Xiaomi unveiled its latest foldable smartphone as the leading smartphone maker launched the Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 at the company’s annual ceremony, which saw the annual speech of the company’s founder and CEO, Xiaomi Li Jun.
The new phone is a technological leap in the foldable smartphone industry as it comes with a thickness of only 5.4mm, while the new phone offers a viewing experience through internal and external screens in addition to an imaging experience designed by Leica , and High Energy efficiency, via the latest Snapdragon® 8+ Gen 1 mobile platform.
In a related context, Xiaomi announced the launch of the Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro, the Redmi K50 Ultra and a series of ecosystem products.
Self-developed micro-water droplets
The Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 has an exciting design, one of the thinnest foldable smartphones ever, embodied in a foldable body with a thickness of only 11.2 mm, and both edges measure 5.4 mm, which gives a pleasant feeling experience in the hands of the consumer.
To come up with this creative image, Xiaomi focuses on improving the micro water droplet, which is the core component of the foldable smartphone. The Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 is equipped with a self-developed micro water drop, which has a smaller curvature radius, thinner screen Units, and a modified small twist hinge. Using an integrated, weld-free process to create a dual carbon fiber wing plate, these highly integrated components have reduced the number of parts to just 87, enabling a lighter, thinner hinge design than ever before.
In addition, both sides of the hinge use space technology to use large hidden spaces on both sides of the hinge for soft panels, achieving a 20% increase in the use of space, enabling a 5.4mm flat design , with a balanced weight distribution.
Two screens for a great viewing experience
The Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 phone has a foldable interior design, with two main AMOLED screens, in two different sizes on both sides. The screen measures 6.56 inches with Samsung E5 material, 2520 x 1080 resolution, supports high refresh rate up to 120Hz and P3 Color Game, with brightness up to 1000nits, giving it an edge over other monitors with its excellent user experience.
On the inside, the new phone has a Samsung Eco OLED display, measuring 8.02 inches. It is based on pole-less technology, replaces the traditional polarizer with an ultra-thin color filter and uses a black matrix material to reduce reflection on the screen. Compared to other conventional screens, light transmission is increased by 33%, while energy consumption is reduced by 25%. The screen has a resolution of X19142160, supports P3 color spectrum, this LTPO 2.0 1-120Hz AdaptiveSync Pro, and the anti-reflective layer reduces reflection to less than 2%, resulting in a more detailed viewing experience and pleasant aesthetics.
Both monitors offer an exceptionally consistent user experience, and both support 120Hz refresh, professional screen calibration for primary colors, 1000nits brightness and Dolby vision. Regardless of the screen used, the device supports dual ambient light sensing on the front and back, providing natural and smooth automatic brightness adjustment.
Miui Fold 13, the new standard for foldable screens
Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 runs on the latest MIUI Fold 13 operating system, as it was developed to change the classic MIUI interface, and with the addition of improvements in screen interaction, to improve the user experience, and adapt the interface design to the foldable screen , doubles the viewing area in the smartphone, in addition to maintaining visual consistency, it allows the use of hundreds of available MIUI widgets without distortion, increasing aesthetics and usability.
Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 system programs are dedicated to the large screen, and a large number of application interfaces have been redesigned for a better experience on the screen, which helps to use calendar, file management, voice recorder, notes and other applications. While third-party apps will be customized according to the solutions available in Android 12L, it offers more native support capabilities for third-party apps.
The list of Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 innovations includes updates in the interaction of smart screens, where users can swipe three fingers to split the screen, and floating windows can be quickly accessed via the sidebar, which can also be used to split the to exit screen mode, and The design of floating windows has also been changed. And notifications.
Original Leica images, double quality approach
Xiaomi has set a new standard for smartphone photography, combining Leica’s imaging expertise with Xiaomi’s rich experience in computational photography. Using an ALD low-reflection coating, the camera’s camera has a 13MP wide-angle and 8MP telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom and portrait capabilities.
In addition to a Leica-certified Summicron lens, the phone offers access to two photography modes: ‘Leica Authentic Look’ and ‘Leica Vibrant Look’, both of which offer an enhanced creative space for the photographer.
