Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 Officially Launched
Xiaomi’s much-anticipated annual event showcased a slew of exciting products, headlined by the Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 – the flagship of the new folding screen generation. Building upon its predecessor’s concepts, this device boasts remarkable improvements in camera, display, endurance, and durability.
The external screen flaunts a 6.56″ hyperbolic Samsung E6 AMOLED display, while the internal 8.03″ Eco²OLED Plus screen, also made of E6 material, features an adaptive 120Hz refresh rate. Both screens tout impressive features, such as 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, and Dolby Vision support, along with color temperature sensors.
Addressing folding concerns, Xiaomi introduced the “Xiaomi keel hinge,” ushering in an unparalleled folding experience. This hinge allows hovering between 45°-135° angles and offers anti-fall protection. With a slim design achieved through innovative engineering, this hinge is a testament to Xiaomi’s commitment to innovation.
In the imaging department, the Mix Fold 3 showcases a Leica-certified quad-camera system. Featuring a 50MP IMX800 main camera, a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, a 10MP portrait lens, and a 10MP periscope telephoto lens, this array covers an impressive range of focal lengths. Xiaomi’s proprietary imaging software further enhances the camera capabilities. It has a 20MP selfie camera on each screen.
- 50-megapixel IMX800 main camera, 1/1.49″ outsole, 2.0μm four-in-one fusion large pixels, F1.77, supports SMA OIS optical image stabilization, 1G+6P lens;
- 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera, F2.2, FOV120°, equivalent to 15mm focal length;
- 10-megapixel 75mm portrait lens, F2.0, 3.2x optical zoom;
- 10MP 115mm periscope telephoto lens, F2.92, 5x optical zoom, 30cm super macro.
- Front Camera: 20MP (0V20B) for both internal and external display.
Powering the device is the Snapdragon 8 Gen2 high-frequency processor, offering top-tier performance. The battery, with a capacity of 4800mAh, supports 67W wired and 50W wireless fast charging. The inclusion of Xiaomi’s self-developed power management chips further optimizes charging efficiency.
To combat the heat, Xiaomi incorporated a VC vapor chamber and high-density graphite heat dissipation, ensuring efficient cooling during extended use. The device also features NFC chips, infrared control, and dual-speaker stereo with advanced audio certifications.
The Mix Fold 3 arrives in three color variants: Black, Gold, and Composite Fiber. The Composite Fiber edition stands out with its use of ceramic fiber, providing impressive durability and strength.
The black and gold version is 5.26mm thick when unfolded, 10.96mm thick when folded, and weighs 259g; the ceramic fiber version is 5.26mm thick when unfolded, folded thick 10.86mm, and weighs 255g.
Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 Price and Memory Options
- 12GB + 256GB: ¥8999
- 16GB + 512GB: ¥9999
- 16GB + 1TB: ¥10999
In conclusion, Xiaomi’s Mix Fold 3 boldly advances the folding screen landscape, showcasing innovations in design, imaging, and performance. This flagship device cements Xiaomi’s commitment to pushing boundaries in the smartphone arena.