The Chinese handset maker, Xiaomi introduced its phablet, the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 in India in July this year. Priced at Rs. 16,999, the highlight of the smartphone is its behemoth size 5300mAh battery. While the handset arrived in the country in one RAM/storage version- 4GB RAM+64GB storage, the company has now launched a 32GB storage variant of the phone. The Mi Max 2 32GB version has been announced at an introductory price of Rs. 12,999.
Besides the storage, other specifcations are the same as the 64GB storage variant. The successor to the original Mi Max smartphone retains the big 6.44-inch display. However, compared to its predecessor, the Mi Max 2 now carries a more refined design with antenna lines running along the curvature.
The dual-SIM Mi Max 2 runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 8 layered on top. As mentioned it features a 6.44-inch screen featuring 1920×1080 pixels Full HD resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The phone has a pixel density of 342ppi. Under the hood, it is powered by a 14nm Snapdragon 625 octa-core SoC paired with Adreno 506 GPU for graphics.
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With the launch of 32GB storage version, the Mi Max 2 will now be available in two storage options- 4GB RAM/32GB storage and 4GB RAM/64GB native storage. The storage is further expandable via microSD card. In terms of imaging, it houses a 12-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash. At front there is a 5-megapixel camera for selfies supporting beautify feature. There is also a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner in addition to stereo speakers aligned symmetrically at the base.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 packs in a huge 5,300mAh battery and comes with Quick Charge 3.0, which is claimed to charge the device up to 68 percent in an hour. Connectivity options on the phone include are 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and USB Type-C port.
The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 4GB + 32GB model comes in black colour option and is priced at Rs. 14,999, However, e-retail site Amazon.in and Xiaomi’s online store Mi.com will offer an introductory price of Rs. 12,999 when the phone is up for sale on September 20 at 12 PM. If you are planning to pocket-in this phablet size smartphone, you can read our review that might help with purchase decision.