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Xiaomi revealed its advanced foldable flagship smartphone, Xiaomi MIX Fold 2, at a new product launch event in Mainland China, alongside th...

Explore the Next Generation of Ultra Slim Foldables with Xiaomi MIX Fold 2

Xiaomi revealed its advanced foldable flagship smartphone, Xiaomi MIX Fold 2, at a new product launch event in Mainland China, alongside the highly-anticipated annual speech of Lei Jun, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Xiaomi.

Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 is a giant technological leap in the ultra-slim foldable smartphone space. Measuring just 5.4mm¹ unfolded, Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 offers a consistent viewing experience on both its inner and outer displays. Additionally, it delivers an authentic Leica imagery experience and outstanding power efficiency with the latest Snapdragon® 8+ Gen 1 mobile platform.

In addition to Xiaomi MIX Fold 2, Xiaomi also announced Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro, Redmi K50 Ultra, and a host of ecosystem products.

Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 boasts a revolutionary design. It is one of the thinnest foldable smartphones on the market with a folded body just 11.2mm¹ thin—significantly slimmer than many other foldable devices. Both edges measure just only 5.4mm¹ unfolded, offering a pleasant in-hand feel experience.

To achieve these breakthroughs in form factor, Xiaomi focused on refining the hinge – the core component of the foldable smartphone. Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 is equipped with a self-developed Micro Waterdrop Hinge which features a smaller bending radius, thinner screen modules, customized mini rotating hinge, and utilized an integrated solder-free precision process to create a carbon fiber double-wing floating panel. Together, these highly integrated components reduced the number of parts to only 87, enabling a lighter and thinner hinge design than ever before.

In addition, both sides of the hinge use space stacking technology, and use large hidden spaces on both sides of the hinge for soft boards, achieving a 20% increase in space utilization and thereby offering the 5.4mm¹ flat design with balanced weight distribution.

Two displays, one exceptional viewing experience

Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 sports an inner folding design, with two AMOLED flagship screens of two different sizes on two respective sides. The outer display adopts a 21:9 classic ratio design, allowing for excellent compatibility with most applications and taking into account user experience when handling. The 6.56" display features Samsung E5 material, a resolution of 2520x1080, and supports 120Hz high refresh rate and P3 color gamut, with a brightness of up to 1000nit–giving it an edge over other common displays thanks to its outstanding user experience.

On the inside Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 flaunts an 8.02" Samsung Eco² OLED display. It adopts POL-LESS technology, replaces the traditional polarizer with an ultra-thin color filter, and uses a black matrix material to reduce reflection on the screen. Compared to traditional displays, light transmittance has been increased by 33%, with power consumption reduced by 25%. This screen has a resolution of 2160x1914, supports P3 color gamut and LTPO 2.0 1-120Hz AdaptiveSync Pro. The ultra-low anti-AR film allows the display to reduce reflectivity to less than 2%, resulting in more detailed viewing experience and pleasing aesthetics.

The two displays offer an exceptionally consistent user experience, both supporting 120Hz refresh rate, professional screen calibration on primary colors, 1,000nit brightness and Dolby Vision. Regardless of which screen is used, the device supports dual ambient light sensing on the front and back, providing for natural and smooth automatic brightness adjustment.

MIUI Fold 13, the new standard for foldable displays

Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 runs on the latest MIUI Fold 13 operating system. Developed as a permutation of the classic MIUI interface, it is perfectly adapted to foldable form factor, with screen interaction optimizations offering advancements in user experience.

The smart screen desktop design adapts to the foldable display and doubles the viewing area of the smartphone. As well as maintaining visual consistency, it allows for the hundreds of available MIUI widgets to be used without deformation, increasing both aesthetics and usability.

Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 system applications are customized for its large screen, and a large number of app interfaces have been redesigned for a better on-screen experience. Calendar, file management, voice recorder, notes, and other applications apply a new column design to take full advantage of the large screen. Third-party application adaptation will be conducted according to solutions available in Android 12L, providing more native support capability for third-party apps.

