Earlier this month, rumors surfaced that Google’s upcoming foldable smartphone, which will be the company’s first device in this format, will be called the Pixel Notepad. Now, reliable sources have announced the estimated cost of the device.
The Pixel Notepad is said to cost around $1,400. It is important to understand that this is preliminary data only and the price may change both up and down at the time of publication. However, with a price tag of $1400, the novelty will be cheaper than its direct competitor given the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, which is made in the same form factor. The Samsung clamshell price is $1800. It’s also worth noting that when the Pixel Notepad launches at $1,400, the difference between it and the traditional flagship Pixel 6 Pro will be $500.
According to previous leaks, the launch of Google’s first foldable smartphone on the international market should take place towards the end of 2022. The device will reportedly look more like the OPPO Find N than the Galaxy Z Fold3. because it will get a relatively wide and short body. The Pixel Notepad smartphone will be based on Google’s proprietary Tensor chipset, which also formed the basis of the Pixel 6, and will receive a 12.2-megapixel Sony IMX363 camera powered by the Pixel 5a. It is complemented by a 12-megapixel IMX386 module with ultra wide-angle optics. The Pixel Notepad’s front camera combines two 8-megapixel IMX355 sensors.