Google Pixel Fold, Pixel 7a price hiked ahead of launch, may cost less than Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4
Google Pixel Fold, the tech giant’s alleged foldable smartphone, is expected to go official in May during the company’s I/O 2023 event. The flagship foldable handset could be unveiled alongside the Pixel 7a. Ahead of the formal announcement, a tipster has leaked the pricing details of both the Pixel Fold and Pixel 7a. It is expected that the price of Pixel Fold will be less than Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 4. The Pixel 7A may go on sale in global markets as early as the third quarter, while the Pixel Fold, on the other hand, is expected to be made available in select regions.
Well-known tipster Yogesh Brar (@heyitsyogesh) has Groove Google Pixel Fold and Pixel 7a price details on Twitter. As per the leak, the upcoming foldable phone will be priced between $1300 and $1500 (roughly Rs. 1,07,400 to Rs. 123,935). This is less than the $1,799.99 (roughly Rs. 1,42,700) starting price of last year’s Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4. In contrast, the Pixel 7a is said to be priced around $450 to $500 (roughly Rs. 32,000 to Rs. 40,000).
Both the Pixel Fold and Pixel 7a are expected to debut during Google’s I/O 2023 event on May 13. The Pixel 7a will be made available in global markets by the third quarter, while the Pixel Fold could be launched in select regions. , However, there is no official word from Google on this.
Google Pixel Fold and Pixel 7a have been in the rumor mill for a while now. A recent leak suggested that the foldable handset would be offered in Carbon and Porcelain color options and could pack up to 256GB of internal storage. The Google Pixel 7a could come in Arctic Blue, Carbon, Cotton, and Jade color variants and is said to have 128GB of onboard storage.
A previous Geekbench listing suggested 12GB of RAM and Android 13 on the Pixel Fold. It is said to be powered by 2.85GHz octa-core chipset and is tipped to carry a triple rear camera unit. The Pixel 7a may feature a Tensor G2 chipset under the hood. It can have LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage.