Google’s Pixel Fold is real and could come this year, Leaker claims

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Is it time for smartphone companies other than Samsung, Motorola or Huawei to get into foldable phones? Judging by the increasing number of reports on leaflets from other manufacturers, this could be the case.

On Twitter, leaker Jon Prosser said that the rumored foldable Google phone called the Pixel Fold is real and will come either in late 2021 or late 2022.

The Google Pixel “Fold” is a real thing

– Jon Prosser (@jon_prosser) February 25, 2021

This confirms previous reports mentioning a potential Google branded foldable smartphone. We heard about it from Cnet in 2019, and in August last year, 9to5Google announced it had reviewed an “Android internal document” claiming that there would be a foldable Google phone code-named “Passport” in the fourth quarter of 2021 “will be available.

The second half of 2021 will be very exciting for foldable smartphones. At least 3 models from Samsung, 4 models from Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi and 1 model from Google … By the way, no Z Fold Lite – Z Flip Lite. The tech specs for all can be found in our latest foldable report.

– Ross Young (@DSCCRoss) December 10, 2020

Prosser’s brief report was also confirmed by DSCC analyst Ross Young, who said in December that the second half of 2021 will be exciting for leaflets. Many new models come from Samsung, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi and one from Google.

There is no word on what the rumored pixel crease might look like or what specifications it has. According to a recent report claiming Oppo, Xiaomi and Google all ordered foldable displays from Samsung Display, it could be a Samsung display.