Xiaomi launches Mi Max, its biggest smartphone yet, in India

Mi Max comes in an all-metal slim body measuring 7.5mm in thickness.

Xiaomi today launched its biggest smartphone — Mi Max in India. Priced at Rs 14,999, Mi Max comes with a massive 6.44 inch display. At 203 gram, Xiaomi Mi Max also happens to be the heaviest smartphone that Xiaomi has ever launched.
The Mi Max comes in an all-metal slim body measuring 7.5mm in thickness. Xiaomi had launched three variants of the smartphone — 3GB RAM/32GB ROM, 3GB RAM/64GB ROM and 4GB RAM/128GB ROM — in China last month. The Mi Max comes with a hybrid-sim card slot with support for microSD card of up to 128GB. The company also introduced the 4GB RAM/128GB ROM version running Snapdragon 652 SoC at a price of Rs 19,999. The device is expected to available at a later date.

On the specifications front, the Mi Max (3GB version) sports a Full HD display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 SoC. It runs Android 6.0.1 operating system. The device comes with a 16MP rear camera with PDAF and a dual-LED Flash along with a 5MP front camera. Powered by a 4,850mAh battery, the device supports Quick Charge and offers 4G, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi along with other regular connectivity features.

The phablet comes with a fingerprint sensor along with an IR blaster which can be used to control home appliances like air conditioners, refrigerators and others.

The device will be exclusively available on mi.com starting July 6, registrations for the same starts from June 30. The Mi Max will be available on all online platforms including Paytm starting July 13 without registrations.

Mi Max seems to be aimed at people who use 7-inch voice-calling Android tablets. As the device offers display size which is almost similar to any 7-inch tablet while keeping the comfortable form factor of a smartphone.