Xiaomi has launched its Mi Max successor, the Mi Max 2 at an event in China today. The new Mi Max will come in two storage variants- 64GB storage variant will come for a cost of CNY 1,699 (around Rs. 16,000) while the 128GB storage model is priced at CNY 1,999 (around Rs. 19,000).
Talking about its specifications, the Mi Max 2 sports a phablet size 6.44-inch full HD (1080×1920 resolution) display. The phone features a 12-megapixel rear camera with Sony IMX386 sensor. The primary camera comes with PDAF (phase detection auto focus) support and dual LED flash At front, it has a 5-megapixel sensor for selfies. The new Mi Max 2 is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor fabricated with 14nm FinFET technology. The processor is paired with 4GB of RAM.
In terms of design, the Mi Max 2 carries a metal unibody with fingerprint sensor located at the back panel. The USB Type-C charging port and speaker grills are placed at the bottom of the device. The handset packs a mammoth size 5300mAh battery and comes with Quick Charge 3.0 support which is rated to charge the new Mi Max 2 up to 68 per cent just within an hour. Xiaomi claims that the battery on the new phablet will last for up to two days. Interestingly, the device has dual charging module which is said to deliver better heat dispersion. Connectivity options on the phone include- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS and +GLONASS. It measures 174.1×88.7×7.6mm and weighs 211 grams.
The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 will come in single colour variant- Gold and it will go on sale in China from June 1.