Google Pixel Fold, the primary foldable smartphone from the tech large, could launch in late 2021. Google’s foldable smartphone beneath the Pixel lineup has been in rumours for fairly some time and new leaks counsel that the handset will make its debut by the top of this 12 months. The foldable Pixel smartphone is reportedly codenamed “Passport” and is purported to characteristic a low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) OLED show. Samsung has tapped the marketplace for foldable screens with its foldable gadgets, together with the Galaxy Z Flip 3 and the Galaxy Z Fold 3. However, foldable smartphones have gotten a extra frequent type issue for premium smartphones it appears. Brands resembling Vivo and Xiaomi are additionally reportedly engaged on new foldable smartphones.
As per a tweet by tipster Evan Blass, the upcoming foldable Pixel smartphone, which is codenamed as “Passport” can be launched by the top of this 12 months. He mentioned that Google has been engaged on this new smartphone for greater than two years.
This shouldn’t be the primary time that Google Pixel Fold’s launch timeline has been hinted at. David Naranjo, Senior Director, Display Supply Chain Consultants, tweeted on the event of Google Pixel Fold as effectively. His tweet indicated that the handset could launch within the fourth quarter of 2021 (October 1 to December 31). It additionally urged that the Google Pixel Fold will use an LTPO OLED show. The analyst additionally provides that Google Pixel 6 Pro will launch in the identical quarter.
In 2019, Google disclosed that it had began engaged on foldable smartphone prototypes. The firm additionally supplied help for foldable shows in Android 10 that was leveraged by corporations together with Samsung to develop their in-house foldable telephones. There is definitely scope for Google to problem Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, and the lately launched Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 with the upcoming Google Pixel Fold. Huawei with its Mate X and X2 foldable smartphones marked its presence within the area. Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has additionally unveiled the Mi Mix Fold as the corporate’s first foldable smartphone in China in March this 12 months. Other corporations resembling Oppo and Vivo are additionally eyeing to launch their foldable smartphones. It is anticipated to launch in India within the the rest of this 12 months too.
Google has not but introduced any particulars on whether or not it’s planning to launch a foldable cellphone or whether it is simply testing prototypes for making Android extra optimised for current and new foldable gadgets available in the market. Once unveiled, the Pixel Fold may tackle these foldable smartphones.