Alleged Xiaomi folding phone surfaces in video, could be a hoax

Xiaomi may also have a foldable phone in the works

There are pretty high chances that the foldable phone showcased in the video could be from Xiaomi because the icons on the device appear to be quite similar to that of Xiaomi's MIUI. It starts off with a large landscape view, then the two side panels fold backward, resulting in a much smaller screen that's only a bit tinier than conventional smartphones. Although the handset is clearly seen being able to fold in three parts and adjusting the UI as the screen folds, it is not confirmed if the handset is made by Xiaomi.

The FlexPai is rough around the edges but could be the world's first commercially available foldable tablet-phone. We might just see the first foldable phone next year but you should expect it to be a halo product with a stratospheric price tag. Based on the tweet, Evan has noted that the device is allegedly manufactured by Xiaomi. Blass says it's unclear whether the device in the video is legitimate, and whether Xiaomi indeed made it. Huawei consumer business head Yu Chengdong said in 2017 that the company was researching a foldable smartphone, with a prototype already being developed.

The company released a lineup of phones with nearly-absent bezels before other phone giants who are now following in its footsteps.

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The company has been banking on its Model 3 sedan, the performance of which is seen crucial to the carmaker's future. Q4 deliveries grew to 90,700 vehicles, which was 8% more than our prior all time-high in Q3.

It seems like Xiaomi could simply not sit back and relax as Samsung bakes their foldable phone back in the kitchen.

The device that begins as a tablet, close to 3x the width of a standard phone.

We have been hearing a lot about Samsung's foldable phone for a long time now. This way, screen real estate about half the size of the smartphone's screen gets added on either side of the phone, thereby revealing one seamless stretch of the screen.

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