The unique screen of the Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha, which wraps around nearly the entire phone, is being produced by Visionox. CEO Lei Jun revealed that 1,000 engineers have spent the last two years working on the Alpha, an investment that cost the company CNY 500 million ($70 million).
This isn’t the first collaboration between the two companies – Visionox provided the flexible screen used in Xiaomi’s foldable phone prototype. That phone had a dual fold design with the left and right third of the phone folding backwards, a more dynamic version of the Alpha design.
Xiaomi even sent out…