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Pixel 5 durability test digs for the metal under thick plastic

1 month ago   |   By SlashGear

While Google is an excellent software developer and advertiser, its luck with hardware products has been rather hit or miss. Its own smartphones, in particular, are hailed for their “pure” Android experience but often criticized for their hardware quality. The Pixel 5 didn't escape that curse, with reports of the screen slightly separating from its frame. But while Google strangely...
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Pixel 5 review: Google's newest phone hasn't pulled ahead of its rivals - CNET

Pixel 5 review: Google's newest phone hasn't pulled ahead of its rivals - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

The Pixel 5 has a great camera, but it's hard to recommend at this price.
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Google Pixel 5 durability test looks for metal under layers of plastic

Google Pixel 5 durability test looks for metal under layers of plastic

1 month ago   |   By GSMArena

Google's highest-end smartphone of the year isn't a true flagship, because it's missing the top of the line chipset. Even so, the Pixel 5 is interesting to see in a sea of similar looking glass-sandwich devices. On its website, Google keeps advertising how the phone is made out of metal, so YouTuber Zach from JerryRigEverything decided to go hunting for that metal, during one of his trademark durability testing videos.
Spoiler alert: what you're touching when you hold the Pixel 5 isn't metal, aside from the power button. The rest of the phone has layers of plastic hiding that metal, if we...
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