Google Pixel 5 is coming out soon and fans are hoping that it will be powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 series processor. However, the Search-Engine giant has different plans for the smartphone as they are aiming at the budget market and not the premium audience.
There are leaks that the Pixel 5 will have lower-tier Snapdragon 7 series CPU and fans are having mixed reactions. Here are more details on the Google Pixel 5 release date, specs, leaks and the single variant reports.
Google Pixel 5 will have only one Variant without Premium Processor
Google Pixel 5 is rumored to feature the Snapdragon 765G, instead of the Snapdragon 865. The 765G chip is a diverse CPU that supports 5G connectivity, 120Hz display refresh rate at Full HD+ resolution, along with HDR10+.
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Google Pixel 5 expected to come in only XL variant with 765G variant priced at $699
— Jason C – I'm Just Saying (@ImjustSayingJC) August 12, 2020
It is why Google is using the Snapdragon 765G for Pixel 5 so that the retail price of the smartphone can be reduced. There are leaks on Twitter claiming that Google will launch Pixel 5 with only one variant that will be similar to the XL models. It also means that the Pixel 5 will have a bigger battery along with a bigger screen.
Google Pixel 5 Release Date and Price
Google Pixel 5 release date is set as October 2020 but it could be delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Pixel 5 price is rumored to start at $699 which is $100 cheaper than the Pixel 4 model. It is why Google has decided to use the Snapdragon 765G to reduce the Pixel 5 price.
Google also confirmed that the Pixel 5 smartphone will only reach the markets of the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, and Australia.