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Google Changed EVERYTHING With The Pixel 5

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Is Google making a misstep with the Google Pixel 5 and 4a 5G? It looks like they're changing their strategy by making phones cheaper without the high-end specs. Does it make sense?
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  1. ShortCircuit


    15 dagen geleden

    Missing Note: The Pixel 5 is IP68 rated where the 4a 5G is not.

    • Gabriel Rodriguez

      Gabriel Rodriguez

      4 dagen geleden

      this actually makes the pixel 5 worth it over the 4a

    • ๖ۣۜRɐndy


      7 dagen geleden

      @koen miseur i know, its really irritating me that i really want to buy google phone 😔

    • John Othwolo

      John Othwolo

      9 dagen geleden

      Coming from a 1 or 2. The Pixel 5 scores waay lower than the 3XL

    • chifylube


      11 dagen geleden

      @Dtr146 yes my Pixel 2 was waterproof. But then the waterproofing went away and has finally come back with the Pixel 5.

    • iKingRPG


      11 dagen geleden

      @withadancenumber just keep in mind though, I lot of phones including the 4a 5g are sealed just as well as phones with IP68 ratings, the only difference is they don't have to pay for expensive equipment to test it. I'm sure a 4a 5g is probably the same if not almost the same amount of water resistance

  2. Loko8


    17 uur geleden

    What the hell is that thumbnail

  3. Dan


    Dag geleden

    I'm coming from the original Pixel not XL and it's great. Everything is an upgrade for me the screen is bigger, bigger battery, better performance, more RAM, and a better camera. All of that and the phones are pretty close to the same physical size! I've never liked big phones and this sticks to that ease of use. I only have a few complaints the fingerprint scanner and yes the cameras. Fingerprint scanners only work for me like 40% of the time and that's not good when you need it to work. I know I'm in the minority here. A face scanner works 90% and that's is better. Problem number two while this is an upgrade coming from the original Pixel I'd wish Google would have upgraded the camera hardware. They are still using the same hardware from the Pixel 2 if I'm not mistaken only with newer software.

  4. Joseph Riffe

    Joseph Riffe

    Dag geleden

    I feel like im the only one who misses the squeeze for assistant

  5. EggyRepublic


    Dag geleden

    Remember when $700 got you a high end phone.

  6. Jackson Nutt

    Jackson Nutt

    Dag geleden

    I'm on a Pixel2xl I think I need the Pixel 5

  7. zen strata

    zen strata

    Dag geleden

    Some of us do want to run naked! I'm naked right now! .... ......... What?

  8. James Crowe

    James Crowe

    2 dagen geleden

    Water resistant

  9. Why tho?

    Why tho?

    2 dagen geleden

    3:07 ugh look at that top bezel on the 4. Disgusting! How can you use this abomination

  10. Nord Kitten

    Nord Kitten

    3 dagen geleden

    noo I'm going to switch to the pixel from the iPhone and I need that transfer tool so shush your face its useful



    3 dagen geleden

    You mean the worst pixel phone yet, the oneplus is 40x better at the same price

  12. Ronny D. B. Lopez

    Ronny D. B. Lopez

    3 dagen geleden

    Seems like I chose a better choice for my phone. Samsung Galaxy A50

  13. Outside The Box

    Outside The Box

    4 dagen geleden

    Oh, letting that Google assistant to hold all of the marketing calls on my phone would be devious....

  14. Pigs Wth Chickens

    Pigs Wth Chickens

    4 dagen geleden

    I still have a Pixel one :' )

  15. Gabriel Rodriguez

    Gabriel Rodriguez

    4 dagen geleden


  16. Chokolite


    5 dagen geleden

    i want more video with him

  17. Mixup 221

    Mixup 221

    5 dagen geleden

    2:35 that’s bs now I can unlock my iPhone 11 faster than I can even swipe up so it doesn’t really matter. Before with touchID it really seemed like a gimmick that didn’t work half of the time

  18. Mixup 221

    Mixup 221

    5 dagen geleden

    I really like how the display wraps around the camera on new phones

  19. diddy1966abc


    5 dagen geleden

    He took a skin of his Pixel 4 phone when he got it out of his pocket, but then said he likes to go naked with his phone....???? Make yr mind up naked or quickly take yr phone skin of and then say u go naked....????

