Why I'm Sticking With Google - Pixel 5a

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    The Google Pixel 5a might be the last Google phone using Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor, but wow, what a phone it is! So do you really need a flagship smartphone where you barely use all the features or something solid at 1/3 the price? James tells you why he's sticking with Google.

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agatho00
agatho00

Too bad it doesn't have ant+. I won't buy a smartphone without it.

3 uur geleden
Nemo Ciau
Nemo Ciau

NERD!!

6 uur geleden
Max Mi
Max Mi

U could have waited james

22 uur geleden
Darkk
Darkk

Is it available in Canada?

Dag geleden
james townsend
james townsend

It looks like this phone is only available from the Google store? I was hoping it would come to some place like Best Buy!

3 dagen geleden
Isaiah Richards
Isaiah Richards

My biggest issue having the 5a so far is the sheer amount of bugs that plague this phone. I didn't have nearly the amount of software issues with my old phone as this one.

3 dagen geleden
Neftali Melendez
Neftali Melendez

Dude the speaker is amazing for 450 shit

4 dagen geleden
Roman Pankov
Roman Pankov

Coming from Huawei Mate 20 X makes all the other phones so miniature! I'm personally waiting to see what PX6 Pro will be, though it's very hard to let go of Huawei phones once you get accustomed to the perfect trio combo.

5 dagen geleden
François Brard
François Brard

Any idea when this phone will be available in Canada ? Seems like they are nowhere to be seen on the canadian google store. :/

6 dagen geleden
Mr. D.
Mr. D.

Total rubish....

6 dagen geleden
YendisFish
YendisFish

that’s the best scale ive ever seen

7 dagen geleden
Jeremy Griego
Jeremy Griego

Galaxy and iPhone destroy Pixel. Pixel is a joke compared to either 2. There is a reason why the others are so much more expensive. And yes, most people would notice putting a $449 phone side by side to a $1000+ flagship. No hate though if you have a Pixel and are enjoying it, do your thing. I’m just saying.

7 dagen geleden
Jesse Choi
Jesse Choi

Samsung is still superior because of... Dex

7 dagen geleden
Mr11ESSE111
Mr11ESSE111

He stick eith google because Google pays him to talk this shits!!he would stick with old axe on ass if Google pay to him or whoever

7 dagen geleden
Rejected ideas
Rejected ideas

Where is that feature of radar and air swipe? It's not 5a, but which phone has that? I missed that part

8 dagen geleden
Marcos Paige
Marcos Paige

No mention of calyxos compatibility

8 dagen geleden
JKs
JKs

yeah, my pixel 2 was pretty shocking. Screen burn in after 1 year and battery sucked. Went RMA but the google call centre were shady with sending refurbished unit for replacement. Like just say you are sending a refurb unit don't come up with stupid lines like:"Your replacement unit is certified by google and works like new." Iphone's great. for now.

8 dagen geleden
JKs
JKs

yeah, my pixel 2 was pretty shocking. Screen burn in 1 years in and battery sucked. Went RMA but the google call centre were shady with sending refurbished unit for replacement. Like just say you are sending a refurb unit don't come up with stupid lines like:"Your replacement unit is certified by google and works like new." Iphone's great. for now.

8 dagen geleden
lil_beefs
lil_beefs

James drives a movie theater to work. Confirmed!

8 dagen geleden
Username
Username

It has a headphone jack. Enough said, I want it right now.

8 dagen geleden
Cjnator38
Cjnator38

3:37 I’m trying to find out which a series phone was the first to come with fingerprint

8 dagen geleden
William Su
William Su

Cause HP jack is forever

9 dagen geleden
alfprieto
alfprieto

Dedicated back finger sensor . Check Good price: Check 3.5 jack: Check Big battery: Check Sd Card: not Almost perfect

10 dagen geleden
Kwizera Norman Chris
Kwizera Norman Chris

I'm finally buying a pixel phone if the battery is good to take a day of work.

