Geekbench has spotted Google’s new foldable smartphone, codenamed “Pipit”, equipped with an eight-core processor. The company is reportedly working on a foldable smartphone that could have its own Tensor SoC under the hood, and the listing indicates that it could come with 12GB of RAM. The smartphone is also listed to run Android 12 on Geekbench. Google, which was previously reported to have been working on launching the Pixel Fold smartphone last year, has yet to officially reveal any details about the foldable phone that is in development.
V listing for Google’s new smartphone, codenamed Pipit, was spotted on Geekbench today by MySmartPrice. Gadgets 360 was able to independently verify company details. According to the listing, the Google smartphone is equipped with an eight-core processor with two performance cores clocked at 2.8 GHz, two cores clocked at 2.25 GHz and four efficient cores clocked at 1.8 GHz. The phone may have a recently released Google Tensor SoC from the Google Pixel 6 series as the listing also mentions the presence of a Mali G78 GPU.
The Google Pipit smartphone listing on Geekbench also states that the device has 12GB of RAM. In the Geekbench 4 test, the phone scored 4811 points for a single-core processor and 11,349 points for a multi-core processor. For comparison: the latest Google Pixel 6 test on Geekbench 4 the lists single-core – 4758 points, multi-core – 11038 points. Gadgets 360 could not find a Geekbench score of 5 for the Google Pipit smartphone.
Details of the company’s foldable device were rumored to have been discovered from 9to5Google in the Google Camera APK back in November 2021. According to the publication, the Pixel smartphone, codenamed Pipit, was spotted with an older 12.2MP IMX363 camera sensor (instead of the newer GN1 sensors in the Pixel 6 series), which was used on the company’s Pixel 3 smartphone. The Pipit is speculated to be a foldable smartphone being developed by the company, as the report mentions a reference to the word “Folded” in the camera app. As previously mentioned, Google has yet to reveal any plans for a future foldable smartphone.
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