Pixel 5 and 4A 5G review: classic Google

14 oct. 2020
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The Pixel 5 and 4A 5G are Google's flagship phones that aren't technically flagships. They have the classic Google cameras but they also have other "classic" parts like a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and processor that isn't the fastest you can get. Do they do enough to justify their prices? Dieter Bohn reviews both phones.
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3:47 Performance
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9:42 Original formula
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    Araya HillAraya HillAcum 8 minute
  • I was looking to upgrade from the Galaxy S9. I like the aux cord and the fingerprint on the back of the 4A 5G. I'm big on the camera and just want some more storage. Is it worth getting the 4A 5G? Or wait. I'm thinking of just clearing up all my photos with google photos and my S9 would be faster if I have my storage cleared and not worth upgrading phones. Any thoughts!?

    AngeloAngeloAcum 3 ore
  • Pixel 4a has google software support until November 2023. A month more than Pixel 5. Doesn't make sense Google :/

    Bee urundulBee urundulAcum o Zi
  • Should have traded the so outdated rear mounted fingerprint scanner with a side mounted one in the power button or in display instead... That's the biggest drawback of the Pixel 5... Which makes it not modern enough ☹️😕

    GraphixxGraphixxAcum 6 Zile
  • I have a Pixel 3 I'm going to be switching to an iPhone this year. I've just lost confidence in them.

    Ryan SRyan SAcum 10 Zile
  • 4:18 what consoles is that ??

    Pragyasree DebBarmaPragyasree DebBarmaAcum 10 Zile
  • Praying the Pixel 6 will upgrade the physical camera hardware and CPU. Perhaps Google should go the way of Samsung and offer a low, mid, and high end version of the Pixel.

    Shibe InuShibe InuAcum 11 Zile
  • S20 FE

    ArtCAArtCAAcum 13 Zile
  • You show us some Images taken with the Pixel, fine, BUY WHY are they so small? Why just fill the half screen? Please show the whole Size, I don't meen to zoom just don't smaller than the frame of my Screen... Do you understand what I mean?

    NoNameNoNameAcum 14 Zile
  • I went from a Samsung A11 to a Pixel 5, for me it's mind blowing in terms of speed.

    JustShayJustShayAcum 15 Zile
  • Do you think upgrading from iphone X is good? Plan for 4a 5g

    Akshay ThawaniAkshay ThawaniAcum 18 Zile
  • I DONT like the fact that I am watching a likely paid review from verge and youtube decides to inject another two ads

    karthik prabhukarthik prabhuAcum 20 Zile
  • I really appreciate that y'all output this video in a taller aspect ratio.. on my OnePlus 7 Pro it fills the screen beautifully!

    Taylor MontgomeryTaylor MontgomeryAcum 22 Zile
  • I'd like to know what the speakers on the A5G are like in comparison....

    Adam. EwartAdam. EwartAcum 23 Zile
  • Got the pixel 5, really great so far.

    CedrixCedrixAcum 27 Zile
  • He is a ranty reviewer.

    Bob CalderonBob CalderonAcum 29 Zile
  • It's going to blow you away with the camera come on

    samuel riverasamuel riveraAcum lună
  • Your whole review has a negative tone.

    brand unobrand unoAcum lună
  • Community Guidelines

    Menuka VishalMenuka VishalAcum lună
  • My moms basically using a potato for a phone so the 4a 5g would be a huge upgrade for her, thank you for the video, very informative and genuine 👍

    Dahvie UchihaDahvie UchihaAcum lună
  • I think Extreme Battery Saver was more of an update for older Pixel models.

    Michael SecretMichael SecretAcum lună
  • budget Jurgen Klopp

    pwpwAcum lună
  • Aren't the cameras back to essentially what they had on the P3? The only reason I've thought about upgrading is for the battery life. Also curious Google will offer me $235 to trade in my Pixel 3 for the 4a 5g but only $143 towards a Pixel 5.

    Eric RickmanEric RickmanAcum lună
  • The 4a 5g is a great phone. If you want a flagship and you don't need gimmicks, it's the phone for you. 2 problems: no water resistance, no wireless charging. If you're okay without those (I certainly am), this is probably the phone for you

    Kushagra TiwariKushagra TiwariAcum lună
  • They could have put an 865 or 865+ and kept that price but they didn't

    Jovani OrtizJovani OrtizAcum lună
  • Hello from Greece Very Good Review ! helps me a lot ,but need your help please should i upgrade from pixel xl 2 to 4 xl or 5 !! if you find time answer me please : ) Peace !

    jotisvalavanisjotisvalavanisAcum lună
  • I'm buying this just for stock android is that make any sense to you???

