Google Pixel Fold could debut in Q4 2021: Report

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Google is reportedly working on its first foldable smartphone monikered as Google Pixel Fold. The phone is now said to debut in the fourth quarter of 2021 i.e. between October 1 and December 31. The company is also expected to launch the Pixel 6 Pro in the same period.

Google Pixel Fold Leaks

The revelation comes from a senior Director at Display Supply Chain Consultants, David Naranjo. According to the analyst, Google will employ LTPO OLED panels developed by Samsung Display. Both the phones Pixel Fold and Pixel 6 Pro will be equipped with displays to offer variable refresh rates. 

Source: Twitter @DSCCDave

As per rumours, Google Pixel Fold is in development with the alias name ‘passport’. The company has previously stated that they are working on a blueprint of a foldable smartphone meant for in-house purposes. Now, the speculation of its arrival is making headlines and the smartphone industry is expecting a big change. 

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The next generation of Google’s foldable mobile device is expected to launch on October 19, and the date is likely to coincide with the unveiling of the Pixel 6 Pro. The Pixel Fold is tipped to sport a 7.6-inch display for its main screen i.e. when unfolded. The company could offer stock Android OS. On the other hand, Pixel 6 Pro is anticipated to be powered by Google’s Tensor SoC

Google Pixel 6 Pro

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Since among various foldable phones that have been launched by now, only Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 (review) and Galaxy Z Flip 3 have achieved a considerable place on the market shelves. Thence, Google Pixel Fold with proper app customization and Google’s form factor could be a game-changer. 

Thus far, there has been no official confirmation on the Google foldable, and so you are suggested to take the information with a pinch of salt. 

Sachin Deo VermaSachin Deo Verma
Sachin covers technology news at Smartprix and he also has a keen interest in automobile and electric vehicles. He keenly gains knowledge from various sources to be updated with the latest tech trends. He is also a passionate Potterhead who dabbles in literature, and poetry, and loves to travel.

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