Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Brings Upgrades to the Design, Camera, and Battery Compared to Mi Max!

Xiaomi has finally pulled the wraps off its big-sized Mi Max 2 at an event in China. The Mi Max 2 succeeds the last year’s Mi Max and comes with various improvements along with an increased price tag. Xiaomi has highlighted the battery and camera of the Mi Max 2 at the launch event.

mi-max-2

The Mi Max 2 comes with a 5300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology and Parallel charging technology. That said, with the help of both technologies, the Mi Max 2 can charge up to 68 percent in just one hour. Furthermore, Xiaomi promises a two-day battery life claiming the massive battery as ‘capacity like a power bank.’ According to Xiaomi, the Mi Max 2 will offer 18 hours of video playback time, ten days of music playback, nine hours of gaming, and 57 hours of calling with one complete charge.

The second prominent feature in the Mi Max 2 is its camera. The device houses a 12MP Sony IMX386 sensor with 1.25?m large pixel camera. The sensor is identical to the Mi 6’s primary sensor, claims Xiaomi. The increase in pixel size means the photos captured will appear with more light. Xiaomi states that there will be 56 percent increased light in the photos captured by Mi Max 2. Also, there’s a 5MP front-facing camera, and the camera app has inbuilt beautification mode.

xiaomi-mi-max-2-official

Design wise; the Mi Max 2 comes with full metal unibody symmetric design with rounded corners and dual-band antenna design, same as the Apple iPhone 7. Furthermore, Xiaomi has trimmed down the side bezels to make the device compact in hands. The device has the same 6.44-inch Full HD display and a fingerprint sensor at the back.

There’s a big surprise here. The rumours about the device coming in two variants are not true as Xiaomi has announced only one variant of the phone. The phone uses an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, paired with 4GB of RAM. However, the device has two storage options- 64GB and 128GB. The 4GB+64GB variant costs RMB 1699 (approx. Rs. 15,900), while the 4GB+128GB variant costs RMB 1999 (approx. Rs. 18,700).

The Mi Max 2 has connectivity options such as 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11/b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS, and a USB Type-C port. The Mi Max 2 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, but sadly it’s still the MIUI 8 and not the MIUI 9.

mi-max-2-price

The Mi Max 2 may launch in India in July and might be sold on July 23 as the company is launching a new phone for every two months and holding its first sale on 23 of every alternate month.

Chakri is a go-to guy for your next smartphone recommendation. Back in his engineering days, he used to play with smartphones by installing custom ROMs and that passion got him into the tech industry. He still goes nuts about a smartphone knocking his door for review. Currently managing everything at Telecom Talk, Chakri is trying to master PUBG Mobile in his free time.

guest
3 Comments
newest
oldest
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Recent Posts

OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro Get OxygenOS 11, New UI, Updated Zen Mode and More

OnePlus has started rolling out the OxygenOS 11 update for its OnePlus 8 series namely the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus...

Bharti Airtel Enables Users to Add Family Members for Quick Recharge

Bharti Airtel, one of the leading telecom operators of India is now letting users add family members in their Airtel...

Telecom Operators Likely to Make Quick Call for Tariff Hikes

ICRA, a credit rating agency on Thursday said that the hike in the telecom tariff is “on the cards” as...