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    Galaxy Z Fold 6 will face tough competition from Google Pixel Fold 2

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    Last updated: February 22nd, 2024 at 14:39 UTC+01:00

    While Samsung brought an iterative upgrade in the form of the Galaxy Z Fold 5 last year, it is expected to introduce some radical changes with the Galaxy Z Fold 6. However, Samsung isn't the only one bringing significant changes to its foldable phones. Google will also bring massive improvements with the Pixel Fold 2 later this year.

    Pixel Fold 2 to compete with Galaxy Z Fold 6

    The design of the Google Pixel Fold 2 has been revealed by SmartPrix (in collaboration with OnLeaks), thanks to CAD-based renders of the foldable phone. The whole design is a massive departure from the first-generation Pixel Fold. However, it has lost the well-known camera bar found on Pixel smartphones, making way for a more squarer layout.

    Google Pixel Fold 2 Design 3D CAD

    It has a massive 8.1-inch screen (7.9-inch when factoring in curved screen corners) compared to the 7.6-inch screen on the first-generation Pixel Fold. On the front, it has a 6.6-inch screen (6.4-inch when considering its curved corners). Moreover, the upcoming Pixel Fold looks more like a finished product, thanks to its uniform and thin bezels around the cover and inner screens. In comparison, the Pixel Fold looks more like a prototype-stage device in design and aesthetics.

    Google Pixel Fold 2 Cover Screen

    As per the leaked renders of the Pixel Fold 2, the upcoming foldable phone has flat sides and curved corners. In comparison, the Pixel Fold has a curved side frame. There is a punch-hole-shaped camera cutout for the selfie camera. On the rear, there appears to be a primary camera, an ultrawide camera, and a telephoto camera with a periscope-style zoom lens.

    Google Pixel Fold 2 USB Type-C Port

    It is rumored that the Pixel Fold 2 will feature the Tensor G4 processor, featuring one Cortex-X4 CPU core, three Cortex-A720 CPU cores, and four Cortex-A520 CPU cores. It has the Mali-G715 GPU and is made using Samsung's 4nm LPP+ process, the same process used to make Samsung's latest flagship Exynos 2400 processor. The device likely features 16GB RAM and 256GB/512GB internal storage.

    Google Pixel Fold 2 Camera Screen Render

    Google will likely launch the Pixel Fold 2 in the second half of this year with Android 15 pre-installed. Going by Google's track record, the phone will get seven Android OS and security updates. Moreover, the phone will likely be powered by a 4,800mAh or bigger battery. It has a USB Type-C port and will likely have an IPX8 rating for water resistance. It reportedly measures 155.2 x 150.2 x 5.27 mm when opened and 155.2 x 77.1 x 10.54 mm when closed.

    Galaxy Z Fold 6 will likely have a more powerful processor

    In comparison, the Galaxy Z Fold 6 is rumored to feature a sleeker body that is 11mm thin when folded. According to some rumors, the phone has wider cover and inner screens than the Galaxy Z Fold 5, which should satisfy users. It uses the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 For Galaxy processor, a 10MP selfie camera, a 50MP+12MP+10MP triple-camera setup on the rear, and a 4,600mAh battery.

    The Pixel Fold 2 could have a bigger battery and a better telephoto camera than the Galaxy Z Fold 6. But the Galaxy Z Fold 6 could have a more powerful processor. So, it will likely be a fiercely fought battle later this year. You can watch our Galaxy Z Fold 5 review in the video below.

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