Source: Hayato Huseman / Android Central
Everything we've seen of the Pixel 5 so far looks quite promising. google" 52269 rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Google's latest smartphone addresses the battery complaints of last year's model, adds an ultra-wide camera to the mix, ditches a glass back in favor of an aluminum one, and does all of this with a super-competitive price.
There's certainly a lot going for the Pixel 5, but for owners of a Pixel 3 or 4, is there any real reason to upgrade? It should be a quality handset, but given how similar it is in so many ways, it may be worth holding off one more year for the Pixel 6.
A few of our AC forum members got to talking about this, saying:
Like the title says. I was still in the middle of paying my 3 off when the 4 came out. This month I will be finished paying it off and can get the 5 if I choose to do so. However the 5 is…..meh they don't use the latest Qualcomm processors….the camera is the same as the 3…I see that they brought back the fingerprint scanner… (I have face unlock on a tablet and HATE IT) and they have…
I'll probably hang onto my 3 XL since I don't want to lose the unlimited Original Quality google" 52269 rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Google Photos backup. That ends in Feb 2022, so I'll probably aim for the 6 late next year.
I'll probably go 4a 5g. Not worth the extra price or the need to carry insurance for a top of line phone. Plus the battery of this thing needs to be changed and doesn't last!
I'm waiting it out. I purchased my Pixel 3 back in Fed 2019 and it's still chugging along. I have 89% battery health as of today. With my usage, I can get about 1 day and 6 hours out of one charge. So, I'll hang around to see what google" 52269 rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Google will cook up next year regarding the Pixel 6.
The 5 is gorgeous (love that sorta sage) but I don't trust it. The cheap build materials, the processor, and…
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