Google announced the Pixel Fold, Pixel 7a, and Pixel Tablet at I/O. Google’s first foldable phone, the Pixel Fold, will compete with Samsung Galaxy Z Fold and Huawei Mate X.
Pixel Fold resembles a folding Pixel 7 with greater curves.
Its interior screen is 7.6 inches of OLED. It boasts 120 Hz refresh rate, 2208 x 1840 resolution, and 6:5 aspect ratio. The Samsung Ultra Thin Glass (UTG) screen is covered in plastic. It has 1,000 nits HDR brightness and 1,450 nits peak brightness.
The foldable’s external screen is 5.8 inches, 1080 x 2092, and 17.4:9. The 120Hz OLED screen is protected by Gorilla Glass Victus. 1,200 nits HDR brightness and 1,550 nits peak brightness are excellent.
Pixel Fold uses the same Tensor G2 chip as the Pixel 7 series, which performs better. You get 512 GB UFS 3.1 and up to 12 GB LPDDR5 RAM with the Titan M2 security chip. No memory card slot.
Stock Android 13 powers the phone.
The back has three cameras. The primary camera has 48MP resolution, 1/2′′ sensor size, 0.8 μm pixel width, f/1.7 aperture, and OIS. There are also 10.8 MP ultrawide and telephoto cameras with 1/3′′ sensors and 5x optical zoom and Super Res Zoom up to 20x.
The outer screen has a 9.5 MP fixed focus camera with 1.22 μm pixels and an f/2.2 aperture. 8MP fixed-focus camera on the inside screen. These cameras record 1080p and 4K at 60 FPS.
The 4,821 mAh battery supports 30W cable charging, although the retail packaging does not include a charger.
Google Pixel Fold price is also competitive. At launch, it costs $1799 in Porcelain or Obsidian. It’s available next month.
Pixel Fold specs
Tensor G2 chip
Octa-core (2×2.85 GHz Cortex-X1, 2×2.35 GHz Cortex-A78, 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A55)
Supported 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, 5G
Inner screen: 6.5′′ IPS LCD, 720 x 1600 pixels, 270 ppi.
Outer screen: 5.8′′ OLED, 1080 x 2092 pixels, 120Hz refresh rate, 1550 nits peak brightness.
Rear (Quad): 48MP main, 10.8MP ultrawide, 10.8MP telephoto.
Front: 9.5MP + 8MP.
Side-mounted fingerprint sensor
4,160 mAh, 30W rapid charging