A report said to come from Geekbench for the Pipit device appears to reveal some interesting details about the potential future phone.
The big thing here is that it point towards this device using Google Tensor, as found in the Pixel 6 models. That would make perfect sense, as Google has put its effort into developing its own hardware, so it’s likely to use that.
There’s said to be 12GB RAM, which seems like a lot, but it’s the same as the Pixel 6 Pro, which perhaps suggests where Google wants this phone to be performance-wise.
Of course, one Geekbench listing does not a confirmation make. We’ve seen any number of devices appear on these sorts of benchmarking services that are development devices, or prototypes, and many that never see the light of day.
It’s also perfectly feasible that it’s a fake too.
Whatever the reality, the decision for Google will be whether it should launch a folding phone to market. Given that Android development on folding phones will need a home, we wouldn’t be surprised if this was an engineering device rather than something for consumers.