This week, Xiaomi launched Mi Max 2 in India, LG announced Q8, a smaller version of the V20 smartphone, Sony launched Xperia XA1 Ultra. Let’s take a look at all the important launches and announcements that took place this week.
Xiaomi launched the Mi Max 2, successor of last year’s Mi Max phablet in India. It packs a 6.44-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display with 0.7mm ultra narrow bezel on the side, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and has a huge 5300mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0. It is powered by Snapdragon 625 processor, has an improved 12-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 comes in Matte Black color in India and is priced at Rs. 16,999.
It will be available from Flipkart, Amazon, Tata Cliq and Paytm mall from July 27th 10AM and will also be available from offline stores such as Poorvika, BigC, Sangeetha, Croma, Lot, Vijay Sales, eZone and Reliance Digital.
LG announced Q8, a smaller version of the V20 smartphone in Italy. It has a 5.2-inch Quad HD screen along with a 2.1 (160 x 1040 pixels) second screen. It has a 16MP rear camera with 78-degree lens along with a secondary 8MP secondary camera with 135-degree wide-angle lens. It has a slightly smaller 3000mAh battery. The phone has IP67 ratings for water resistance, 32-bit Hi-Fi ESS SABRE ES9218 Quad DAC for a clearer sound by minimizing distortion and ambient noise by up to 50%.
Xiaomi introduced 32-inch version of the Mi TV 4A, which is the company’s cheapest Smart TV. It also has “Patch Wall”, a UI layer on top of the Android OS that’s based on deep learning AI technology, but it doesn’t have Bluetooth and Bluetooth voice remote control. It has intelligent system that offers recommendations based on your usage and is just 4kg making it easy to shift it. It is also one of the smallest measuring 435x478x733mm.