Xiaomi Mi Max with MIUI 8 (Marshmallow) announced – Specs, features, price in India

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As expected, Xiaomi officially announced its latest 6.44-inch phablet, the Xiaomi Mi Max at an event in China. It is company largest smartphone till date and also first one to ship with MIUI 8 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow) out-of-the-box. Talking about MIUI 8, the company claims that the new ROM will have colourful interface and great changes in styling.

The new Xiaomi Mi Max features a massive 6.44-inch display which is the biggest smartphone ever announced by the company. Regarding the device, Xiaomi officially posted a tweet, “”Meet #MiMax, our largest smartphone yet”.

Xiaomi Mi Max Specs, features

The Mi Max comes with a 6.44-inch Full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) display with 342ppi pixel density and is powered with an Hexa-Core Snapdragon 650 or Octa-Core Snapdragon 652 SoCs. It runs on MIUI 8 (Marshmallow), features 16-megapixels rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, and a 5-megapixels front facing camera.

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Like Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, the Xiaomi Mi Max also has all-metal body and a fingerprint scanner on the back. It is just 7.5mm thin and weighs 203g.

It also has hybrid SIM slot that lets you use the second slot as a microSD expansion slot when required. Coming to the storage, it has 3GB/4GB of RAM and comes in 32GB/64GB/128GB storage versions. The following are the connectivity features available within the device – 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS. At last, the 6.44-inch phablet is powered with 4850mAh battery.

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Price in India: The Xiaomi Mi Max comes in three different color options – Gold, Silver, and Light Grey. It come in 3 variants – CNY 1,499 (Rs. 15,000 / US$ 230) for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage model powered by Snapdragon 650 processor; CNY 1,699 (Rs. 17,000 / US$ 260) for the 3GB of RAM and 64GB of storage model powered by a Snapdragon 652 processor, and a third model priced at CNY 1,999 (Rs. 20,500 / US$306) for the 4GB of RAM with 128GB of storage and powered by Snapdragon 652 processor. The phablet is already available to order in China and will start shipping from May 17th. Xiaomi didn’t announce its plans for global rollout. We can expect the device soon announced in India as it the favourite market for Xiaomi.

Pros:

  • Massive 6.44-inch display for enjoying gaming and multi-media at its best
  • 4850 mAh battery well enough to provide backup for an entire day
  • Runs on MIUI 8 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
  • Fingerprint sensor included

Cons:

  • 8-megapixels Selfie camera could be better

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