Google is engaged on a Samsung Galaxy Fold-style folding smartphone. That is in keeping with a 9to5Google supply who states that the upcoming mid-cycle launch of Android accommodates particulars a couple of Pixel foldable.
Codenamed “Jumbojack,” that is really the second potential Pixel foldable reportedly within the works following the rumoured “Passport” Pixel that is been doing the rounds.
Reporters at 9to5Google have discovered a number of examples of Jumbojack being utilized in Android documentation, with references to hinge positions being opened, closed, half-opened, and flipped. There are additionally apparently some Android tweaks that ship Galaxy Fold-like split-screen capabilities.
Confusingly, nevertheless, Jumbojack is the identify of a cheeseburger from US chain Jack within the Field, which might recommend that this mysterious handset folds “hamburger fashion” just like the Galaxy Z Flip versus the “hotdog fashion” of the Fold. However at this level, the one individuals who actually know what type it is going to take work at Google.
Both means, it seems that there’s a minimum of some form of folding smartphone testing occurring in Google’s secretive labs. We’ll maintain a watch out for extra concrete information, as and once we get it.
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