Google Pixel Fold was launched on the Google I/O 2023 occasion on Wednesday, Could 10. As anticipated, following a number of leaks and rumours, the primary foldable smartphone from Google is powered by the in-house Tensor G2 SoC. The Google Pixel Fold runs on Android 13 and it flaunts triple rear cameras. It comes with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. The foldable has a 180-degree folding hinge and is backed by a 4,821mAh battery. The Pixel Fold will compete with the likes of Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold collection, Oppo Discover N2 Flip, and Huawei Mate X2.
Google Pixel Fold value, availability
The worth of the Google Pixel Fold begins at $1,799 (roughly Rs. 1,47,500) for the variant with 256GB storage. For the mannequin with 512GB storage, you will need to shell out $1,919(roughly Rs. 1,57,300). The cellphone will likely be obtainable in Obsidian and Porcelain shade choices. The corporate is providing Pixel Watch free for patrons buying the Pixel Fold.
The Google Pixel Fold is already obtainable for pre-order within the US and will attain prospects beginning subsequent month. The foldable will solely be bought in choose markets around the globe.
Google additionally took the wraps off of the Pixel 7a throughout the Google I/O keynote. It’s priced at Rs. 43,999 in India and can go on sale on Flipkart from Could 11.
Google Pixel Fold specs
The twin-SIM Google Pixel Fold runs on Android 13 out-of-the-box and incorporates a 7.6-inch inside show (1,840 x 2,208 pixels) with a 6:5 side ratio, 380ppi pixel density, and 120Hz refresh price. It has a 5.8-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,092 pixels) OLED outer show with a 17.4:9 side ratio and a refresh price of 120Hz. The exterior show has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus safety whereas the inside show has a plastic coating. It’s powered by Google’s Tensor G2 SoC, coupled with a Titan M2 safety chip and 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. Google is promising 5 years of Pixel updates for the foldable.
For optics, Pixel Fold carries a triple rear digital camera unit, comprising a 48-megapixel major wide-angle lens with OIS (Optical Picture Stabilization), CLAF and an f/1.7 aperture. The digital camera setup additionally features a 10.8-megapixel ultrawide digital camera with a 121-degree subject of view and an f/2.2 aperture and a ten.8-megapixel twin PD telephoto lens with 5x optical zoom and 20x Tremendous Res Zoom.
For selfies, there’s a 9.5-megapixel sensor with a 1.22 pm pixel width, f/2.2 aperture, and stuck concentrate on the outer show. Moreover, it options an 8-megapixel inside selfie digital camera with f/2.0 aperture and stuck focus. Google has additionally packed a Magic Eraser characteristic for clearing out distractions from a picture. It additionally contains Picture Unblur performance for making blurry photos sharper and Evening Sight for taking sharp photos in low-light circumstances. Different pictures options onboard embody Actual Tone, Lengthy Publicity, Panorama, and Portrait amongst others.
The Pixel Fold is available in two storage variants with as much as 512GB of inbuilt storage. Connectivity choices embody 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth, GPS, Google Solid, NFC, and a USB Kind-C port. Sensors on board embody an accelerometer, barometer, gyro sensor, geomagnetic sensor, corridor sensor, proximity sensor, and light-weight sensor. The cellphone additionally features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for authentication. The cellphone additionally helps a face unlock characteristic. It additionally contains stereo audio system and three microphones. It has entry to Google One VPN.
Google has offered a 4,821mAh battery on the Pixel Fold with help for 30W charging. The foldable can be charged wirelessly on an ordinary Qi charger. The battery is alleged to supply greater than 24 hours of playback time and as much as 72 hours of standby time on a single cost. It measures 139.7×79.5×12.1mm when folded and 139.7×158.7×5.8mm when unfolded. It weighs 283 grams.