The video shows a person using Google Maps on a tablet in landscape mode, which the user then folds back in two sections for it to transform into a palm-sized gadget with thin top and bottom bezels and curved edges. Evan Blass shared a video via a tweet where he said that he wasn't sure of the authenticity of the news but the workable prototype of the foldable device in the video allegedly is made by Xiaomi. Earlier previous year, ET News had reported that Xiaomi was developing an "outfolding" phone with plans to release it sometime in 2019. This is something very new to the concept of foldable handsets as Samsung's Galaxy F has been showcased to be folding in front side only.
Foldable smartphones have been a concept for a long time now with a few proof of concept devices being shown off at worldwide events. We are also likely to see more of Qi wireless charging, phones without 3.5mm port, IR assisted face unlock, glass backs on entry-level devices, smaller, teardrop shape notches.
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Others advised Cook to stop pointing the finger at China, and instead fix the flaws in Apple services and work on new products. We believe the economic environment in China has been further impacted by rising trade tensions with the United States .
Xiaomi Foldable Phone: How Real Is This Leaked Video? If the video is to be believed, Xiaomi will launch the world's first dual-side foldable phone. It could mean that the device has three parts: one with the main screen, a second to the right of the main screen, and a third on the left. Nevertheless, it would be interesting to see if more manufacturers can provide foldable smartphones for affordable prices and if this indeed is the future of smartphones.
We hope to see some foldable phones to be launched soon in our markets as it doesn't take time for rumours to become reality in some cases. The video, which was posted on Twitter, shows a phone with a Mi App Store, as well as the standard wallpaper from the company's operating system MIUI 10.