Items tagged with pixel 5 xl

Back in late June we got a glimpse at what we can expect with the upcoming Pixel 5 family thanks to a few leaked third-party case renders. What was really interesting about the leak is that it appeared to show that Google was moving back to a rear-mounted optical fingerprint sensor instead of the Face Unlock tech that it pioneered with the Pixel 4 family. That biometrics switch-up is seemingly confirmed by the appearance of a new crop of renders of the Pixel 5 from Pigtou. The renders show that the optical fingerprint sensor in centered in the upper half of the back panel. This placement is familiar to those who routinely use a Pixel 3a or Pixel 3 smartphone, and is a break from in-display fingerprint... Read more...
The rumors surrounding Google's upcoming Pixel 5 flagship smartphone family have died down in recent weeks, as the phones have been drowned out by the uncertainty surrounding the Pixel 4a. Well, there is some new news coming to us today regarding the Pixel 5 XL, and it has thrown us for a bit of a loop. Alleged case renders for the Pixel 5 XL have leaked, and they show a device with a 3.5mm headphone jack, which was missing on the current-generation Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. In addition, we see a smaller, trapezoidal notch at the top of the display instead of the circular cut-out destined for the Pixel 4a. But perhaps the biggest change is the adoption of a rear optical fingerprint sensor... Read more...