10 dagen geleden
Different Angle
Different Angle

Jared Dines of tech world?

11 dagen geleden
Michael Cain
Michael Cain

Pixel 5a or iPhone 11? iPhone 11 wins. The Pixel 3a and 4a were in direct competition with the iPhone SE but the Pixel 5a’s competition is the iPhone 11 due to their current price similarity. The iPhone 11 is a better device.

11 dagen geleden
Mali Dan
Mali Dan

Rubbish soc Rubbish build Rubbish screen Rubbish charging speed Rubbish features And not even the currents years hardware. Stock android are brainwashed again.

11 dagen geleden
Daydreamer
Daydreamer

I have a Pixel 4A and I'm so tired of huge phones that stab me when driving or plain makes pocketing annoying. Wish google didn't drop small form factor phones.

12 dagen geleden
Thomas Gold
Thomas Gold

Does pixel still give free unlimited storage. Or do you need to pay for it.

13 dagen geleden
The Drewster
The Drewster

I don't understand why people rave over the pixel phones when they've been barely competitive garbage from day one. They lack features, battery life and screen quality. The cameras have been the only shining light for these phones. My S21 Ultra is an amazing phone and easily the best phone I've ever owned. Granted it's considerably more expensive but you get what you pay for.

13 dagen geleden
GoodvibeGreg
GoodvibeGreg

im about to trade in my iphone

13 dagen geleden
Goobfilm cast
Goobfilm cast

Using an Android Phone is like continuing to date that girl or guy you know you should break up with. You hang in there hoping it's going to get better (sunk-cost)...but it NEVER does.

14 dagen geleden
Dylan Bacon
Dylan Bacon

Pixel 4XL here. I don't think I'll ever want to upgrade to a newer pixel. Mine is already bootloader unlockable (done it 20 times) and has squeeze for assistant. To my knowledge the 4 series was the last phones to have that feature. I use it hourly, so it's a deal breaker. Best yet... Got this sucker used for $200 in great condition.

15 dagen geleden
Pratik Dhodade
Pratik Dhodade

The major reason I bought 4a is that it's a compact phone. I don't like big screens 😣

15 dagen geleden
Justin F
Justin F

How about wireless charging?

15 dagen geleden
IKNOW NoThing
IKNOW NoThing

Watching this on my pixel 4 and I'm not sure I'm ready to part with it. Still does everything i need it to.

15 dagen geleden
Zeta
Zeta

Gui I am still on LG V50 cuz 1440p resolution pOLED Quad Dac . . . If only Sony Experia 1 Mark III is cheaper

15 dagen geleden
delbroox
delbroox

That freaking phone is not available anywhere...Jesus Christ what a shit launch...

15 dagen geleden
Neil Tanudtanud
Neil Tanudtanud

What the Case?

15 dagen geleden
Neil Tanudtanud
Neil Tanudtanud

What tha Scale?

15 dagen geleden
Gavin Marsh
Gavin Marsh

1:24 that’s what she said

15 dagen geleden
namelesssnitchy
namelesssnitchy

Is it waterproof? 🤣

15 dagen geleden
Catto Ted
Catto Ted

The most realistic review of a phone I've ever seen, let James review more phones

15 dagen geleden
Millso Millso
Millso Millso

5a not available outside US and Japan.

15 dagen geleden
C G
C G

Speakers degrade in a pixel quick as well. My 3xl has definitely lost db

15 dagen geleden
C G
C G

James loves just the tip

15 dagen geleden
Matt F.
Matt F.

Please, for the love of God, tell me Google's not gonna start doing the same whack shit that Apple and even Samsung(!!) is doing now, where they kill 3rd party repairs. The phone's a phone, the flagship's a flagship, but right to repairs is what we should care about.

16 dagen geleden
Victor Stasiuc
Victor Stasiuc

Believe me renewed Galaxy s20 plus 5G or ultra are better for the same price. I tried it.

