Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi finally launched its phablet phone Mi Max in India. Though it was already launched in China this year. This phone is one of the biggest phone in size Xiaomi ever produced. The specs is somewhat similar to its smaller sibling Redmi Note 3 but the dimensions have a totally different story.

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Xiaomi Mi Max comes with a massive 6.44-inch Full-HD (1080p) IPS LCD display. It has got a full metal body. It looks quite premium with ultra thin metal chassis, chamfered edges and minimalistic design. The phone is quite slim at just 7.5mm of thickness.

It runs on a Snapdragon 650/652 octa-core chipset coupled with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/128GB of inbuilt memory. Memory is further expandable up to 256GB via hybrid sim slot. It features a 16MP rear camera with a PDAF and dual-tone LED flash and a 5MP camera on the front. Another version with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage will be landing on Indian soild later.

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Apart from these, it has got a fingerprint sensor at the back and an IR Blaster on the top. It is backed with a 4,850mAh of massive batttery and runs on Android Marshmallow with MIUI 7 on top,MIUI 8 will be coming in August as announced by the company today. It comes with a dual-SIM connectivity with support for 4G and VOLTE. However the sim slot is hybrid like Redmi Note 3.

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This is a perfect phone for the people looking for a big screen devices. It has got a very promising hardware and a decent camera. Build quality is also quite good. If the big screen isn’t a big deal for you then its definitely a nice device to own. This phone will be a good competition to Moto G4 Plus, LeEco Le 2 and company’s own Redmi Note 3.

Price and Availability

7031850067621958407-account_id=3The first flash sale is scheduled on July 6 on Mi.com. The registrations have already started. Mi max will be available on open sale later from July 13 on Amazon, paytm, Flipkart, and Snapdeal. The device will be available in silver and dark grey colour varaints.

It will be available in 2 variants-

3GB/ 32Gb with Snapdragon 650 at Rs 14,999

4GB/ 128GB with Snapdragon 652 at Rs 19,999

Mi fans will get 3 months of free movies and 1 year of free music from Hungama.

Key SpecsXiaomi Mi Max
Display6.44 inches IPS LCD Display
Screen Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid OS, v6.0 Marshmallow
Processor 1st variant - Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 &
Dual-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72
2nd Variant - Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 &
Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 650 / 652
GPUAdreno 510
Memory3 GB / 4 GB
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB / 128 GB
Storage Upgrade256 GB via microSD
Primary Camera16 MP with Dual LED Flash
Video recording2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery 4850 mAh battery
Fingerprint SensorYes
4G readyYes on one SIM Slot
Weight 203g
SIM card typeDual SIM
Expected Price Rs. 14,999 for 3GB/32GB
Rs. 19,999 for 4GB/128GB