Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, Leica cameras launched

MIX Fold 2 has launched in China today. The brand has also unveiled a host of other devices including the Redmi K50 Extreme Edition, Pad 5 Pro 12.4, Watch S1 Pro, and Buds 4 Pro. The Mix Fold 2 is the company’s second-generation foldable smartphone. It arrives as the successor to the Mix Fold that debuted last year. Xiaomi’s latest foldable offering competes against the likes of the recently announced Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4, OPPO Find N, Fold X, and others in the market. 

MIX Fold 2 specifications and features 

The MIX Fold 2 comes with a different rear panel design compared to its predecessor. It has a horizontal camera module housing Leica branded three sensors. The setup comprises a 50MP Sony IMX766 primary sensor, 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and an 8MP telephoto unit with 2x zoom. The device is capable of recording 8K videos and also supports Dolby Vision HDR format recording. The foldable smartphone has a volume rocker and power buttons on the right side. The latter also doubles up as a fingerprint scanner manufactured by Goodix. 

The MIX Fold 2 has a thickness of 5.4mm when unfolded. When folded, it measures 11.2mm. The device weighs around 262 grams.

The MIX Fold 2’s outer display features a 6.5-inch Samsung E5 AMOLED panel bearing an FHD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. It is shielded with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. When the device is unfolded, the interior Eco OLED screen measures 8.2-inches which offers a 2.5K resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. The interior display also features ultra-thin glass and an under-display camera. Both the interior and outer displays support Dolby Vision, 1,000 nits peak brightness, and TrueColour. 

Under the hood, the MIX Fold 2 will be equipped with a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor. It packs 12GB RAM and up to 1TB storage. The foldable smartphone is backed by a 4,500mAh battery unit with support for 67W fast charging. Software-wise, it runs on MIUI 13-based 12 out of the box. 

MIX Fold 2 pricing and availability 

The MIX Fold 2 is offered in Black and Gold colour options. It carries a starting price tag of Yuan 8,999 (~$1,335) for the base 256GB storage. The 512GB and 1TB storage options are priced at Yuan 9,999 (~$1,483) and Yuan 11,999 (~$1,780). The foldable smartphone is up for pre-booking from today with sales commencing from August 16th


Via: gizmochina.com

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