Are you looking forward to the Pixel 5?

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If you've spent any time in the mobile tech niche, you'll know that the rumor mill never seems to stop spinning. Some phones begin leaking more quickly than others, and Google's Pixel phones have been notorious for ample leaks well ahead of their launch.

This year is proving to be no different, with talk about the Pixel 5 already popping up months and months before we're expecting an announcement. Details on the phone are still quite scarce, but the big talking points right now are that it'll come with three rear cameras and a Snapdragon 765 processor instead of the highest-end 865.

Taking a look through the AC forums, here's what some of our members think about the rumors thus far.

Honestly, for me, if the pixel 5's aren't flagships but have pretty good specs plus 5G, I will definitely consider it! I'm definitely looking forward to the pixel 5's, being launched.

eric002

Thank you for posting a Pixel 5 thread! I am very excited for the Pixel 5's launch. I miss the Pixel experience but wasn't excited to jump on the Pixel 4. I'm hoping the price will be good With regards to software, whether it's midrange or not may not really be an issue for me. If it's smooth and fast and the camera is awesome, I'm set! I hope it has a fingerprint sensor of some kind, though....

Morty2264

The uproar over the Pixel 5 "not being a flagship" just because it doesn't have an 800 series Snapdragon could very well be jumping to a conclusion way too quickly. Many people have noted that the Pixel 3a line hardly seems any slower than the main Pixel 3 line, so if things are optimized correctly, then a Pixel 5 using a 765G could feel just like any other flagship (and hopefully with better...

B. Diddy

If One Plus can have latest chips and keep the price down so can the rest , they pushing 5G which isn't ready yet .

mustang7757

What about you? Are you looking forward to the Pixel 5?

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11 Comments
  • Not sure yet. It depends on what the display looks like at this point. If it has a notch or hole I am not interested. Otherwise, I will take a closer look at it as a replacement for my Pixel 2. It also has to come in at about $600 or less if the rumors of it not using the high end processor are true. I am not paying $800+ for a midrange phone.
  • Not if their previous phones are anything to go by and have just preordered my Huawei P40...
  • Definitely Yes! Or wait for Pixel 4 sale.
  • Maybe Google is making its own silicone. Lol! I would like it to be called the Pixel 5G. Just to mess with Apple Fanboys!
  • It depends on the camera performance. I think the downgraded chip will hurt Google in the camera department.
  • I realize even though the 765processer will be 5g capable it depends on the price. Qualcomm gets two hundred more for that modem? Plus the projected price could still be a rumor but I keep reading a proposed 8oo.oo bucks? If that's the price I'd rather stick with 4a at 399.00 with the 730processer, to me it's not that much difference except the 💰! Besides paying extra for the modem you can only use it in select cities. By the time all carrier's are using, another year or 18 months down the road? Just saying....
  • 99.9% Google will disappoint again.... We are looking at revolutionary ultra wide angle cam, disappointing battery, mid range CPU, useless radar, more bezels, and price tag of $800-900
  • They have to wow me to keep me from getting the One Plus 8 Pro. On a 2XL and if they don't, I am leaving Pixel.
  • I have the 3xl and really like it, skipped the 4xl since I like the front wide camera I also really enjoy the fingerprint over face detect
  • Seeing how google has been reluctant to match top tier phones in specs in recent years it would be revolutionary indeed if they did this to the pixel 5. It seems like google's mantra for their phones has been we have an unbeatable camera and quick updates so take it or leave it and we know you can't resist it. Maybe they will deviate back into a respectable competitive form instead of being a small niche player. We'll see about that.
  • Slap a bigger battery and an ultrawide lens on the pixel 4 and i'm good to go