Xiaomi Mi Max launching in India tomorrow 11:30 IST

And our dear Hugo will be there to get you hyped for this plate of a phone!

Xiaomi Mi Max launching in India tomorrow 11:30 IST

First Impressions Of The Xiaomi Mi Max: Android Police

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Android Police has released their Mi Max first impressions. TL;DR here:

Will you see the Xiaomi Mi Max being sold via official channels outside China, India, and perhaps a few other Southeast Asian countries? Probably not. But it’s still cool to see the commodity smartphone absolutely destroying the competition on value, and I only hope this trend continues elsewhere.

First Impressions Of The Xiaomi Mi Max: Android Police

Xiaomi Mi Max and MIUI 8 launched today. Here is the summary

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Mi Max launched in China, here are the announced specs:

  • Comes in Silver, Grey and Gold
  • 7,5mm thick
  • 6,44″ 1080p Screen
  • 4850 mAh monster battery
  • Snapdragon 650 or 652, depending on variant
  • 16MP PDAF Camera
  • 5MP Front camera with 85 degrees wide angle
  • Up to 4GB of RAM
  • Up to 128 GB of storage
  • 3-choose-2 hybird SIM tray (microSD support)
  • Dual Sim, dual standby
  • IR Blaster
  • Fingerprint sensor on the back
  • 4G+ Support

Prices: 1499 RMB (Snapdragon 650/32GB/3GB RAM), 1699 RMB (Snapdragon 652/64GB/3GB RAM), 1999 RMB (Snapdragon 652/128GB/4GB RAM). That is $300 for the top end model.

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MIUI 8 Details and features:

  • New MIUI Gallery app up to 90% more space efficient +stickers, doodles, and more photo editing options
  • Wallpaper carousel for daily lock screens
  • Power Saving mode which suspends all background activity, updates and syncing
  • Multi-window management
  • Chain startup prevention which blocks apps from starting up for no reason
  • Fraud and scam messages filter
  • Quick share controls for content
  • Passcode and Fingerprint security for Notes
  • Templates for notes, and various design choices in app
  • Barcode scanner integration for easier purchasing
  • Camera picture search for similar items online
  • Advanced calculator app with conversions
  • Enhanced video editing tools
  • MIUI Fonts redesigned
  • MIUI Colors redesigned
  • To roll out on Mi 2/2S/3/4/4C/4S/5/Max and all Redmi and Mi Note devices
  • Release date: 17 June for China Dev version, no stable/global version release date yet
  • There are now over 200,000,000 users of MIUI worldwide

Official Mi Max Wallpapers are here as well for download in their full resolution glory:

Bonus teaser: Xiaomi Mi Band 2. Unfortunately, no release date or further details.

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Full album of the announcement slides can be found here.

Xiaomi Mi Max and MIUI 8 launched today. Here is the summary

Xiaomi Mi Max shows up on Tenna, is huge Redmi Note

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At least in terms of design, it looks very much like Redmi Note. Only 3 days to go for the official launch, so we will see how it all goes then.

Specs, in case you forgot, are speculated to be:

  • 6.44-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display
  • Hexa-Core Snapdragon 650 (4x 1.4GHz ARM A53 + 2 x 1.8 GHz ARM A72) 64-bit processor with Adreno 510 GPU
  • 2GB RAM with 16GB storage / 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, expandable memory with microSD
  • MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Dual SIM
  • 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 / 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS
  • 4000mAh battery
Xiaomi Mi Max shows up on Tenna, is huge Redmi Note