xiaomi patents folding phone that looks a lot like the huawei mate x

On Friday, a new patent was published for Xiaomi by the CNIPA for a smartphone design submitted in late-2019. We’ve seen a bunch of patents for smartphones in various form factors including foldable ones, and clamshell designs. Remember, just because an OEM patents a new design, doesn’t necessarily mean it will arrive to the mass market. That said, let’s look at the latest patent from Xiaomi.

At first glance, the foldable smartphone design looks a lot like Huawei’s Mate X foldable smartphone. Patent drawings slightly enhanced by LetsGoDigital show a device with a display that folds…

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