Introducing the Pixel Fold, Google’s first foldable smartphone

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On the occasion of Google I/O 2023 just finished, Google showed the public the new Pixel Fold, il Google’s first folding smartphone, let’s find out the price and features.

This smartphone combines the latest smartphone technologies with a design foldable and all the power of the software powered by Google’s AI. From smartphone to a compact tablet to have all the versatility, productivity and entertainment that this format offers, but let’s start in order.

Arriva il Google Pixel Fold!

Apparently a normal smartphone like many others but once opened it becomes a 7.6-inch mini tablet with the thinnest profile of any foldable phone on the market. To reach this primacy, one was needed complete redesign of the elements of a Pixel, from the camera, battery, speakers and haptics technology, all to fit the slim design. Not only beautiful, but also durable with a IPX8 rating for water resistance.

Many of Popular apps have been optimized to take full advantage of the larger screen. Not only is it possible to let oneself be entertained by films, video games or books, all of them “larger”. Use the app bar to easily switch between apps, or drag a compatible app into split screen mode to multitask with two apps side-by-side.

And speaking of versatilitynot even the “table mode” which will allow you to watch content or capture photos or videos without using a tripod. Tabletop mode is especially useful with YouTube. The top half plays your video while the bottom half will house playback controls.

The camera of the Pixel Fold

Moving on to camerasthe Pixel Fold maintains the high standards of the Pixel family by exploiting the best technologies and sensors used by the company. The front camera is 48 megapixels and use Google software to get the most out of photos in any situation. From Super Res Zoom with 5x optical zoom, Real Tone, Night Sight and portrait photography along with pro-level modes of Pixel 7 Pro, like 10- bit video HDR.

The folding design will also be useful in this area, allowing us to use the main camera to take selfies using the external screen, so as to use the best camera.

The main camera is joined by a 10.8 MP telephoto camera and a 10.8 MP ultrawide camera.

Under the folding shell…

…find a processor Google Tensor G2 with Titan M2 security chip to which they add 12GB in RAM e 256 o 512GB of internal memory. The whole thing is supported by a battery from 4.821 mAh with 30W recharge.

Price and availability of the Google Pixel Fold

Currently the Google Pixel Fold is expected only for the American, English and German markets and will be priced at $1,799. There is no further information on a possible arrival in Italy.