Xiaomi Mi Max 2 launched in India at an event, highlighting the 6.44-inch full-HD display, 5300mAh battery, 4GB RAM, and 12-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX386 sensor.
The first Mi Max 2 sale will be held on July 20 on Mi.com website and Mi Home offline store.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 price in India is Rs. 16,999, competing with similar budget phones like Samsung Galaxy On Max, Samsung Galaxy J7 Max, Lenovo Phab 2 Plus, Oppo F3, Oppo F1s, Honor 8, and Honor 8 Lite.
Buying the new phone will also get you a Reliance Jio data with an additional 100GB 4G data. Users will get up to 10GB additional data on every recharge of Rs. 309 or above, limited to 10 recharges up to May 31, 2018.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 will also be made available next week – July 27 – via both online and offline stores. As for onilne stores, it will go on sale via from 10am IST on Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, and Tata Cliq.
The dual-SIM (Micro+Nano) Xiaomi Mi Max 2 runs MIUI 8 based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat (with features like Split Screen added), and it sports a 6.44-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display with a pixel density of 342ppi, a brightness rated at 450 nits, a 72 percent NTSC colour gamut, 2.5G curved glass, and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. The smartphone is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC, coupled with 4GB RAM and an Adreno 506 GPU.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 sports a 12-megapixel rear.camera with a Sony IMX386 sensor (with 1.25-micron pixels), PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, and dual-LED flash. On the front, its has a 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture and real-time beautification options.
Xiaomi has launched the 64GB inbuilt storage variant in India, and the storage is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, as well as dual band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, USB Type-C, Bluetooth v4.2, and GPS/ A-GPS. The smartphone features an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, infrared sensor, fingerprint sensor, and proximity sensor. The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 weighs 211 grams, and measures 174.1×88.7×7.6mm. It runs on a 5300mAh battery that supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 (0 to 68 percent charge in 1 hour).