Good news for Xiaomi lovers, The Chinese multinational smartphone manufacturer is going to launch its latest smartphone Mi Max 2 in the Indian market. The phone was launched earlier this year in May in its home country China. The company was planning for this launch from last few weeks and now the launch will finally be conducted in Delhi on July 18. It is not specified in the invites that which phone is going to launch that day but it is highly expected to be the Mi Max 2.
The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 will be the second installment of the Mi Max series, the first installment was launched last year in India for Rs. 14,999. The device will be initially available for purchase through online channels but later on, it will be be sold via offline channels as well.
Like its predecessor, the Mi Max 2 features a full metal body and a large screen. The phone is packed with a huge 6.4-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass display with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. It is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB internal storage.
Talking about the camera, the device has a 12-megapixel camera with Sony IMX386 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 1.25 micron and phase detection autofocus. It also has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture and 85-degree wide-angle lens. The rear camera of the device is placed at the upper left corner of the phone followed by a dual LED flash. Just below the camera the fingerprint scanner is placed. The speaker is situated at the bottom with the Type-C port. The device also has an IR blaster which works as a universal remote for televisions and air conditioners.
It runs on MIUI 8 which is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Like the huge screen, the device also has huge battery of 5,300mAh. The phone has Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging support with parallel charging feature. The company estimated two days of battery life of the phone and it can charge up to 68% in just one hour.
In China, the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 was launched in two variants- the 64GB internal storage version priced at Rs. 15,999 and the 128GB internal storage version priced at 18,800 approx. The phone will surely going to break the market as it is a high performance phone with a reasonable price.