Xiaomi Mix Flip to Lack Satellite, Boast Larger Battery and Telephoto Lens

  • Xiaomi making foldable phone called Mix Flip to compete with others.
  • Mix Flip might have bigger battery and special zoom camera, but not special satellite calling like some thought.
  • Both Mix Flip and another foldable phone from Xiaomi, Mix Fold 4, expected to be very powerful.

Xiaomi is reportedly developing a new foldable phone, the Mix Flip, to compete with other clamshell designs on the market. Leaks have revealed some key details about the device, including a change in features from earlier rumors.
Xiaomi Mix Flip
Xiaomi Mix Flip

Mix Flip Ditches Satellite Communication:

Initial reports suggested the Mix Flip might include satellite connectivity, a feature not yet widely available in smartphones. However, reliable tech source Digital Chat Station (DCS) has shared new information on Weibo indicating this feature has been dropped.
Xiaomi Mix Flip Leak
Xiaomi Mix Flip Leak by Digital Chat Station (DCS)

Larger Battery and Telephoto Lens on the Horizon:

While lacking satellite communication, the Mix Flip is gaining other advantages. DCS reports the phone will boast a larger battery and a telephoto camera lens. The exact battery capacity remains unknown, but the telephoto lens is expected to offer 3x zoom functionality. Previously leaked details also suggest a 50-megapixel main camera.

Mix Flip Accompanied by Mix Fold 4:

The Mix Flip is rumored to launch alongside another foldable phone from Xiaomi, the Mix Fold 4. This device is tipped to be incredibly thin and light, featuring a quad-camera system with a 50-megapixel main sensor and a periscope lens.

Both Phones Powered by Latest Chipset:

Both the Mix Flip and Mix Fold 4 are expected to be powered by the powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. While Xiaomi has yet to officially confirm the existence of either phone, more details are likely to emerge soon.