There have to be one thing within the water: within the area of 24 hours we’ve seen 4 new foldables, with Xiaomi being the newest to interrupt cowl. At a mere 5.4mm thick when unfolded, the Xiaomi Combine Fold 2 lays declare to being the world’s slimmest folding telephone.
Introduced lower than a day after Samsung revealed the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4, and mere hours after Motorola pulled again the curtain on the 2022 Motorola Razr, the Combine Fold 2 is an inward-folding flagship that snaps shut to a svelte 11.2mm. That’s noticeably skinnier than the Samsung Fold 4.
Xiaomi really needed to shrink battery capability versus the OG Combine Fold with a purpose to obtain such diminutive dimensions, making do with a 4500mAh cell. It’s tasked with powering a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 CPU, 12GB of RAM and a selection of 256GB, 512GB or 1TB of on-board storage. 67W wired charging apparently takes 40 minutes for a whole top-up, by means of a USB-C port that’s solely simply sufficiently small to suit contained in the telephone.
It’s rocking a 6.56in, 2520 x 1080 AMOLED outer show with Gorilla Glass Victus to see off scratches, and an 8.02in, 2160×1914 internal panel full with silky clean 120Hz adaptive refresh fee. The agency guarantees 1000 nits peak brightness, together with HDR10+ and Dolby Imaginative and prescient video playback.
Xiaomi’s personal MIUI Fold 13 interface features a taskbar on the backside of the display for simpler multitasking (identical to the Galaxy Z Fold 4) and extra multitasking skills than earlier than. It’s utilizing Android 12L beneath, which has been optimised for larger, and folding, shows.
Leica has signed off on the three-lens rear digital camera array, which features a 50MP most important snapper with optical picture stabilisation, 13MP ultrawide and 8MP telephoto good for 2x optical zoom. There’s additionally a 20MP punch-hole selfie digital camera on the outer show.
The 256GB Combine Fold 2 begins at 8999 Yuan in China (roughly £1100), rising to 9999 Yuan (£1220) and 11999 Yuan (£1450) for the bigger capability variations. That’s a wholesome quantity lower than the OG Combine Fold, not less than for the bottom mannequin.
As with the first-gen Combine Fold, we’re not anticipating this new mannequin to make its method out of Xiaomi’s residence territory – not less than formally. It’s up for pre-order in China proper now, with telephones set to land with clients ranging from the sixteenth of August.
Xiaomi’s Chinese language web site has all the main points for now.