Xiaomi Mi Max with 6.44-inch display launched in India starting at Rs. 14999

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Xiaomi just launched its Mi Max phablet in India at an event in Delhi. It was announced in China last month, packs a 6.44-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display, is powered by an Hexa-Core Snapdragon 650 or Octa-Core Snapdragon 652 SoC, runs on MIUI 7 based on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), has a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

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It also has a fingerprint sensor on the back. It has a full metal unibody design and is just 7.5mm thick. It also has hybrid SIM slot that lets you use the second slot as a microSD expansion slot when required. It packs a huge 4850mAh battery.

Xiaomi Mi Max specifications

  • 6.44-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display with 1000 : 1 contrast ratio, 72% NTSC color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Hexa-Core Snapdragon 650 / Octa Core Snapdragon 652 processor with Adreno 510 GPU
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, 4GB with 128GB storage, expandable memory with microSD
  • MIUI 7 based on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to MIUI 8
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (micro+nano/microSD)
  • 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera with 85-degree wide-angle lens, f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor, infrared sensor
  • Dimensions: 173.1×88.3×7.5mm; Weight: 203g
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
  • 4850mAh (typical) / 4760mAh (minimum) battery

The Xiaomi Mi Max comes in gold, silver and light grey colors and is priced at Rs. 14,999 for the 3GB of RAM with 32GB of storage version and the Snapdragon 652, 4GB of RAM and 128GB storage version is priced at 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.

We unboxed the smartphone recently, check out the video below.


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