Xiaomi is hosting an event in Delhi today, where it is most likely to launch the Mi Max 2 phablet. The company had launched the Mi Max 2 in China back in May. This new phablet boasts the same display size and resolution, but comes with incremental upgrades. In the run up to today s launch, Xiaomi has been teasing the phone s imminent launch on social media. Ahead of the launch today, here’s a look at everything we know about the phablet. Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021Also Read - Another Xiaomi folding phone set to launch after October with Mi MIX Fold specs
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is the successor to last year’s Mi Max. In China, the phablet is priced at RMB 1,699, which is approximately Rs 16,000 for the 64GB variant, and RMB 1,999, which is Rs 19,000 approximately for the 128GB variant. In comparison, last year s Mi Max was priced at Rs 14,999 for the 4GB/64GB variant, and Rs 19,999 for the 4GB/128GB internal storage variant.
Talking about the design, the Mi Max 2 sports a metal unibody design with a USB Type-C port for power and data transfer. There is a fingerprint sensor placed at the back, as well as an IR Blaster at the top of the device. The antenna bands run along the top and bottom edges of the smartphone. We can also expect Xiaomi to launch the Matte Black color variant in India, considering the variant was recently launched in Hong Kong.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 specifications, features
The phablet features a 6.44-inch full HD (1080p) display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, 4GB of RAM. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy S8+ to Xiaomi Mi Max: 6 phablets you can buy in India right now
On the camera front, the Mi Max 2 sports a 12-megapixel rear camera with a Sony IMX386 sensor. Here s it is worth noting that Xiaomi has used the same camera sensor for its flagship device Mi 6 as well. The rest of the camera features include auto-focus, LED flash, PDAF support, and HDR. Up front is a 5-megapixel camera. Unlike last year s Mi Max, the Mi Max 2 also boasts dual-power amplifier stereo speakers. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Mi Max Review: Gulliver in the land of Lilliputs
Keeping the phablet ticking is a massive 5,300mAh battery, which the company claims is good enough to last for two days on a single charge. The battery also supports Qualcomm s Quick Charge 3.0 and reverse charging. On the connectivity front, the phablet includes dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB Type-C support.
In comparison, last year s Xiaomi Mi Max came with features like 6.44-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 650 hexa-core SoC, 3GB of RAM, 32GB internal storage, and a microSD card slot. Other features included a 16-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel selfie camera and 4,850mAh battery. On the software front, it runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow wrapped under MIUI 8.