Twice cheaper than Galaxy Fold: Xiaomi folding smartphone will be released in the first half and will cost $ 999

Xiaomi has already shown a prototype of its folding smartphone, but then stated that it was in a hurry to release it

will not be released. As it turned out, the wait is not long: the device should be released in the first half of the year, and also with a rather attractive price tag.


Sources say that Mi Fold or Mi Flex (the exact name is still unknown) will go on sale in the coming months - from April to June. It will debut in China, after which it will reach other countries.


How many?

According to rumors, a folding smartphone will be much morecheaper than similar devices from competitors: $999 in the USA, €999 in Europe and about $1087 in India. For comparison, the Samsung Galaxy Fold will cost almost $2,000, and the Huawei Mate X will cost just $2,300.

Let us remind you that the Xiaomi smartphone will differ in itsdesign: it bends not in one place, but in two at once. The edges of the large screen fold back, leaving a smaller display, like a conventional gadget.

The smartphone should have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor and 10 GB of RAM.