The first foldable Pixel smartphone will be ready in 2023, and production will begin today
We don’t know if it will be called Pixel Fold, Pixel Notepad or something else entirely. What seems clear today is that Google is already working on its first folding smartphoneAnd everything else indicates that it will arrive at some point in the next year, 2023.
really, Google would have already started production before that foldingWith which it aspires to compete with the future Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and the next folding brands such as Oppo, Huawei or Xiaomi.
At least, this is suggested by a well-known “filter” of Chinese origin, who points out that build pixel notepad It will have debuted at Foxconn factories in China, so it probably won’t be produced alongside the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro which will see the light of day in October this year, and whose production will be focused on Vietnam.
Pixel Notepad or Pixel Fold will already be in the mass production phase
The leaked information states that Google is building the Pixel Notepad at Foxconn’s production plants in China, Sources close to the company’s plans suggest that the format of the device will be similar to that of the Oppo Find N, which will be more compact than Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold model.
Thanks to the code contained in the Google Camera app, it has become known that Google’s first folding phone will have a smaller camera system than the Pixel 6 and Pixel 7, with a 12.2-megapixel main camera paired with a 16-megapixel secondary sensor . Ultra wide angle lens.
In addition, the device is expected to be equipped with a 2nd generation tensor processorAnd that its software, based on Android 13, has functions aimed at getting the most out of its folding format.
A third Pixel 7 will enter the production phase
As of now, Google has confirmed the arrival of Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro later this year. In fact, it is known that It may be presented in the second week of October.
What hasn’t been mentioned yet is that the company will build the third model Of the Google Pixel family, with even more advanced specifications than the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro.
is one of them 2K flexible display with hole on topand a camera system led by a 50-megapixel Samsung GN1 camera (similar to the Pixel 6 and Pixel 7), and with a Sony IMX787 64 megapixel sensor Acting as a telephoto for a periscope type optic.
The said sensor is the same that we have already seen in models like ZTE Axon 40 Ultra and Nubia Z40s Pro. It will all be integrated into one ceramic body which will give the device more premium compared to the other two models.
Codenamed “Lynx”, the device will have a still unknown sensor, Sony IMX712 13 megapixels, on the front camera.
It is not clear whether this device is The Expected “Pixel Ultra” That Has Been Much Rumored Over the Yearsor if it is a test model that Google will use to experiment with new camera sensors, finishes and hardware (which seems unlikely now that we know it will be mass-produced). In any case, the source suggests what is already being builtSo that we can probably find out in a short time.