Google Pixel 5
American phone maker Google announced the Google Pixel 5 smartphone in Kenya. The Pixel 5 is priced at 105,000 Kenya shillings for the 8GB + 128GB storage configuration. Interested customers can pick it up in either Just Black or Sorta Sage color option. The device can be purchased from Phonesstore Kenya.
Google Pixel 5 price in Kenya & key features
|Camera||12.2MP + 16MP|
The Google Pixel 5 measures 144.7 x 70.4 x 8 mm (height x width x thickness) with a total weight of 151 grams. Coming to cameras, it has a 12.2 MP rear camera and an 8 MP front camera for selfies. This phone has a 6.0 inch, 1080 x 2340 pixels OLED display with a pixel density of 443 PPI. It has a 2.0, Type-C 1.0 port for data syncing and charging. There is a fingerprint sensor present on the Google Pixel 5. It is a dual SIM smartphone with support for 4G, Wi-Fi, and GPS too. Buy it today at Phones Store Kenya.
This phone, the Google Pixel 5 was released in 2020, October 15. This phone has a 144.7 x 70.4 x 8 mm dimension and weighs about 151 grams. It is also a Nano-SIM and/or eSIM smartphone with IP68 dust/water resistance (up to 1.5m for 30 mins). On the front is a hole punch display wherein the selfie camera lies. Its back panel has a triple-camera module on the right-hand side. As for the fingerprint scanner, it is rear-mounted.
The Pixel 5 comes in the colors Just Black, and Sorta Sage. It makes use of the USB Type-C 3.1 and has no 3.5 mm jack. The phone also has Bluetooth version 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, and GPS with A-GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, BDS. It also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot. As NFC, is very much present here.
Now, let us take a look at the display this phone has to offer. Everyone loves a good display on a phone for obvious reasons. Namely, the display is the one part of a phone you will ever interact with. Google Pixel 5 has an impressive OLED, 90Hz, HDR10+ display panel that measures 6.0 inches, 87.6 cm2. This display has a decent 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution and an equally high 432 PPI density. As for the selfie camera, it is inside that hole punch on the top right corner. This phone’s build is glass with a Glass front (Gorilla Glass 6), aluminum back, and an aluminum frame. Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection is present here.
The Google Pixel 5 smartphone supports four network technologies. These are GSM, HSPA, LTE, and 5G. HSPA extends and improves the performance of existing 3G mobile telecommunication networks using the WCDMA protocols. LTE is a standard for wireless broadband communication for mobile devices and data terminals, based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA technologies.
Global System for Mobile Communications is a standard developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to describe the protocols for second-generation digital cellular networks used by mobile devices such as mobile phones and tablets. You may also want to see the Google Pixel 4A 5G smartphone.
A phone platform is the hardware/software environment for tablets, smartphones, and other portable devices. Google Pixel 5 runs on the Android 11 operating system. With Android 11, you can pin conversations so they always appear on top of other apps and screens. Bubbles keep the conversation going—while you stay focused on whatever else you’re doing. Access the chat anytime or anywhere. Also powering the Pixel 5 is an Octa-core (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver), Qualcomm SM7250 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm) chipset.
Under the hood, it also brings an Adreno 620 GPU. The Qualcomm Adreno 620 is a mobile graphics card for upper mid-range smartphones and tablets (mostly Android-based). It is included in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G and 765 SoCs and based on the Adreno 600 architecture (like the Adreno 630, which should be fully compatible with software). The Pixel 5 comes with 128GB (not expandable) with 8GB RAM. You may also want to check out the Google Pixel 4a smartphone.
There are three cameras on the Google Pixel 5. They are made up of a main 12.2 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, and a 16 MP, f/2.2, 107˚ (ultrawide), 1.0µm. Its main feature is LED flash, Auto-HDR, panorama and it can shoot video up to [email protected]/60fps; gyro-EIS with the main camera, and [email protected] also with the selfie. Speaking of the selfie, on Pixel 5 there is a single 8 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm shooter.
Now Google Pixel 5 has a decent Li-Po 4080 mAh, non-removable battery with fast charging of 18W, wireless charging 12W and reverse charging 5W. It is a lasting battery given its 4080 mAh capacity.
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