The Google Pixel Fold 2 might have a really tablet-sized display

The promise of book-style foldable telephones is to offer you a tablet-sized display you could fold all the way down to a traditional phone-sized footprint, and the Google Pixel Fold 2 might come nearer to delivering on that promise than a lot of the greatest foldable telephones.

In keeping with Ross Younger – a leaker with a very good observe document for display particulars – posting on X, the Google Pixel Fold 2 can have an 8.02-inch foldable display and a 6.29-inch cowl display.

For comparability, the unique Google Pixel Fold has a 7.6-inch foldable display and a 5.8-inch cowl show, so that may make each screens on the Pixel Fold 2 considerably greater. It might additionally convey the foldable display extra in keeping with a pill, when you think about that the iPad mini (2021) – which is the newest mannequin – is just just a little greater at 8.3 inches.

The leaks on the Pixel Fold 2 haven’t got the show sizes proper. 8.02″ for the foldable show and 6.29″ for the quilt show. Panel manufacturing begins in April! It’s coming.March 12, 2024

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Likewise, a 6.29-inch cowl display would make it extra smartphone-sized than its predecessor when folded shut – it could truly be greater than the 6.2-inch Google Pixel 8.

These display sizes would even have most different foldable telephones beat, with the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5, for instance, having a 7.6-inch foldable display and a 6.2-inch cowl show.

Younger additionally claims that the Pixel Fold 2 has a large cowl display, like the present mannequin, and that panel manufacturing for the cellphone is beginning in April, which hopefully means we gained’t be ready too lengthy for the cellphone to launch.

A query of bezels

That is all excellent news, with our solely concern being that the bezels on the unique Pixel Fold are fairly massive, so if Google doesn’t shrink them this yr, these bigger display sizes would possibly make the cellphone just a little unwieldy.

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Nonetheless, if it does have bigger screens, that may very well be an indication that the bezels will probably be smaller – and certainly leaked Pixel Fold 2 renders have additionally advised that the bezels have shrunk.

It’s unclear after we’ll discover out for positive, as whereas the unique Pixel Fold landed in Might final yr, one rumor factors to an October launch for the Pixel Fold 2, alongside the Google Pixel 9.

It may very well be well worth the wait although, as a result of together with bigger screens, different leaks level to a strong chipset, a brand new design, and an additional digital camera, which might make it top-of-the-line folding smartphones on the market.


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