Today, Xiaomi showed its first foldable smartphone, Mi Mix Fold, and today we are going to review its specs, price, and release date. The new foldable of the Chinese giant arrives to compete with the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 and the Huawei Mate X2.
Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold specs
|Dimensions||156.8 x 74.5 x 8.67mm|
|Screen||Main: 8.01-inch foldable|
Cover display: 6.23-inch, 90Hz
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 888|
|RAM||12/16GB RAM LPDDR5|
|Operating system||MIUI 12 based on Android 11|
|Storage||256/512GB UFS 3.1|
|Cameras||Triple camera: 108MP main + ultra wide angle with a 123º field of view + 5MP telemacro with 30X zoom|
67W quick charge
|Others||Foldable design with a book-style form factor|
Xiaomi desktop mode
Four Harman Kardon speakers with Dolby Vision
The Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold features an 8.01-inch foldable AMOLED display without 2K resolution in its unfolded mode. It is made of high-strength steel, and when folded it takes shape of a traditional smartphone with a 6.52-inch panel.
It has the same processor as Xiaomi Mi 11 and Mi 11i, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, the most advanced processor of the manufacturer to date.
This new Xiaomi smartphone comes with a triple rear camera module including a 108MP main sensor that uses Pixel Binning technology of 9 pixels in 1 to achieve high-quality photographs, an ultra-wide-angle sensor with a field of view of 123º, and a 30x telemacro sensor that has the Liquid Lens technology. This method is used for the first time in a smartphone, it allows to dynamically adjust the focal length to achieve more accurate shots.
Mi Mix Fold has a large 5,020mAh battery with 67W quick charging, which is one of the fastest on the market today.
Another of the highlights of this device is the sound quality, it has four stereo speakers, something never seen before in a smartphone, signed by Harman Kardon that feature Dolby Vision technology.
This foldable smartphone of the Chinese brand has a function that turns the device into a PC through a desktop mode that is activated simply by sliding the screen and has a start menu and a control center, it purely is a Windows-like experience.
One of the great concerns about foldable smartphones is their durability, this is why the company assures that Mi Mix Fold can be folded up to a million times without any damage.
Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold price and release date
Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold has been unveiled in China and for now, we only know the official prices for the Chinese market, we are going to leave you with the estimated prices:
- Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold 12GB RAM + 256GB: About $1521
- Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold 12GB RAM + 512 GB: About $1670
- Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold Ceramic special edition 16GB RAM + 512 GB: About $1970