The Pixel Fold has been speculated on for over a year now. As with the Pixel Watch, the devices of Google They are usually within the rumor mill for years until, finally, one day they are officially launched.
And among the things that have always been said is that the Pixel Fold from Google it would be a foldable and really expensive smartphone. At least as expensive as Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 are. Something logical, since these are the best in the folding segment.
But now a Twitter insider named Yogesh Brar (@heyitsyogesh) has commented that the Pixel Fold will be priced between $1,300 and $1,500. That would be a significant savings of up to $500 over the 2022 Galaxy Z Fold 4 and possibly this year’s Galaxy Z Fold 5.
This makes more sense than making the foldable newbie, the Pixel Fold, the same price as the well-established veteran Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Fold 5. The tipster says that both the Pixel Fold and the mid-range Pixel 7a will be announced in Google I/O and that both will go on sale early in the third quarter.
Technical characteristics of Google’s folding
If predictions are correct, the Pixel Fold will be available before the Galaxy Z Fold 5. While the latter is expected to keep the 6.2-inch outer display and 7.6-inch foldable inner display of its predecessor, the The Pixel Fold could sport a 5.79-inch outer display with a 7.69-inch inner display.
The Pixel Fold will carry the Google Tensor 2 chipset inside, the same silicon component you’ll find under the hood of the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro. On Geekbench, the Pixel Fold –supposedly– scored 1,047 points in the single-core test and 3,257 points in the multi-core test.
By comparison, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 scored 1,670 points in the single-core test and 4,081 in the multi-core test. According to reports, the Pixel Fold will arrive black or white and will have 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal storage. For now this is all we know.