Xiaomi, Mi Max 2, price, specs,launch,release, features
Metal-clad Xiaomi Mi Max 2 with bigger battery launched; all you need to knowXiaomi via Twitter (screen-shot)

As advertised, Chinese consumer electronics major Xiaomi on Thursday unveiled the much awaited phablet Mi Max 2 in Beijing.

The Mi Max 2 comes with several upgrades over its predecessor in terms of design, camera and most importantly huge battery capacity. This new mammoth phone comes with a metal-clad body having 6.44-inch screen with full HD resolution and yet be able to operate single hand thanks to MIUI software which allows users to align operational area in to smaller screen size.

As far as design language is concerned, Mi Max 2 is slimmer and more visually appealing. Interestingly, Xiaomi has succeeded in incorporating bigger 5,300mAh cell, 10 percent more battery capacity than the first generation (4,850mAh). With such high capacity cell, Mi Max 2 will be able to run for two full days under mixed usage. It also comes with fast charging technology that makes the phone get charged from zero to 68 percent in just one hour.

It also boasts feature-rich 12MP camera with Sony IMX386 sensor, dual-LED flash and 5MP wide-angle snapper on the front. Other stipulated features include Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core, 4GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage.

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 price and availability

The company is offering Mi Max 2 in two variants—64GB and 128GB—storages for ¥1699 ($247/€220/Rs.15,962) and ¥1999 ($291/€259/Rs.18,780), respectively. It will be made available initially in China from June 1 onwards in gold colour options.

Xiaomi,Mi Max 2, price, specs,launch,features,release
Metal-clad Xiaomi Mi Max 2 with bigger battery launched; all you need to knowXiaomi ENMIUI official global blog (screen-shot)

There is no official word on when Xioami intends to launch in India.

Watch this space for latest news on Xiaomi products.

Key specifications of Xiaomi Mi Max 2:

Model Xiaomi Mi Max 2
Display 6.4-inch full HD (1920x1080p) IPS 2.5D curved glassBrightness: 450 nits with 72% NTSC colours gamutContrast ratio: 1000:1
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS-based MIUI 8.0
Processor 14nm architecture class 2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core
GPU Adreno 506
Storage 64GB/128GB
Camera Main: 12MP with Sony IMX386 sensor, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), 1.25µm pixel size, dual-tone LED flash, PFront: 5MP camera with 85-degree wide-angle lens, f/2.0 aperture
Battery 5,300mAh with Quick Charging v3.0 technology; zero to 68% within one hour
Network 4G-LTE with VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE)
Add-ons Stereo speakers, dual-SIM slots (hybrid: microSD micros SIM 1 + Nano SIM card/microSD card), fingerprint sensor, IR sensor, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi (dual band: 802.11ac: 2.4GHz/5GHZ; MIMO), Near Field Communication (NFC), Type-C USB port, 3.5mm audio jack, GPS+GLONASS
Dimensions 174.1 x 88.7 x 7.6 mm
Weight 211g
Price 4GB RAM+64GB storage: ¥1699 ($247/€220/Rs.15,962)4GB RAM+128GB storage: ¥1999 ($291/€259/Rs.18,780)