The Mi Max flaunts a huge 6.44-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It sports a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 5 element lens and PDAF. It also houses a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with 85-degree wide-angle lens. The smartphone packs a giant 4850mAh battery along with a fingerprint sensor, and an infrared sensor.
Unlike in China, where the smartphone was launched in three variants, the Mi Max will be offered in two storage variants in India. The first one has Hexa Core Snapdragon 650 SoC with 3GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage, while the second variant comes with Octa Core Snapdragon 652 processor with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB storage. The smartphone runs on Android 5.1 based MIUI 7, upgradable to MIUI 8 which is based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Connectivity options on the smartphone include 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 / 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS. The Max comes in Gold, Silver and Dark Grey color variants. It measures 173.1 × 88.3 × 7.5 mm and weighs 203 g.
The Mi Max is priced at Rs. 14,999 for the 3GB RAM variant, while the 4GB RAM variant costs Rs. 19,999. The smartphone will also be available via open sale from 13th July through major online retailers.