Google working on foldable Pixel phone but official release will take time

first_img Sneha Saha New DelhiMay 8, 2019UPDATED: May 8, 2019 17:18 IST HIGHLIGHTSGoogle just announced two new Pixel phones in India and globally.Google is reportedly prototyping technology for foldable phones to cope up with brands like Huawei, Samsung.Google is yet to reveal the launch timeframe of the Pixel foldable phone.Google just announced two new Pixel phones in India and globally — the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL — that are also affordable, unlike the Premium Pixels. Looks like Google needs no time to rest as the company has already started working on upcoming Pixels. No, we are not talking about the Pixel 4 series here that is expected to launch around October this year. Google is reportedly prototyping technology for foldable phones to cope up with brands like Huawei, Samsung who have their foldable phones already.Having said that, it is safe to say that Google will soon launch a Pixel foldable phone. However, the company is yet to reveal the launch timeframe of the Pixel foldable phone.At I/O Google announced Android Q that comes with display support for foldable phones, unlike the previous Android versions. Google’s lead for the development of Pixel phones Mario Queiroz has confirmed that the company is already experimenting with the foldable form. But Queiroz did mention that Google will take some time to make the Pixel foldable phone official for the consumers.Commenting on the foldable phone Queiroz in an interview last week said, “We’re definitely prototyping the technology. We’ve been doing it for a long time. but I don’t think there’s a clear use case yet.”Queiroz further said that foldable phones are good but it needs to be more innovative than what it is currently. As of now, all that is known about Google’s foldable phone is that the company is working on a prototype. There are no reports on when the foldable phone from Google will reach the consumers. There’s also no information on how will the screen of the foldable Pixel phone work — will it fold like the Samsung Galaxy Fold or Huawei Mate X.advertisementCommenting on the availability of the Google Pixel foldable phone Queiroz said, “We’re prototyping foldable displays and many other new hardware technologies, and have no related product announcements to make at this timewe’re focusing our excitement today on the new members of the Pixel family, the awesome and affordable Pixel 3A and 3A XL.”ALSO READ | Realme X, Realme X Youth Edition full specs listed on TENAA ahead of launchALSO READ | Apple will soon finalise location for first retail store in IndiaALSO READ | Redmi flagship will offer long-lasting battery life and sport in-display fingerprint sensorGet real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySneha Saha Tags :Follow GoogleFollow Pixel Google working on foldable Pixel phone but official release will take timeGoogle’s lead for the development of Pixel phones Mario Queiroz has confirmed that the company is already experimenting with the foldable form but the phone will take some time to reach the consumers.advertisementlast_img

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