Google’s Pixel Fold folding screen phone has cancelled component orders

For a long time, there have been rumors that Google will launch a folding screen mobile phone for the Pixel series. However, according to analyst DisplaySearch's report today, the device may not be released in a short period of time.

According to the report, Google has canceled component orders for the phone, and they realized that the device cannot compete with Samsung Galaxy Z Fold/Flip because it does not provide pen support or under-screen camera support, and Samsung has vertical integration advantages and Economies of scale, so Pixel Fold may not be profitable.

The rumored Google Pixel Fold will use an LTPO OLED display, and will also use Samsung's foldable display technology, equipped with a 7.6-inch in-folding display, and will also be equipped with its own Tensor chip.

However, Google has made some preparations for folding screen devices. Recently, it launched the Android 12 L system, which optimized the UI of large screen devices, including notifications, quick settings, lock screen, overview, home screen, etc., and also launched for folding screen devices A dedicated API is used to make UI changes when folding or unfolding.

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