Xiaomi has been teasing the launch of its next big smartphone for a while now, with the next generation in its Mi Max phablet series. The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is all but confirmed to launch in India on Tuesday, with an event scheduled for 11:30am IST.
You can catch the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 India launch live stream on the company page. To recall, the phablet was launched in China back in May, in two inbuilt storage variants – 64GB priced at CNY 1,699 (roughly Rs. 16,000), 128GB priced at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 19,000). We can expect the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 price in India to be roughly the same.
As for the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 specifications, the dual-SIM (Nano+Micro) smartphone runs MIUI 8 based . on Android Nougat 6.0, and bears a 6.44-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display. The large-screened Mi Max 2 offers a one-handed interface option, and boasts of a fingerprint scanner on the back panel.
The Mi Max 2 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC clocked at 2GHz coupled with 4GB of RAM.
The Mi Max 2’s rear camera sports a 12-megapixel Sony IMX386 sensor with PDAF and dual-LED flash. On the front, it sports a 5-megapixel camera. The inbuilt storage is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac , GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth v4.2, infrared, a 3.5mm audio jack, and a USB Type-C port.
The Mi Max 2 is powered by a massive 5300mAh battery that features Quick Charge 3.- said to charge 68 percent in just one hour – and claimed to provide a two-day battery life. It measures 174.1×88.7×7.6mm, and weighs 211 grams. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor,…