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Is this the foldable tablet Xiaomi has been secretly working on?

07 January, 2019, 00:23 | Author: Lloyd Doyle
  • Xiaomi may also have a foldable phone in the works

What happened: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is reportedly working on a foldable design for its latest phone, according to a leaked video.

The 20-second clip shows someone demonstrating the phone's screen-size accommodating interfaces in dimmed lighting as the user scrolls across Google Maps while they continue to fold the device along its two "hinges".

Evan Blass tweeted the video and wrote, "Can't speak to the authenticity of this video or device, but it's allegedly made by Xiaomi, I'm told".

For those who aren't sure, the video shows a foldable device running Android under Xiaomi's MIUI skin.

Is this really Xiaomi's foldable phone? Samsung has already showcased its foldable phone, which might be called Galaxy F, and it is expected to launch later this quarter.


At the Samsung Developer Conference, the company revealed its new foldable display, teasing what its new foldable device will look like.

However, there is no word on the tech specifics, and the availability is also in question. Currently, several companies, including Huawei and Samsung have similar design. You can fold the left and right panels backward to turn the unit into a smartphone.

After graduating to completely bezel-less screen designs in 2018, smartphones brands have moved their focus towards devices with foldable screens.

The trend of the foldable smartphone will definitely come in 2019.

The leak was spread out from Evan Blass which posted a video in his Twitter account how a new, foldable Android tablet with two bendable side panels that fold back behind the central area. And we don't think that someone has gone to the length of creating a deepfake video of Xiaomi's foldable screen phone.

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