Google Pixel Fold was launched on the Google I/O 2023 occasion on Wednesday, Might 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 sequence, Oppo Discover N2 Flip, and Huawei Mate X2.
Google Pixel Fold worth, availability
The value 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 may must shell out $1,919(roughly Rs. 1,57,300). The telephone will probably be out there in Obsidian and Porcelain color choices. The corporate is providing Pixel Watch free for patrons buying the Pixel Fold.
The Google Pixel Fold is already out there for pre-order within the US and may attain clients beginning subsequent month. The foldable will solely be offered 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 Might 11.
Google Pixel Fold specs
The twin-SIM Google Pixel Fold runs on Android 13 out of the field and incorporates a 7.6-inch internal show (1,840 x 2,208 pixels) with a 6:5 facet ratio, 380ppi pixel density, and 120Hz refresh charge. It has a 5.8-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,092 pixels) OLED outer show with a 17.4:9 facet ratio and a refresh charge of 120Hz. The exterior show has Corning Gorilla Glass Victus safety, whereas the internal 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 digicam unit, comprising a 48-megapixel main wide-angle lens with OIS (Optical Picture Stabilisation), CLAF and an f/1.7 aperture. The digicam setup additionally features a 10.8-megapixel ultrawide digicam 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 deal with the outer show. Additional, it options an 8-megapixel internal selfie digicam 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 situations. Different images options onboard embody Actual Tone, Lengthy Publicity, Panorma, 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 telephone additionally features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for authentication. The telephone additionally helps a face unlock characteristic. It additionally contains stereo audio system and three microphones. It has entry to Google One VPN.
Google has supplied a 4,821mAh battery on the Pixel Fold with help for 30W charging. The foldable may also be charged wirelessly on a typical 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.