The search giant’s first foldable smartphone has been the subject of numerous rumors since last year. Now Google has used Star Wars Day as an opportunity to finally confirm the existence of the Pixel Fold. The release of the Google Pixel Fold is just around the corner: The Galaxy Z Fold4 competitor is due to be officially unveiled on May 10.
Google Pixel Fold release: unveiling confirmed on May 10
Through Twitter, Google officially announced its first foldable smartphone. With the text “May the fold be with you,” the company proclaimed the release of the Google Pixel Fold. Already on May 10, the long-awaited smartphone will be officially presented during the Google I/O. At the same time, we can also expect the presentation of the Google Pixel tablet.
There are no official details about the Google Pixel Fold yet. However, leaks over the past few days indicate that the foldable smartphone is shorter but wider than its direct competitor, the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4.
However, Google doesn’t seem to want to give up on the competitor’s price:How much is the Google Pixel Fold? Officially, this is as unknown as the final specs. However, YouTuber FrontPageTech revealed all the details in a video.Display content from twitter.com
<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>✨May The Fold Be With You✨<a href=”https://t.co/g6NUd1DcOJ”>https://t.co/g6NUd1DcOJ</a><a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/GoogleIO?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#GoogleIO</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/PixelFold?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>#PixelFold</a><br>May 10 <a href=”https://t.co/K8Gk21nmo8″>pic.twitter.com/K8Gk21nmo8</a></p>— Made by Google (@madebygoogle) <a href=”https://twitter.com/madebygoogle/status/1654170933417086978?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>May 4, 2023</a></blockquote> <script async src=”https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” charset=”utf-8″></script>
We will only officially find out if the specs are correct on May 10. However, the video mentions a starting price of $1,799. Thus, the Google Pixel Fold is unlikely to be a price-performance hit.
Google Pixel Fold Leak: This is what the specifications should look like
In addition, YouTuber mentions in its video that the Google Pixel Fold will be released in two variants, both of which will feature the Tensor G2 chip already known from the Pixel 7 Pro (our review), as well as 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. Only internal storage is expected to be offered with a choice of 256GB or 512GB.
The OLED-covered display, according to the company, should be 5.8 inches with a Full HD+ resolution of 2,092 x 1,080 pixels. A 120 Hz refresh rate is promised. On the inside is an OLED panel with a resolution of 2,208 x 1,840 pixels in a 6:5 aspect ratio, also with a 120 Hz refresh rate.