Xiaomi has officially launched Mi MIX FOLD, its first foldable smartphone, during the Spring 2021 New Product Launch announcement. The phone carries the best features and specs. The Mi Mix Fold runs on Android 10 with MIUI 12 on the software front. The phone also includes a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6 and a USB Type-C port.
Mi Mix Fold sports a 6.52 inch display on the exterior and a 8.01 inch WQHD+ internal display that has flexible resolution. The smartphone is packed with firsts such as the “Xiaomi’s Surge C1 Image Signal Processor”,which is capable of delivering pro-level photography, it is also debuting the liquid lens, another first for smartphones. Mi MIX FOLD introduces a premium experience with a quad-speaker setup, a 5,020mAh battery, and 67W turbocharging support. It offers the largest battery capacity among most foldable mobiles, safer and quicker charging while increasing the battery’s lifespan.
As Xiaomi’s first foldable smartphone, Mi MIX FOLD adopts a U-shaped hinge design with better weight and reliability. The weight is decreased by up to 27% compared to other foldable phones. In reliability testing, the MI device underwent 200,000 bends in extreme reliability testing. The backcover is protected by the 5th gen Corning® Gorilla® and has a ceramic texture.
The Mi MIX Fold inherits Xiaomi’s flagship smartphones’ outstanding display quality, which starts with excellent colour performance. Xiaomi’s colour calibration algorithm has meticulously tuned the device’s display. It has 900 nits peak brightness and 600 nits overall brightness. The display gives comfortable viewing in different settings. Simultaneously, the 4,300,000:1 colour contrast ratio, Dolby Vision® and HDR10+ support and DCI-P3 colour gamut combine to create highly dynamic and life-like images in vivid colour.
Xiaomi has consistently been acclaimed for its dual speakers on its former devices. Therefore, this time, it has elevated the sound system on Mi MIX FOLD by creating the first-ever smartphone quad speakers setup. The processing unit is powered by a Snapdragon 888 processor and is available with 12GB and 16GB ram. Mi MIX FOLD inherits the legacy of the Mi 11 series with professional-grade tuning through SOUND BY Harman Kardon.
The speaker’s innate features are added by 15V Smart PA, making the sound level up to 40% louder than that of Mi 10 Pro. Mi MIX FOLD is the industry’s first smartphone to embrace true panoramic surround sound. Using Xiaomi’s quad-speaker design algorithm, the device can discern 3D spatial audio field playback, which produces an additional sound dimension on top of the foundational dual speakers, creating an accurate 3D spatial audio listening adventure.
The lens of Xiaomi X FOLD can allegedly change shape (with the help of a motor), taking photos at between 3x optical and 30x hybrid zoom or taking macro shots from just 3cm away. It is the world’s first smartphone with Liquid Lens technology, initiating the era of bionic photography. It has a 108MP pixel primary camera and a 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera with an impressive 123° field of view. The 108MP pixel primary camera is equipped with a 7P lens. AI ultra-wide-angle distortion correction is used to improve the edge distortion of the picture effectively. .
The Mi Mix Fold price has been set at approximately Rs. 1,12,100 for the base 12GB + 256GB storage variant. The pricing goes up to Rs. 1,23,300 approx for the 12GB + 512GB storage configuration INR 1,45,700 for the top-of-the-line 16GB + 512GB storage option.