Pixel Fold Confirmed: See Google’s First Foldable Phone Before I/O



It is official. The Pixel Fold is actual. After months of rumors, Google on Thursday provided up a have a look at the Pixel Fold, confirming that the corporate plans to launch its first foldable cellphone quickly. A web page within the Google retailer and a video posted to Twitter present a number of views of the cellphone.  

Google did not present any specs for the system, however the teaser video exhibits it has a full outer show that opens as much as a bigger inside show, much like Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold telephones. The inside show is rumored to measure 7.69 inches, whereas the outer one might be 5.79 inches.

We additionally get a glimpse of the Pixel Fold’s rear digital camera bump, which seems much like different Pixel telephones, although it is unclear precisely what the setup can be. Rumors have recommended the cellphone might have a 50-megapixel foremost digital camera together with two 12-megapixel cameras and an 8-megapixel one.

The cellphone within the video is proven in a light-weight shade possibility, which is rumored to be known as “chalk” or “porcelain.” There’s additionally anticipated to be a black or grey model that could be known as “carbon” or “obsidian.”

The corporate will provide extra particulars concerning the Pixel Fold at Google I/O on Could 10. The cellphone is rumored to go on sale in June and will price between $1,400 and $1,800. Google’s teasers for the Pixel Fold simply say that it is “coming quickly.”

The Pixel Fold will go up in opposition to different foldable telephones, like Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold and Z Flip traces in addition to units from Chinese language cellphone makers like Huawei and Oppo. Apple can also be rumored to be engaged on a foldable iPhone, however which may not present up till 2025. Google has the potential to take foldable telephones extra mainstream, in keeping with CNET’s Andrew Lanxon. Being in charge of the Android working system places it in a singular place to beat the software program issues which have plagued different foldable telephones. 

At Google I/O, we’re additionally anticipating to see the rumored Pixel 7A and we might get extra particulars concerning the Pixel Pill. The corporate can even possible spend time speaking about its AI efforts, and we’ll get extra particulars on Android 14.

Google did not reply to a request for extra remark. 

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