Today Xiaomi has launched its latest mid-range phablet, the Mi Max in India, as it had promised. The phablet was announced in China last month and it features a 6.44-inch Full HD (1080p) display with 2.5D curved glass on top, 16-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera and packs a huge 4850mAh battery inside. It runs on MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with One-handed mode and shortcut dock to launch apps easily. It has a full metal unibody design and a fingerprint sensor on the back.
In India, the Mi Max comes in two variants, one with Snapdragon 650 (64-bit) SoC, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage and the other one with Snapdragon 652 (64-bit) SoC, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
Xiaomi Mi Max Specifications:
- 6.44-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS LCD 2.5D curved glass display
- Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 (64-bit) SoC with Hexa-Core (4 x 1.4GHz A53 + 2 x 1.8GHz A72) CPU / Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 (64-bit) SoC with Octa-Core (4 x 1.4GHz A53 + 4 x 1.8GHz A72) CPU
- Adreno 510 GPU
- 3GB / 4GB RAM
- 32GB / 128GB internal storage, expandable up to 200 GB via microSD card
- MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
- Hybrid Dual SIM (micro+nano/microSD, dual stand-by)
- 4G LTE with VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual band (MIMO), Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS + GLONASS, micro USB 2.0, USB OTG, 3.5mm audio jack
- 16MP phase detection auto-focus (PDAF) rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 4K video recording
- 5MP front camera with 85-degree wide-angle lens, f/2.0 aperture
- Fingerprint, Infrared, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, E-compass, Ambient Light sensor
- Non-removable Li-Ion 4850mAh (typical) / 4760mAh (minimum) battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
- Dimensions: 173.1 x 88.3 x 7.5 mm
- Weight: 203 grams
- Colors: Silver, Light Grey, Gold
The Xiaomi Mi Max is priced at Rs. 14,999 for the Snapdragon 650 SoC, 3GB of RAM with 32GB of storage variant, and the Snapdragon 652 SoC, 4GB of RAM with 128GB storage variant is costs Rs. 19,999. It will go on sale through mi.com starting from July 6th and registrations for the sale will begin today. It will also be available through Amazon.in, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Tata CLiQ and Paytm from July 13th.