India, Nov. 20 -- In recent times, foldable smartphones have gained quite a lot of popularity. Thanks to models like Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4, which are available worldwide, users are getting to experience the next in smartphone display technology. Broadly, a few types of foldable smartphones are based on a clamshell design.

Xiaomi was working on an outward-folding smartphone

First, there is the fold-type smartphone that has a vertical crease and opens up like a book. Second, there is the flip-style smartphone that has a horizontal crease around which the display folds in half. However, some companies have been working on outward-folding smartphones, Xiaomi being the latest name to join the list.

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