Xiaomi MIX Fold 3 Launched, The Most Impressive Foldable Smartphone On Paper

Following the introduction of the Redmi K60 Ultra, Xiaomi has now taken the wraps off its latest offering, the Xiaomi MIX Fold 3. This new foldable device, whose features were already partially known, not only presents a modernized design but also incorporates the most advanced technology.

With the launch of the Xiaomi MIX Fold 3, Xiaomi is clearly targeting individuals seeking a multifunctional gadget that serves as both a smartphone and a tablet or laptop replacement. The device aims to enhance productivity, making it a central selling point.

Main features

The Xiaomi MIX Fold 3 boasts a total weight of 259 grams, which is somewhat high but typical for this category of device. When unfolded, it maintains a sleek thickness of only 5.26mm, while the folded configuration results in a thickness of 10.96mm.

When closed, the Xiaomi MIX Fold 3 presents users with a 6.56-inch Samsung OLED display featuring a resolution of 2,520 × 1,080 pixels. The aspect ratio is 21:9, it supports a refresh rate of 120Hz, and it’s equipped with HDR10+ and Corning Gorilla Victus 2 protection.

Upon unfolding, the device reveals an 8.03-inch LTPO OLED screen with a resolution of 2,160 × 1,916 pixels. This screen also offers a 120Hz refresh rate and HDR10+ support. The brightness matches the external screen at a peak of 2,600 nits, and it’s also manufactured by Samsung.

Under the hood, the Xiaomi MIX Fold 3 boasts the formidable Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor. The camera setup is noteworthy, with a 50MP primary camera equipped with optical stabilization, a 12MP wide-angle lens, a 10MP secondary lens, and a 10MP periscope camera. All these lenses are supported by Leica technology. On the front, both the external and internal screens sport a 20MP selfie camera.

In addition to these features, the Xiaomi MIX Fold 3 packs a 4,800mAh battery with 67W fast charging capability, as well as 50W wireless charging. The device also incorporates a trio of microphones, dual speakers, and Dual GPS. MIUI has been optimized for dual-screen configuration, including enhanced productivity-oriented split-screen functionalities.

Pricing and availability

The Xiaomi MIX Fold 3 comes in Black and Gold, as well as an aerospace-grade Xiaomi composite fiber version in black that integrates high-strength aramid and ceramic fibers.

As for pricing, the Xiaomi MIX Fold 3 starts at RMB 8,999 (approximately $1,200) for the 12GB/256GB variant. The 16GB/512GB version is priced at RMB 9,999 (around $1,400), while the top-tier model featuring 16GB/1TB storage comes with a price tag of RMB 10,999 (about $1,500) in the Chinese market.


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