  20. Vonboon11dy


    5 dagen geleden

    I still have pixel 1

  21. James W

    James W

    6 dagen geleden

    I might upgrade to the Pixel 5 from my S10+.

  22. fredd218


    7 dagen geleden

    What if I have a pixel 1?

  23. Shiro Surfer

    Shiro Surfer

    7 dagen geleden

    White list extreme battery saver; LG had had that for years and it works great

  24. Marlon Luna

    Marlon Luna

    7 dagen geleden

    Can't believe I wasn't subscribed to this channel before, this is the best phone review I've seen all year. You talked like a human being not a robot tech person with cliche shit like "feel in the hand" "everything I could throw at it" You talked about REAL SHIT in a REAL way regular people like 👍

  25. Angel Diaz

    Angel Diaz

    8 dagen geleden

    Kinda lame how you try to justify your crappy phone by bashing on iphone...

  26. Mark Binder

    Mark Binder

    8 dagen geleden

    You forgot to mention that the Pixel 5 has IP68 dust/water resistance and Gorilla Glass 6.

  27. Robert Bennett

    Robert Bennett

    8 dagen geleden

    Excellent job James. You have just convinced me to go for a Pixel 4(not A) from my Pixel 2, and 'cause its last years model there trying to shift the old stock, I get another GB£264 off !!! Luke needs to see your Review ;-)

  28. Vincent Scalise

    Vincent Scalise

    8 dagen geleden

    Make your money without paid sponsorship.

  29. Kwistenbiebel200


    8 dagen geleden

    FINGER PRINT READER ON THE BACK DOESN'T WORK IN THE CAR. Sorry for shouting...but it annoys me :)

  30. Michael Clark

    Michael Clark

    8 dagen geleden

    No XL version so I won't be buying the 5 to upgrade from my 3XL

  31. Qadi90


    8 dagen geleden

    does the quality of story posts on instagram still look like it was captured with a microwave?

  32. MightKeeper


    8 dagen geleden

    Transferring thing, junk? It's called an OTG adapter, and many people use it. It's a very handy tool, BOOMER!

  33. Travis Stamper

    Travis Stamper

    9 dagen geleden

    Pixels are junk. I hear people complain all the time and constantly need repairs and then people get mad at me because the parts are so much.

  34. Kiki LaRue

    Kiki LaRue

    9 dagen geleden

    The dark/light adjustments on the camera are a joke. They are laggy ,slow to respond and don't add anything. as far as I can tell , to the picture quality that cant be handled much more effectively in post editing.

  35. John Rudge

    John Rudge

    9 dagen geleden

    Too expensive $500 lol for a midrage phone

  36. Ben Withers

    Ben Withers

    9 dagen geleden

    "That never worked! No one ever used it! " good lols.

  37. Artur


    9 dagen geleden

    ..but Pixel 4A is expensive 389€ in Spain , must be 280- 300€ pixel 5: 400€, 500€

  38. Lee Redman

    Lee Redman

    9 dagen geleden

    Give us a Micro SD card and I would buy it today. I travel a lot and cloud storage doesn't work for me.

  39. David Yoho

    David Yoho

    9 dagen geleden

    Pixel 5 also has smaller bezels for me the 2gigs wireless charging 90hz and ip rating are worth it seems like a lot of other people think so but the 4a 5g is a great device also 👍👊

  40. Piet ice-only.de

    Piet ice-only.de

    10 dagen geleden

    and how exactly do I unlock my phone when it's laying on my desk with the fingerprint reader on the back? I'll do you one better: How exactly do I unlock my phone in my Car Holder with the fingerprint reader on the back? fingerprint reader on the back: useless phone.

  41. Space Time

    Space Time

    10 dagen geleden

    I don't trust Google....