    PandaPandaAcum lună
  • All i got to say about is 5G speed claim. I live in Germantown Maryland. I got 80 Mbit down and 40 Mbit up. That's two and a half times faster than my wi-fi. 5G is for real. Well, at least for t-mobile.

    Christophe JergalesChristophe JergalesAcum lună
  • I would like a $1k Pixel flagship and focus on that camera, maybe pixel 5 XL

    Jung E.Jung E.Acum lună
  • 1000

    MaxMaxAcum lună
  • Shoulda called it Nexus 🤭

    The Ritual ChannelThe Ritual ChannelAcum lună
  • Yes I do think Google killed it this year. With all 3. Very much looking forward to what they do next year.

    Konstantin KostakievKonstantin KostakievAcum lună
  • Wow, so google actually gives everyone a chance at their own preference for saving battery and verge still manages to whine about it.

    Harsh PherwaniHarsh PherwaniAcum lună
  • Do you think from Samsung Galaxy s7 to Google pixel 4a 5g a down grade or upgrade?

    Soushi MiketsukamiSoushi MiketsukamiAcum lună
  • My OnePlus 7T just got broken display, I'm gonna fix it myself but meanwhile I bought a Pixel XL from 2016 on amazon refurbish for 97$ an this thing still nice, it's been 4 years and I have to say that I'm impressed. Also, the last big update was android 10 ;)

    AMJ04AMJ04Acum lună
  • The joker so-called '5G' could only happen in the telecom backwater of America 🙃🙃🙃

    Raymond GuoRaymond GuoAcum lună
  • There's always people complaining about and pic quality on these things. It's baffling to see many people whining or complaining about it when it's a 'smartphone'...NOT...a high end 4,000$ professional camera used by journalists or photographers. Tiny things like smartphones have limits people. Even the cameras on high end phones aren't that good. There's a reason those high end cameras are a few grand, and are also quite large still.

    Jay CJay CAcum lună
    • 🎯

      Jay WrightJay WrightAcum 23 Zile
  • Yes, of course, they leave their mobile phones to these people and they want to charge me a very high price.I will buy the Pixel 5 when it is worth € 400 in Spain where they go with € 629 ¿¡¡¡¡¡¡¡

    ArturArturAcum 2 luni
  • You can get the 4a 5G for $349 right now, black Friday sale. I'd say hard to beat that for value. I don't need all the bells and whistles of a "flagship" phone.

    gbsorensongbsorensonAcum 2 luni
  • Pixel 4A 5G is wider than 4A and 5

    enitonenitonAcum 2 luni
  • What makes me hold back on buying this is the sound... I still love my pixel 2 for sound. But it's definitely reaching it's shelf life. Hate that the speaker is under the glass for these new phones

    Jake MadJake MadAcum 2 luni
    • Only on the 5. 4a5g has a normal earpiece speaker. Upgrading from a 2 this week. Disappointed that the second speaker is downward firing. We'll see how I like it

      gw819gw819Acum lună
  • i got a 4a 5g from TMO and i like it very much. google got it right for me.

    Carmine RomaCarmine RomaAcum 2 luni
    • 🎯

      Jay WrightJay WrightAcum 23 Zile
  • AWESOME .Pixal 4a .

    Jai AmbeJai AmbeAcum 2 luni
  • Not good enough with what oneplus gives you for your money.

    John SimsJohn SimsAcum 2 luni
  • Waiting for a sale on the Pixel 5, $999 AUD is a little steep for what it offers

    goonsaxgoonsaxAcum 2 luni
  • Is it worth it to upgrade from the Pixel 3, or wait to see if something more groundbreaking comes out next year? I'm still fine with my 3 but would like better battery life. thanks!

    Kathleen vKathleen vAcum 2 luni
    • Same boat here. My 3 XL doesn't get me through a day anymore.

      FrobroXFrobroXAcum 2 luni
  • Whoever did the filming on this video did a FANTASTIC job!

    Daniel GomesDaniel GomesAcum 2 luni
    • ❤️🎯

      Jay WrightJay WrightAcum 23 Zile
  • This is a fantastic review. Great scripting and delivery.

    mabr82mabr82Acum 2 luni
  • Great reviews. I am still on the fence between the 4a5g vs the one+8.

    T BoneT BoneAcum 2 luni
  • Can I still use 4g with these?

    Chris 14.0Chris 14.0Acum 2 luni
  • I will never understand the fixation on "design" for an item that 90 percent of people just slap a case on anyway.

