Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi on Tuesday launched in India its Mi Max 2 device that sports a 6.44-inch screen and is powered by a massive 5,300 mAh battery. Xiaomi claims that Mi Max 2 has 31 days of standby time and 57 hours of talk-time. It comes with Quick Charge 3.0 technology with parallel charging and gives a day's power in just one hour of charging.
Unveiled in China in May, Mi Max 2 is the successor to Mi Max phablet that came to India last June.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Price in India
Priced at Rs 16,999, the device will be available from July 27 from 10 AM on Flipkart, Amazon, TATA CliQ and Mi.com.
Mi Max 2 Features
The device, available in matte black, has a full metal unibody design and sports a fingerprint sensor on the back. It has rounded edges for a better feel.
The 7.6 mm Mi Max 2 has a 12MP camera on the top left with a dual LED flash. The camera boasts large pixels for clearer photos with better contrasts as compared to its predecessor.
Mi Max 2 has 5MP selfie-shooter. It is powered by Octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC clocked at 2GHz blended with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.
The device runs on Android Nougat 7.1.1 operating system and supports the split-screen feature.
The Android device comes modified with Xiaomi's own custom user interface called MIUI and the company has added a new theme this year. Xiaomi promised to update to MIUI 9 soon.
Xiaomi, that clocked over $1 billion in revenue in India last year, shipped 23.16 million smartphones in the second quarter of 2017, a whopping increase of 70 per cent from the previous quarter.
This comes after a period of continuous investment in technology, integrating sales across the online and offline platforms and increased growth in global markets especially in India.
Last week, the company's founder announced a new goal and wants to sell 100 million smartphones in 2018.