With Xiaomi Profocus support, the Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 offers a quick start of the camera, fast capture and support for continuous recording up to 30 fps.
That, and the new phone supports Dolby Vision HDR recording, in addition to Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos for watching video, and videos captured on the phone will look amazing, especially if you’re using UGC platforms that support Dolby Vision. which allows users to share photos Online exceptionally.
Snapdragon® 8+ Gen 1, leading performance in an ultra-thin body
In addition to the innovative foldable screen design, the Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 takes advantage of the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon® 8+ Gen 1 mobile platform, for fast performance. TSMC’s 4NM manufacturing process enables a significant increase in power efficiency, involving tens of billions of rand Transistors in a narrow area, the advanced process enables the CPU and GPU to achieve a 10% increase in performance, while the CPU and GPU power consumption is improved by 30%. This updated design allows the smartphone to maintain higher speeds and efficiency at the same time, and the excellent energy efficiency allows for a long-lasting battery, with a full day’s use, even with frequent indoor use, as well as long-term used when the external display is primarily used.
And the Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 has a cooling system with a large VC converter, where the high-quality VC offers a surface area of up to 2,520 mm, with 50% improvements in thermal conductivity, compared to a typical VC, In addition to the inner layer of the battery covered with a layer of second generation boron nitride for heat dissipation, the surface is 3.715 mm, while the multi-layered graphite plate with high density is a strong base for the excellent sustainable performance of the Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 .
Via Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro it is possible to work and enjoy entertainment with a large screen of 12.4 inches
Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro has a 12.4-inch large screen, which users can take full advantage of for a very efficient and comfortable experience in both work and entertainment scenarios, and the 12.4-inch high-quality screen has ‘ n ultra-high resolution of 2560 X 1600, and a high refresh rate of 120Hz, blue light reduction at the hardware level, which provides a comfortable and smooth experience for watching video, and fast multitasking on split screens, Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro has a conference mode so it can convert speech to text in real time, quickly distinguish between different speakers and support real-time translation between Chinese and English.
Redmi K50 Ultra All-Round Upgrade
The Redmi K50 Ultra joins the Redmi K50 series, which boasts extensive upgrades in performance, display, camera and charging. The Redmi K50 Ultra takes the product and user experience to the next level, and the Redmi K50 features the latest Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Mobile platform, 1.5k flat screen.
The triple camera of the smartphone consists of a main camera of 100 MP, a wide-angle camera of 8 MP and a telephoto camera of 2 MP, which is enhanced by the implementation of various Xiaomi AI image solutions, and the combination of advanced Software and hardware allows the Redmi K50 Ultra to significantly improve image quality. In addition, the combination of a 5000mAh battery and 120 W hypercharge technology gives daily use with only 19 minutes of full charge.
The Redmi K50 Ultra Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Summer Edition was also announced today. In addition to the final performance of the standard Redmi K50 Ultra, it features the team’s signature silver stripes, green petrol stripes and carbon fiber structures in the design.
In addition, today Xiaomi launched Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro, Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro, Xiaomi Conference Tapcast, Xiaomi Bluetooth speaker, Mijia Smart Purifying Range Hood P1, and Mijia Dual-Drum Washer 15kg.
Prices and availability of products
The Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 is available in two colors: Black and gold, with three storage options.
12GB + 256GB: CNY 8999
12GB + 512GB: CNY 9999
12GB + 1TB: CNY 11,699
The Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro is available in three colors: black, silver and forest green, with three storage options.
6GB + 128GB: CNY 2999
8GB + 256GB: CNY 3,499
12GB + 512GB: CNY 4199
The Redmi K50 Ultra is available in three colors: black, silver and blue with four storage types.
8GB + 128GB: CNY 2999
8GB + 256GB: CNY 3,299
12GB + 256GB: CNY 3,599
12GB + 512GB: CNY 3999
The Redmi K50 Ultra Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Summer Edition will retail for CNY 4,199.
All these devices will go on sale from August 16 via Xiaomi’s official channels in mainland China.