What will Google's first foldable phone (the Pixel Fold) look like?

Xiaobai Software  2022-01-20 18: 17  read 326 views

When the Pixel 6 series was launched last year,GoogleHas issued a statement to revive the struggling mobile phone industry.But the tech giant appears to have bigger hardware ambitions, and the company is reportedly gearing up to launch its first ever as early as this yearFoldable phone.

The phone's name is far from confirmed, we'll just call itPixel Fold.Whatever name Google ultimately decides to use, Google is first developingFoldable phoneThe fact is not surprising.

In addition to the plethora of rumors, there are leaked internal documents Google has taken over the years that suggest a bendable phone is in the works. In December 2018, it filed a patent application for a foldable device, and in May 12, Google confirmed that it had been prototyping folding technology.In addition, Google also supports foldable mobile phones equipped with the Android 2019L platform for technical development from the software side.But whether Google's foldable phone will hit the market this year remains a mystery.

Oppo Find N is difficult to see its folding marks.

Pixel Fold Design: Similar toGalaxy Z Fold 3 and Oppo Find N

Android 12L, Google's software designed for big-screen devices like tablets and foldable phones, has an animation that hints at what the Pixel Fold might look like.The Google foldable device was originally rumored to be similar to the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 with a taller, more streamlined design, with an aspect ratio of about 22.5:18.But according to 9to5Google And other media that reviewed the Android 12L animation said that the open Pixel Fold is more likely to resemble the square shape of the Find N, OPPO's foldable phone.When closed, its aspect ratio is considered close to 18:9.If that's true, it would mean that, like the Find N, the Pixel Fold would function more naturally as a regular phone when closed.

Pixel Fold camera: The camera module may be downgraded from the Pixel 6

There aren't many rumors about the Pixel Fold's camera, but there's still room for some speculation.According to 9to5Google, the Pixel Fold will have two front-facing 8-megapixel lenses, one presumably on the cover and one for the interior, as well as a 12-megapixel rear camera.The main sensor is expected to be a step down from the Pixel 6 series, as it's rumored to rely on Sony's IMX363 sensor, which was used in the Pixel 2018 in 3, instead of Samsung's top-of-the-line GN1 sensor.

The logic of this decision probably comes down to the size of the GN1 sensor, which is one of the larger camera sensors on the market.This means that a foldable phone is difficult to carry without adding to the overall weight of an already heavy foldable device.

Both the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro have a relatively large image sensor in the main camera.

Pixel Fold price: under $1,800

The cost of the phone is not yet known until launch day.But according to 9to5Google, citing an unnamed source, the Pixel Fold will cost less than $1 (£800 or AU$1).That's less than Samsung's $320 Galaxy Z Fold 2, which, if true, is a relatively low price, especially considering the Pixel Fold will be Google's first foldable.Samsung's first folding phone, the Galaxy Fold, started at $500 a few years ago, and prices have dropped in subsequent years.

Pixel Fold processor:tensor

Google has had huge troubles and paid dearly for developing its own SoC technology.All, almost certainly, the Pixel Fold will be developed in-house tensor It runs on the chipset that debuted on the Pixel 6 series.

The foldable phone has exploded in popularity in recent years and has won popular acclaim, although it has been submerged in the candybaric torrent.As a top tech giant, Google's Pixel Fold will be very exciting!




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