Google Pixel Fold pictured with wide cover display in leaked official images
Last week, Kuba Wojciechowski shared footage of the Pixel Fold, revealing a few details about the forthcoming foldable in the process. Now, Evan Blass has leaked what appear to be official photos of the same device, building on CAD-based renders that @OnLeaks published in December. As expected, the Pixel Fold looks more like the Oppo Find N or Find N2 than the Galaxy Z Fold4, which Samsung will replace later this year with the similar-looking Galaxy Z Fold5.
Specifically, the Pixel Fold has a 5.8-inch cover display with a 17.4:9 aspect ratio and a 2,092 x 1,080 native resolution. In comparison, the Galaxy Z Fold4 features a narrower but taller cover display, which spans 6.2-inches with a 23.1:9 aspect ratio. Ultimately, the Galaxy Z Fold4 may prove easy to use with one hand, but the Pixel Fold should feel closer to a compact flagship like the Zenfone 9.
Blass has not provided a look at the Pixel Fold's foldable display. However, the images shared show that the device has relatively thin cover display bezels and a hinge that allows it to close flush. Seemingly, the hinge is slightly thicker than the equivalent in the Galaxy Z Fold4. Currently, Google is expected to showcase the Pixel Fold during its I/O 2023 keynote. The handset may not be orderable until June though, starting at US$1,799 with a complimentary Pixel Watch with pre-orders.
Blass has now shared a third official image of the Pixel Fold, this time of its foldable display. As expected, the foldable display is free from a distracting punch-hole or under-panel camera technology. Conversely, its top and bottom bezels are significantly thicker than the Galaxy Z Fold4. Instead, the Pixel Fold is closer in design to the Surface Duo 2 in this regard, albeit with a more modern look than Microsoft's most recent smartphone.