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All About The Google Pixel 5

author Luis Silva (Updated on: July 2021)

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What You Should Know About The Pixel 5





Considering their rivals:

- Its performance is 42% below the average (1647 vs. 2849).

- Its display is 6% smaller than the average (6" vs. 6.41").

- All of its rivals have AMOLED displays.

- 71% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 96% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

- 88% of its adversaries have the ability to play HDR content.

- 50% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- It has a lower number of Dots-Per-Inch (about 9% below) than the average (429 DPI vs. 473 DPI).

- Its picture quality score is 68% above the average (138 vs. 81.94).

- 42% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Fast charging is 44% slower than the average (18w vs. 32w).

- 83% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- Wireless charging speed is 34% slower than the average (12w vs. 18w).

- 58% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you prefer smaller smartphones, then this one is 9% below the average (144mm vs. 158mm/5.67in vs. 6.21in).

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 17% lighter than the average (151g. vs. 182g./5.33oz. vs. 6.43oz).

- 88% of its adversaries have a full glass body.

- 75% of its contenders are water-resistant.

- 50% of its rivals have a MicroSD card slot.

- 54% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- 8% of its competitors have Bluetooth 5.2.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 8% of its adversaries have an headphone jack.



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 Specifications 
  • Pros 
    AMOLED
    Always-On-Display
    Cameras
    Fast Charging
    Wireless Charging
    Glass Protection




  • Cons 
    MicroSD Slot
    3.5mm Jack
    Price







  • Price 

    Amazon: $0

    eBay: $682

    BestBuy: $0

    Walmart: $649

  • Performance 
    Year: 2020
    Updates: 3+ years
    Snapdragon 765
    Adreno 620
    Android 11
    Geekbench 5: 1647




  • Display 
    6" 1080x2340
    429 DPI
    Gorilla Glass 6
    AMOLED
    With Always-On
    90 hz
    Notch: Hole
    699 Nits




  • Cameras 
    2 Cameras

    With OIS
    With HDR
    1 LED flash
    2160p (4k)
    DP/Laser focus

    Dxo/Tek Score: 138

  • Main Camera 
    12 MP
    f/1.7
    27mm
    Sensor size: 1/2.55
    Pixel size: 1.4

     
    Selfie 
    8 Mp f/2.0 24 mm
  • Other Cameras 
    16 Mp f/2.2 17mm
    Wide-Angle








  • Body 
    144x70x8 mm
    5.67x2.76x0.32 in
    151g. / 5.33oz.
    Full Glass
    87% STBR
    Looks: 9.1/10
    Fingerp.: Back
    IP68

  • Colors 
    Just Black
    Sorta Sage








  • Battery 
    4080mAh
    Charging: 18w
    Wireless: 12w
    Reverse: 05w
    1T+1W+1V*: 82%
    1T+3W+1V*: 66%
    1T+1W+3V*: 69%



  • Storage 
    RAM: 8GB
    Storage: 128GB
    No MicroSD

     
    Connectivity 
    4G/5G: 5G
    3.5mm jack: No
    Bluetooth: 5.0
    NFC: Yes



 Top 5 
  •    Price 
    Find X3 Lite
    #1$520
    Mi 10
    #2$529
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #3$539
    7
    #4$539
    Pixel 5
    #18$649
  • Global Score 
    8 Pro
    #17.52
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #27.51
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #37.47
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #47.46
    Pixel 5
    #166.78
  • Performance 
    Mi 11
    #17.8
    iPhone 11 Pro
    #27.7
    9
    #37.7
    Mi 10 Pro
    #47.6
    Pixel 5
    #284.7
  • Display 
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #19.8
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #29.8
    Galaxy S20
    #39.8
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #49.8
    Pixel 5
    #148.7
  • Display Size 
    Mi 11
    #16.8
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #26.7
    8 Pro
    #36.7
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #46.7
    Pixel 5
    #266
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Xperia 1
    #1642
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #2565
    Galaxy S20
    #3565
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #4565
    Pixel 5
    #15429
  • Cameras 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #18.6
    Mi 10
    #28.5
    iPhone 11 Pro
    #38.5
    P30 Pro
    #48.1
    Pixel 5
    #58.1
  • Camera MP 
    Mi 10
    #1108
    Mi 10 Pro
    #2108
    Mi 11
    #3108
    Find X3 Lite
    #464
    Pixel 5
    12
  • Zoom (mm) 
    P30 Pro
    #1125
    Mi 10 Pro
    #294
    P40
    #380
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #476


