Notification Center

This is our new notification center. Inside, you will find updates on the most important things happening right now.

Notifications

Hmm, push notifications seem to be disabled in your browser. You can enable them from the 'Settings' icon in the URL bar of your browser.

www.phonearena.com

Tipster claims Pixel 5 will cost the same as the OG Pixel

18
Tipster claims Pixel 5 will cost the same as the OG Pixel
Google has already confirmed that the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a (5G) are in the pipeline and the handsets have now been given the go-ahead by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC), as reported by 9to5Google.

This suggests that the phones are on the verge of being announced and lines up nicely with a previous report that suggested they would be launched on September 30.

According to a now-deleted Google France blog post, pre-orders won't begin until October 8, and shipments are expected to start on October 16.

Alleged Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a (5G) specs and price



Regulatory filings suggest that the Pixel 4a (5G) will only offer support for Sub-6 GHz 5G, whereas the Pixel 5 will be available in both Sub-6 and dual-band variants.

Pixel 4a (5G) will start at $499 stateside and per a German outlet, it will go for £499 in Europe. It will apparently be available in the colors white and black. 

The handset is expected to sport a 6.24-inches OLED screen with a hole-punch to house an 8MP front camera. It will reportedly be powered by the Snapdragon 765G which will be mated with 6GB of RAM. The phone will seemingly have a dual-camera setup with a 12.2MP primary sensor and a wide-angle unit. It will likely feature a 3,800mAh battery, plastic construction, capacitive fingerprint reader, and an audio jack.

The Pixel 5 will probably have the same chip under the hood but it will be paired with 8GB of RAM. Rumor has it that the phone will only come in a 128GB configuration. As for the other specs, you can look forward to a 6.01-inch screen with a refresh rate of 90Hz, an 8MP front camera, and a 12.2MP main camera which will be paired with a 0.5x wide lens. It is expected to feature a 4,000mAh battery with support for 15W wireless and 5W reverse wireless charging. Inclusion of a headphone jack seems unlikely. 

The phone will seemingly come in green and black versions and is tipped to cost £629 in Europe with 16 percent VAT.

In the US, the phone is widely expected to start at start at $699, but leaker Nils Ahrensmeier says it will cost $649.

His recent leaks about some Samsung products were spot on, and given that the Snapdragon 855-powered Pixel 4 launched for $799, we do think the new alleged price makes more sense. 





New reasons to get excited every week

Get the most important news, reviews and deals in mobile tech delivered straight to your inbox

Story timeline

Related phones

Google Pixel 4a 5G specs
  • Display 6.2 inches 2340 x 1080 pixels 60Hz Refresh rate
  • Camera 12.2 MP (Dual camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 6GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 3885 mAh
  • OS Android 11
Google Pixel 5 specs
  • Display 6.0 inches 2340 x 1080 pixels 90Hz Refresh rate
  • Camera 12.2 MP (Dual camera) 8 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G 8GB RAM
  • Storage 128GB, not expandable
  • Battery 4080 mAh
  • OS Android 11

Latest News

FCC OKs Cingular\'s purchase of AT&T Wireless