Phablets don’t get any bigger than this
Xiaomi has offially announced their latest, and by far biggest smartphone yet – the Mi Max. Technically it’s a phablet, but because of its size you can probably consider it as a tablet with phone capabilities – the 6.44-inch full HD display dwarfs the phablet offerings of other companies because of sheer size.
Xiaomi Mi Max
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 650/652 processor
- 3GB RAM/4GB RAM
- 6.44-inch full HD display, 1920 x 1080 resolution
- 32GB/64GB/128GB internal storage expandable up to 128GB
- 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, PDAF
- 5-megapixel 85-degree wide-angle front camera
- Dual SIM
- 3G, LTE
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, IR Blaster,Fingerprint sensor
- 4,850mAh battery
- MIUI 8
Despite its overall size, it’s still rather thin, at just 7.5mm. Just like its older brothers the Mi Max gets the metal treatment as far as overall construction goes, and sports Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 650/652 processor, along with several RAM and storage configs, starting with 3GB/32GB all the way up to 4GB/128GB. There’s a fingerprint scanner at the back, as well as a 16-megapixel rear camera with PDAF and 5-megapixel front.
Because of the Mi Max’s size, the device has a massive 4,850mAh battery inside, and the phone is powered by Xiaomi’s MIUI 8. Pricing varies depending on the configuration – the Snapdragon 650, 3GB RAM and 32GB storage version is the cheapest, and will go for RMB 1,499 or Php 10.8K, the Snapdragon 652, 3GB RAM and 64GB of storage version is priced at RMB 1,699 or Php 12.2K while the highest end version, the one with Snapdragon 652, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of storage goes for RMB 1,999 or Php 14.4K.