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Xiaomi Reveal More Details On Their Folding Smartphone

Gina Stephens
Written by Gina Stephens

Could this be how the Xiaomi folding smartphone transfer look?

 

Last month, the Co-founder and President of Xiaomi revealed a folding smartphone on his Weibo account but not much report was released alongside the footage of the new smartphone design in action. However, it would seem the Xiaomi press team have got a little bit more chatty, considerable tech site LetsGoDigital that the smartphone is been tested and there are a few prototypes available. 

In the statement, the company confirms the double wrap, flexible screen has been co-developed with another company but they don't say who. Apart from the screen, the rest of the device was designed by Xiaomi. 

As the smartphone has a spit fold, Xiaomi has said it has been technically challenging to create and as a result, extensive R&D (research and development) has been required. 

"It is labouring under a misapprehension to think a folding screen can be easily turned into a folding smartphone without significant breakthroughs in technology," Xiaomi told LetsGoDigital. 

There's suppress no word on when, or even if, the device will become commercially available but LetsGoDigital has put together some interesting 3D renders of how they think the new strategy will look. One of these renders is shown above but you can see more on the LetsGoDigital website. 

 

 

More Folding Smartphones & Camera Phone Fashions

As well as Xiaomi, Android giants Huawei and Samsung are working on folding smartphone designs while Motorola has recently went the 48MP camera game with reports suggesting the Z4 Play will have a 48MP rear camera. They're not the first smartphone following to had that many megapixels, though, as Honor introduced the Honor View20 a few weeks ago with the same size rear camera. 

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To see what else we contemplate to see in smartphones of 2019, have a read of this: Smartphone are a class of mobile phones and of multi-purpose mobile computing devices Trends Of 2019 

Republished: ephotozine.com

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Gina Stephens

Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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