Mi Max is Xiaomi’s Biggest Smartphone; MIUI 8 Too On its Way

May 14, 2016, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The rumored biggie device from Xiaomi has finally made its first public appearance. Called Mi Max, the new device falls under the company’s upper tier of smartphones, and will be arriving to the China markets on May 17.

Mi Max is presented to the world with a host of new features, which Xiaomi believes would help cement their position in the smartphone industry. The highlight is the 6.44-inch sized display, which is the biggest by Xiaomi.

The display packs a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, and also offers good quality protection with the layering of Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection.


Inside the device is a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 SoC, which had premiered in Xiaomi’s own Redmi Note 3. It is paired with a RAM of 3GB. The smartphone will feature two storage variants; 32GB and 64GB.

There’s also another version being released, which comes with better RAM and storage. It will feature a RAM of 4GB, while the storage gets upgraded to 128GB. The version will also feature the Snapdragon 652 SoC, which although features the same quad-core A53 and dual-core A73 processors used in the SD 650 SoC.

Another massive attraction is the 4850 mAh battery, which also supports Quick Charge 3.0 feature from Qualcomm. Xiaomi claims the device to get juiced up by 83% in around 30 minutes. The device pricing starts from Chinese Yuan 1999, which gets translated to roughly 305 USD.


Alongside, Xiaomi has also announced the v 8.0 of MIUI interface, which brings forward many new features like power controls on notification bar, upgraded notes, calculators, better memory management, and more. The public beta of the new OS will commence on June 1st.

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