Xiaomi launched its latest phablet Xiaomi Mi Max 2 in India. The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 weighs 211 grams, and measures 174.1×88.7×7.6mm.
It will be made available in a Matte Black colour variant – this variant is exclusive to India, with Xiaomi saying it was motivated by the fact the Matte Black variant of the Xiaomi Redmi 4 and Redmi Note 4 were the most popular in the country. The company adds that the smartphone will be Made in India.
The Indian variant of Xiaomi Mi Max 2 features a 6.44-inch full-HD display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution and a pixel density of 342ppi. Other features of the display include a brightness rated at 450 nits, a 72 percent NTSC colour gamut, 2.5G curved glass, and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It runs MIUI 8 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS. The smartphone is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor with 4GB of RAM and an Adreno 506 GPU.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 primary camera is 12-megapixel with a Sony IMX386 sensor (1.25-micron pixels), PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, and dual-LED flash. The front camera of the device is 5-megapixel with an f/2.0 aperture and real-time beautification mode.
The smartphone runs on a 5300mAh battery that supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 (0 to 68 percent charge in 1 hour), and it delivers up to 57 hours of talk time, 18 hours of video playback time, and 31 days of standby time.
The dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) Max 2 comes with 64GB inbuilt storage which is expandable via microSD card up to 128GB. Other features of the device include 4G VoLTE, dual band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, USB Type-C, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, infrared sensor, fingerprint sensor, and proximity sensor.
The smartphone will be available via Mi.com and Mi Home. The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 price in India is Rs. 16,999. Launch offers include a Reliance Jio data bundle of up to an additional 100GB 4G data. Users will get up to 10GB additional data on every recharge of Rs. 309 or above, limited to 10 recharges up to May 31, 2018.