Xiaomi Mi Max 3 with 6.9-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 636, 6GB RAM, AI dual rear cameras, 5500mAh battery announced

Xiaomi just announced Mi Max 3, the latest smartphone in the Mi Max series in China, as it had promised. It has a 6.9-inch FHD+ 18:9 aspect ratio display with 1.3mm slim bezels on the sides, is powered by Snapdragon 636 with up to 6GB of RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI on top, has a 12-megapixel rear camera with dual PD focus along with a secondary 5-megapixel camera for AI and has AI features for the camera that can detect 206 scenes, comes with AI voice assistant, and there is an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with support for face unlock.

There is a fingerprint sensor on the metal back, and the phone packs a 5500mAh battery with support from Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging as well as parallel charging.

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 specifications

  • 6.9-inch (2160 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 IPS 2.5D curved glass display with 1500:1 contrast ratio, 84% NTSC color gamut
  • 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 636 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 509 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR4x  RAM with 64GB (eMMC 5.1) storage, 6GB LPDDR4x  RAM with 128GB (eMMC 5.1) storage
  • MIUI based on Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano / nano + microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with Sony IMX363 sensor, 1.4µm pixel size, f/1.9 aperture, Dual PD focus, LED flash, 5MP secondary rear camera
  • 8MP front-facing camera with soft LED flash, 1.12μm pixel size, f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Dimensions: 176.15×87.4×7.99mm; Weight: 221g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 5500mAh (typical) / 5400mAh (minimum) battery with Quick Charge 3.0

The Xiaomi Mi Max 3 comes in Meteorite Black, Dream Gold and Dark Blue colors, is priced at 1699 yuan (US$ 252 / Rs.17,320 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version and the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version costs 1999 yuan (US$ 296 / Rs. 20,375 approx.). It will be available in China starting from  July 20th.


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