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Google unveils latest Pixel phones with 5G tech capabilities

Google is making Pixel 4a (5G) and Pixel 5 in selected countries. Highlighting 5G capabilities, use cases, and benefits, Google said it packed the new phones with more features backed by the power and speed of the fifth-generation technology standard for cellular networks.

Google said Pixel 4a (5G) and Pixel 5 will be able to provide that promise of fast downloads and streaming speeds. Pixel 5 runs on the Snapdragon 765G processor and with Qualcomm’s integrated X52 modem for 5G support.

The latest Google Pixel has ultrawide lens alongside the standard rear camera and still equipped with the standard Super Res Zoom. The Cinematic Pan for Pixel 4a (5G) and Pixel 5 delivers videos with a professional look through ultrasmooth panning, which Google said is “inspired by the equipment Hollywood directors use.”

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The Night Sight in Portrait Mode can capture low-light photos and when used in Portrait Mode, it can capture blurred backgrounds in Portraits “even in extremely low light.” The new editor in Google Photos adds “studio-quality light” to portraits.

Google said it used 100% recycled aluminum in the back housing enclosure to reduce the company’s carbon footprint.

Pixel 4a (5G) or Pixel 5 also comes with Stadia and YouTube Premium trial for three months, 100 GB of storage with Google One for three months and Google Play Pass and Gold/Silver Status on Play Points.

Pixel 4a (5G) will be available in Japan on Oct. 15 and eight other countries starting in November. Pixel 5 will be available in eight countries starting Oct. 15, and in the U.S. and Canada starting Oct. 29.