GOOGLE PIXEL 5 Posts on XDA

Google uploads factory images, device tree, kernel source code for Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5

With the launch of the Pixel 4a 5G and the Pixel 5 last month, Google has finally hopped on the 5G bandwagon. Thanks to the plethora of leaks around the phone duo, there weren’t many surprises at the launch event. This is the first time the latest premium Pixel smartphone doesn't feature a Snapdragon 800-series...

Download: Pixel Launcher from the Google Pixel 5 adds grid size options

After months of leaks and teasers, Google finally unveiled the new Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G late last month. As with all previous Pixel devices, Google's latest flagship comes with a bunch of cool new software features. But some of these features are limited to the Pixel 5, and they may or may not...

Download the live wallpapers from the Google Pixel 5 on any device

The Google Pixel 5 is now officially out, and the reviews are raving wild, including our own. It serves as Google's best flagship value proposition in years. While the device doesn't carry the latest and greatest Snapdragon 800-series processor—the first "premium" Pixel to not feature a flagship processor—it still features all of the camera prowess...

Download Google Recorder 2.0 from the Google Pixel 5

Earlier today, Google debuted a new version of the Google Recorder app on the Pixel 4a 5G and the Pixel 5. Version 2.0 of the audio recording app brings a couple of useful new features to help users easily find, edit, and share recordings. These include a new Smart Scrolling feature that automatically finds important...

Download Google Camera 8.0 from the Pixel 5 on other Pixel phones

Over the years, Google has established the custom of introducing some new camera features with the latest Pixel devices. With the launch of the Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4a 5G last month, Google took the same route and showcased new features, like Night Sight for portrait mode, that will be exclusively available on the...

Hands-on with Google Camera 8.0 from the Google Pixel 5

Google Camera offers one of the greatest experiences when it comes to smartphone photography. Even though the camera hardware has remained unchanged for several generations of Pixel smartphones, each new device gets new and exciting software features. With the recent launch of the Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4a 5G, Google introduced several new Camera...

Google Recorder 2.0 debuts on the Pixel 5 with transcript corrections, audio editing, and more

The Google Recorder app is getting a major overhaul, with a host of new features that will help users easily find, edit, and share their recordings. For the unaware, the Google Recorder app debuted with the Pixel 4 series last year, and it provided users an easy way to record and transcribe audio on their...

Google Pixel 5 Review – A flagship chip isn’t needed for a flagship phone

Google Pixel smartphones are widely considered the iPhones of the Android world. Google controls the experience from the top down, just like Apple does. The software on Pixel smartphones showcase what Google believes Android should be, and as such, the software is often well-received by enthusiasts. The hardware, on the other hand, has always left...

Pixel Stand update adds convenient, Android 11-like smart home controls

Google is starting to roll out an update to the Pixel Stand app that adds home control features, according to 9to5Google. With the feature enabled, users of the Pixel 3, Pixel 4, or Pixel 5 will be able to quickly access controls for smart home devices, such as lights and thermostats. The added functionality to the...

Google Pixel 5 Hands-on: A Premium Design in a Compact Package

The Google Pixel line of smartphones is dubbed by some to be the "iPhone of the Android world", and I can see why. It's made by Google and lauded by enthusiasts for its close-to-stock Android feel, which is unsurprising because Google is the one that develops Android! The Google Pixel 5 was announced just last...

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...

Download Google’s new “Captured on Pixel” and “Art & Culture” wallpapers

Last week, Google announced the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5, the latest premium Pixel smartphones with Qualcomm's mid-range Snapdragon 765G SoC. The two phones will only be available in a handful of regions, but they won't reach the hands of consumers until later this month. With each new Pixel phone launch, Google introduces a...