  42. Datenschutz Datenschutz

    Datenschutz Datenschutz

    10 dagen geleden

    Oneplus all the way ❤️

  43. Ruby Hui

    Ruby Hui

    10 dagen geleden

    Features of the 4a 5G is fine for me. But i LOVE the size of pixel 5.... I am going to pay more money for smaller screen. Sounds stupid orz

  44. Michael P

    Michael P

    10 dagen geleden

    The adsence of the image processing chip and the only option of storage (128gb) are a big no no for me. I mean the phone is just great and the general road that they choose to follow for this phone is correct, but those two things will keep me away from buying the pixel 5... Specially the storage is stupid as hell...

  45. Sosodeflol


    10 dagen geleden

    Subbed. A good review of what matters in pure Android with comparison

  46. Tommy Muecke

    Tommy Muecke

    10 dagen geleden

    I like your use humor and your personality in your review! I was going to get the pixel 4a 5g bit Verizon was not selling it and I had some Vzw device credits that lowered the cost of the pixel 5. Also, I'm concerned that the 6gb of RAM would not have been enough to keep the 4a 5g sufficiently 'future proofed' with the 765G SoC.

  47. Jack Allan

    Jack Allan

    10 dagen geleden

    No headphone jack is a deal-breaker on any phone

  48. Doug Beaumont

    Doug Beaumont

    10 dagen geleden

    I had to return the Pixel 5 as the camera was just so bad. I took portrait photos side by side with my Pixel 4 and 5 and the 5 was terrible quality and would not take pics like the 4. The other issue was portrait in 4 takes 2 images so you can see an un-blurred version and the bokeh one. But this is missing in the 5.

  49. Titus Overmyer

    Titus Overmyer

    11 dagen geleden

    I always use a case on my phones. I would break it almost immediately if I didn't. So to me, the build feel does not matter all that much. Personally I would base my decision on the Headphone jack. I love its simplicity and that it just works without needing to charge or pair anything.

  50. Roland Killmon

    Roland Killmon

    11 dagen geleden

    I just stopped in to say this guy is a moron!!! That's it, carry on! 🙄

  51. Casjen Jeske

    Casjen Jeske

    11 dagen geleden

    In Germany the price differenz is half

  52. chifylube


    11 dagen geleden

    You forgot to mention Pixel 5 is waterproof which was why I needed that instead of the 4a. I know myself and at some point my phone is going to get wet.

  53. Jim Bob

    Jim Bob

    11 dagen geleden

    How are you guys enjoying the separation thats occurring with the screen ? 🤣🤣 good thing it was cheap huh

  54. Ryan Cornelius

    Ryan Cornelius

    11 dagen geleden

    How is the 5 capable of wireless charging when being made of metal? How are the speakers? Which phones are competetive in the price range? I feel like what LTT identifies as useful in a phone and what I do are completely different.

  55. Hafizie Muhd

    Hafizie Muhd

    11 dagen geleden

    I would for this guy to review more things. This guy funny af

  56. Little B

    Little B

    11 dagen geleden

    8:15 ... chinese-made apps China: ShortCircuit will be banned. Effective immediately.

  57. Jianghuai Wang

    Jianghuai Wang

    11 dagen geleden

    One problem , why do they remove the dedicated image processing chip?

  58. Martiandeath 7004

    Martiandeath 7004

    11 dagen geleden

    I love how weird Google’s price conversions are for Australia, the Pixel 5 here is $1000 but Apple charges $1200 for the same US price

  59. Snake56


    11 dagen geleden

    I miss the Nexus era of Google, when their phones weren't overpriced.

  60. D Vickers

    D Vickers

    11 dagen geleden

    Because nobody already has a charging brick..!!

  61. Michel Nezarrio

    Michel Nezarrio

    11 dagen geleden

    Okay. Dude is funny. Definitely subbed

  62. RequiemDylon


    11 dagen geleden

    Linus’s team is awesome. Its cool that Linus isn’t the sole face of the channel. James, Alex, Some of the editors, and even Yvonne all have screen time where they are kind of the central focal point of the video. James and Alex obviously being more so.

