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All About The Google Pixel 5

author Luis Silva (Updated on: March 2021)

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What You Should Know About The Pixel 5





Considering their rivals:

- Its performance is 36% below the average (1647 vs. 2583).

- 92% of its rivals have an AMOLED display.

- 46% of its opponents have a refresh rate of 90hz or more.

- 85% of its competitors have an ALWAYS-ON display.

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

- 35% of its rivals have a Gorilla Glass 6 or newer protection.

- Its picture quality score is 54% above the average (138 vs. 89.50).

- 54% of its adversaries have a telephoto lens.

- Fast charging is 36% slower than the average (18w vs. 28w).

- 69% of its oppositors have wireless charging.

- Wireless charging speed is 22% slower than the average (12w vs. 15w).

- 62% of its rivals have reverse wireless charging.

- If you prefer smaller smartphones, then this one is 7% below the average (144mm vs. 154mm/5.67in vs. 6.09in).

- If you value a lightweight smartphone, then this one is 15% lighter than the average (151g. vs. 177g./5.33oz. vs. 6.23oz).

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

- 62% of its contenders are water-resistant.

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

- 65% of its opponents have Bluetooth 5.1.

- All of its rivals have NFC.

- 31% 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: $529

    eBay: $682

    BestBuy: $0

    Walmart: $799

  • 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 
    8T
    #1$649
    Mate 30 Pro
    #2$650
    P40
    #3$666
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #4$669
    Pixel 5
    #14$799
  • Global Score 
    Xperia 1 II
    #17.76
    Find X2 Pro
    #27.74
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #37.65
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #47.55
    Pixel 5
    #166.78
  • Performance 
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #19
    iPhone 12
    #28.8
    i.11 Pro Max
    #37.7
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #47.6
    Pixel 5
    #254.7
  • Display 
    Galaxy S20
    #19.8
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #29.8
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #39.8
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #49.8
    Pixel 5
    #148.7
  • Display Size 
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #16.9
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #26.8
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #36.8
    8 Pro
    #46.7
    Pixel 5
    #236
  • Dots Per Inch 
    Xperia 1
    #1642
    Xperia 1 II
    #2642
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #3565
    Galaxy S20
    #4565
    Pixel 5
    #19429
  • Cameras 
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #19.1
    P40 Pro
    #29
    Find X2 Pro
    #38.5
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #48.5
    Pixel 5
    #108.1
  • Camera MP 
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #1108
    Galaxy S21 U.EX
    #2108
    P40
    #350
    P40 Pro
    #450
    Pixel 5
    12
  • Zoom (mm) 
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #1240
    Find X2 Pro
    #2129
    P40 Pro
    #3125
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #4120


  • Body 
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #19.9
    Pixel 5
    #29.1
    Galaxy S20
    #38.6
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #48.6
    iPhone 12
    #58.6
  • Screen-To-Body 
    Mate 30 Pro
    #193
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #292
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #392
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #492
    Pixel 5
    #1587
  • Looks 
    Mate 30 Pro
    #110
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #210
    Galaxy S20
    #310
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #410
    Pixel 5
    #179.1
  • Weight (g) 
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #1135
    Pixel 5
    #2151
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #3163
    Galaxy S20
    #4163
    iPhone 12
    #5164
  • Size (mm) 
    iPhone 12 Mini
    #1131
    iPhone X
    #2143
    Pixel 5
    #3144
    iPhone 12
    #4146
    P40
    #5148
  • Battery+Charg. 
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #19
    P40 Pro
    #27.8
    Mate 30 Pro
    #37.7
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #47.6
    Pixel 5
    #126.9
  • Battery* 
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #185
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #284
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #384
    8T
    #483
    Pixel 5
    #1482
  • Batt.:Browsing* 
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #172
    iPhone 11
    #271
    P40 Pro
    #370
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #470
    Pixel 5
    #1466
  • Battery:Video* 
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    #174
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #274
    Galaxy S21 U.
    #374
    Mate 30 Pro
    #473
    Pixel 5
    #1769
  • Fast Charging. 
    8T
    #165
    Find X2 Pro
    #265
    Galaxy S20 U.EX
    #345
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #445
    Pixel 5
    18
  • Wireless Charg. 
    Mi 10 Ultra
    #150
    8 Pro
    #230
    Mate 30 Pro
    #327
    P40 Pro
    #427
    Pixel 5
    12
  • Storage 
    Xperia 1 II
    #110
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #210
    8 Pro
    #38.5
    Find X2 Pro
    #48.5
    Pixel 5
    #166
  • Int. Storage 
    8 Pro
    #1256
    Xperia 1 II
    #2256
    Find X2 Pro
    #3256
    Galaxy Note 10+
    #4256
    Pixel 5
    #15128
  • RAM (GB) 
    Galaxy S20
    #112
    Galaxy S20 EX
    #212
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    #312
    Galaxy S20+ EX
    #412
    Pixel 5
    #128
  • Connectivity 
    Xperia 1 II
    #110
    Galaxy Note 9
    #28.5
    8T
    #35.1
    P40
    #45.1
    Pixel 5
    #114.6


 Rivals 
  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 1 II
    Xperia 1 II
    $879   7.76

    Compare
  • Oppo

    Oppo Find X2 Pro
    Find X2 Pro
    $906   7.74

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus
    Galaxy Note 10+
    $949   7.65

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
    Galaxy S21 U.
    $950   7.55

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8 Pro
    8 Pro
    $729   7.52

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus
    Galaxy S21 Plus
    $849   7.47

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei Mate 30 Pro
    Mate 30 Pro
    $650   7.45

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus
    Galaxy S20 Plus
    $739   7.32

    Compare
  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy S20
    Galaxy S20
    $669   7.26

    Compare
  • Xiaomi

    Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
    Mi 10 Ultra
    $846   7.12

    Compare
  • Huawei

    Huawei P40 Pro
    P40 Pro
    $799   6.92

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 12 Mini
    iPhone 12 Mini
    $809   6.84

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 12
    iPhone 12
    $750   6.76

    Compare
  • Sony

    Sony Xperia 1
    Xperia 1
    $719   6.63

    Compare


  • Samsung

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9
    Galaxy Note 9
    $769   6.62

    Compare


  • Huawei

    Huawei P40
    P40
    $666   6.5

    Compare
  • OnePlus

    OnePlus 8T
    8T
    $649   6.48

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
    i.11 Pro Max
    $875   6.12

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone 11
    iPhone 11
    $909   6

    Compare
  • Apple

    Apple iPhone XS Max
    iPhone XS Max
    $670   5.62

    Compare


  • Apple

    Apple iPhone X
    iPhone X
    $739   5.4

    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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