The new foldable pixel smartphone has been codenamed as “Passport”
What it’s essential to know
- A leaked inner Android doc suggests the tech giant Google might launch its first foldable Pixel smartphone the next year.
- Along with the foldable Pixel, Google can be engaged on the Pixel 5a and two different gadgets.
- The Pixel 5a, in keeping with the doc, can be launched within the second quarter of 2021.
Google unveils the Pixel 4a earlier this week and confirmed that the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G shall arrive this fall. The precise launch date of the 2 smartphones was additionally revealed earlier right now, due to a slip-up by Google France. Now, an inner Android doc obtained by 9to5Google has shed some mild on Google’s 2021 smartphone lineup.
The doc apparently features a checklist of Android builds for all present and some unannounced Pixel smartphones. Except for the Pixel 5a, which is believed to be codenamed “barbette”, the checklist additionally mentions three different gadgets: raven, oriole, and passport. It’s being speculated that “raven” and “oriole” may very well be Pixel 6 fashions, whereas “passport” is known as a “foldable” within the doc.
That is really not the primary time that the company has been reported to be engaged on a foldable smartphone. Google was first reported to be engaged on a foldable Pixel smartphone in May last yr. Mario Queiroz, who was the Pixel head on the time, confirmed that the company was certainly “prototyping the expertise.”
Along with the codenames of upcoming Pixel smartphone, the doc additionally notes that the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G are slated to be launched in October. The Pixel 5a, alternatively, is deliberate to be launched someday within the second quarter of 2021.