  63. schwift


    11 dagen geleden

    You go home and play Stadia too? :P Well, not on your new Chromecast tho. Google will never figure their shit out because you keep changing all your shit, you sell more products.

  64. schwift


    11 dagen geleden

    Those drops are bad habits, I've never dropped my phone getting out of the car, because it's where it should be, in my pocket.

  65. schwift


    11 dagen geleden

    Look James, you think you know what you want, but you don't :P

  66. Brian McGrath

    Brian McGrath

    11 dagen geleden

    I will say, as someone who doesn't have the chance to buy new tech a lot, when I got my 3a, it was the only type C device I owned. So having a way to connect it to my laptop and desktop, which both don't have type C ports, without needing to buy another cable was nice. And since it seems I will be getting the 4a once the 3a dies, I still think the little adapter is useful for some of us.

  67. johnny


    11 dagen geleden

    google spies and also sends spam mail for revenue

  68. daghrb6


    11 dagen geleden

    Except the Camera module is exactly the same one as in Google Pixel 3 i.e. 4 year old hardware phone!! 🤣🤣 One Plus also has old hardware

  69. Lior Hendruker

    Lior Hendruker

    12 dagen geleden

    If they would lower the price to 650 I think much more people would buy it

  70. PlayerRedOne


    12 dagen geleden

    Still using a Pixel 3 XL and I will probably keep it going for another year. Nothing really have changed, so there is no reason for me to buy the new one (again, and I hate the bazel/punch hole, I think it looks like crap). But still I like the Google Pixels (Nexus) Phones since day one.

  71. Lofen


    12 dagen geleden

    I have the original pixel. Is it still worth it for me to upgrade?

  72. Curve Ahead

    Curve Ahead

    12 dagen geleden

    If you care about the environment,start by throwing away all your tech items... 🙄

  73. Adam


    12 dagen geleden

    Pixel 5 also has a bigger battery.

  74. Brian Zamorski

    Brian Zamorski

    12 dagen geleden

    How are the haptics when typing?

  75. Gera Arciga

    Gera Arciga

    12 dagen geleden

    The comment I wanted to hear, "if you have a pixel 2 or 3 , definitely an upgrade" time to upgrade my pixel 2

  76. Alexander Lee

    Alexander Lee

    12 dagen geleden

    I love the unscripted vibe of this channel so much

  77. Alexander Lee

    Alexander Lee

    12 dagen geleden

    Hahahahaha my little pony intro from the pixel lover 🤦🤣🤣🤣 love it



    12 dagen geleden

    MARIUSZ ADACH •1 second ago Is there any way to record 4K video with external microphone on Pixel 5? can do it at 1080p but don't know why it's not supported at higher resolution. Anyone found the solution?? Thanks

  79. admaerable


    12 dagen geleden

    No desktop mode. /thread

  80. GregHVO


    12 dagen geleden

    I personally do use the radar gestures on my Pixel 4. Skipping songs without ever touching the device is really nice when you're doing something else. It means you dont have to take the phone out of what its currently doing, like playing a game. It works pretty well.

  81. Matthew Kefford

    Matthew Kefford

    12 dagen geleden

    What’s the most equivalent IPhone to the pixel 5, the iPhone 11?

  82. failscalator


    12 dagen geleden

    What's the music in this clip from?? :)

  83. Bart


    12 dagen geleden

    *I got Pixel 4 (non-XL) and with Battery Saver on I got about....... 3-4 DAYS!!!! My old iPhone 8 was no even close to this!!*

  84. Mr_Skwuid


    12 dagen geleden

    I would honestly rather a punch hole than an under-screen camera I would even prefer a notch because for some ob seen reason I like having the top bit of the screen taken up by some sort of camera array as the notification tray would be there anyway and I would honestly rather have it taken up by some physical feature than just being empty as for some reason that make me uncomfortable and I also prefer a bit more of a chonky phone as it give me something to really hold onto for example when I am skating and need to quickly check a message or something like that it really helps and it just feels more solid. Personally I thought the IPhone x (apart from not having and audio jack and the now outdated processor) was perfect if not having an ever so slightly larger notch than I would like. The Pixel 4 and 5's bezels both look great to me and I would go as far to say I think the pixel 5 is my new favorite phone

  85. TinchoX


    12 dagen geleden

    They only sell up to Pixel 4 where I live... and damn they are expensive, but they've got very decent specs. A shame!