16 dagen geleden
Christopher Burke
Christopher Burke

that scale though

16 dagen geleden
matt
matt

3:51 thank you! i have an iphone se for that exact reason

16 dagen geleden
matt
matt

and also because it's the smallest iphone

16 dagen geleden
Macks
Macks

hairy

16 dagen geleden
Taranjeet singh monga
Taranjeet singh monga

JEE-SUS

17 dagen geleden
Larry Putra
Larry Putra

pixel is so bad

17 dagen geleden
Hatsuzuki_
Hatsuzuki_

9:45 (intensive glass shattering sound)

17 dagen geleden
Screenwriter
Screenwriter

I am such a nerd I have the Google Pixel 3A XL and yeah I've noticed the battery life is getting suspect. It's not good if I notice it because I have 3 charger stands in every location I could ever need one. And I agree with braces-boy here about Google's call transcription service helping with spam. Spam is getting so bad I wish I could go back to a pager

17 dagen geleden
BJ Ruyter
BJ Ruyter

Him ripping on Millenials was great!

18 dagen geleden
Jack Walsh
Jack Walsh

Good review. Thanks James

18 dagen geleden
Alex Hernandez
Alex Hernandez

I’m excited to see how this tensorchip performs

18 dagen geleden
Nimlag
Nimlag

When he said: "stop buying iPhones" I felt that

18 dagen geleden
Jake Zammit
Jake Zammit

I don’t feel comfortable having my data gathered for some reason. Other than that this phone is perfect 👍

19 dagen geleden
Corndog46056
Corndog46056

I feel like James countered his own point in this video. He’s said to just buy a cheaper phone ($450) but just before then he was complaining about how awful his battery life is, stating that he RMA’ed his pixel 3 then mentioning that his 4a is already bad. So are you going to replace your phone every year? That’s $900 for 2 years of use. Or you could just get a flagship for $1000 and use it for 2 years (I feel like that’s what lots of people do). Plus that limits ewaste (2 phones vs 1) over the course of 2 years.

19 dagen geleden
OceanLoverTV
OceanLoverTV

Hey guys do any of these phones have free Google photos backups?

20 dagen geleden
Sir Plants-a-lot
Sir Plants-a-lot

I want wireless charging. I know it's slow. I just want it.

20 dagen geleden
EJ
EJ

I might get the 5a when the 6 comes out for the size and rear fingerprint reader

20 dagen geleden
Solution SM And Software
Solution SM And Software

good show, i love camera and all thing in google pixel

21 dag geleden
Lorenzo Conte
Lorenzo Conte

Have you been having any trouble with your phone not typing what you say when you talk into it, I bought the pixel 5A and I have to talk slower than I can type to make it correct, and most of the time I'll say something and it'll type something completely different, like it's not even close, and this never happened on my pixel 3, the phone I had before this, and I'm curious if anyone else has had this happen and if there's anything I can do to fix it

21 dag geleden
sable mae
sable mae

I plan on getting the 5a soon. My pixel 3 is wearing out. I'd love to get the 6 but I'm sure it's going to be out of my price range at the moment

21 dag geleden
Jumbomuffin 13
Jumbomuffin 13

Honestly Pixels are really clean looking but it’s Google… I would like my data to stay on my phone and not be out in public

21 dag geleden
Colin J.
Colin J.

So available in Canada soon? 🤔

22 dagen geleden
Ben Tate
Ben Tate

I just don't trust Google enough to consider buying anything off them

24 dagen geleden
Aakash
Aakash

The SOC is one of the most expensive parts of the phone and you didn't even give Google the credit of upgrading it to a 5G from the SD730 in the 4A.

24 dagen geleden
ack tan
ack tan

Pixel 4a 5g -_-

23 dagen geleden
Zak Ritzman
Zak Ritzman

I have a pixel 3 xl still and while there is nothing wrong with the hardware I am concerned with the fact that software support is ending next month. I don't really want to buy new phone hardware just for software updates. But if i did have to 5a looks like good value.

