The Google Pixel 5 will arrive later than expected as well, it seems. This information comes from John Prosser, a well-known tipster. It also follows the information regarding Pixel 4a he released shortly before this.
The Google Pixel 4a will still launch on July 13, it seems, but it won't become available until late October. Mr. Prosser says that the "Black" variant of the Pixel 4a is now set to arrive on October 22.
The Google Pixel 5 will also arrive later than expected
That is considerably later than the original release date in early August. In any case, the Pixel 5 will go down a similar path, it seems. Mr. Prosser did not say when will the Pixel 5 arrive, but he did not that the "Pixel 5 will also be pushed back".
At this point, we can only guess what will happen. The Pixel 5 was originally supposed to arrive in October, but several reports claimed that it will be delayed.
The global health crisis managed to affect pretty much everyone, and Google is no exception. That seems to be the major reason why the Pixel 5 got delayed. Initially, rumors have been suggesting that the device may launch in November or December.
Well, this information from Jon Prosser makes us wonder if it will arrive this year at all. It would be quite a problem for Google if the device ends up arriving in 2021 with its current chips included.
The Pixel 5 is rumored to include the Snapdragon 765G on the inside, and the same goes for the Pixel 5 XL. Do note those are just rumors for now, but it seems like Google has no plans to utilize the Snapdragon 865 this year.
Including the Snapdragon 765G inside both devices would make it possible for the company to lower the price tag. The Snapdragon 865 is quite expensive, and it comes with a mandatory 5G modem.
On the other hand, it would be quite odd to see the Pixel 5 series without a flagship processor. Perhaps Google is planning to launch another, higher-end Pixel phone? Well, we'll see.
The Pixel 5 series will hopefully arrive in Q4 2020
In any case, if the Pixel 5 series arrives in 2021, even though if it happens in January, that would mess up the company's plans. We're still expecting the devices to launch in Q4 this year, but don't know when exactly.
A recent rumor even suggested that the Pixel 4a may be a part of the Pixel 5 series. That information is quite sketchy, at this point, so take it with a grain of salt.
In any case, the Google Pixel 5 will arrive later than expected, but hopefully in October or November. We're waiting for more information to surface.