Google enters to compete in the foldable smartphone market, a space in which Samsung is king. The Mountain View company presented Pixel Fold, which will have its official launch this week, during the Google I / O developer conference.
Taking advantage of Star Wars Day and with the slogan “May The Fold Be With You” (play on words in English with the phrase “May the Force be with you”), Google launched a promotional video featuring your new phone.
The smartphone unfolds to become a tablet: it is the only thing that is observed in the video. It will be the direct competence of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4.
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For the rest, what is known about Pixel Fold was revealed by CNBC last April.
“Pixel Fold will give Google the opportunity to show what a completely company-made foldable phone experience looks like.” points out Jennifer Elias, for CNBC.
“Other Pixels, for example, have unique features that aren’t available on all Android phones, like photo editing options. that work with the Tensor processor.
The main features of Google’s folding smartphone, Pixel Fold
Among the leaked details, it stands out that he uses a 7.6-inch screen, when it is open; closed, it is 5.8 inches.
CNBC announced that the price will be over $1,700, which makes the Pixel Fold the highest cost product in Google’s series of smartphones.
In addition, the North American chain explained that the smartphone will have “the most durable hinge on a foldable phone”, and will offer a phone swap option.
Google’s Pixel Fold will work with the company’s Tensor G2 chip, the same processor that launched in the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro phones in 2022.
But Google is expected to offer more information about the Pixel Fold foldable phone during its developer conference. The date scheduled for the event It will be on Wednesday, May 10.