Duringearlier this fall, Google unveiled two new phones, the premium and the more affordable . The Pixel 5 serves as the successor to last year’s Pixel 4 and brings new features including 5G connectivity, an ultra-wide camera and a much larger battery. The phone costs $699 (£599, AU$999) and is available to buy now. .
As Google’s marquee handset, the Pixel 5 represents the tech giant’s latest offerings in Android 11 software, like a newcalling feature, and top-of-the-line hardware. But the device faces stiff competition from several phones, including the popular iPhone 11 (not to mention the ) and the newly announced . Devices from smaller companies, like the OnePlus 8, aim to cut the Pixel 5’s share of potential Android users as well.
To see how the Pixel 5 compares spec by spec, check out the chart below.
Pixel 5 vs. iPhone 11, Galaxy S20 FE and OnePlus 8
|Google Pixel 5||iPhone 11||Samsung Galaxy S20 FE||OnePlus 8|
|Display size, resolution||6-inch FHD+ OLED; 2,340 x 1,080 pixels||6.1-inch LCD; 1,792×828 pixels||6.5-inch AMOLED; 2,400×1,080 pixels||6.55-inch AMOLED; 1,080×2,400 pixels|
|Dimensions (Inches)||5.7 x 2.8 x 0.3 in||5.94 x 2.98 x 0.33 in||6.29 x 2.97 x 0.33 in||6.3 x 2.8 x 0.31 in|
|Dimensions (Millimeters)||144.7 x 70.4 x 8.0 mm||150.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm||159.8 x 75.5 x 8.4mm||160 x 72.9 x 8.0 mm|
|Weight (Ounces, Grams)||5.33 oz; 151g||6.84 oz; 194g||6.70 oz; 190g||6.35 oz; 180g|
|Mobile software||Android 11||iOS 13||Android 10||Android 10|
|Camera||12.2-megapixel (standard), 16-megapixel (ultra-wide)||12-megapixel (wide), 12-megapixel (ultra-wide)||12-megapixel (standard), 12-megapixel (ultra-wide), 8-megapixel (telephoto)||48-megapixel (standard), 16-megapixel (ultra-wide), 2-megapixel (macro)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G||Apple A13 Bionic||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (5G), Samsung Exynos 990 (4G)||Qualcomm Snapdragon 865|
|Storage||128GB||64GB, 128GB, 256GB||128GB||128GB, 256GB|
|RAM||8GB||Not disclosed||6GB||8GB, 12GB|
|Fingerprint sensor||Rear||None (Face ID)||In-screen||In-screen|
|Special features||5G enabled; water resistant (IP68); 90Hz refresh rate display; dual-SIM capabilities (nano-SIM and e-SIM); reverse wireless charging; fast charging||Water resistant (IP68); dual-SIM capabilities (nano-SIM and e-SIM); wireless charging||Water resistant (IP68); 5G enabled; 120Hz screen refresh rate; Wireless PowerShare||5G enabled; fast charging; 90Hz screen refresh rate|
|Price off-contract (USD)||$699||$699 (64GB), $749 (128GB), $849 (256GB)||$699||$699 (unlocked, 8GB RAM/128GB); $799 (Verizon, 8GB RAM/128GB); $799 (unlocked 12GB RAM/256GB)|
|Price (GBP)||£599||£729 (64GB), £779 (128GB), £879 (256GB)||£599 (4G), £699 (5G)||£599 (8GB RAM/128GB), £699 (12GB RAM/256GB)|
|Price (AUD)||AU$999||AU$1,199 (64GB), AU$1,279 (128GB), AU$1,449 (256GB)||Converts to AU$975||UK converts to: AU$1,180 (8GB RAM/128GB), AU$1,370 (12GB RAM/256GB)|
*prices listed are at launch