Google has officially confirmed the reality of the Pixel Fold, putting an end to months of speculation. During a recent unveiling, Google revealed its plans to launch the highly anticipated foldable phone in the near future. A captivating video showcasing various angles and features of the phone has been shared on Twitter. Excitement is building as Google prepares to introduce its first-ever foldable device to the market.
Google’s recent teaser video for the Pixel Fold showcased a full outer display that unfolds to reveal a larger inner display, resembling Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold phones. While specific specifications were not provided by Google, rumors suggest that the inner display might measure around 7.69 inches, while the outer display could be approximately 5.79 inches in size.
In the teaser video, we catch a glimpse of the rear camera bump of the Pixel Fold, which appears to bear resemblance to the camera design found on other Pixel phones. However, the exact camera setup remains unclear at this time. Speculations have indicated that the phone might feature a 50-megapixel primary camera, accompanied by two 12-megapixel cameras and an 8-megapixel camera. Further details about the camera capabilities will be revealed in due course.
The Pixel Fold showcased in the video is presented in a light color variant, rumored to be named “chalk” or “porcelain.” Additionally, it is anticipated that a black or gray version of the phone will be available, potentially named “carbon” or “obsidian.” These color options offer users a choice between a light and a dark aesthetic for their Pixel Fold.
As per rumors, the phone is expected to hit the market in June and could be priced in the range of $1,400 to $1,800. The Pixel Fold will enter the competitive arena of foldable phones, facing off against Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold and Z Flip series, as well as offerings from Chinese manufacturers such as Huawei and Oppo.
While rumors circulate about Apple’s development of a foldable iPhone, its potential release might not occur until 2025. CNET’s Andrew Lanxon believes that Google has the capability to bring foldable phones into the mainstream market. With control over the Android operating system, Google possesses a unique advantage in addressing the software challenges that have plagued other foldable devices.
Google did not provide a response to a request for further comments or information as of now.