Xiaomi announces MI max Phablet featuring MI UI 8, 4850mah battery and Hexa Core SOC

Mi Max

As promised earlier, Xiaomi has officially unveiled the budgeted monster ‘MI Max Phablet’ at an event in China. The MI Max will be offered in three variants for domestic market- one is 3GB RAM/32GB Snapdragon 650, 3GB RAM/64GB memory and Snapdragon 652 SOC and last one is Snapdragon 652 Soc 4GB RAM and 128GB storage. There is no wording regarding its global availability. Along with MI max, Xiaomi also revealed company’s new user interface MI UI8 which comes with loads of new features, customization options and refresh design.

Variants Price in CNY (China)  Price in INR (approx)
Xiaomi MI Max  Snapdragon 650, 3GB/32GB 1499 15,350
Xiaomi MI Max  Snapdragon 652, 3GB/64GB 1699 17,350
Xiaomi MI Max  Snapdragon 652, 4GB/128GB 1999 20,500


The device has metal unibody design with sleek 7.5mm frame and huge 6.44 inch full HD 2.5D curved glass display, 72 percent NTSC gamut ratio and 1000:1 contrast ratio. It is powered by 1.8GHz Hexa core Snapdragon 650 and an Octa core Snapdragon 652 processor but it depends on the variant you choose.

The camera segment includes a 16 megapixel rear camera with dual tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, PDAF along with a 5MP front shooter having f/2.0 aperture and 85 degree wide angle lens. The device has infrared, fingerprint scanner and cluster of sensors including, compass, proximity, accelerometer and gyroscope. Connectivity options on offer are 4G LTE with VoLTE, bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11ac with MIMO and Wi-Fi direct, GPS+GLONASS and Hybrid Sim slot.

The Smartphone is backed by a massive 4800mah battery which supports Qualcomm quick charge technology.