Xiaomi has finally announced its first phablet, Xiaomi Mi Max in China, as expected. The full metal unibody designed smartphone is the company’s first device to run on MIUI 8, which is based on Android.
The Mi Max comes in three storage variants, 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 3 GB RAM and 64 GB storage. Whereas, the third variant is powered by Octa Core Snapdragon 652 processor with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB storage.
The Mi Max sports a massive 6.44-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS display. It also houses a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with 85-degree wide-angle lens. The phablet packs a 4850mAh battery, a fingerprint sensor, and an infrared sensor.
The Xiaomi Mi Max offers connectivity options like 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 / 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS. It measures 173.1 × 88.3 × 7.5 mm and weighs 203 g. The phablet is priced at 1499 yuan (approx. Rs. 15,300) for 32 GB storage variant, whereas the 64 GB variant will cost 1699 yuan (approx. Rs. 17,300). The 128 GB storage variant is priced at 1999 yuan (approx. Rs. 20,400).
However, there is no word on its Indian availability yet.