Xiaomi’s second generation foldable smartphone, Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 officially commence sales this morning. The company claims that this flagship smartphone officially sold out in about five minutes. Now Xiaomi has officially released the cost of the various parts of the Xiaomi MIX 2. We will have to say that whatever you do with this device, do not mess with the display. According to the repair list, the internal display of this device costs as high as 4,899 yuan ($721). Furthermore, the external display of this flagship smartphone costs 900 yuan ($133). The cost of fixing the two screens is about $854 and this is enough to buy another Android flagship. Therefore, users who already own the Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 folding phone must pay attention to protecting the screen.
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There is a reason why the screen is so expensive. Previously, @DCS said that the screen cost of Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 is very high, twice as expensive as the ordinary flexible screen. The inner screen uses Pol-less technology, which has low power consumption, and low yield. This is responsible for the high cost of this display. Furthermore, this foldable smartphone comes with the most expensive screen in the industry.
Full list of the prices of Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 components
- External screen – 900 yuan ($133)
- Rear camera (ultra wide angle) – 80 yuan ($12)
- Front Camera – 110 yuan ($16)
- Internal screen (Foldable Display) – 4899 yuan ($721)
- Rear Camera (main) – 270 yuan ($40)
- Rear Camera (telephoto) – 150 yuan ($22)
- Speaker – 50 yuan ($7)
- Motherboard – 2800 yuan ($412)
- Battery 1 – 90 yuan ($13)
- Sub-Board – 140 yuan ($21)
- Battery 2 – 90 yuan ($13)
- Battery cover – 400 yuan ($59)
It is important to note that if the device is out of warranty, the user will have to pay an extra 40 yuan ($6) to fix the display.
The Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 uses an 8.02-inch 2016 × 1914 internal screen (first Samsung Eco² OLED, 1000nit, 120Hz refresh rate, LTPO 2.0, Pol-less depolarizer, P3 wide colour gamut, Dolby Vision, HDR 10+, front and rear dual light sensitivity, UTG protective glass) and 6.56-inch 2520 × 1080 center punch-hole OLED external screen (Samsung E5, 1000nit, 120Hz refresh rate, P3 wide colour gamut, Dolby Vision, HDR 10+, 10bit colour depth, front and rear dual light sensor, Corning Victus protective glass).
At the same time, in order to make the smartphone thinner and lighter, Xiaomi MIX Fold 2 adopts a self-developed hinge supported by an integrated micro-droplet hinge. The number of hinge parts is only 87, the utilization rate of the hinge area is 90%, the folding thickness of the hinge is 8.8mm, and the weight reduces by 35%.