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- An inner doc has reportedly revealed a number of unannounced Pixel units.
- The units embrace the Pixel 5a and a foldable Pixel.
- The foldable Pixel might be set for a This fall 2021 launch window.
Google has simply launched the Pixel 4a this week, whereas additionally confirming that the Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 are coming later this yr. The firm may not be stopping there, as extra proof has emerged for a Pixel 5a and foldable Pixel, amongst different units.
9to5Google considered an inner Google doc that contained an inventory of Android builds for all Pixel units, together with the Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, and Pixel 5. But the checklist can also be stated to incorporate the Pixel 5a (purportedly code-named barbette) and three different unannounced units.
The three different units are code-named raven, oriole, and passport respectively, and 9to5Google says the latter machine is particularly known as a foldable. The different two units listed below are presumably Pixel 6 sequence telephones. All three units reportedly have a “This fall 2021” label, which might seemingly be the launch window.
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This wouldn’t be the primary time we heard about Google engaged on a foldable both, as Pixel chief Mario Queiroz confirmed final yr that they had been prototyping the know-how. Furthermore, the Pixel 5a identify additionally appeared within the Android Open Source Project a number of days in the past.
A foldable Google Pixel cellphone could be much more shocking than the Pixel 5a although, because it looks like finances Pixels are gaining steam. Foldable know-how is arguably nonetheless in its infancy too. But between Samsung’s Flip and Fold units and the Huawei Mate XS, it appears just like the tech is certainly getting there.
So what would a foldable Pixel appear to be then? Well, it’s purely hypothesis at this level, however the passport code-name suggests one thing akin to the Galaxy Fold sequence fairly than an out-folding design just like the Mate XS.
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