April 18, 2024
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TL;DR

  • Google apparently examined its foldable telephone software program on a Galaxy Z Fold 2 earlier than launching the Pixel Fold.
  • The prototype system named “Jumbojack” is seemingly up on the market on-line.
  • Pictures present it’s operating an early model of Android 12L.

Again when Android 12.1 wasn’t a factor, and the Pixel Fold wasn’t a factor, there have been reviews of a foldable Google system codenamed “Jumbojack.” References to the in-folding telephone had been discovered straight within the Android 12.1 code. The system was reportedly meant for inside use solely and was getting used as a tester. Now, somebody has apparently put Jumbojack on sale, and it’s really a modified Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2.

Frequent Android Authority contributor and business insider Mishaal Rahman posted photos of Jumbojack on X (previously Twitter). Whereas he didn’t reveal the supply of these photos or a hyperlink for the place the stated tester system has been put up on sale, it’s fairly obvious that the telephone is the Z Fold 2. Discover the location of the digital camera cutout, the hinge, and the telephone’s shade seen on the sides, and it fairly clearly seems to be like Samsung’s  2020 foldable.

The system appears to be operating inventory Android 12L with Google apps like Recorder and Security on board. The settings menu of the telephone additionally reveals the codename Jumbojack.

It appears Google used the system to fine-tune the Pixel Fold software program expertise earlier than testing out its personal foldable prototype. Noticeably, the take a look at telephone seems to be simulating bigger bezels than the Galaxy Z Fold 2 offeres — one other doable modification to emulate the Pixel Fold design which options thicker bezels on the internal display screen and extra rounded corners.