Xioami Mi Max launch live streaming information in India revealed
Xioami Mi Max launch live streaming information in India revealedXiaomi Press Kit

Xiaomi Mi Max has been launched in India with impressive specifications and a reasonable price tag, but it won't be a cakewalk as there are many mid-range handsets currently available in the market. The device will have to take on OnePlus 2, Google Nexus 5X and others that come with a price tag of below Rs. 25,000.

Priced at Rs. 19,999 for the higher end variant, the Xiaomi Mi Max will compete with the likes of OnePlus 2 (Rs. 20,999 for 16GB / 3GB RAM variant and Rs. 22,999 for 32GB / 4GB RAM model), and Google Nexus 5X (Rs. 23,990 in a few websites; Rs. 27,990 on Google Store for 16GB / 2GB model). Here is specifications comparison of the devices to let you have a better idea of what they offer:

Display

The Xiaomi Mi Max has a large screen measuring 6.44-inch with a display resolution of 1,080x1,920 pixels (342 ppi pixel density, while the OnePlus 2 sports a 5.5-inch LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with 1,080x1,920 pixels (401 ppi pixel density). The Google Nexus 5X has a 5.2-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1,080x1,920 pixels (423 ppi pixel density).

Processor and software

The OnePlus 2 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor and runs Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system, while the Google Nexus 5X has an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, and the Xiaomi Mi Max has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor and an Android 6.0 Marshmallow based MIUI 8.

Storage

The Mi Max has a 128GB internal memory expandable up to 256GB via microSD card and 4GB RAM, compared to 16GB internal memory and 2GB RAM seen in the Google Nexus 5X. The OnePlus 2 comes packed with a 16/32GB internal storage and 3/4GB RAM.

Camera

The Mi Max has a 16MP main camera with f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus and dual-LED (dual tone) flash, and a 5MP front-snapper with f/2.0 aperture, while the OnePlus 2 mounts a 13MP main camera with f/2.0 aperture and OIS, and a 5MP front-snapper with f/2.4 aperture. The Nexus 5X has a 12.3MP main camera with f/2.0 aperture, laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 1/2.3' sensor size and 1.55µm pixel size, and a 5MP front-snapper with f/2.0 aperture.

Battery

The Mi Max is powered by a 4,850mAh battery, compared to a 3,300mAh seen in the OnePlus 2, and the 2,700mAh in the Nexus 5X.

Conclusion

The devices score even in terms of display, as it comes down to the choice between a bigger screen or a smaller one with sharper picture. OnePlus 2 is the clear winner in processor, but it is the Mi Max that stands out with superior storage, camera and battery.

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