- An outward-folding Xiaomi foldable cellphone prototype has surfaced on-line.
- The system bears a resemblance to the Huawei Mate X sequence.
Except the Huawei Mate X sequence and the Royole FlexPai household, the overwhelming majority of foldable telephones are inward-folding units. Xiaomi’s two foldables are additionally inward-folding affairs, however a brand new leak has given us a take a look at an intriguing prototype.
Tipster Kuba Wojciechowski has posted photographs of a prototype Xiaomi foldable cellphone on Twitter, displaying an outward folding design. This makes for fairly the change from the corporate’s Mi Combine Fold and Combine Fold 2 handsets. Take a look at the pictures beneath.
The images present a cellphone that bears a notable resemblance to the Huawei Mate X sequence, largely as a result of general design and inclusion of a rear digital camera bar. Talking of the digital camera bar, we are able to additionally make out at the very least 4 cameras right here. In any other case, the prototype doesn’t have a rear cowl, giving us a take a look at the uncovered batteries, circuitry, and extra.
What do you consider this Xiaomi prototype?
Wojciechowski additionally dished out a couple of extra obvious particulars relating to the system, noting that it has a 2019-era Snapdragon 855 processor and X50 5G modem. He additionally claimed that “only a few” models have surfaced in public, which is comprehensible on condition that we’re solely seeing this prototype now.
There’s no phrase on why this specific design didn’t see a business launch, however we’re guessing sturdiness might have been a significant concern. Inward-folding designs are thought-about superior as the shape issue protects the comparatively fragile folding shows from scratches and different harm.