  • Body 
    Pixel 5
    #19.1
    Galaxy S10
    #28.9
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #38.6
    Galaxy S20
    #48.6
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #58.6
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #192
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #292
    Mi 11
    #391
    Mi 10
    #489
    Pixel 5
    #1587
  • Looks 
    8
    #110
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #210
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #310
    P30 Pro
    #410
    Pixel 5
    #179.1
  • Weight (g) 
    Pixel 5
    #1151
    Galaxy S10
    #2157
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #3163
    Galaxy S20
    #4163
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #5163
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone 11 Pro
    #1144
    Pixel 5
    #2144
    P40
    #3148
    Galaxy S10
    #4149
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #5151
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Mi 10 Pro
    #18
    Mi 11
    #27.9
    Mi 10
    #37.7
    P30 Pro
    #47.6
    Pixel 5
    #126.9
  • Battery* 
    8
    #185
    Mi 10
    #284
    7
    #384
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #484
    Pixel 5
    #1382
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Mi 10
    #171
    8
    #271
    Mi 10 Pro
    #371
    7
    #470
    Pixel 5
    #1266
  • Battery:Video* 
    Mi 10
    #174
    7
    #274
    8
    #374
    P30 Pro
    #474
    Pixel 5
    #1569
  • Fast Charging. 
    Find X3 Lite
    #165
    Reno4 Pro
    #265
    9
    #365
    Mi 11
    #455
    Pixel 5
    18
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 11
    #150
    Mi 10
    #230
    Mi 10 Pro
    #330
    8 Pro
    #430
    Pixel 5
    12
  • Storage 
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #110
    Mi 10 Pro
    #28.5
    8 Pro
    #38.5
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #47.5
    Pixel 5
    #216
  • Int. Storage 
    Gal. S20 FE 4G
    #1256
    Mi 10 Pro
    #2256
    8 Pro
    #3256
    Find X3 Lite
    #4128
    Pixel 5
    #15128
  • RAM (GB) 
    Galaxy S20+ SD
    #112
    Galaxy S20 SD
    #212
    Galaxy S20
    #312
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #412
    Pixel 5
    #148
  • Connectivity 
    Find X3 Lite
    #110
    Galaxy Note 9
    #28.5
    Galaxy S10
    #38.5
    Mi 10
    #45.1
    Pixel 5
    #124.6


 Rivals 
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8 Pro
    8 Pro
    $624   7.52

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    $749   7.47

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 11
    Mi 11
    $698   7.44

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21
    Galaxy S21
    $659   7.42

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro
    Mi 10 Pro
    $600   7.37

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    $739   7.32

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20
    Galaxy S20
    $649   7.27

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S10
    Galaxy S10
    $749   7.27

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 9
    9
    $639   7.06

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10
    Mi 10
    $529   6.8

    Compare
  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 5
    Xperia 5
    $699   6.79

    Compare


  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 1
    Xperia 1
    $719   6.63

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9
    Galaxy Note 9
    $719   6.62

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P40
    P40
    $666   6.5

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8
    8
    $549   6.48

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei P30 Pro
    P30 Pro
    $589   6.42

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11 Pro
    iPhone 11 Pro
    $609   6.12

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Reno4 Pro
    Reno4 Pro
    $594   6.08

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 7
    7
    $539   6.06

    Compare


  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X3 Lite
    Find X3 Lite
    $520   6.05

    Compare
  • Google

    Google Pixel 4 XL
    Pixel 4 XL
    $623   5.7

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XS Max
    iPhone XS Max
    $564   5.62

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 8 Plus
    iPhone 8 Plus
    $599   4.81

    Compare


The top 5 list is based only on these rivals.

You can click on any rival to know more about it too.

These are the lowest prices found on any of these stores: Amazon.com, eBay.com, Best Buy, and Walmart.

Prices on eBay are in $US for reference but are Europe-based.

Prices marked with ! are from renewed/refurbished/carrier-locked phones (except eBay, that are from new devices, unless they are out of stock, then they can be from bids, and then from pre-owned devices).

We're only including devices that still receive security updates.

Disclaimer: We earn a small fee from qualifying purchases. It doesn't affect any item's price or eventual reviews .

*What's left of a full charge after 1 hour of talking, 1 (or 3) hour of web browsing, and 1 (or 3) hour of video playback.



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