Xiaomi is all set to launch the Mi Max 2 smartphone in India on July 18. The company has sent the media invites for the launch event which is scheduled to launch in Delhi on July 18. However, the invite does not reveal the name of the smartphone to be launched, but it is highly expected to launch the Mi Max 2 in India.
As per a recent report, the Mi Max 2 will be initially available for purchase via online channels but later on, it will also be sold via offline channels as well. However, the Indian pricing of the Mi Max 2 is not revealed at the moment. Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is the successor of Xiaomi Mi Max smartphone which was launched last year in India for Rs 14,999.
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In China, the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 was launched in two variants -64GB internal storage priced at 1,699 Yuan (approximately Rs 15,948) and 128GB internal storage which will cost you 1,999 Yuan (approximately Rs 18,765). Xiaomi Mi Max 2 features a full metal body and a 6.4-inch full HD 2.5D curved glass display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The smartphone is powered by 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506GPU which is coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB/128GB of internal storage.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 has a 12-megapixel Sony IMX386 rear sensor with a f/2.2 aperture, 1.25 micron and Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF). On its front, it has a 5-megapixel selfie camera with 85-degree wide-angle lens, f/2.0 aperture. The Mi Max 2 rear camera sits on the upper left of the device, along with Dual LED flashlight, a fingerprint scanner placed on its back panel, USB Type-C port on the bottom with speaker holes, a headphone jack and an infrared port on the top. It also features an IR blaster, which the Xiaomi claims can act as a universal remote for televisions and air conditions.
The smartphone runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system which will be wrapped under MIUI 8 and will be backed up by a 5,300mAh battery. The battery comes with Quick charge 3.0 support with parallel charging. It claims to offer two days of battery life and provides 68% charge in just 1 hour. Besides, the smartphone offers hybrid dual sim, 4G VoLTE, WiFi, GPS + GLONASS, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, USB Type C, Accelerometer, Light sensor, Gyroscope, and Proximity sensor. It measures 174.1 x 88.7 x 7.6mm and weighs 211 grammes.