Xiaomi has started work on a folding smartphone. This is reported by the Chinese publication MyDrivers with reference to a well-known insider under the nickname Digital Chat Station.

He said that the Chinese company is going to release a clamshell smartphone in the foreseeable future. The device will consist of two halves connected by a hinge and folded horizontally. The specialist said that the device will resemble the design of Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Motorola Razr Blade 5G.

The device will be a flagship device. It will receive an OLED display, a top-end processor from Qualcomm or MediaTek. The remaining characteristics of the gadget are not disclosed. Digital Chart Station clarified that due to the folding design; the device will have small dimensions and easily fit into a pocket.