The Google Pixel 5 is already out of stock in some countries

The Google Pixel 5 is already out of stock in some countries

Google’s Pixel 5 won’t launch internationally until October 15, but the device is already enjoying high demand. Preorders for Google’s next flagship (via 9to5google) are currently out of stock on the Google Store in the UK, Ireland, and Germany, with no word on when stock will be replenished.

The good news is you can still find the Pixel 5 in those regions from retail partners, so all hope is not lost. But if you want to purchase it directly from Google, you’re out of luck, at least for now.

The Pixel 5 is launching in Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, and Taiwan on October 15, with a launch in the U.S. and Canada to follow on October 29. So far, preorders for the Pixel 5 are still available in the U.S., but that could change as we approach the release date.


Google’s latest flagship was announced at the company’s Launch Night In event, where it also unveiled the Pixel 4a 5G, Nest Audio smart speaker, and Chromecast with Google TV. Although the device features more modest specs, it comes at a more affordable price of $699 and features a really nice aluminum design. In some regions, Google was also running a promotion that offered preorders a free pair of Bose QC 35 II headphones, which could have contributed to high demand.

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According to the Nikkei Asian Review, Google set modest sales expectations for the Pixel 5, so either a very limited amount of units were made available or demand is higher than expected. It’s hard to judge, especially with a pandemic affecting so many countries around the world. We also can’t confirm how many units were made available in the first place.

If you do decide to pick up the Pixel 5, you’ll get a device that includes a 6-inch FHD+ OLED display, 4000mAh battery, Snapdragon 765G chip, and a dual-camera setup with a 16MP ultra-wide lens. The device also comes equipped with Android 11 out of the box and promises a minimum of three years of OS and security updates. Google this week said Pixel 5 owners will be able to use the device on its Fi network.

    Google Pixel 5
    The Google Pixel 5 is the search giant's latest flagship. It features a dual-camera setup, a beautiful aluminum design, and 5G support.

Google Pixel 5: Specifications

Specification Google Pixel 5
  • IP68 rating for water and dust resistance
  • Made from 100% recycled aluminum
Dimensions & Weight
  • 144.7 x 70.4 x 8.0 mm
  • 151g
  • 6″ flat OLED
  • 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • 2340 x 1080 resolution
  • HDR
  • 90Hz refresh rate
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • Hole-punch display
SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G:

  • 1x Kryo 475 (ARM Cortex-A76-based) Prime core @ 2.4GHz
  • 1x Kryo 475 (ARM Cortex-A76-based) Performance core @ 2.2GHz
  • 6x (ARM Cortex-A55-based) Efficiency cores @ 1.8GHz
  • 7nm EUV process

Adreno 620

RAM & Storage 8GB LPDDR4X + 128GB UFS 2.1

Non-expandable storage

Battery & Charging
  • 4,000 mAh
  • 18W fast charging via USB Power Delivery
  • Wireless Charging support
  • Reverse wireless charging support
Rear Camera
  • Primary: 12.2MP Sony IMX363, f/1.7, 1.4µm pixel size, Dual Pixel AF, Fused Video Stabilization (OIS + EIS), 77° FoV
  • Secondary: 16MP Sony IMX481, f/2.2, 1.0µm pixel size, 107° FoV
  • Spectral and flicker sensor
  • Dual LED flash


  • 4K @ 30/60 fps
  • 1080p @ 30/60/120/240 fps
Front Camera 8MP Sony IMX355, f/2.0, 1.12µm pixel size, fixed focus, 83° FoV
Ports USB 3.1 Type-C
Audio Stereo speakers

3 microphones

Security Pixel Imprint (capacitive rear fingerprint scanner)

Titan M hardware security module

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon X52 5G modem
  • Single nanoSIM card slot + integrated eSIM for 5G + 4G or 4G + 4G DSDS (dual SIM, dual standby)
  • Wi-Fi: 2.4GHz/5GHz 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • NFC
  • GNSS:
    • GPS
    • Galileo
    • QZSS
    • BeiDou
Sensors Proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, barometer
Android Version
  • Android 11
  • 3 years of Android OS upgrades
  • 3 years of monthly Android security patch updates

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Brandon Russell
Brandon Russell

Brandon's love of technology can be traced back to his childhood, when he would obsessively watch Back to the Future. Since then he's followed the industry and its many innovations, from handheld consoles to powerful smartphones. He's still waiting on a hoverboard.

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