After Samsung and Huawei now it seems that the Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi will soon launch its foldable smartphone. In January this year, the company’s vice president Wang Zhang shared a video in which he was seen using the Mi foldable phone. At that time it was speculated that the company will soon launch the smartphone. But later the company said that the smartphone is still in works and is not going to launch anytime soon.
Now the company has released a new video which again teases the foldable phone. This new teaser hints that Xiaomi might soon launch the phone. The new video is 10 seconds long and shows the phone in both flat and foldable position. The video highlight that the phone comes with a double fold design.
The phone is being used with gesture controls which are a feature of Android 9.0 Pie operating system. The gesture controls come really handy when users are using the device with one-hand.
It is expected that the Mi foldable phone will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor. The report also suggest that the display of the phone is co-developed with Visionox. It is expected that the company might launch the smartphone in the second quarter of 2019.
It will also be an expensive device and is said to come with a starting price tag of $1,980.
Recently, Xiaomi expanded its product lineup with the launch of an upgraded version of its Mi Notebook Air. The company has launched the Mi Notebook Air 12.5-inch (2019) is lighter than its predecessor and weighs 1.07kg. The device comes with a starting price tag of CNY 3,599.The laptop packs 4GB of RAM and is powered by Intel Core i5 and Core m3 processors.