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Google Pixel 5 phone launched in USA: Price, features, everything you wanted to know

Google has launched its Pixel 5 phone with the power, speed of 5G and versatility of Project Fi which intelligently switches between Fi’s multiple cellular network partners, and to top it, it comes with Android 11 out of the box and guaranteed minimum of 3 years of OS and security updates from Google.

It seems to have been launched in only one version i.e. 8GB/128GB memory variant which is priced at USD 699.

Let’s take a look at the features and specifications of the phone:

Highlights:

  • 5G ready
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor
  • Titan M Security Module
  • 8GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • 128GB internal memory
  • 6 inch FHD+ (1080* 2340) Flexible OLED display
  • Always-on display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6 cover glass
  • Dual rear Camera (12.2 MP+16MP)
  • 8MP front camera
  • Rear fingerprint sensor
  • USB Type-C interface
  • 18W charger
  • 4080 mAh battery
  • Nano SIM and eSIM support
  • Wireless charging & Reverse wireless charging
  • Stereo speakers
  • 3 microphones
  • Google Cast
  • Bluetooth v5.0 + NFC
  • Android 11
  • 151 gm weight
  • Available in Just Black, Sorta Sage colours
  • Minimum 3 years of OS and security updates
  • IP68 water and dust resistance

What’s in the box:

  • 18W USB-C power adapter
  • 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Quick Switch Adapter
  • SIM tool

Processor and Memory: Google Pixel 5 is powered by a 64-bit Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor along with ultra fast 8GB RAM and 128GB internal memory to take care of storage needs. This phone is 5G ready, and so the blazing fast internet speed would ensure almost zero lags in playing heavy graphic games and using memory intensive apps.

Display: The display is a 6.0 inch FHD+ Flexible OLED display with 1080* 2340 resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 90 Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Corning Gorilla Glass 6 screen which ensures an immersive viewing experience.

Rear Camera: The rear camera is a dual lens system.

12.2 MP dual- pixel lens:

  • Autofocus with dual pixel phase detection
  • Optical + electronic image stabilization
  • ƒ/1.7 aperture
  • 77° field of view

16 MP ultra wide lens:

  • ƒ/2.2 aperture
  • 107° field of view

Front camera: The front camera is a 8 MP lens with:

  • ƒ/2.0 aperture
  • Fixed focus
  • 83° field of view

Video: The video recording modes supported are:

On the rear camera:

  • 1080p@30FPS, 60FPS, 120FPS, 240FPS
  • 4K@30FPS, 60FPS

On the Front Camera:

  • 1080p@30FPS

Connectivity and other features:  Weighing 151gm, this phone supports Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth v5.0 + NFC technologies, comes with a 4080 mAh battery and 18W charger, fingerprint sensor on the rear side of the phone, comes with Android 11 out of the box and promised 3 years of OS and security updates from Google, has stereo speakers and 3 microphones, and comes in black and white colour.