There have been numerous Google Pixel Fold leaks and rumours floating around online. Google’s first foldable phone’s launch schedule was recently leaked. It’s predicted that the device will show up later this year. According to rumours, the Google Foldable phone would most likely be unveiled at the upcoming Google I/O 2023 event with the Google Pixel 7a. In a recent development, information on the price, available colours, and availability has emerged.
According to Jon Prosser, the Google Pixel Fold is likely to go on sale on May 30, a few days after its release at the Google I/O 2023 event. The device is said to come in two colour options of chalk and obsidian. He also shared the US pricing of the Pixel Fold. In the US the price for the 12GB RAM with 256GB storage option is likely to be set at $1,799 which translates to Rs 1,47,000. There will be a 12GB RAM with 512GB storage option too that would cost $1919 which is about Rs 1,57,500.
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In terms of availability, the Google Pixel Fold’s pre-orders are expected to begin on May 10 via Google Store. The Company is said to start shipping the Foldable phones on June 27. However, another carrier should probably begin pre-brooking from May 30. As a part of the launch offer, the company may offer Pixel Watch for free on the purchase of the device.
Similar to the Pixel 7 Series the upcoming Pixel Fold is also speculated to be powered by Google’s in-house Tensor G2 SoC paired with a Titan M2 security chip. The Google foldable phone may also feature a 7.6-inch inner display with 1,840 x 2,208 pixels of resolution. Moreover, the primary display will have a 120Hz refresh rate and a pixel density of 380ppi. The outer display is expected to have a 5.8-inch OLED screen with 1,080×2,092 pixels of resolution and 120Hz refresh rate and a 17.4:9 aspect ratio.
In terms of cameras, the Pixel Fold may come equipped with a triple rear camera set-up comprising of a 48-megapixel primary wide-angle sensor with an f/1.7 aperture and OIS as well as CLAF. The camera unit may also include a 10.8-megapixel ultrawide lens with an f/2.2 aperture and 121-degree FoV. In addition to this, there will be a 10.8-megapixel dual PD telephoto lens with 5x optical zoom and 20x Super Res Zoom. A 9.5-megapixel sensor with 1.22 pm pixel width, f/2.2 aperture on the outside and an 8-megapixel inner selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture on the inside might be available for selfies.
The battery capacity has not yet been revealed but according to Jon Prosser, it is likely to run for over 24 hours and offer 72 hours of standby time.
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