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[Representational Image] Xiaomi Mi Max India launch date officially revealed. In Picture:Xiaomi Mi MaxXiaomi Press Kit

Chinese consumer electronics major Xiaomi is planning to launch a new phablet Mi Max in India later this month.

Xiaomi's budget phablet Redmi Note 3 received an overwhelming response in India. More than 6 lakh units were sold in two months after the launch, making it the best selling device for the company until now. Now, Xiaomi via Facebook has confirmed to host an event in New Delhi on June 30 to announce price and availability details of the mid-range Mi Max.

For the uninitiated, Xiaomi Mi Max was originally unveiled in China in May. It comes in three variants based on RAM+storage+CPU configurations.

The high-end model comes with 4GB RAM+128GB+Snapdragon 652 octa-core CPU, whereas the other two variants feature 3GB RAM+32GB+Snapdragon 650 and 3GB RAM+64GB+Snapdragon 650 CPU, respectively. The rest of the features remain the same in all three models.

They flaunt all-metal shell on the back and sport a massive 6.44-inch full HD display, fingerprint sensor, 4,850mAh battery, a feature-rich 16MP primary camera with dual-LED flash on the back, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), a 5MP front snapper with f/2.0 aperture.

Xiaomi Mi Max India launch date officially revealedMi India (Xiaomi India) via Facebook

Key specifications of Xiaomi Mi Max:

Model Xiaomi Mi Max
Display 6.44-inch full HD (1920x1080p) screen with
  • Brightness: 540 nits
  • Pixel density: 342 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based MIUI v8.0
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 hexa-core/ 652 octa-core CPU
GPU Adreno 510
Storage 32GB/64GB/128GB (expandable)
  • Main: 16MP camera with dual-tone LED flash, autofocus, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), full HD video recording
  • Front: 5MP camera with 85-degree of view, f/2.0 aperture, self-timer option to take a selfie
Battery 4,850mAh or more
Network 4G LTE with VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE)
Add-ons Finger-print sensor, metal-body, dual-SIM (nano+micro)Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi (802.11 ac; dual-band with MU-MIMO), GPS/GLONASS, IR (infrared) remote feature,
Dimensions 173.1 x 88.3 x 7.5 mm
Weight 203 g
Colour Light grey, gold and silver
Price [in China]
  • 3GB RAM+32GB+Snapdragon 650: ¥1,499 (around $230/€202/Rs. 15,334)
  • 3GB RAM+64GB+Snapdragon 650: ¥1,699 (around $261/€229/Rs.17,380)
  • 4GB RAM+128GB+Snapdragon 652 octa-core: ¥1,999 (around $307/€269/Rs. 20,442)
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