Google may use ceramic materials in future Pixel phones

What it’s essential to know

  • Google is reportedly switching to ceramics as the first materials for its future Pixel phones.
  • The future ceramic-made smartphone will supposedly be powered by a Tensor 2 chipset and have a 2K show.
  • Rumor additionally has it that two of Google’s future flagship phones, together with its first foldable system, shall be manufactured by Foxconn in China.

Google will reportedly go for ceramic materials with its future Pixel smartphones, in line with a brand new rumor, which make clear two of Google’s upcoming gadgets.

Based on Digital Chat Station (opens in new tab), Google is partnering with Foxconn to fabricate an unnamed Pixel flagship and the Pixel foldable cellphone in China (through 9to5Google (opens in new tab)). That is considerably stunning provided that Google beforehand relocated its manufacturing operations to Vietnam.

What’s extra intriguing is the supply’s assertion that the Pixel flagship cellphone in query is manufactured from ceramic. This cellphone is at present shrouded in thriller, with Digital Chat Station solely claiming that it will likely be powered by a Tensor 2 chipset and have a 2K show.

Nonetheless, earlier rumors have given us a touch as to what Google has up its sleeve. Digital Chat Station claimed through a Weibo put up that the ceramic Pixel cellphone will embrace a 50MP digicam that includes an IMX787 sensor. An earlier leak purported that the identical sensor could be used for a supposed higher-end Pixel 7 mannequin codenamed “Lynx.”

The mysterious system is alleged to be a dearer mannequin than the Pixel 7 Professional, much like the Samsung Galaxy S22 Extremely. If the rumor is true, this would be the first Pixel mannequin to incorporate ceramic materials, not like many of the finest Android phones we have seen in current occasions.

Based on 9to5Google, the IMX787 sensor will perform as a telephoto digicam. Additionally it is stated to have a 64MP sensor. The Weibo put up revealed nothing new about Google’s Pixel foldable cellphone, which is not due for launch till early subsequent 12 months. 

That stated, Google’s rumored plan to construct future handsets out of ceramic materials is an sudden twist — one that might make glass and plastic smartphones a factor of the previous.