Additional Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 innovations include updates in smart screen interaction. Users can now three finger swipe to split screen. Floating windows can be quickly accessed through the sidebar, which can also be used to exit split screen mode. The design of floating windows and notifications has also been adjusted, and multitasking on a smartphone has never been quite this efficient.

Authentic Leica Imagery, dual-quality approach


Xiaomi has set a new imaging standard for smartphone photography, combining Leica’s imagery expertise with Xiaomi’s rich experience in the field of computational photography.

To ensure optical excellence, Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 is equipped with a 50-megapixel IMX766 main camera, with 7P lenses all using ALD low-reflection coating. Also featured are a 13MP ultra-wide angle camera and a 8MP telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom and portrait capabilities.

In addition to the Leica-certified Summicron lens, Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 offers access to two photographic styles: The "Leica Authentic Look" and "Leica Vibrant Look", both offering enhanced creative freedom to the photographer.

With the Xiaomi ProFocus support, Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 offers fast camera startup, quick captures, and continuous shooting support up to 30 frames per second.

In regards to video, Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 supports Dolby Vision HDR recording, as well as both Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos for video viewing. Videos shot on Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 will look amazing, particularly when utilizing UGC platforms which support Dolby Vision, allowing users to share exceptional visuals online.


Snapdragon® 8+ Gen 1 and flagship performance packed in an ultra-slim body


In addition to its revolutionary thin and light foldable screen design, Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 takes advantage of the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon® 8+ Gen 1 mobile platform for snappy performance. TSMC's 4nm manufacturing process enables a significant increase in energy efficiency while integrating tens of billions of transistors, into an area the size of a fingernail. The advanced process allows both CPU and GPU to receive a 10% boost in performance, while simultaneously improving CPU and GPU energy consumption by 30%. This upgraded design allows the ultra-slim smartphone to maintain higher speeds and efficiency at the same time.

Excellent power efficiency allows for a long lasting battery, with a full day of use being possible even when the inner screen is frequently used, with extended use when using primarily the outer display.

Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 also packs a cooling system equipped with a large-area VC, rarely seen on foldable smartphones. The high-quality VC offers a surface area of up to 2,520mm², enabling 50% improvement in thermal conductivity compared to typical VCs. The inner layer of the battery is covered with second-generation boron nitride heat dissipation film, with an area of up to 3715mm². Finally, multi-layer high-density graphite sheet creates a solid foundation for Xiaomi MIX Fold 2’s excellent sustained performance.

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro – work and entertainment with a 12.4" large display

Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro features a large 12.4" display, which users can fully utilize for a highly efficient and convenient experience in both work and entertainment scenarios.

The 12.4" high-quality display features an ultra-high resolution of 2560x1600, 120Hz high refresh rate, and hardware-level blue light reduction, providing a comfortable and smooth experience for video-watching and swift multitasking on split-screens. Xiaomi Pad 5 Pro's built-in conference mode can convert speech into text in real time, quickly distinguish between different speakers, and supports real-time translation between Chinese and English.

Redmi K50 Ultra – an all-round upgrade

Joining the beloved Redmi K50 Series is Redmi K50 Ultra. With large-scale upgrades in performance, display, camera and charging, Redmi K50 Ultra takes product and user experience to the next level.

Redmi K50 features the latest Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 mobile platform and a 1.5K flatscreen display. The smartphone's triple camera consists of a 100MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide angle camera and 2MP telephoto camera, enhanced by implementing numerous Xiaomi AI Image solutions. The combination of advanced software and hardware allow Redmi K50 Ultra to significantly improve the quality of images. Furthermore, the combination of a 5,000mAh battery and 120W HyperCharge technology ensures hassle free daily use with as short as 19 mins needed for a full charge.²

Also announced today was Redmi K50 Ultra Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team Summer Edition. Adding on to the ultimate performance of the standard Redmi K50 Ultra, it incorporates the team's signature silver, petroleum green lines, and carbon fiber textures into the design.

In addition, Xiaomi also launched today: Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro, Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro, Xiaomi Conference Tapcast, Xiaomi Bluetooth Speakerphone, Mijia Smart Purifying Range Hood P1, and Mijia Dual-Drum Washer Dryer 15kg.

