Xiaomi Might Be Making a Foldable Phone with 5 Pop-up Cameras

Xiaomi Foldable Phone Patent
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Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has patented a foldable smartphone with five pop-up camera setup.

According to the patent, Xiaomi’s foldable phone has an outward-folding screen and depending on how a user holds it, the five cameras can either be rear cameras or front-facing cameras, news portal GizmoChina reported on Sunday.

The sketches of the device suggest that it will have really thin bezels and no display notch. The patent seems to have been submitted on August 20 and was approved and published last week.

Xiaomi Foldable Smartphone
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The patent also shows the pop-up sit on the left side of the foldable phone when unfolded.

Last week Xiaomi launched its latest smartphone Mi CC9 Pro with five rear cameras, including a 108MP primary sensor in China.

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The phone features a 6.47-inch curved full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) OLED display.

The device is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 730G processor paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.