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 said at the time that to rush it

release will not be. As it turned out, it was not long to wait: the device should come out in the first half of the year, and with a rather attractive price tag.

When?

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. He makes his debut in China, and then gets to other countries.

How many?

According to rumors, a folding smartphone will be muchcheaper competitors like devices: $ 999 in the US, € 999 in Europe and about $ 1,087 in India. For comparison, the Samsung Galaxy Fold will cost almost $ 2,000, and the Huawei Mate X will cost $ 2,300.

Recall, the smartphone Xiaomi will be differentconstruction: it bends not in one place, but in two at once. The edges of the large screen at the same time fold back, leaving the display smaller, like a regular gadget.

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