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Google Finally Launches the Google Pixel 5 smartphone

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At long last, Google announces its first set of 5G-enabled smartphones – the Google Pixel 5 and the Google Pixel 4A 5G.

For a couple of months, leaks and renders of the Google Pixel 5 have been reported on various websites and blog.

Now, we get to report the confirmed specifications and features of the new flagship from Google.

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The Google Pixel 5 device features an FHD+ 6.0-inch display, which has a 90Hz screen refresh rate. Its aluminium chassis is made from recycled aluminium, which allows for better grip.

Its frame is IP68 certified, which makes it is resistant to dust and water.

On the inside, the smartphone runs on the Qualcomm powered Snapdragon 765G chipset, which is one of the latest premium SoC from Qualcomm.

Alongside the chipset is 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. However, 128GB is the only storage option on the Google Pixel 5.

On the connectivity aspect, the smartphone debuts as a 5G-ready device. Further, instead of the regular Wi-Fi 6, the phone supports the Wi-Fi 802.11ac.

Talking of lenses, the Pixel 5 sports a square-shaped module, which houses a triple camera system and an LED flash, on its back panel.

The camera system includes a 12.2-megapixel primary sensor with a 1.4um pixel size, a 16-megapixel ultrawide-angle camera, and a relatively bright lens with an f/1.7 aperture.

Also, the Pixel 5 breaks record as the first Google device with the capability of recording 4K videos at 60 fps.

For security, the smartphone arrives with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for unlocking the device.

The Google Pixel 5 houses a 4,080mAh battery, and it carries support for 18W fast charging technology. It supports wireless charging and reverse wireless charging feature.

Customers can pick up the device in black and sage colour choices.

Already, pre-order sales of the Google Pixel 5 have started. The device would retail for $700 (~€630/£599).

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