    Xeniya LeckieXeniya LeckieAcum 2 luni
  • Thank you for your comprehensive review. However I'm curious why the weather sealed feature for water resistance was omitted. The Pixel 5 is smaller and $200 more than the 4a 5G with few Spec differences, so mentioning the weather sealing helps to explain both the cost and sound/speaker differences between the two devices. I enjoyed your review and I subscribed as I look forward to watching future reviews that you post!

    Ken BadenKen BadenAcum 2 luni
  • With my trusty Google Pixel 2 reaching the end of it's lifecycle in about a month, I'm starting to look ahead at getting a replacement. With this being a mid-priced phone, I'm certainly still leaning towards it as I've enjoyed my Pixel experience, but I'm a bit disappointed with this just being a pretty good phone and not a huge upgrade in perceived performance from the last iteration. I might look around at the iPhone, but haven't been on team Apple in a very long time. Appreciate this video!

    Michael ThompsonMichael ThompsonAcum 2 luni
  • What was the controller at 4:19? Please.

    Erico TenaErico TenaAcum 2 luni
  • Great job

    Avinash BhunjunAvinash BhunjunAcum 2 luni
  • Video looks so professional. You reviews are waaaaay underrated.

    AmanAmanAcum 2 luni
  • Right now I am leaning towards getting a Pixel 4a

    Charlie Moore, Jr.Charlie Moore, Jr.Acum 2 luni
  • Can someone tell me which phone will have better signal quality? My current 2 XL has major dropped calls and signal issues. Ty

    Deb BlanDeb BlanAcum 2 luni
  • Когда-нибудь Google начнет продавать свои pixel в России и не станет сомнений в покупке настоящего чистого android на борту

    Vladislav TukmachevVladislav TukmachevAcum 2 luni
  • I think everything you need is available in the Pixel 5🧐

    Cemal C.Cemal C.Acum 2 luni
  • Love the way you review phones man! 🙏

    Rabbil ChoudharyRabbil ChoudharyAcum 2 luni

    Kauri ChannelKauri ChannelAcum 2 luni
  • Pixel 4a ! Forget both of these .....

    sol mansol manAcum 2 luni
  • One day I was using my 4a and when I got to 15% I realized I had 7.5 hours of screen on time and just before it died I had 8hrs SOT

    George MonksGeorge MonksAcum 2 luni
  • Price 📷 📸 camera durability battery speed is good to me no one cares about design when I'm using a case pixel give us what we need not extra stuff we don't use

    labuto marlabuto marAcum 2 luni
  • most of the phones in that price range are rocking a twice as fast processor...

    iM4CH3T3 DimacheteiM4CH3T3 DimacheteAcum 2 luni
  • Boring is simple, simple is good as long as it comes with a reasonable battery life. But guess what Pixel 4a does not.

    rahul chakrabartyrahul chakrabartyAcum 2 luni
  • Just ordered a 4a 5g. I like the budget pixels for quality and value, plus it has most of the features I'm looking for. I'd like to give 5g a spin on Google Fi (T-mobile's 5g). Previously had hoped for a 3a XL, but on Sprint, got a regular 3a for $200 unlocked. Should be a nicer upgrade and larger phone to the 4a 5g.

    Steve HSteve HAcum 2 luni
  • Sounds like this camera module is at it's physical limits/last legs, time to usher in something better for Pixel 6.

    Mike BarbatoMike BarbatoAcum 2 luni
  • Google killed the Pixel this year SMH

    Vism33 33msiVVism33 33msiVAcum 2 luni
  • "Google's version of Android" ... hah.

    Luke TislowLuke TislowAcum 2 luni
    • Nah... it’s more Android’s version of Google.

      Edem A.Edem A.Acum 2 luni
  • No wireless charging? Way to compete with the Samsung S20 FE...or not. WTF Google.

    sdnative1sdnative1Acum 2 luni
  • Was very unhappy when I heard they were specing everything down this year, no "proper" stereo speakers, no active edge, no top tier processor, no neural core and planned on running my P2XL for one more year but then I broke it and needed a new phone. I'm happy to say after umming and rrring between the Pixel 5 and S20 FE, sticking with the Pixel line was a great decision. This phone is amazing and if recommend it to everyone. More so if you coming from a Pixel 3/3a or lower. You don't notice the speced down processor and the speakers despite being not as stereo are still clearer and louder than my P2XL

    JBattenJBattenAcum 2 luni
    • I've got the Pixel 2XL currently, and I'm ready to upgrade but really hesitant on whether to go for the 4a 5G or the 5. Main reason being the size of the phone, is the reduction of size a problem for you, going from the 2XL to the much smaller 5?

      thriller008thriller008Acum 2 luni
  • I really like the 4a 5g and its headphone. If it gets discounted on black friday I may seriously consider buying it as a my daily phone.

