Google is working on its Pixel Fold, and a first filtered prototype lets us see what the new folding device of the “big G” would look like.
Unless there is a sudden change of plans, Google should present its first folding smartphone throughout this year 2023. The one known as Pixel Fold is expected to arrive at the fall hardware event that the company has been celebrating annually since 2016, which will serve as a stage to show the world the new generation of Pixel devicesled by the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro.
While we wait, the leaks and rumors about the Pixel Fold they will not give us a truce. Today, the renowned youtuber Dave2D has shown us what would be a Google’s first foldable smartphone prototypewhich serves to reveal some more information about the device.
6.79-inch outdoor screen and only 5.7 millimeters thick
The youtuber previously mentioned would have been able to get hold of a Google Pixel Fold mockup intended to be used as mold for making covers protectors for the actual device. Therefore, it is assumed that the dimensions of the mockup must be identical to those of the Pixel Fold.
Also, the appearance of the mockup matches the latest leaks about phone design. In this sense, it has been revealed that its thickness would be only 5.7 millimetersabout 0.6 millimeters less than one of the reference models in this segment, the Samsung Galaxy Z Foldable 4.
On the other hand, it is indicated that the outer screen of the device would have a diagonal of 5.79 incheswith a somewhat wider format and not so elongated than that of other competing models. In a way, his appearance is reminiscent of the OPPO find N2 foldable. In fact, it is speculated that the Pixel Fold would use a very similar hinge mechanism to the employee by OPPO in its latest folding smartphone.
On its internal screen, there is talk of some margins between 5 and 6 millimeters thick around the screen. Besides, the camera for myself it will be integrated into the frame, and will not be hidden under the screen as in other models.
Google would also have provided the device with stereo speakers located on the upper and lower edge of the device body, and you can see in more detail the arrangement of the rear camera moduleformed by three sensors.
The mockup does not reveal many more details about the device, although thanks to recent leaks, we have already been able to learn other information about the Pixel Fold, such as the use of an internal screen of 7.69 inches diagonal able to achieve brightness up to 1200 nitsas well as the inclusion of Google Tensor G3 processor of new generation.