Xiaomi Mi Max 2 has launched in India today. The Chinese manufacturer revealed the phone at an event in New Delhi. The company had earlier introduced two phones in the series in India- the Mi Max and Mi Max Prime. Now, the successor has arrived in the market. The most interesting thing to note about the Mi Max 2, is that it has a 5300 mAh battery. Xiaomi Mi Max 2 comes with 4 GB RAM coupled with 64 GB storage variant and has been priced at Rs 16,999. Here are all your questions answered about the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 India launch.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 specifications and features: Xiaomi Mi Max 2 has a 6.44-inch full HD display (1920 x 1080 pixels), and there’s Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top. The phone has a metal unibody design, but this time the antenna bands are muted and on the top. While the Xiaomi Mi Max had the following dimensions 173.1 x 88.3 x 7.5 mm and a weight of 203g, Mi Max 2 is a shade thicker and bigger at 174.10 x 88.7 x 7.6 mm. Also, it weighs more at 211g thanks to the big battery. On the camera front, Mi Max 2 gets 12 MP rear camera coupled with a 5 MP front camera. The battery isn’t the only big change on the Mi Max 2. The company has also added Stereo Sound for an improved video, gaming experience, which makes sense give this is a phablet likely to be consumed for entertainment purposes. The fingerprint scanner is on the back, there’s an IR blaster for controlling other home devices.
Meanwhile, the processor on the Mi Max 2 is Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, which is an octa-core one with 14 nm design. This is the same processor on the current Redmi Note 4 smartphone. The Mi Max 2 comes with a 5300 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 technology for fast charging and this one has a Type-C USB port. Xiaomi says Mi Max 2 will go to 68 per cent charge from one per cent in just over one hour and is promising two days battery use with this. This is dual SIM smartphone, and there’s a 3.5 mm headphone jack along with a Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope. The smartphone runs MIUI 8 based on Android Nougat.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 price in India: Xiaomi has priced the smartphone at Rs 16,999 in India. Earlier, the Mi Max Prime (4GB RAM and 128 GB storage variant) was launched at a price of Rs 19,999.