Google’s Upcoming Foldable Phone Could Be Called Pixel Notepad
Google has been reportedly working on its own foldable smartphone for a while now. Allegedly called the Google Pixel Fold, a lot about this upcoming smartphone has been heard – its possible codenames, the cancellation talks, and more. The latest information is focusing on its possible official name and design.
Google’s Foldable Phone Name Revealed
According to the evidence found in the latest Android 12L Beta 2, Google is expected to name its foldable phone the Pixel Notepad. A recent leak reveals that the body ratio of Google’s foldable smartphone is similar to that of Oppo Find N. Whether it is in the folded or unfolded state, Google’s foldable smartphone remains straight as the Oppo Find N.
In addition to the Google Pixel Notepad name, the price of this device will be lower than expected. According to reports, the Google Pixel Notepad may be priced at less than $1,799 thus will be cheaper than the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3. According to reports, Google Pixel Notepad is limited and may only be listed in the United States at launch. Subsequently, the company will release this device in other countries and regions.
Google Foldable Smartphone Appears On GeekBench
According to reports, Google’s foldable smartphone (codename Pipit) appeared on GeekBench. The screenshot shows that it will be powered by Google’s self-developed Tensor chip.
As per performance, in GeekBench 4, this device scored 4851 and 11442 scores in the single-core and multi-core tests, respectively. We can also see that the phone comes with 12GB of memory and runs Android 12.
Previous reports claim that Google’s foldable smartphone will use an LTPO OLED display. The handset will boast Samsung’s foldable display technology. The in-folding display will have a size of 7.6 inches. However, there are reports that Google has canceled its foldable smartphone development.
“DSCC has confirmed with its supply chain sources that Google has decided not to bring the pixel fold to market. Not in 2021 and reportedly not in the first half of 2022. Our sources indicated that Google believed the product wouldn’t be as competitive as it needed to be.”
Anyway, according to the latest leaks, the device may not come in a short period of time. Google has canceled component orders for the phone. Nevertheless, we still expect Google’s foldable smartphone in the future.