Google Pixel 5 Review: Has Google’s new approach to their phones been successful?

Google has given more priority to the user experience

From all the videos we’ve seen regarding the Google Pixel 5, we can understand that Google has changed the game a little. Instead of pouring all their efforts on to the processor or screen, Google has focused on providing a great user experience.

Google started by removing the Motion Sense features. Motion Sense wasn’t much useful in the Pixel 4 and 4XL. Now that it’s gone, the fingerprint scanner has returned.



The processor is not the very latest kind, but the Snapdragon 765G does well with 5G networks, and Pixel has replaced the 2X telephoto with a new ultra-wide camera. It has a 6-inch display with a punch-hole selfie camera in front. The design has mostly been based from the Pixel 4a that released just a few weeks before the Pixel 5. The bezels we get on the Pixel 5 are the slimmest ones yet, and it also has a much better 4080mAh battery, compared to the Pixel 4 XL’s 3800mAh.

The Pixel 5’s body is made of recycled aluminium, which is something new. It still has wireless charging, which was achieved by putting the charging coil outside the housing before applying the texturized coating and ran the coil through holes made in the back of the chassis.

If you check out the phone overall, it will feel like Google has taken a step backwards with the Pixel 5. But they’ve definitely did the right thing by lowering the price and providing a better user experience. We need cheaper phones that can manage 5G networks and the Pixel 5’s price of Rs. 79,750 makes it a contender alongside the iPhone 12 mini, the OnePlus 8T, and the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE.