The Chinese electronic company,Xiaomi has launched the new Mi Max smartphone alongside the global ROM of MIUI 8. The handset is available in available in Dark Grey, Gold, and Silver colours. Only last week, the company launched its Mi Community in India. It’ll allowXiaomi users to participate in contests, share feedbacks and know when and how to go to launch events in the country.
Mi Max is the company’s largest smartphone and launched in China in May. It sports an all-metal body and a fingerprint scanner located on the rear panel. Speaking of features, the handset sports a massive6.44-inch full-HD (1080×1920) 342ppi display.The dual-SIM handset measures 173.1×88.3×7.5mm and weighs 203 gm.
In China Mi Max is available in three variants: the one with 3GB RAM and 32GB storagepowered by a 1.8GHz hexacore Snapdragon 650 processor and costsCNY 1,499 (roughly Rs. 15,000). The3GB of RAM and 64GB of storage model is driven by a 1.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor and costs CNY 1,699 (around Rs. 17,000). The 4GB of RAM with 128GB of storage model ispowered by Snapdragon 652 processor and costsCNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 20,500). As the company has done in past, we expect Xiaomi to bring only a singleSKU in India.
Key Specs of Xiaomi Mi Max –
- Display: 6.44-inch
- Resolution: 1080×1920 pixels
- OS: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
- Processor: 1.8GHz hexacore Snapdragon 650/1.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 652/Snapdragon 652 processor
- Internal Storage: 32GB/64GB/128GB
- Rear Camera: 16-megapixel
- Front Camera:5-megapixel
- Battery: 4850mAh
Speaking of the camera, the device will sport a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and LED flash along with a 5-megapixel front camera along with 85-degree wide-angle view, and a f/2.0 aperture. As for connectivity, the handset supports4G LTE with VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ A-GPS with Glonass, and Wi-Fi 802.11ac with Mimo. A mega4850mAh battery completes the package. Sensors includeambient light sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, and proximity sensor.
The company will also releaseMIUI 8in the form of a China Developer ROM (v 6.6.16) and was first unveiledin May. It nowincludes over a thousand optimisations apart from new features.