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Xiaomi Mi Max 2 launched at Rs 16,999: Key specifications, sale date and more

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 smartphone has been launched in India at Rs 16,999 for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant. The smartphone will go on open sale from July 27 on online platforms such as Flipkart, Amazon Tatacliq, and Paytm as well as offline. Reliance Jio is offering extra 100GB data to Xiaomi Mi Max 2 buyers.

Written by Shruti Dhapola | New Delhi | Updated: July 19, 2017 9:34 am
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Xiaomi Mi Max 2 smartphone has been launched in India at Rs 16,999 for the 4GB RAM+64GB storage variant. Reliance Jio is offering extra 100GB data to Xiaomi Mi Max 2 buyers. The Mi Max 2 will be available starting July 27 on online platforms such as Flipkart, Amazon Tatacliq, and Paytm as well as offline. Along side the launch, Xiaomi announced that the company is opening two more Mi Homes in Bangalore.

Xiaomi had earlier introduced the Mi Max and Mi Max Prime in India, and is now bringing the successor to these phones in the market. Mi Max 2 has a 5300 mAh battery, and here’s everything to know about Mi Max 2.

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 specifications and features

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 has a 6.44-inch full HD display (1920 x 1080 pixels), and there’s Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top. The phone has a metal unibody design, but this time the antenna bands are muted and on the top. While the Xiaomi Mi Max had the following dimensions 173.1 x  88.3 x 7.5 mm and a weight of 203g, Mi Max 2 is shade thicker and bigger at 174.10 x 88.7 x 7.6 mm. Also it weighs more at 211g thanks to the big battery.

Processor on the Mi Max 2 is Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, which is an octa-core one with 14 nm design. This is the same processor on the current Redmi Note 4 smartphone. The smartphone runs MIUI 8 based on Android Nougat.

On the camera front, Mi Max 2 gets 12 MP rear camera coupled with a 5 MP front camera. Battery isn’t the only big change on the Mi Max 2. The company has also added Stereo Sound for an improved video, gaming experience, which makes sense give this is a phablet likely to be consumed for entertainment purposes. The fingerprint scanner is on the back, there’s an IR blaster for controlling other home devices.

Mi Max 2 comes with a 5300 mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 technology for fast charging and this one has a Type-C USB port. Xiaomi says Mi Max 2 will go to 68 per cent charge from one per cent in just over one hour, and is promising two days battery use with this. This is dual SIM smartphone, and there’s a 3.5 mm headphone jack along with a Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

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  1. Amit sheoran
    Jul 18, 2017 at 9:14 pm
    Mere pyaare bharat wasio chaina ka koi bhi product kharidne se pahle ek baar y jarur soch lena ki y wahi chaina h jo Pakistan k saath Bharat k khilaf khada h or inki wajah se hamare kitne hi army wale jawan shaheed ho rahe hain So plzzz mere liye na sahi un bhaiyo k liye jo border pr kewal hamari suraksha k liye apni jaan gawa dete hain Chaina ka saman mat kharidna bhai Y meri aap sabhi se jo bhi bhai is msg ko padhe unse prarthna/ prayer h ki chaina ka koi bhi saman na khariden 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏
    1. Sumit Khandelwal
      Jul 18, 2017 at 4:06 pm
      Why r we so eager to purchase latest gadgets, specially from our rival continent.100 sure,the latest features even wont be do enough good to us.How advanced processors we require,how much ram.They r not tried and tested,could be worse releasing harmfull radiation,rays.If China assures the security i will laugh.We should now resist our appe e.Plz educate your youngones too.
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        Bharath matha
        Jul 18, 2017 at 3:14 pm
        We Indians never buy below smartphones, all are chinese made. 19 Chinese Manufacturers Selling Smartphones In India : huffingtonpost /2016/05/27/chinese_n_9775312
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          Jul 18, 2017 at 3:08 pm
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            Jul 18, 2017 at 1:57 pm
            Thats a really great work you "Made in India" protesters. Now this phone will be an easy buy for me...
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