Google literally gave birth to news. Not all of them come directly from the company, but it is she who is at the very center. We were shown the new Pixel 4a, told about the discontinuation of the Google Pixel 4, boasted about the security features of Google smartphones, and much more. The date of the presentation of the Google Pixel 5 was even accidentally (or not) disclosed and information about the upcoming foldable smartphone was leaked. All this in a week from one company. And now there is information about the key characteristics of the Google Pixel 5. There is something to look at. Although, we already knew many numbers earlier, but now we have received additional confirmation.
The new Pixel will really be new this time around. At least I would like to.
When Google Pixel 5 comes out
The appearance of the Google Pixel 5, according to information distributed by the company itself, is scheduled for October 8 this year. That is, it remains relatively short to wait for it, but the key characteristics of the device have already appeared on the network. It was cooler only when the journalists had working prototypes of the novelty some time before the presentation.
Now the mention of the characteristics was found in the performance test through which the smartphone was driven. It's not a secret for anyone that almost finished samples already exist and are being tested in full to rid the model of “childhood sores”. This is how we learned more about the processor and RAM of the new product.
Back in the spring, information appeared that the company wants to abandon the use of the top-end Snapdragon processor in the flagship series. If not for such a refusal, then this year it would have become Snapdragon 865. Instead, the company chose instead the Snapdragon 76 5G, which is cheaper and more compact, but it does not work much worse. It provides such performance that a simple user will hardly notice the difference with the older model. Considering the optimization, the difference can be reduced to zero at all. But in this way the company can reduce the cost of a smartphone and thereby increase sales. She really needs it.
The Google Pixel 5 has to be cool. Why else would he even be?
What processor will be in the Google Pixel 5
New data confirms the use of such a processor. The novelty will work under the control of Qualcomm Snapdragon 76 5G. The test was performed today (August 11).
In addition to a fairly high performance, the processor is capable of operating in networks 5G. This clearly shows that Google has decided not to lag behind competitors in this direction. The key feature of the Snapdragon 76 5G in relation to the fifth generation networks is that the corresponding modem is built into the main chipset, and is not made as a separate module, like the Snapdragon 865. This makes it much easier to place inside the smartphone.
Despite the fact that this is not the top-end processor in the Snapdragon lineup, the smartphone will still be positioned as a flagship. It will be heavily advertised and compared with top-end models from Samsung, Apple, OnePlus and other manufacturers. The main focus of advertising is likely to be on a lower price tag.
5G is no longer a luxury for a modern smartphone, but a necessity.
How much RAM will be in the Google Pixel 5
Of course, the flagship should have a lot of RAM. This has also been proven by the test results. The novelty will receive 8 GB of RAM. It may not be so much compared to many competitors, but most likely it will be a good indicator for the price tag that will hang on the Google Pixel 5. We can also assume that the new smartphone will receive several options for internal memory. For example, 128 and 256 GB. This would be the best option for such a model.
Features of the new Google smartphone
Unfortunately, this is almost all the information we have from the performance test. Nevertheless, these characteristics are not in vain called key, because they will not change. The company can do a little bit with the battery, built-in memory, camera or body, but parameters such as processor and RAM are basic and give an idea of what the smartphone will be like.
In the end, if you've been waiting for the Pixel and hoping that it will have a Snapdragon 865 processor, you can safely choose another smartphone. Or vice versa, if you thought that the new product would be cheaper than the competition due to a simpler processor, then in two months you will get what you were waiting for.
A more modern screen design has long been asking for Google Pixel smartphones.
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Of course, accidental or intentional leaking of the presentation date may turn out to be false. Even if not, the company might change its mind and change the presentation date. As a result, the terms may shift a little. I don't think there will be such serious problems this time as in the case of the Google Pixel 4a. The effects of the pandemic have already stabilized, and the company has been replenished with new specialists after the departure of two key members of the Google Pixel team. So this time everything should be fine.
We'll see how the novelty turns out, but if you need a phone now and want it to be a Pixel, check out the Pixel 4a. He's not bad. Only time will tell if the Pixel 5 will do much better.