The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 was rumored and now has finally launched in Beijing at a launch event and it sports a full metal unibody with rounded edges.
The Mi Max 2, packs a 6.44-inch, 1080p display like its predecessor but now have increased and a whopping 5,300 mAh battery (with USB Type-C connectivity). The handset also comes with Quick Charge 3.0 which Xiaomi says will provide as much as 68% battery life from a one-hour charge.
The Mi Max 2 houses the QUALCOMM SNAPDRAGON-625 chipset which is clocked at 2.0 GHz. The phone has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB as well as 128 GB of storage options (depending on which variant you buy) and also having MicroSD card support up to 128 GB.
On the rear of the device, you’ll find a 12 MP Sony IMX386 camera sensor with 1.25μm large pixels and PDAF, the front-facing camera, meanwhile, comes in at 5 MP with an 85-degree wide-angle lens.
The phone has all the necessary sensors, IR blaster, and the fingerprint scanner built-in just like its predecessor, but has now USB-C port for charging and data syncing. The phone also includes stereo speakers — a front-facing and a bottom-facing speaker — which are said to intelligently switch from mono to stereo when the device is moved into a landscape orientation.
The phone will run on the latest version of Android i.e. Nougat with Xiaomi’s custom UI the MIUI-8. The Mi Max 2 is expected to launch in India by the end of June for a price of Rs. 16999 for the 64 GB variant. Xiaomi may also push updates of MIUI in India to some of its old phones.
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