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Following Motorola Razr, Xiaomi Receives New Patent for Vertically Folding Handset

In the unfolded state, the device takes the form factor of a regular-sized smartphone with minimum bezels

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Sketches of the device show the phone has a small display at the top when folded and the display would likely show info such as time, caller ID, and notifications, news portal GizmoChina reported on Thursday. Wikimedia Commons

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has patented a foldable phone concept that folds vertically just like recently launched Motorola Razr foldable smartphone.

The patent was filed back in August 2018 before it was granted and published last month.

Sketches of the device show the phone has a small display at the top when folded and the display would likely show info such as time, caller ID, and notifications, news portal GizmoChina reported on Thursday.

In the unfolded state, the device takes the form factor of a regular-sized smartphone with minimum bezels. The back of the device features a dual-camera setup.

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The patent was filed back in August 2018 before it was granted and published last month. Wikimedia Commons

Last week, the company patented a foldable smartphone with five pop-up camera setup.

According to the patent, this 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.

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

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Xiaomi is expected to release a foldable phone by the end of 2019. (IANS)

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Xiaomi Likely To Bring New Smartphone Redmi K30 Pro in Market

Since Redmi has already launched the Redmi K30 and Redmi K30 5G, it's pretty much a given that the upcoming new variant will be called the Redmi K30 Pro

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As with last year's K20 series, the Redmi K30 Pro by Xiaomi is expected to be a lot like the vanilla K30 smartphone but with some beefed-up specifications. Wikimedia Commons

Xiaomi is likely to bring the K30 Pro with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and 8GB RAM.

The Redmi K30 Pro just popped up on Geekbench 5.1 with a Snapdragon 865 and 8GB RAM and posted a score of 900/3300 single and multi-core, which is a healthy increase over the Snapdragon 855 scores in the 500/2200 ballpark.

Naturally, the K30 Pro is running Android 10, GSMArena reported on Tuesday.

As with last year’s K20 series, the Redmi K30 Pro is expected to be a lot like the vanilla K30 smartphone but with some beefed-up specifications.

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Xiaomi is likely to bring the K30 Pro with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and 8GB RAM. Wikimedia Commons

We also expect the price to be higher, but we don’t expect it to reach into “normal” flagship territory as far as that goes.

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Since Redmi has already launched the Redmi K30 and Redmi K30 5G, it’s pretty much a given that the upcoming new variant will be called the Redmi K30 Pro, according to Android Authority. (IANS)