Xiaomi Mi Max is based on the most successful Xiaomi device, the Redmi Note 3. Today, the phablet has been released in India carrying a price tag that starts from Rs 14,999.
Many Xiaomi fans have been waiting for the launch of this device as it carries impressive specs at such a low price. Xiaomi claims that it will soon be launching a high-end Mi Max at a price of Rs 19,999 as well.
Mi Max is a great device that is made using metal, aluminum and glass. The surprising fact is that despite its huge dimensions, the phablet has a very sleek design that makes it easy to fit in your pocket without any discomfort. Keep in mind that it is heavier than the other such devices due to its build.
There is a large 6.44-inch 2.5D curved screen display has very narrow or no bezels on the sides. This screen should be great for those who watch videos, play games, browse the internet, etc. using their smartphones.
Xiaomi Mi Max comes in two variants - one with 3 GB RAM, 32 GB of storage and Snapdragon 650 processor and the other one with 4 GB RAM, 128 GB storage and Snapdragon 652 processor. These hardware options will undoubtedly result in a better performance as these should be enough to handle any task.
Fast fingerprint scanner
There is a fingerprint scanner at the back of the Xiaomi Mi Max is quite fast and accurate. This will make the smartphone highly secure as users can use their fingerprint to unlock the device. This fingerprint sensor can be used to click photos using both the cameras.
Long Lasting Battery
This is one of the most impressive aspects of the Mi Max. It is energized by a monstrous 4,850 mAh battery. Though it seems to be big, it is necessary for the FHD display that will drain the battery more than you actually thought. This battery can give up to 4 days of backup to the device as per Xiaomi. Though it may not last for so long with intense usage, it should give one day of non-stop usage to the Mi Max.
The Mi Max has a 16 MP main snapper at the rear with f/2.0 aperture and PDAF and there is a 5 MP front-facer for selfies with 85-degree wide angle lens. While the camera aspects sound great for the price of the phablet, here we have given you some camera samples to know how it performs.
Single-handed usage is tough
The Xiaomi Mi Max might be huge to give great entertainment experience to the users and it could be sleek to fit it in your pocket, but the screen is too big to use it comfortably in one hand. Well, you will definitely face this issue if you want to use the Mi Max in one hand.
Being a metal-built phone, the Mi Max houses a non-removable battery. This is a norm that almost all the metallic phones come with.
Of course, the Xiaomi Mi Max is a good phablet that in terms of its pricing and specs. Priced at Rs 14,999, the phablet is in the mid-range price bracket giving a tough competition to the rivals that are also priced in the same range.