Xiaomi is all set to launch its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi Max, next month. The confirmation comes straight from Mi’s chief executive officer Lei Jun who said that the phone is going to be launched on May 10 at an event at the Beijing National Convention Centre. Same has been revealed by Xiaomi in a post on Weibo. Earlier, Xiaomi shared a teaser of the Max showing the phone fitting into a jean’s pocket indicating the phone is compact in size despite rumours indicating a huge screen of 6.4 inch.
Xiaomi Max has now also been found listed on GFXBench benchmarking website. As per the listing, Xiaomi Max has a 6.4-inch display that has full HD (1920×1080 pixels) resolution and 5 finger gesture support. Besides as per the listing, it has Qualcomm Snapdragon (Cortex A72) 1.8 GHz hexa-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage out of which 10GB is reserved for the users, Adreno 510 GPU and Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system. In the listing there is no information about its battery or expandable memory.
As per the benchmark listing, the Xiaomi Max has a 16-megapixel autofocus camera and an LED flash in its rear panel while a 5-megapixel camera is in its front for selfies. The GFX listing shows that the device has connectivity features like Bluetooth, GPS and WiFi. As per the listing, the device has accelerometer, gyroscope, light, proximity and pedometer sensor as well. In addition to all this, the GFXBench listing suggested that the phone will be called Xiaomi Mi Max, not the Xiaomi Max.
Recently, first render of Xiaomi Max surfaced online.
As per the leaked render, on the front panel of the Xiaomi Max, there is a physical home button below the display which could double up as a fingerprint scanner. The power and volume buttons are on the right side. On either side of the home key, there are two capacitive touch buttons.