24 dagen geleden
T Narg
T Narg

I have had 3 pixel 4a's. Im responsible with my phones, but a single drop even with a case kills them. Great phones built terribly

24 dagen geleden
idn
idn

Still rocking a Pixel 2 XL with no issues since release. Probably will go 6 unless it sucks.

25 dagen geleden
DK
DK

It also supports CalyxOS and GraphineOS for the people that don't want to sign off their personal life, thoughts and memories to Google.

26 dagen geleden
sardar khan
sardar khan

Good so you do not have to do another video for a whole.

26 dagen geleden
TrucksAndDirt
TrucksAndDirt

I've got mine and not planning to switch anytime soon.

26 dagen geleden
Dart Curt
Dart Curt

I have a 4a and my wifi and Bluetooth don't work at all and this is my second one

27 dagen geleden
JackBauer137
JackBauer137

4:32 whoa his gums are really red...

28 dagen geleden
ElfdaughterCrafts
ElfdaughterCrafts

Lol, that’s his retainer!

17 dagen geleden
Gordon Lynch
Gordon Lynch

I got my pixel 4A after having my pixel 2XL for longer than intended and didn't want to wait another 8 months for the pixel 6, 5G is still not gonna be a big deal for a other 2 to 3 years AND didn't want to spend loads of money every month on a phone with features I don't need 😎

29 dagen geleden
Titiana Rasputin
Titiana Rasputin

It's not fine for most people; it's fine for literally everyone.

29 dagen geleden
Terakahn
Terakahn

Can anyone tell me what the case was that James was zooming in on with the phone camera? 9:10

29 dagen geleden
Jiří Pazdera
Jiří Pazdera

Im pissed that this phone is not gonna be sold in europe :(

Maand geleden
cus
cus

his voice reminds me of joji. i like that.

Maand geleden
Some Guy
Some Guy

I chose the 4a 5G because it had a headphone jack.

Maand geleden
Cyverion
Cyverion

Still running a Pixel 3Xl. Would the 5a be a big enough upgrade to justify it? Would love a 6 but not sure I want to shell out that kind of coin.

Maand geleden
modernoptix94
modernoptix94

I like iPhones :p

Maand geleden
znewt99
znewt99

Since, the 5a has a 3.5 mm jack, i wonder if a can sideload a fm radio app

Maand geleden
Boe Jiden
Boe Jiden

I have an iphone XS. Just bought a pixel 5a. Didn’t think i needed a $1000+ phone. I agree to all the points you made in this video. Pixel 5a is a good buy

Maand geleden
Lawrence Chen
Lawrence Chen

James showing some leg there @7:22

Maand geleden
SOVA Rides
SOVA Rides

I'd pay the $50 more if it had wireless charging

Maand geleden
Brandon
Brandon

Maybe I'm just lucky but after 6 months my 4a 5g battery is still going strong.

Maand geleden
M C
M C

But no Sd card

Maand geleden
4ksandknives
4ksandknives

Would be nice if it had 90hz

Maand geleden
beni!
beni!

I have a Samsung I've never had so much fun using a phone in my live. Shits like a video game. I had an I phone no customization and the customization u have now is a complete cluster fuck

Maand geleden
Chicken Lips
Chicken Lips

James is very good. Love his vibe

Maand geleden
Chicken Lips
Chicken Lips

had they just made the display 90Hz............................................. ARGH!

Maand geleden
Chicken Lips
Chicken Lips

pixel 5 a better bet 2nd hand with the 90hz.... love the colour of the 5A (yes, COLOUR!....not color) just like we use GRAMS.... damn ounces

Maand geleden
MikeWithaBike
MikeWithaBike

ill never understand the "stop buying iPhones" what if you like the iOS ecosystem? Just buy what you like and use it. That's literally it.

Maand geleden
Rafael Flores
Rafael Flores

As a pixel 4 user, I really felt the "I plug my phone in twice a day"

Maand geleden

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