Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 vs Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5

Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 houses a 4,800mAh battery that gets support for 67W wired fast charging
An undated image of  Xiaomi Mix Fold 3. — Xiaomi
An undated image of  Xiaomi Mix Fold 3. — Xiaomi

Xiaomi's latest foldable offering, Xiaomi Mix Fold 3, has been made available for sale in China; however, the company has confirmed that it won't be launching this device globally. 

Moreover, it gets dual E6 OLED displays measuring 8.03-inch and 6.56-inch for the inner and outer screens, respectively.

Spec comparison: Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 and Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5

The latest foldable from Xiaomi features a primary 8.03-inch foldable E6 AMOLED LTPO display, and it has a 6.56-inch AMOLED cover display with FHD+ resolution. 

SpecificationsXiaomi Mix Fold 3 
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5
DimensionsUnfolded: 161.2 x 143.3 x 5.3 mm
Unfolded: 154.9 x 129.9 x 6.1 mm
Weight255 g or 259 g (8.99 oz)
253 g (8.92 oz)
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Nano-SIM and eSIM or Dual SIM (2 Nano-SIMs and eSIM, dual stand-by)
Resolution1916 x 2160 pixels (~360 ppi density)
1812 x 2176 pixels (~373 ppi density)
OS Android 13, MIUI Fold 14
Android 13, One UI 5.1.1
Main Camera

50 MP, f/1.8, 23mm (wide), 1/1.49", 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS

10 MP, f/2.0, 75mm (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 3.2x optical zoom

10 MP, f/2.9, 115mm (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom

12 MP, f/2.2, 15mm, 120˚ (ultrawide)

50 MP, f/1.8, 23mm (wide), 1.0µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, OIS

10 MP, f/2.4, (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom

12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚, 12mm (ultrawide), 1.12µm

BatteryLi-Po 4800 mAh, non-removable
Li-Po 4400 mAh, non-removable
Memory256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 16GB RAM, 1TB 16GB RAM
256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM, 1TB 12GB RAM
PriceAround $ 1,649Around $ 1,850

Under the hood, the Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 is powered by an octa-core flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and up to 1TB of UFS 4.0 internal storage. It runs MIUI 14 based on Android 13. The foldable's hinge supports from 45 degrees to 135 degrees hover opening.

On the rear, the smartphone packs a quad camera unit which includes a 50-megapixel Sony IMX 800 primary camera, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, a 10-megapixel telephoto lens and another 10-megapixel periscope lens. The sensors are housed in a rectangular cut-out with Leica branding and LED flash. On the front, it packs a 20-megapixel selfie camera.

Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 houses a 4,800mAh battery that gets support for 67W wired fast charging and 50W wireless charging. It is claimed to provide a battery life of 8 hours and 20 minutes. It houses a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. For connectivity, the foldable gets a USB Type-C port and NFC support.

The smartphone is claimed to be slimmer than its predecessor and measures 5.26mm in thickness when unfolded, which increases to 10.89mm when folded.

DISCLAIMER: The prices are taken as of November 2023 and are subject to change over time.