From the moment Google stepped on stage at Samsung’s developer event in early November to talk about the work it’s done alongside Samsung on adapting Android for foldable screens it was clear: Google was working on foldable smartphones on its own.
From the moment Google stepped on stage at Samsung’s developer event in early November to talk about the work it’s done alongside Samsung on adapting Android for foldable screens it was clear: Google was working on foldable smartphones on its own. Fast-forward to May 7th, and Google made it clear that it wants Android to run smoothly on foldable devices, starting with Android Q. That was another indication that a foldable Pixel might be in the works. As I said before, everything that Google bakes into Android will find its way into a Pixel phone — remember’s last year notch support in Android P? It turns out that Google did confirm that it’s exploring foldable handsets, but there’s no point getting excited about a foldable Pixel handset just yet.

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