September 24, 2023

Footage of the Pixel Fold has appeared in a YouTube advert forward of its anticipated announcement at Google I/O later right now. As reported by 9to5Google, the unlisted YouTube video options quite a few NBA stars and a number of close-up photographs of the upcoming Pixel Fold in on a regular basis use.

Titled “Google Pixel x NBA: The Biggest Watch Get together,” the hyperlink was shared in a tweet posted by the official Google Pixel account final evening. It appears Google printed the hyperlink prematurely because the tweet teasingly instructed readers to “verify again in tomorrow.” That mentioned, the tweet additionally features a image of MVP Joel Embiid clearly holding the Pixel Fold, so in all probability finest to not assume too onerous about it.

Alongside showcasing the Pixel Fold from a wide range of angles, the video additionally demonstrates a couple of of its capabilities. We see loads of hinge (and bezel) motion, displaying the Fold closed, absolutely open, and positioned on a desk partially open at a 90-degree angle. A simulated video name that includes Giannis Antetokounmpo additionally demonstrates how the digital camera feed can seamlessly change between the inner and exterior shows.

The video doesn’t give us any info on the Pixel Fold’s specs. Trusted leaker Roland Quandt claims that the internal show of the gadget is a 7.6-inch (2208×1840, 379 ppi) OLED, and the outer show is a 5.8-inch (2092×1080, 408 ppi) OLED.

The NBA has a reasonably established relationship with Google. Final 12 months the search big created the Pixel Arena — a digital stadium the place customers can expertise the NBA — and the 2023 NBA Playoffs are “offered by Google Pixel.” Google has additionally collaborated with the basketball affiliation on earlier ads, having launched the same promotional video for the Pixel 7 back in October.