.2 MP dual-pixel, 16 MP ultra-wide) and an 8 MP front camera. It has a USB-C port for 18W fast charging but no headphone jack. It is available in 2 colors: Sorta Sage and Just Black
Both of these devices will be available with Android 11 and provide 3 years of guaranteed OS updates.