Xiaomi MI Max 2 to launch on 18th July in India

Xiaomi MI Max 2 to launch on 18th July in India

Xiaomi has sent out invites for a launch event in New Delhi that's scheduled to take place on July 18. The event will likely see the launch of the Mi Max 2 in India, the latest member of Xiaomi's popular phablet series, which was unveiled in China in May going by the company's tagline of "big is back". The Mi Max 2 highlights a massive screen and battery and has been priced in China starting at CNY 1,699 (roughly Rs. 16,100).

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Features and Specifications:

  • The Mi Max 2 follows a similar design language compared to the Mi Max with a metal unibody casing with a fingerprint sensor on the back.
  • It also keeps the same screen size at 6.44-inch with a full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display.
  • The Mi Max 2 goes bigger on the inside with a 5300mAh battery.
  • The Mi Max 2 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC clocked at 2GHz coupled with 4GB of RAM.
  • In China, the handset has been launched in two storage variants of 64GB and 128GB, with the latter being priced at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 18,900).
  • It's still not known whether both the variants will make it to the Indian market.


  • The Mi Max 2 runs on MIUI 8 based on Android Nougat
  • Mi Max 2 features a 12-megapixel rear camera with PDAF support and dual-LED flash.
  • It also houses a 5-megapixel front-facing camera similar to its predecessor. 
  • Xiaomi says that the 5300mAh battery can last up to two days
  • Xiaomi Mi Max 2 also comes with Quick Charge 3.0 that powers up the battery up to 68 percent in just one hour.

Price and Availability:

  • We'll know the exact India price and availability details of the Mi Max 2 once it is launched on July 18.
  • To recall, the Mi Max was launched in India last year starting at Rs. 14,999 for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB variant and Rs. 19,999 for the 4GB RAM/ 128GB model.

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