Xiaomi Mi Max 2 might be the company’s next smartphone to come to India and the Chinese smartphone-maker has already started to tease it on social media. The second generation Mi Max comes with the iconic 6.44-inch Full HD display and a 5300mAh battery backing it up. The Indian release date of the Mi Max 2 is set for July 18.
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Speaking of the upcoming handset, it is simply a giant. With a 6.44-inch screen, the Mi Max 2 will suffice your tablet needs. The phone comes with a full metal build and manages to look quite elegant.
Under the hood, the device is powered by the Snapdragon 625 SoC with eight Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz. This is mated with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB or 128 GB of onboard storage. The Mi Max 2 runs MIUI 8 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box.
Coming to the optics, there is a 12 MP camera the back. It is powered by the flagship Sony IMX386 sensor. This is a significant improvement of the new Mi Max over the older one. For selfies, you will get a modest 5 MP unit.
Connectivity-wise, the Mi Max 2 supports 4G LTE, VoLTE, VoWiFi, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, A-GPS, BeiDou, etc. A huge 5300mAh battery juices up the phone and supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
The phablet is presumed to go on sale soon after releasing on 18th July. It will be available for purchase from Mi.com and some other online retailer. Regarding pricing, the 4 GB / 64 GB Mi Max 2 costs 1699 Yuan ($249 USD or Rs. 16,000 approx.) in China. Xiaomi is expected to price it similarly in India.