Pixel 5 Review

Google Pixel 5 is not coming to India but if you want, you want to import from US or Dubai but you have to pay customs duty which could make this phone expensive then ever because no one knows, how much customs duty you have to pay. Pixel 5 is priced at $699 which is about Rs 51,610. I know, it’s an expensive phone, so let’s see is Pixel 5 worth the $699 price tag?

By the way, it looks premium smartphone but it’s not because it’s powered by Snapdragon 765G which budget centric processor. Now if you forget about Snapdragon 765G chip then everything else on Pixel 5 is premium.

Is it Worth Buying Google Pixel 5?

Yes, Google Pixel 5 is worth buying because the phone has the best cameras, solid build, and pure stock UI experience. Everything on Pixel 5 looks amazing but when you look at the processor, thing changes a little bit. If you want the fastest phone at $699 then Pixel 5 is not the one you want, Pixel 5 is a camera-centric smartphone with the best Android UI. So if you’re okay with above good performance then yes, Pixel 5 is worth buying but if you want the fastest phone then Pixel 5 is not for you.

Performance

As you know, Pixel 5 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G processor which has 5G support. This not bad processor, it can run every single game and it will give you the best possible result but it’s not the powerful processor at $699 price tag. You can get OnePlus 8T or even iPhone 12 Min or last years iPhone 11.

It depend on you whether you want balanced smartphone or best cameras with good performance.

Cameras

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I don’t have to talk about cameras, it has the best cameras. I know it can very old 12MP sensor but hey, Google is a software company, so they have given their all in. There is nothing to worry about cameras but when you compare 12MP sensor with 64MP or 108MP sensor, there will be a difference because more pixels will give better details in low light. Yet, I would say, Pixel 5 camera is the best.

Battery Life

Pixel 5 doesn’t have the massive battery life but still, 4,080mAh will give 1.5 days of battery backup. In the end, it depends on how you use the phone everyone.

Pixel 5: Conclusion

Pixel 5 is value for money device but if you’re from India then try not to import. The phone has the best camera, great looking design, fast charging support, best Android UI in the world with Google optimization and it’s priced at $699. You can buy Pixel 5 without any doubt, you will love this phone, I mean, it’s beauty.

Pixel 5 Full Specifications

SpecificationGoogle Pixel 5
Dimensions144.7 x 70.4 x 8 mm
Display6.00 inches FHD+ OLED Display
Screen Refresh Rate90Hz
Build Quality Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum back, aluminum frame
Resolutions1080 x 2340 pixels resolution
Ram8GB
Storage128GB
Camera (Rear)12.2 MP Primary Sensor
16MP Ultra-Wide Lens
Video Recording (Rear)4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps
Camera (Front)16MP Selfie Shooter
Video Recording (Front)1080p@30fps
OSStock Android 11
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 765G
GPUAdreno 620 GPU
CPUOcta-core (1x2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1x2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)
5GYes
Battery4,080 mAh (non-removable)
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Other Features *Bluetooth 5.0 support
*Wireless Charging
*USB Type-C 3.1
*IP68 dust/water resistant
*stereo speakers
*NFC Support
Charging Speed18W fast Charging support
Charging PortType-C
Supported Charging*Fast charging 18W
Reverse charging
Wireless charging
SIM sloteDual SIM Card with eSIM (No micro-SD card Slot)
Fingerprint Rear-Mounted Fingerprint
Weight 151 grams
Modal NumbersGD1YQ, GTT9Q
Colors Just Black, Sorta Sage
Price8GB Ram + 128GB storage: $699 (Rs 51,400)

Let me know, if you’re from India, will you import Pixel 5 or just go with Pixel 4A?

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