Google Pixel 5a 5G review

07 Sept 2021


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Luizvr, 09 Sep 2021Lol noLmao Yes.

AnonD-1014095, 09 Sep 2021Another epic fail phone Only 128gb and 6gb ram, who the he... moreIt probably needs 12GB because One UI and the Samsung telemetry require 6 or 7GB to function properly. LULW

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Domestoboto, 09 Sep 2021Go buy the "cheaper" POCO F3 that now comes with ... moreI bought two phones in 2018 one the poco F1 and another the Samsung galaxy a7 2018. After 3 years the poco F1 has its battery inflated and drainage issues. But in samsung it's perfesct no issues.

Hi All, i really really love this phone. I hope someone can help me buy this. Cause i heard its not available in Philippines only in Us and Japan.😞

  • AnonD-1014095

Anonymous, 10 Sep 2021I understand, but lowering yourself to such level is a wast... moreThe s888 is powerful , it requires 10W off power, the S888+ needs 11 Watts.


The problem is, no manufacturer wants too spend money on cooling copper dual, double Chambers, every CPU needs air vents and cooling, it's very idiotic too seal the phone, orrlse the S888 is very powerful Soc.
Even s865 is very good. If you download a app called cpu manager, it shows all cores running at what speed,
Hardly the cpu stays at 70 too 100% everytime, threshold at below 60%.
They should use carbon fibre inside the phone or titanium too cool temperature sustained, even at high or max load it won't get hot or throttling.

Blame the bldy manufacturer not using proper materials and blaming snapdragon.
Same happened with S810, powerful chip.

  • Anonymous

[deleted post]I understand, but lowering yourself to such level is a waste of your time.

Btw I forgot to mention 1 thing in my previous comment, if Google sticked to Snapdragon with Pixel 6 then it would be wiser to skip SD888, that chip has too many issues in my opinion (battery hungry and throttling in most if not all phones at some point).

But that is a issue Qualcomm created, reminds met of SD810 but actually worse, let's hope the next Snapdragon SoC will be much better, I even consider to skip getting a new phone this year because of the 888 (and I have no interest in iPhones, otherwise that would could be a option)

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AnonD-1014095, 10 Sep 2021 You made me spend 30 minutes too write all this reply t... morePixel 5 for it's price, and I mean it's original price and not the more expensive import one like in my country (€829...), was a fail for its specs.

Great camera, stock android and that is all to it, but the price never reflected that.

I miss the Nexus days, especially 4 and 5 which had actually some serious cons, but the price reflected that.

Pixels were always "meh" in my opinion for what Google asked for them, and Pixel 5 is the pinnacle of being too expensive for it's own good.

  • AnonD-1014095

ithehappy, 09 Sep 2021It's called being illiterate, inability of spelling ba... more

You made me spend 30 minutes too write all this reply top you.

Here you are kid, English, grammar, structure,
sentences, and dialect and prounaction, prepositions, predicate, and compound complex.Perhaps for someone on a strict budget who has bought a phone like the OnePlus Nord, a Mi 10 Lite, or a Realme X50 for $300-400, this is acceptable. But around $700, Google is playing with phones that use the full-fat Snapdragon 865 like the Galaxy S20 FE and OnePlus 8T, and they're simply much more performant. And that's not even mentioning the new iPhone 12 and 12 Mini, which would absolutely run laps around a Snapdragon 865, let alone Google's mid-tier silicon here. If you don't care about all this, that's fine β€” I am not here to convince you of what you do or don't need. But on the comparative benchmark of performance, the Pixel 5 doesn't just fall flat, it faceplants. Switching to budget silicon without a price to reflect that was a mistake, one that's crystal clear when you realize Google used the same chip in the far cheaper 4a 5G.

  • AnonD-1014095

ithehappy, 09 Sep 2021It's called being illiterate, inability of spelling ba... moreI'd like to tackle two things. First: the Pixel 5 is very noticeably slower than the Pixel 4. There's no arguing it, I can easily see it in day to day use. The Pixel 4 is smoother, faster, and gets hung up when doing multitasking far less frequently (something benchmarking clearly bears out: the 855 may be a year old, but it ain't slow). We're also discussing a phone I've used a lot in the last year β€” I know what I'm talking about here. The Pixel 5 is plenty fast... for something I might expect to pay $400 or maybe $500 for. But, $700? Sorry, no sale. The second thing is a legitimate, everyday concern for a lot of people: games. The Snapdragon 765G may well be branded as a "gaming" chip, but its performance chops in this regard are meant to compare favorably to, say, a 600 series Snapdragon chip β€” not an 800 series. For example, the Pixel 5 can run Fortnite β€” one of the most demanding games on Android β€” as can all Snapdragon 765G phones, but it really shouldn't. Maintaining a steady 30FPS is near impossible on even the lowest graphic settings, with hard jolts a constant issue during play.

On my S21ultra 16gb ram, I get 70fps vs 30 , lmfao...

The snapdragon 845 even blows this out off water, let alone the 855. It's on par with 835

🀣 🀣 🀣 🀣 lmfao.

