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Get to know the Pixel 5a with 5G, arriving on August 26

A front and back view of the new Pixel 5a 5G phone from Google.

Introducing Pixel 5a with 5G, the latest A-series Pixel phone from Google with many of the helpful features users have grown to love (and a few new hardware additions) all at a more affordable price. The phone arrives on August 26 and includes IP67 water resistance, a powerful battery, Pixel's impressive dual camera system and a whole lot more — you can pre-order it now for $449.  Here's what you can expect:

An owner of the new Pixel 5a with 5G phone pulls it out while waiting on the bus.

It’s water-resistant, so it can take a splash or a spill

For the first time ever within the A-series of Pixel devices, we’re adding IP67 water and dust resistance.1 Take your Pixel 5a with 5G wherever you go —  it’s ready for action.

The new Pixel 5a with 5G phone has water droplets on it, showcasing the first-ever IP67 rating for A-series phones, providing water and dust resistance.

Capture life at its fullest with our incredible camera

The Pixel 5a with 5G features our high-performing dual-camera system, with a rear-facing ultrawide lens that captures a huge field of view. Portrait Light helps you get the light just right on a face, and Cinematic Pan keeps your video steady and smooth. Using Night Sight with astrophotography, you can easily capture everything from city lights to the moon and the stars.

  • A photo captured using Night Sight with Astrophotography shows a brightly lit car at night while also capturing the vivid stars above in the sky.
  • A video captured with Cinematic Pan shows a dog running in the water at the beach with stabilized video movement.
  • A photo taken with the Ultrawide lens in the Pixel 5a with 5G captures a large canyon and river with a person posing atop the cliff.
  • A photo shows a woman's face illuminated by Portrait Light, a new feature that helps adjust the light on a person's face.

Impressive battery and display

Get ready to experience a large, capable battery to power your biggest adventures. With features like fast-charging and Adaptive Battery, your phone will be ready all-day, especially when you need it most. With Extreme Battery Saver, it can last even longer - up to 48 hours on a single charge.2

All of that power helps deliver breathtaking graphics on our 6.34-inch OLED bezel-less screen.

Nonstop entertainment with 5G

Pixel is your go-to for all the things you love with 5G speed.3 Download up to 70 songs in seconds.4 With Stadia, you can start playing games on your TV or laptop and keep going on Pixel, or enjoy gaming on the go using superfast 5G.5 With Duo Screen Sharing in HD, everyone on your call can view the same video, watch live sports together and make plans like you’re actually in the same room.

Plus, you get a whole lot more than just a phone when you purchase the Pixel 5a with 5G. Owners can enjoy entertainment, games, apps and extra storage with three month trials of YouTube Premium, Google Play Pass and Google One. And if you buy a Pixel 5a with 5G on the Google Store in the U.S., you get a three month trial of unlimited calls and texts on Google Fi, on us. Learn more at

A person holds their new Pixel 5a with 5G phone on top of their desk and an electric keyboard while it's charging via USB-C.

The Pixel 5a with 5G has a Snapdragon® 765G 5G Mobile Platform, Titan M security module for on-device security, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. The experience just keeps getting better over time with feature drops, which add new ways to do things on your Pixel phone.

It’s all packed into a single new color, Mostly Black, with forest green undertones and an olive-colored Power button. Protect your Pixel with a new case offered in four different colors. Each case color creates unique shades for personalization.

Four Pixel 5a with 5G phones are shown, each equipped a case showing all four colors that are launching.

Pre-order Pixel 5a with 5G today in the U.S. and Japan

Pixel 5a with 5G is available for pre-order today in the U.S. and Japan on the Google Store. In the U.S., Google Fi offers the Pixel 5a with 5G for pre-order at full price or through its phone subscription program, which includes the phone and device protection for just $15/mo.6 The unlocked phone works on all major carrier networks in the U.S. and Japan.

On August 26, the Pixel 5a with 5G will start shipping from the Google Store, as well as via Google Fi in the U.S. and SoftBank in Japan.

A chart compares the hardware and software features available between the Pixel 5, 5a with 5G, and 4a phones.

  1. Pixel 5a with 5G has a water protection rating of IP67 under IEC standard 60529. Charger and accessories are not water and dust resistant. Water and dust resistance are not permanent conditions and may be compromised due to normal wear and tear, repair, disassembly or damage.
  2. Maximum battery life based on testing using a mix of talk, data, standby, and use of other features. Battery life depends upon many factors and usage of certain features will decrease battery life. Pixel 5a with 5G battery testing conducted by a third party in California in early 2021 on pre-production hardware and software, using default settings. Testing conducted on two major carrier networks using Sub-6 GHz non-standalone 5G (ENDC) connectivity. Actual battery life may be lower.
  3. Requires a 5G data plan (sold separately). 5G service not available on all carrier networks or in all areas. Contact carrier for details. 5G service, speed and performance depend on many factors, including carrier network capabilities and signal strength. Actual results may vary. Some features not available in all areas. Data rates may apply. See for info.
  4. Download speed claims based on testing music files from popular streaming platforms.  Average download time was less than 1 second per song.  Download speed depends upon many factors, such as file size, content provider, carrier, and network connection.  Testing conducted in an internal Sub-6 GHz non-standalone 5G  network lab and on pre-production hardware in California in early 2020. Actual download speeds may be slower.
  5. Enabling gameplay with cellular data may increase your mobile data usage up to 2.7GB/hr. Gameplay is service-, network-, connection-, and game-dependent, and may not be available for all games in all areas. Users may experience inconsistent gameplay. See for more information. Stadia requires account creation.
  6. Price shown does not include Fi service costs, taxes, or gov’t fees. See for full terms.

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