Google Pixel Fold, the first foldable smartphone from your tech giant, may launch in late 2021. Google’s collapsible smartphone under the Pixel collection has been in rumours for quite a while and new leaks suggest that the particular handset will make its very first by the end of this year. The foldable Pixel smartphone is definitely reportedly codenamed “Passport” and is speculated to feature a low-temperature polycrystalline oxide (LTPO) OLED display. Samsung has drawn on the market for foldable displays with its foldable devices, such as the Galaxy Z Flip three or more and the Galaxy Z Collapse 3. However , foldable mobile phones are becoming a more common form factor for premium smartphones it seems. Brands such as Vivo and Xiaomi are also reportedly focusing on new foldable smartphones.
As per a tweet by tipster Evan Blass, the upcoming foldable Pixel smartphone, which is codenamed seeing that “Passport” will be launched by the end of this year. He said that Google has been working on this new smartphone for more than two years.
This is simply not the first time that Google Pixel Fold’s launch timeline continues to be hinted at. David Naranjo, Senior Director, Display Provide Chain Consultants, tweeted to the development of Google Pixel Fold as well. His tweet indicated that the handset may launch in the fourth quarter of 2021 (October 1 in order to December 31). It also suggested that the Google Pixel Collapse will use an LTPO OLED display. The analyst also adds that Google Pixel 6 Pro will release in the same quarter.
In 2019, Google disclosed that it had started working on foldable smartphone prototypes. The company also provided assistance for foldable displays inside Android 10 that was leveraged by companies including Samsung to develop their in-house collapsible phones. There is certainly scope to get Google to challenge Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 , as well as the recently launched Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Galaxy Z Flip 3 with all the upcoming Google Pixel Fold. Huawei with its Mate X and X2 foldable smartphones marked its presence in the space. Chinese smartphone machine Xiaomi has also unveiled the Mi Combine Fold since the company’s first foldable mobile phone in China in March this year. Other companies such as Oppo and Vivo are also seeking to launch their foldable smartphones. It is expected to release in India in the rest of this year too.
Google has not yet announced any details on whether it be planning to launch a collapsible phone or if it is just testing prototypes for making Google android more optimised for current and new foldable devices in the market. Once unveiled, the particular Pixel Fold could take on these foldable smartphones.