Goggle come back with

S888
16gb or 12gb Ram
4500mah
4 highend rear camera
Ddr5

  • AnonD-1014095

ithehappy, 09 Sep 2021It's called being illiterate, inability of spelling ba... moreThis phone is laughably, borderline crazily overpriced. Google is off its rocker.
Chipset Say what you will, but this is a noticeably slower phone than even last year's Pixel 4. A Snapdragon 765 doesn't belong in a $700 phone.
Regressions Worse performance, slower camera processing, no face unlock, no telephoto camera, worse haptics. I'm not thrilled.
Competition There are far more powerful phones available around this price point, like the OnePlus 8T and Galaxy S20 FE.
Colors and storage Two colors, one storage configuration. That's pretty weak, Google.

Uea really snapdragon 7 series vs 855, or 845 smashed it, blows it.

Overpriced, underspeced. 🀣 🀣 🀣 🀣 🀣

  • AnonD-1014095

ithehappy, 09 Sep 2021It's called being illiterate, inability of spelling ba... more Pixel 5 is by its nature an exercise in compromise. A slower chipset, the lack of face unlock, a missing telephoto camera lens, and cost cuts on components like haptics make it a bizarre case of this year's phone being worse in very material ways than last year's. And yes, it also improves: the Pixel 5 has more RAM (8GB), more storage by default (128GB), 5G (arguably useless in the US), and a battery that just goes and goes. These are all pretty good things (especially that last one)! But once you consider the price of this phone β€” $700 here in the US β€” the things you give up just cut too far in the wrong direction for me.

This was also my gu

  • AnonD-1014095

ithehappy, 09 Sep 2021It's called being illiterate, inability of spelling ba... moreAin't got no time too be punctual and use proper grammar and structure.
This takes time.

You're meant too focus on the related subject, we are not taking about English and writing.

Google pixel is plain vanilla Android. That's like buying a Mercedes or Bentley with no features. Lmao. Samsung is fully loaded with specs, power and torque.
You wish you had all the features off Samsung in pixel phone, but you can't, because it's plain boring, dull and featureless.
Like driving a car with mo cruise control, or triptronic gears or Xenon light. Also having a air conditioner, but there's no thermostat too control the settings. Lmfao... yea really.
Even with all these features, Samsung phones are still on par with pixel.

Don't insult me, but instead focus on the subject and post.
You couldn't break it down or give reasons why, but instead you go on a attack mode. Grow up kid. You're the kid, not me.

I'm giving you facts and truth, and you're going off topic.

Delusion, and hypocrisy at it's finest.

AnonD-1014095, 09 Sep 2021Truth hurts and is salty. Try to argue and show facts inst... moreIt's called being illiterate, inability of spelling basic words. Also, judging a mobile phone by its specs alone. Your Samsung can have the best/ fastest CPU in the world, but their software will always remain comical.

It's fine. Pointless to argue with adolescent kids anyway. But I still sometime like to know people their actual place. Nobody cares about you, nobody gives any importance to you in real life, so you come here and slam you keyboard. It's called being a loser. Wake up to the reality, ironic.

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ElioX, 09 Sep 2021Hahaha you need a math teacher to show you how to compare n... more
8Wvs10W
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Why is Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 better than Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G?
11.82% faster CPU speed?
1 x 2.84GHz & 3 x 2.42GHz & 4 x 1.78GHzvs1 x 2.4 & 1 x 2.2 & 6 x 1.8GHz
1.67x faster downloads?
2000MBits/svs1200MBits/s
Uses HMP?
14.79GB/s more memory bandwidth?
31.79GB/svs17GB/s
2 more memory channels?
4vs2
4GB larger maximum memory size?
16GBvs12GB
1.51x faster uploads?
318MBits/svs210MBits/s

Yea really pixel Snapdragon 7 series fanboy
Lmfao

  • AnonD-1014095

ElioX, 09 Sep 2021Hahaha you need a math teacher to show you how to compare n... moreIt's safe to conclude that the Snapdragon 845 remains a more powerful chipset than the Snapdragon 765G. CPU performance is identical, but the older SoC completely dominates the Snapdragon 765G GPU-wise. It's important to note, though, that the Snapdragon 765G is likely a far more efficient chipset.

  • AnonD-1014095

ElioX, 09 Sep 2021Well then why are you here? Go to those forums 😁😁 don'... moreWe are here too seek knowledge and gain experience from others, that's why it's a forum and a techsite.
I'm here top help puppets like too make you realise the difference your money can buy instead off spending it unwisely. Since anyone buying this phone will be jokers and big puppets clowns. Don't worry jokers, you need some common sense and sense off humour too realise the differences.
Looks like I've triggered you or pulled a vain or said the truth and you couldn't accept it.

  • AnonD-1014095

ElioX, 09 Sep 2021Well then why are you here? Go to those forums 😁😁 don'... morehello

it's freedom off speech

  • AnonD-1014095

ithehappy, 09 Sep 2021It's so ironic. Your brain doesn't work, never di... moreTruth hurts and is salty.
Try to argue and show facts instead off insulting me.
You're triggered pixel fanboy πŸ˜† 🀣 😜 πŸ˜‰
Come with retaliation rebuttal true facts why you disagree.
It's called freedom off speech.

AnonD-1014095, 09 Sep 2021Another epic fail phone Only 128gb and 6gb ram, who the he... moreIt's so ironic. Your brain doesn't work, never did and you are here making joke off other things when you are a joke yourserlf.

AnonD-1014095, 09 Sep 2021He spoke off truth Pixel fanboy, don't be so blind. ... moreWell then why are you here? Go to those forums 😁😁 don't you have anything else to do other than coming here and writing off these phones while you DEFINITELY know that NO company will read your comment?
You need ti find a job mateπŸ€ͺπŸ€ͺ