    Johnny PinkletonJohnny PinkletonAcum 2 luni
  • When will the Pixel 4a 5G be available for Pre Order in the U.S?

    Josh FarleyJosh FarleyAcum 2 luni
  • Will the google pixel 5 last and feel good for 2 years? Or should I go team samsung

    kyroabsentkyroabsentAcum 2 luni
  • Pixel 4a is the best bet...5G needs another 2 years at least

    Ari RoyAri RoyAcum 2 luni
  • Put an optical x2 telephoto and I'm in.

    kj3283wkj3283wAcum 2 luni
  • This will be my first GPhone! 👍🏼

    Jose MartinezJose MartinezAcum 2 luni
  • 8:33 4k 30 works fine with the ultrawide, update your camera app when you get the phone...

    Bry AlrightyBry AlrightyAcum 2 luni
  • The pixel 4a 5g is looking to be one helluva good upgrade from my iPhone 6s. I just want a battery that will go for far more than 2hrs screen on, and a headphone jack because I want to be able to plug in my nice $300 headphones without dealing with cheap dongle audio DAC adapters I’ll end up losing anyways.

    Kristopher KohlmeierKristopher KohlmeierAcum 3 luni
  • I have a Pixel 3 and really want the 5 for it's size and display, but the speakers:( I use them all the time for calls. I think I'll wait for speaker improvement in the 5A or 6.

    elotroladoelotroladoAcum 3 luni
  • Honestly I don't really care about all the fancy stuff on a phone. What I look for is a good battery life and a good camera. This phone seems to have it - think I'll go with the 5.

    Emily WhiteEmily WhiteAcum 3 luni
  • That top speaker issue is a deal breaker for me....

    Ghyslain RodrigueGhyslain RodrigueAcum 3 luni
  • This guy is American Benedict Cumberbatch😅

    DevanshDevanshAcum 3 luni
  • imagine if apple didn’t release a pro model these mans would hate so much LOOOOL

    c137c137Acum 3 luni
  • Almost feel like I'd be downgrading from my pixel 2xl. 4a 5g and 5 are basically the same, wish they had the 4a 5g as the budget pixel and made the Pixel 5 a proper flagship.

    Daniel XuDaniel XuAcum 3 luni
    • Agreed. I feel like they kind of ignored the non budget pixel owners this year.

      AndrewAndrewAcum lună
  • Does the Pixel 4a have the same camera / camera quality as the Pixel 4a 5g and Pixel 5?

    John ONeillJohn ONeillAcum 3 luni
  • you've not talked about whether or not 5g is safe for us.

    code &codecode &codeAcum 3 luni
  • Is the upper speaker so bad ? And have you seen any problem with the way the screen was fixed on the chassis ?

    Philippe ChaumaisPhilippe ChaumaisAcum 3 luni
  • The music is eerie as hell. Makes it feel like a 4a 5G hate video.

    Reid18Reid18Acum 3 luni
  • Which camera gears you guys used for outdoor shoot?

    Om ShahOm ShahAcum 3 luni
  • Some rockin tunes on the background!

    Sonic extra life fanSonic extra life fanAcum 3 luni
  • ozzy osbourne

    wendy mcdonaldwendy mcdonaldAcum 3 luni
  • Google phones service life is 3 years with security and OS upgrades. Plus you would not get any more app updates and newer app version will slow down phone or overall phone feels sluggish to operate. Plus when battery degrades, you just can’t replace it as there are no google service centers or is not worth spending money for new battery with added shipping cost. Bottom line: $700 will be $0 in 3 years

    Avinash SAvinash SAcum 3 luni
  • Drop the Pixel line-up and bring back the Nexus and everything will make sense.

    Soham RikameSoham RikameAcum 3 luni
  • Can you send India?

  • smii7y

    maria argelia baron ariasmaria argelia baron ariasAcum 3 luni
  • so in a nutshell, pixel 5 if you prefer 90hz, wireless charging, and teeny stereo speakers and pixel 4a 5g if you want a headphone jack, better speakers

    Akash DeodharAkash DeodharAcum 3 luni
  • People ask Google to lower the price and when they lower the price you complain about what it doesn't have. People are never happy. Anyway, I wish they included an option with a larger display than 6.2 that's not big enough for people that like xl phones

    newfnshow031newfnshow031Acum 3 luni