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Do you like the Sorta Sage color for the Pixel 5?

Google Pixel 5 Sorta Sage
Google Pixel 5 Sorta Sage (Image credit: Google)

Whenever Google launches a new Pixel phone, it's now expected that we get at least one fun color option to combat the basic Just Black that's always offered. We had Oh So Orange last year for the Pixel 4, and for the Pixel 5, we're treated to Sorta Sage.

Sorta Sage is a lot more subdued compared to Oh So Orange, featuring an earthy-green aesthetic that's rather calming and not as in-your-face as past Pixel colors have been.

Taking a look through the AC forums, most of our members are on board with this new color.

I want the Sorta Sage just for a change as every phone I've owned has been black but it's out of stock :(

Super Spartan

It is a beautiful colour. So nice, and what a refreshing change from the usual black and white.

Morty2264

if I did order it would be the Green. Not because its anything amazing. But anything is better than boring black IMO.

sulla1965

I ordered the black because I will have it in a case anyway.

elvee68

What about you? Do you like the Sorta Sage color for the Pixel 5?

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10 Comments
  • The sorta sage is a very nice touch. It's the only thing that has me remotely interested in upgrading to the Pixel 5. But I won't. I'm going to wait until next year. I'm curious on what direction Google wants to take it's mobile division because they seem very lost. My Pixel 3 is still kicking along so no need to rush in upgrading this year.
  • Are you me? Kicking along with the Pixel 3 since launch.
  • Awesome! How's that battery health coming along. I got my Pixel 3 in Feb 2019 and my battery health is 89%. I think that's good.
  • I'd say I .... sorta ... like it.
  • Really like it. Preordered 2. One for the wife and one for myself!
  • Only two colors? Even the chromecast comes in 3 different colors & goes on the back of your TV, does that make any kind of sense to you? The S20 FE comes in six different colors and can be had for one hundred cheaper? Which do you prefer? Also why does the 4a5g have a 6.2 in display when the pixel5 have only a 6.0in display. Google kinda did a half-ass backwards, yikes!
  • No, I prefer the black. I'm deciding whether to get this or the Xperia 5 ii.
  • Love the colour,sold out here in the UK .
  • I like it. It's different in a good way. Subtle and nice.
  • I like the color but it just isn't me somehow. I think my choice would be the Pixel 4a in black. I think I would enjoy that phone. No rush as that phone should be around for a long time yet.