The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is the successor to the very popular Xiaomi Mi Max that was released in the year 2016. The Mi Max brought with it a host of unique hardware features, such as a 6.44-inch mammoth display and a beefy 4,850 mAh battery. Now, with the Mi Max 2, the things are even better, as the device comes with improved hardware and software. The device features a fingerprint scanner on the back for quick unlocking and an all-metal body for better aesthetics.
Huge 6.44-inch Display
The display size is among the main USP of the device. The 6.44-inch Full HD IPS LCD on the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is the perfect solution for the customers who prefer media on-the-go. The display is covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 as well to increase the rigidity and durability against scratches and drops.
A 5,300 mAh Mammoth Battery
The second USP of the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is its long-lasting 5,300 mAh battery, The Xiaomi Mi Max has already proved in our review on Gear by MySmartPrice, that it can provide exceptional battery life which can only be found on a few other smartphone devices with more than 6,000 mAh battery capacity. The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 takes the things even further with its more efficient processor and larger battery. Moreover, the battery on the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 features Quick Charging support that can recharge the battery on the smartphone in a jiffy.
A True Powerhouse with Snapdragon 625 Chipset
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625 SoC powers the Xiaomi Mi Max 2, this new chipset is built on a 14nm process, which, in short means that it will consume less power and provide higher performance. The octa-core chipset features four Kryo cores and four Cortex-A53 cores for a balance between performance and power efficiency. The amount of RAM has also been upped to 4GB in the 64GB storage variant.
Android 7.0 Nougat Out of the Box
The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 ships with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The device can fully benefit from the Android’s 7.1.1 Nougat, as it supports multi-window feature that is suitable on the big 6.44-inch display. If you don’t know already about multi-window, it’s a software feature with which two applications can be used at the same time in the form of a split-screen.
12MP & 5MP Cameras
Xiaomi is using an improved primary camera unit for the Mi Max 2. The improved camera has a 12MP resolution with an LED flash and phase-detection autofocus system; it can record 4K videos too. The secondary camera, however, is a basic 5MP unit.
The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 uses the USB Type-C port as its wired connectivity option. As for the wireless connectivity, it continues to come with Wi-Fi ac/a/b/g/n, dual-SIM 4G LTE with VoLTE, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS with A-GPS, and an infrared emitter to control electronic appliances.
|DESIGN AND BUILD|
|Operating System||Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Size (in inches)||6.44|
|Pixel Density||342 pixels per inch (ppi)|
|Color Reproduction||16M Colors|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|Screen to body percentage||74.0 %|
|Rear Flash||Yes, Dual LED|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected], [email protected]|
|Bluetooth||v4.2 with A2DP|
|Wi-Fi||Yes with dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|Voice Over LTE (VoLTE)||Yes|
|SIM Configuration||Dual SIM (Nano SIM)|
|No of Cores||8 (Octa Core)|