Xiaomi is said to be working on two new foldable smartphone models and it is speculated that they will hit the market next year. Of the two phones, one is set to be a part of the brand’s existing MIX Fold lineup, while the other will be Xiaomi’s first clamshell folding phone and is expected to be launched as the MIX Flip. And now a well-known tipster has also claimed that the screen will be removed from the top of these foldable devices next year. Let’s find out what information has surfaced so far about the upcoming Xiaomi MIX series smartphones.
Xiaomi MIX Flip & MIX Fold 4 may launch next year
The tipster posted on digital chat station Weibo (a Chinese microblogging website) hinted that Xiaomi will launch its first flip phone by 2024. Along with this, the brand is also planning to release the next generation Mix Fold 4 model next year.
However, the predecessor of Mix Fold 4, Xiaomi Mix Fold 3, has not yet been officially launched in the market. It is heard that this phone will make its debut in July or August this year. But before that now the tipster has revealed some information about the next generation model in his recent post. According to him, the Mix Fold 4 will carry the model number N17 and the Mix Flip will carry the model number N18. He also added that both the models will be launched next year and will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon processors.
Although the exact chipset name has not been revealed, the digital chat station claims that it will be included in Qualcomm’s flagship grade Snapdragon 8 series, which will offer improved performance. Keep in mind that this is still an unconfirmed report, so only time will tell how true this information is. Hopefully, more information about the new Xiaomi MIX Flip & MIX Fold 4 will surface soon.