Xiaomi announces its flagship foldable, the Mix Fold 3

Xiaomi has introduced its latest foldable smartphone, the Mix Fold 3, featuring an upgraded hinge designed to withstand up to 500,000 folds. The device boasts a quad-camera system equipped with Leica optical lenses and is powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor.

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When folded, the Mix Fold 3 has a thickness of 10.86mm, which reduces to 5.26mm when unfolded. The device weighs 255 grams. Xiaomi’s innovative “Micro Waterdrop” hinge is now 8.6% slimmer in the folded position and 12.5% thinner when unfolded, contributing to an 8% reduction in width and a 17% decrease in occupied space.

The camera system features a 50MP Sony IMX800 primary sensor, a 12MP ultrawide angle lens, a 10MP 3.2X telephoto lens, and a 10MP 5X periscopic lens. Selfies and video calls are facilitated by 20MP sensors on both the foldable and cover screens.

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, combined with 16GB of RAM, powers the device, which offers storage options of up to 1TB. The outer display measures 6.56 inches, while the inner screen unfolds to 8.02 inches, each with a 120Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 2,160 x 1,916.

A 4,800mAh battery fuels the Mix Fold 3, supporting rapid wired charging up to 67W and wireless charging up to 50W.