In addition, Xiaomi also launched today: Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro, Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro, Xiaomi Conference Tapcast, Xiaomi Bluetooth Speakerphone, Mijia Smart Purifying Range Hood P1, and Mijia Dual-Drum Washer Dryer 15kg.

Pricing and Availability

Redmi K50 Ultra Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team Summer Edition will retail at RMB 4,199.

All of these devices will be available for sale via official Xiaomi channels in Mainland China starting on August 16.


Samsung just dropped its most powerful and premium wireless earbuds to date during the Galaxy Unpacked event held August 10. Following the f...

Sink into sound, sync into your world: The Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro is officially up for pre-order now

Samsung just dropped its most powerful and premium wireless earbuds to date during the Galaxy Unpacked event held August 10. Following the footsteps of the Galaxy Buds Pro released in 2021, the Galaxy Buds2 Pro is designed to provide the most immersive wireless audio experience, enabling users to listen to sounds at the quality they were intended to be heard. 

In a hectic world that inherently adores “the grind,” the easiest way to escape is to put on a pair of earbuds and sink into sound. Samsung knows there’s a special kind of comfort that can be found when listening to music or watching a feel-good series in the middle of a busy day. With the Galaxy Buds2 Pro, the immersive listening era has begun.

The Galaxy Buds2 Pro supports wireless 24bit Hi-Fi audio  for crystal-clear sound resolution and higher dynamic range. With the new Samsung seamless codec (SSC HiFi), quality music is enabled to transfer without a pause, and the new coaxial 2-way speaker makes those sounds richer than ever.

The device also boasts superior Active Noise Cancellation technology which comes with a fully-adjustable level control, allowing better focus and additional audio clarity.  With 3 High Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) microphones—a first in the Galaxy Buds Series—the Galaxy Buds2 Pro excellently filters out noise so users can fully focus on things that are most important to them. 

It also features Intelligent 360 Audio that follows the user’s head movements to deliver theater-like sound with every move. With this, users can completely sink into sound through the Galaxy Buds2 Pro’s improved head tracking response with motion prediction based on machine learning. 

Transferring from one Galaxy device to another is easy, thanks to the Galaxy Buds2 Pro’s Auto-Switch feature. Users can enjoy seamless integration in the Galaxy ecosystem as the Buds2 Pro automatically switches from their smart TV to their phone. 

When it comes to battery life, the Galaxy Buds2 Pro is a reliable daily companion with up to 8 hours of playback time and a total of 29 hours of play time with the charging case. It also gives 1 hour of playtime with only 5 minutes of charging time and is Qi-enabled for wireless charging.  Other features include an IPX7 water resistance rating and an automatic Voice Detect technology, among others.

Aside from features that complement modern lifestyles, the Galaxy Buds2 Pro also boasts a stylish and compact design. A much more improved version of the original model, the Galaxy Buds2 Pro is ergonomically-designed for a more comfortable fit as it is 15% smaller than the Buds Pro. It comes in three trendy colors: Bora Purple, Graphite, and White. 

The Galaxy Buds2 Pro is now available for pre-order until September 1, 2022 via samsung.com, Samsung Experience Stores, Authorized Samsung Stores, Lazada, Shopee, Abenson.com and MemoXpress Online. Customers who pre-order until September 1 can enjoy freebies and discounts worth up to PHP 6,495. 

During the pre-order period, customers can enjoy either a PHP 1,500 Token for Samsung mobile products, or if they wish to purchase the new Galaxy Z Fold4 or Z Flip4, they are entitled to a 50% discount on the Galaxy Buds2 Pro and a 30% discount on the Galaxy Watch5 Series. 

The Galaxy Buds2 Pro will be available in samsung.com, Samsung Experience Stores, select Authorized Samsung Stores, Lazada, Shopee, Abenson.com and MemoXpress Online for PHP 12,990 starting September 2, 2022.

Get ready to unlock greater possibilities with the Samsung Galaxy Buds2 Pro. For more information, visit https://www.samsung.com/.