in March, and now forecasters say the Chinese company is preparing to launch a new one before the end of this year.
The next folding, which could be presented as early as the fourth quarter, will bring updates to the screen and the hinge, according to the specifications shared by Digital Chat Station, a well-known leaker, in Weibo.
The post reveals that it will fold inward, meaning it will open and close like a book like Samsung’s.other , and it will depend on an internal display provided by Samsung, which will support a high refresh rate.
Additionally, the upcoming Xiaomi phone will be powered by Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line Snapdragon 888 chipset and a 5,000 mAh large battery, according to the Digital Chat Station post. Like Xiaomi’s first foldable phone, the upcoming camera module will be spearheaded by a 108-megapixel shooter, the post says, along with a, which supports 3x optical zoom and an ultra-wide lens.
Xiaomi officially dabbled in the foldable phone space in March, with $ 1,500but it received an exclusive release for China. That phone packs a Snapdragon 888 processor, a four-speaker Harman Kardon setup, a 5,020 mAh dual-cell battery, and 67W fast-charging support.
Xiaomi did not immediately respond to a request for comment from CNET.