Vodafone Confirms Google Pixel 5 And Pixel 4a (5G) Late September Launch Date
This information comes from wireless carriers Vodafone Germany, which says that both the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a (5G) will launch on September 25. This date is also 5 days earlier than what gadget leaker Jon Prosser revealed back on August 19. Vodafone also says that the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a (5G) will only be available in Just Black, while Prosser's sources indicated that the Pixel 5 would also be purchasable in Green.
If either of the above dates are correct, we won't have much longer until we'll be able to lay our hands on Google's first 5G-enabled smartphones. The Pixel 5 will be Google's 2020 flagship smartphone despite the fact that it will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC instead of the flagship Snapdragon 865/865+. The Snapdragon 765G SoC will reportedly be paired with 8GB of RAM, a 6-inch FHD+ OLED display (with hole punch selfie camera), a 4,000 mAh battery (15W wireless charging supported), and dual rear cameras (12MP primary, 16P wide-angle).
The Pixel 4a (5G) is also rumored to feature the Snapdragon 765G, but will only include 6GB of RAM. Its display will also be marginally larger at 6.2 inches, and it will have a slightly smaller battery (3,800 mAh). While the Pixel 4a (5G) is rumored to have the same camera setup (front and rear) as the Pixel 5, it won't get wireless charring support. On the other hand, the Pixel 4a (5G) will get a 3.5mm headphone jack for those that are still dependent on wired headphones. Both phones will have plastic bodies and a rear-mounted fingerprint reader according to leaked photos (seen above).
Although the Pixel 4a (5G) is already confirmed to launch at $499, no pricing has been announced for the Pixel 5.