  86. isinox


    12 dagen geleden

    fell for the clickbait

  87. CrAzYgIrL


    12 dagen geleden

    Wow, another one handed glide typer! We are a rare breed

  88. CrAzYgIrL


    12 dagen geleden

    They didn't change EVERYTHING, it's still a phone that looks like a phone

  89. Ивайло Минков

    Ивайло Минков

    12 dagen geleden

    The radar is working as it should. I use it all the time. Honestly the biggest drawback for me is actually missing the soilRadar. For me it works at least 49 out of 50 times. Yes it was rough in the beginning but it seems that the algorithm uses AI and it learned after some time (or with the monthly updates). Honestly it is a must have if you are a daily driver. Please don't say nobody uses it when massive amount of people are actually in love of it. I honestly don't know how I would get use to not using it. And fingerprint... c'mon are we 2015... last year it was proved how easily hackable are fingerprint sensors. At least for 3D face you would need some kind of 3d molding equipment in contrast to fingerprint where you can actually hack it with pretty common tools(not to mention unlock while you sleep). Do I also need to say how many times I needed and used it without the need to actually touch the phone(at least 3-4 time per day). Just reach for it and look at it and it's unlock with the text(video or app) you are needing and the assistant is in full working mode. For me Pixel 5 is the biggest disappointment of google lineup ever (all of their devices)! And all that without saying how ugly is the punch hole for the camera(because that is really more of a personal preference of the design then an actual usage).

  90. eldom72


    12 dagen geleden

    2:45 "On the way to your face" I thought of something completely different

  91. Marc Fuchs

    Marc Fuchs

    12 dagen geleden

    Oh yes, unlocking with that fingerprint reader! That is why I still love my Galaxy Note 8 and keep using it, not interested in the Note 10 or the like with their fingerprint reader under the screen - so much less intuitive, and even less reliable.

  92. Alexander Thierfelder

    Alexander Thierfelder

    12 dagen geleden

    9:04 Sry is it only in Europe? But the 4a has no wide angle camera and a SD 730G versus a SD 765G. And by the way the 4 had two OIS, for tele and wide angle camerea, what is not mendatory in any phone. Edit: never mind, I did not know that the 4a (5G ) is so different to the 4a. Why are all tech companys doing so stupid naming schemes ?

  93. isayimok


    12 dagen geleden

    Not a big phone user, still rocking my Pixel XL lol, it's still perfect for me and see no reason to upgrade other than the fact it no longer receives updates :(

  94. P Sim

    P Sim

    12 dagen geleden

    thank you for a great in depth review. The rest sound like a bunch of surface level uninformed basic bitches.

  95. Markus Andersson

    Markus Andersson

    12 dagen geleden

    Here I am with my Pixel 4XL and actually using the gestures and they work. Might actually have been late for work cause handswiping is to easy.

  96. matthew neil

    matthew neil

    12 dagen geleden

    Pixel 5 is looking good half the junk you get on other android phones is annoying. Especially Samsung the amount of bloat is ridiculous

  97. v0ffka1


    12 dagen geleden

    I recon that main reason why they brought fingerprint reader back was that face unlock on Android is plain crap.

  98. Piparro Correia

    Piparro Correia

    12 dagen geleden

    Do you think the pixel 5xl will come later as a way to spread revenue through the year, keep the pixel name on the RADAR by making it audible twice a year and maybe slightly update it as a way to guarantee that in case the new strategy doesn't work, the pixel doesn't get a failed reputation for an entire year? Personally I don't think it would necessarily be the case but I'd like to hear your opinion.

  99. DrDLL99


    12 dagen geleden


  100. Kenny Andrew

    Kenny Andrew

    12 dagen geleden

    I want James to do the full review like to agree