Mi Mix Fold: the first Xiaomi foldable smartphone and the first smartphone with a camera with a liquid lens for $ 1500

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Today Xiaomi held the second part of its presentation, the protagonist of which was Mi Mix Fold. This is both the new representative of the slightly forgotten Mi series Mix, and the first foldable smartphone of a Chinese company. AND if yesterday Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra, without exaggeration, could be called the king among the flagships, then Mi Mix Fold went even further.

Displays

The smartphone got a big 8,01-inch flexible OLED display with resolution 2480×1,860 dots, 4: 3 aspect ratio, HDR10 + support and Dolby Vision, and also a maximum brightness of 900 nits.

He folds inward and at unfolded, the smartphone turns into small tablet. On the the screen starts the desktop mode with multiple windows with resizable. Especially for its creation, Xiaomi has developed U-shaped loop that is on 27% lighter than buttonholes used in other folding devices. The manufacturer assures that the hinge and the display has withstood 200 thousand bends in test time, and then 1 more a million bends.

On the on the outside there is another display 6,52-inch AMOLED with resolution 840×2520 pixels, aspect ratio 27: 9, refresh rate 90 Hz and touch screen sampling rate of 180 Hz. Have it also has HDR10 + support and Dolby Vision.

Camera

Usually in foldable smartphone on the display comes first, but the main pride of Mi Mix Fold became a camera result of investment in R&D in size 140 million yuan and several years of development. It uses the Surge C1 image processing chip (the same proprietary Xiaomi chip) and liquid lens in telephoto lens for the first time in mobile industry! It is a flexible film filled with a clear liquid that can change shape like a lens in human eye. Moreover, it can withstand extreme temperatures from -40°C before 60°C… This allows you to adjust the zoom away from 3x up 30x. The lens has a closest focusing distance of just 3 cm, which allows you to shoot distant objects and take macro shots. AND behind it all costs 8 megapixel sensor.

Besides him, in main camera used 108 megapixel ISOCELL HM2 sensor that supports 9-pixel combining in 1, a also 13 MP ultra wide-angle camera with viewing angle 123 degrees.

What else

Inside there is a top-end Snapdragon 888 processor in in conjunction with RAM LPDDR5 and storage UFS 3.1. Behind temperature control is answered by a cooling system consisting of large steam chamber, thermogel and several layers of graphite sheets.

In addition, there is a battery with a capacity of 5020 mAh (two parts by 2460 mAh) s support for fast charging with a capacity of 67 W, but without wireless charging, four speakers with Harman Kardon settings, side fingerprint scanner and NFC.

How many?

AT standard version of the phone back cover made of Gorilla Glass with ceramic texture. There is also a Ceramic Special Edition with black ceramic back panel (with laser engraving), and also with gold buttons in the middle and volume control.

In addition, the following versions will be available:

  • 12/256 GB $ 1520 /1300
  • 12/512 GB $ 1670 /1430
  • 16/512 GB $ 1970 /1700

AT China Mi Sales Mix Fold will start on April 16th.

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