It’s been a long time since the release of the Xiaomi MI Mix Fold. The device is special, after all it is the first folding smartphone of Xiaomi. According to rumors, the phone will have a sequel very soon that may be released in the second half of 2022 along with the Xiaomi 12 Ultra. The new device will bring more innovations and will be better than its predecessor. However, the company will continue to support the flagship that marked its entry into the folding category. Today, the company is releasing a major MIUI 13 closed beta update for the fold. Obviously, the modernize brings a ton of new enhancements and features to enhance the use of the 8-inch internal AMOLED display.
The update is based on Android 12 and brings a redesigned desktop layout for the main screen. There are also many improvements to dual-screen desktop functionality. The new update also improves Multitasking. For example, users will see improvements with new parallel windows and free window options. Google is finally improving the free version of Android 13 on large devices, so it’s natural to see Xiaomi also improve this feature that has been hidden in developer settings for a long time. There is also a new three-finger gesture that will activate the screen split function. Other aspects such as the Control Center were also revised. There are also updates for system applications. The list includes Calculator, File Manager, Gallery, Clock, Recorder and more.
Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold Specifications
The Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold has a wonderful 8.01 inch AMOLED internal screen with a resolution of 2,480 x 1,860 pixels. Externally, the phone has a 6.52-inch screen with a resolution of 2,520 x 840 pixels, a refresh rate of 90 Hz and HDR 10+ support. Under the hood, the phone features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G processor built in 5 nm architecture with Adreno 660 GPU. This is not a conventional smartphone and has up to 512 GB of storage with up to 16 GB of RAM.
In terms of optics, the phone has a triple camera setting. There is a 108 MP snapper with f / 1.8 aperture and PDAF. In addition, we have an 8 MP telephoto / macro shooter with PDAF and 3x optical zoom. There is also a 13 MP ultrawide snapper.
The phone also has Quad Speakers with stereo sound, these are tuned by Harman Kardon. In terms of battery capacity, it destroys the Galaxy Z Fold and Z Flip series. Besides, it carries a huge 5,020 mAh battery with a fast charge of 67 W. This without exploding, of course.