Google Pixel foldable phone in works, could launch soon, hints Android 12 Beta

Google could soon launch its first ever Pixel based foldable smartphone. The brand new device could soon launch to compete against the likes of Samsung and other foldable smartphones.

It has been long time, since we are hearing about the foldable smartphone coming from the Google. There are multiple rumors about the upcoming device that have appeared in the past. The most recent leaks hints at the imminent launch of the Google Pixel based foldable phone. The details about the Pixel foldable smartphone has been spotted in the code of latest Android 12 Beta. This highlights the news that the smartphone could launch soon.

Foldable Google Pixel phone launch soon:

The latest version of newly released Android 12 Beta suggest about the reference to the model numbers of the upcoming Google Pixel devices. The details about the model numbers and codenames of the 2021 Google Pixel phones. These details are for the Japanese version of Google Pixel phones. Also Read: Android 12 code leaks along with Google Pixel 5a 5G chipset details

Foldable Google Pixel phone: expected design
Foldable Google Pixel phone: expected design

According to reports, the list includes a device with codename “Barbet” and model number “G4S1M”, is likely to be the next gen Pixel 5a 5G phone. The next phone in the list gets the codename of “Oriole” and the model number “GR1YH” could be the next gen Pixel 6 smartphone. There is another Pixel 6 phone in the list which comes with codename “Raven” and model number of “GF5KQ”. The biggest highlights in the report is the existence of Foldable Google Pixel, which comes with the codename “Passport” and model number “GPQ72”.

Foldable smartphone details:

However, the report does not reveal any other details regarding the specifications and features of the Foldable Google Pixel phone. Also, there are no concrete information, if Google will plan to launch its foldable device along with the next gen Google Pixel 6 phones. To recall, back in 2019, Google has confirmed that it will be launching its foldable smartphone. Also, the smartphone mentioned in Android 12 Beta code might indicate a 2021 launch.

Currently, the details about the upcoming Foldable Pixel phone is still under wrap. But, we do have some previous leaks that gives an idea about the expected specifications of the upcoming Google Pixel foldable device. The smartphone is likely to come with Samsung provided foldable OLED display. The device might get a screen size of 7.6-inch. It is likely to follow the similar folding scenario as seen on Samsung Galaxy Fold 2. Therefore, the codename “Passport” makes sense, as the smartphone will fold like a book. All these are just rumors, It remains to be seen how the Google’s upcoming foldable smartphone will look like. Stay tuned for more updates on this subject.

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