Google Pixel 5, Pixel 5 XL To Be Powered By Snapdragon 765G SoC
As per recent reports by Google, Google Pixel 5 series may not be the next flagship-level smartphone. According to speculations, Google is likely to market the rumoured Pixel 5 phones as an “affordable, yet premium device” but not as flagship. The development was pointed out after a thorough examination of a pre-released APK of the Google Camera app from a prototype Google Pixel 4a. The evidence from the Camera app code and previous rumours have allegedly pointed out that Google Pixel 5 smartphones will likely be powered by the Snapdragon 765G SoC, rather than the Snapdragon 865 SoC.
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As per the reports of 9to5Google, the APK teardown of the Camera app allegedly revealed the “photo_pixel_2020_config” file, which a notable GCam modder had claimed has tipped the codenames, Bramble and Redfin, for Pixel 5 series.
Previous reports had suggested “Bramble” and “Redfin” are to be powered by Snapdragon 765G SoC, so combined with what has been seen in the Google Camera app APK, it seems quite possible that both Pixel 5 and Pixel 5 XL will use the Snapdragon 765G SoC. As Google is yet to confirm the launch of either Google Pixel 5 or Pixel 4a series, so all this information should be taken with a pinch of salt.
Last month, from the APK teardown of the Camera app, it was also noted that the rumoured Pixel 4a will come with a telephoto lens and will further support video recording in 4K resolution at 60 frames per second. 9to5Google claims that Google Pixel 5 series will also include a telephoto lens.