Google Pixel Fold officially appears before Google I / O

Google decides to get ahead of the rest and present the look of the new Pixel Fold , to be presented during the next Google I/O.


Every time  Google shows off some hardware, the comparisons to other brands pile up. However, it is very difficult for the technology brand to know how to control the abundant leaks of its devices, and there are many occasions when the launches were overshadowed by leaks several months in advance. Already with this learning, and with some previous attempts to control the information, the company led by Sundar Pichai officially announced the Pixel Fold , the company’s long-awaited folding smartphone.

Through their social networks. Google presented a preview of what  we will see at Google I/O next week in Mountain View on hardware issues: a phone that goes from the classic format to the Tablet extension as the Samsung Z Fold or the Oppo models already do and Honor. However, there are several details to explore in this preview? of information.

In this case, we see an extension of the design shown in the Pixel 7 Pro previously, an aluminum finish and curves similar to the 2022 phone. In this case, Google is betting on a 6.8-inch external screen and a 7-inch flexible panel. .6 inches and not small edges.

As a curious detail, and taking advantage of the celebration for “Star Wars Day”, the announcement was accompanied by the phrase “May The Fold Be With You” – if it is not clear to you, it refers to the phrase “may the force be with you ” in English that, in a playful way, replaces the “for” with “four” and allows establishing May 4 as the central day -, and proposing May 10 as the date for his arrival in the world.

What we know about the Pixel Fold

For years, in fact, the idea of ​​a Google folding phone has been cooking, although it had several setbacks in terms of production . In this case, the team will incorporate the Tensor G2 chip, the second generation of processors designed by Google, along with three cameras that should replicate the work of the 7 Pro model.

The images show a wide border on the internal screen, the same one that is used to hide the selfie camera and not have the need to perforate the panel to include it. Also, and despite the apparent thickness of those edges, it seems that the panel looks symmetrical and without distractions.

It is speculated that its price, in the base configuration, will be located at 1799 dollars. In that range, its close opponents would be the future Z Fold5, the next generation of Find N2 and a possible Honor V2 in 2023.