The Google Pixel 5 might be virtually right here. Google is holding an occasion on September 30 and we absolutely anticipate to see its subsequent flagship there. As with most main smartphones although, the Pixel 5 has additionally been extensively leaked, so we have already got an excellent concept of what to anticipate.
Nearly each single spec and element has leaked at this level, however there are nonetheless just a few gaps in our data, or issues that haven’t leaked a lot so we’re much less certain in the event that they’re true.
With that in thoughts we’ve give you 5 issues that we’ve nonetheless received left to study concerning the Google Pixel 5 – a few of them now we have little concept about, others we would have heard whispers about however aren’t in any respect sure of.
1. The worth
There have been plenty of Pixel 5 worth leaks however they don’t all completely line up. Within the US for instance we’ve heard that it might both value $649 or $699. The previous is identical worth as the primary Google Pixel was at launch, so if true that might imply a worth of £599 / AU$1,079 within the UK and Australia, as that’s what the unique Pixel value in these areas.
However elsewhere we’ve seen a price of £615 (round $790 / AU$1,095) leaked, whereas in components of Europe there’s a suggestion that it might value €629 (roughly $585 / £455 / AU$815).
So we’re probably not certain, although most of those costs are in the identical ballpark, suggesting that on the very least the Google Pixel 5 will in all probability be cheaper than its $799 / £669 / AU$1,049 predecessor – one thing that it could possibly obtain by additionally being much less highly effective, as has been rumored.
2. Whether or not there can be a Pixel 5 XL
Normally Google releases an XL mannequin of its flagships, for instance, alongside the Pixel Four we received the Pixel Four XL, however it’s in no way clear whether or not there can be a Google Pixel 5 XL.
That’s as a result of whereas such a cellphone has leaked just a few occasions, the overwhelming majority of leaks merely check with the usual Pixel 5. A lot in order that we actually don’t have a lot concept concerning the specs of the Pixel 5 XL, if such a cellphone exists, which in flip makes us uncertain that it does, as we’d anticipate extra to have leaked about it by now.
3. Whether or not it should embody Movement Sense
Movement Sense was one of many headline options of the Google Pixel 4. Powered by a radar chip referred to as ‘Soli’ this permits the cellphone to detect your hand above the display screen, so you possibly can carry out gestures to work together with the cellphone with out touching it. It additionally permits the cellphone to get up when it detects you close to it.
Nonetheless, this radar chip is rumored to be missing from the Pixel 5, so Movement Sense may also be. It wouldn’t be a giant loss – we discovered the function somewhat restricted on the Pixel 4, so with out main enhancements it’s unlikely to impress.
We’re not sure it will likely be absent although. Not many sources have talked about it, which in itself might counsel it received’t be included, but additionally means not many have particularly stated as a lot, and with it being such a giant function of the Pixel Four we’d suppose Google may need to give it a second strive.
4. The display screen decision
One other factor that has been leaked however solely by one or two sources is the Pixel 5’s display screen decision. We’ve heard that it might be 1080 x 2340, a decision that may be roughly in step with the Pixel 4’s and due to this fact plausible, however the overwhelming majority of leaks haven’t talked about the display screen decision in any respect, simply the supposed 6-inch size.
So whereas we wouldn’t be in any respect stunned if the decision is 1080 x 2340, we’re additionally in no way sure that it will likely be.
5. Whether or not there can be any surprises
Past its core specs the Pixel Four had one thing no different telephones actually did: Movement Sense. Whereas – as talked about above – this wasn’t an entire success, it was an attention-grabbing function that helped the cellphone stand out.
So will the Google Pixel 5 have any attention-grabbing options of its personal? We don’t know. Nothing of the kind has actually leaked, however we hope it should have one thing uncommon and attention-grabbing, and greater than that we hope it will likely be a shock.
The launch is quick approaching so Google received’t should preserve it a secret for for much longer – if any such function exists.