Google Unveils New Flagship Pixel 5 Smartphone With 5G and $699 Price Tag
Ahead of Apple’s October launch of the new iPhone 12 series, Google today held a virtual event to unveil its latest flagship smartphone. 5G-Pixel 5 with 5G and Pixel 4a with 5G.
Starting at $ 699, it features a 5-inch 6-inch OLED display, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, a 4080mAh battery, an aluminum body, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chip with 5G connectivity. Google does not use the latest Qualcomm chip technology, often to reduce prices.
The 5-pixel includes a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens and a 16-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, which supports bilateral wireless charging for Qi-based devices such as headphones.
The more affordable Pixel 4a with 5G starts at $ 499. A 6.2-inch OLED display, a single Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G chip, a dual-lens camera, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of storage and a 3.5mm audio jack are missing from the 5 pixel.
Compared to the 5G pixel 4a, The high-end Pixel 5 delivers IPX8 water resistance, Gorilla Glass 6 display, the aforementioned inverse wireless charging feature, a large battery and a bump in RAM.
Google also unveiled today New Nest Audio Speaker And a Chromecast updated with Google TV service. Nest Audio is 75 percent higher than Google Home and has 50 percent stronger bass. What Google calls its “complete, clear and natural” sound includes a 19mm tweet and a 75mm midwifery.
The Media EQ feature adapts the music played by Nest Audio and allows Ambient IQ to change assistants, news, podcasts, and more based on the home background sound. With a slim profile and a variety of color options, Google has created the fabric-covered Nest Audio.
Google integrates the Chromecast features with the new Google TV experience with the redesigned Chromecast Google TV. The TV service includes a “for you” tab to find content suggestions through subscriptions, and is designed to work with YouTube membership with live TV recommendations and content from other services.
The updated Chromecast has a thinner design with 4K HDR support and a new remote to control it. It travels through Dolby Audio content via Dolby Vision and HDMI. There is a remote Google Assistant button for answering queries and finding content, and there are buttons dedicated to launching YouTube and Netflix.