After so many leaks, GFXBench leak, TENAA approval, HD renders and device leaks, Xiaomi has finally launched the phablet Xiaomi MI Max today in an official event in China. It is launched with three variants: 3GB RAM + 32GB storage + Snapdragon 650 SoC priced at 1499 yuan (around $230), 3GB RAM + 64GB storage + Snapdragon 652 SoC priced at 1699 yuan (around $260) and 4GB RAM + 128GB storage + Snapdragon 652 SoC priced at 1999 yuan (around $306). Mi Max will be available in China starting today and will be available for sale starting May 17th in China. The company hasn’t shared any global availability plans for this device.
Xiaomi Mi Max is launched with a 6.44-inch Full HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and 72% NTSC color gamut. It is powered by the hexa-core Snapdragon 650 / octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor with Adreno 510 GPU and comes with 3GB RAM + 32GB / 64GB storage and 4GB + 128GB storage variants with expandable storage with microSD card. It runs on the MIUI 8 OS based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and supports Dual SIM. It comes with full metal unibody design and is just 7.5mm thick.
It features a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF and f/2.0 aperture. A 5-megapixel front-facing camera with 85-degree wide-angle lens and f/2.0 aperture is also placed for selfie lovers. It is backed up by a large 4850 mAh battery and connectivity options includes 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and GLONASS. It measures 173.1×88.3×7.5 mm and weights 203 grams. It also features a fingerprint sensor on the rear side and infrared sensor is also available. It will be available in in gold, silver and light grey color options.