It has been more than two years since the release of mix3. Just when the product line of mix was about to disappear from everyone’s memory, mix suddenly brought their latest flagship folding screen, mix fold. The meaning of the word mix, Lei Jun once gave a clear definition-Mi X. X, the classic sci-fi letter, Mi X, means the future and exploration. In 2016, I was still an ordinary rice noodle, with a simple love, participated in the launch of the first generation of mix. The actual situation at the time was that basically no one knew that there would be a mix. What everyone was looking forward to was another product that was estimated to have been forgotten, Xiaomi note 2. At the time when I participated in the Xiaomi note2 conference, Xiaomi was not in a very good state. The entire 2016 was a year of disaster for Xiaomi. And as a fan, I have accumulated a deep disappointment with Xiaomi at the last Xiaomi 5s and 5sp conference, because those two products are really bad. I sincerely hope that Xiaomi can find a little bit of ground on note2. Unexpectedly, such a conference was ignited by a sudden product like mix. I deeply remember that after sending note2, I got up and went to the experience room off the field. As a result, as soon as I walked to the door, the good show started. I stood by the door and watched the whole scene, and then excitedly experienced it. After playing around for a long time, I finally took a picture and passed it to Zhihu, which became my first thousand-like answer. How do you evaluate the Mi full-screen concept phone MIX released on October 25, 2016? Www.zhihu.com now recalls the first generation of mix, the feeling of shock has been left over for a long time. Even from the perspective of hardware design, the mix generation is still very good-looking in this era. Judging from the entire history of mix, the mix generation has laid a good exploration tone for mix. However, mix2 and mix3 are contaminated with a lot of worldly atmosphere for Xiaomi’s immature high-end dream. Especially mix3, the crooked road is really a bit far away. Xiaomi was also aware of this problem and temporarily suspended the mix product line after mix3. Only at the end of September 19, a mix alpha that has only left a shadow in the Xiaomi store so far was released. Mix alpha has clearly returned to the path of exploration to some extent. Whether it is a new surround screen design or the application of the first-generation silicon-based battery, it represents an attempt by Xiaomi for the shape of future mobile phones. Although mix alpha simply released a few glass version prototypes at the beginning of the 20th, the following was gone, but the failed attempt was also an attempt. As an exploration, mix alpha has done its job. After the verification of two generations of products, the in-folding folding screen has become a relatively clear product direction. In fact, Xiaomi started exploring this direction very early, but due to various coincidences, it is only now that the product meets with us. Mix fold is indeed another exploration of Xiaomi’s new mobile phone form and application technology. Let me talk about two imaging technologies besides the folding screen. The first is the liquid lens that satiated people’s appetite. In simple terms, this liquid lens is to allow a telephoto lens to focus at a relatively close distance, so that a lens can do both telephoto and macro, leaving the space of a lens directly. I tried it with a real machine at the scene. As a telephoto, the focusing distance is really closer than ever. Then there is the ISP of Peng Pai C1. In the previous answer, I said that it is not realistic for Peng Pai to keep hitting the mobile phone SoC. Starting from a certain functional chip of the mobile phone is the correct starting direction. Coupled with the fact that Xiaomi’s imaging research and development achievements have continued to blossom in recent years, it is a logical direction for exploration to develop its own ISP. Although these two technologies do not have the simple and crude shock of 11Ultra the night before, they are both very interesting directions for exploration. At present, the stockpiling of mobile phone camera hardware has slowly reached its limit, and it is quite forward-looking to be able to try in some new directions. Let’s go back to the folding screen. To be honest, this folding screen did not bring me too much surprise. After all, there are already two mature folding screens on the market, and Xiaomi has not made new things about folding screens. Even the front screen ratio, refresh rate and other aspects have not reached my expectations. However, all the flatness suddenly became shocking when faced with the price of 9999. Folding screens are not a cheap thing. This is already a consensus. The current price of folding screen products is generally above 15,000 yuan, and you can basically buy two high-end ordinary mobile phones. And Xiaomi once again subverted the price, hit the folding screen to less than 10,000 yuan, I have to say that it will change a lot of things. This can be reflected from sales. At present, even if this is a mobile phone with a starting price of 9,999 yuan, the first batch of appointments has been sold out very quickly. What’s more fierce is that Jingdong’s sales volume is not low, with more than 20,000 units. For folding screens, this is not a small output. Why is the output? Because the current production capacity of folding screens is not particularly sufficient, the already high price has been increased by layers under the limited supply, and the official sales are basically seconds. Therefore, whether it is the output of folding screens or the sales of 9999 yuan mobile phones, this sales figure is a bit exaggerated. Coupled with the sales of other platforms, this wave of mix fold may greatly accelerate the popularity of folding screens in China. . In general, mix fold is more pragmatic compared to the previous generation of mix alpha, mass production and sales are not low; compared to mix2 and 3, it has the original exploration spirit of mix. It can be found that after a long period of adjustment, Xiaomi has found some direction in the product line of mix. Before the release of mix2, I also imagined that mix as a representative of exploration, the future product layout should be branched, and explore the infinite possibilities of mobile phones in various forms. Although this idea was not realized at the beginning, it does have some meaning now. Therefore, as a rice noodle, I am sincerely optimistic and hope that mix will have a better development in the future, so that I can see some new things in this mobile phone market that is constantly approaching its limits. As for the actual purchase, it can only be said that the purchase is over.