Xiaomi is working on the second generation of its foldable smartphone. We present everything we know about the next phone!
The second generation of the Xiaomi foldable phone is one of the most anticipated flexible smartphones of 2022. The first generation of the device was released in April 2021however, it was only available in the Chinese market. It seems that with the second version of the phone, Xiaomi may also try to fight for hearts (and pockets) European customers.
Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 certified by 3C [03.06.2022]
The Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 phone has been certified by the Chinese agency 3C. In addition to the certification number 22061218C, we also learned that the new device will support charging with power up to 67W..
Such certification means that the design and technological process related to the device are completed, only the production is ahead of us. So it looks like the phones should be presented soon – it will definitely happen This year.
Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 – when will the premiere take place?
The first leaks indicated that Xiaomi was already planning the premiere of the next edition of Folda April 2022. However, these rumors have not been confirmed – they could have been influenced by the serious pandemic situation in China, which has affected both component shortages and the lack of production capacity in factories. According to lots of new information, Xiaomi plans to announce the phone in the second quarter of this year. It means that until the end of June we should know about the upcoming phone call.
There are also conflicting reports in the media regarding the availability of the phone outside Xiaomi’s home market. Many people are convinced that the second generation will be so refined that it will compete with the Galaxy Fold in the European market. Unfortunately, some analysts are convinced that this phone is nonetheless will not come to Europe and, like its predecessor, it will only be officially offered in China.
Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 – the price of the phone
It’s hard to predict what price Xiaomi will offer for its new foldable phone. For one thing, foldable phone technology is growing cheaper to producewe can therefore expect a slight reduction compared to the previous model, but from another logistical problems (related to covid restrictions in China), as well as price increases due to inflation, can drive up the price of the phone.
The cheapest version of the previous model generation costs around PLN 5000. It can therefore be assumed that the next model will also debut in a similar price range.
Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 – appearance, screen
The most interesting news about Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 concerns its appearance and components. The MIX series is known for your innovation and the same must be offered by his next representative. According to leaker reports, this phone is to be featured with a new type of hinge responsible for folding the phone. This hinge allows the screen to move up to 360 degreessignificantly increasing the possibilities of its adjustment.
Additionally, the new hinge design should also mean thin phone. It should become not only much thinner than its predecessor, but also lighter. This is very important because foldable phones are often very heavy, which makes it difficult practical use of them.
Details about the screens that will be found in Xiaomi’s next flagship have also been revealed. Both displays are designed to support one level of refresh rate 120Hz. The outer screen must be extended to the aspect ratio 21:9. In turn, the internal display after unfolding must have up to 8 inch and work in resolution 2K.
Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 – technical specifications
Unfortunately, we don’t know a lot of certain information about the specifications of the future flagship. According to many reports, Xiaomi is expected to launch the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1+, which will be the heart of the upcoming device. This is to ensure fast operation, as well as to eliminate issues related to overheating, which the previous generation of Qualcomm processors are known for.
There was also information about decrease in battery capacity in Foil 2. This will be due to the desire to create a very thin phone, which will make it easier to use. For this reason, the link must be smaller than 5020mAhthat could be found in its predecessor.