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Mi Max phablet with 6.44-inch screen launched at Rs 14,999

Despite the huge screen and battery, the phablet is as thin as an iPhone Plus at 7.5 mm and quite light at 203 grams.

tech Updated: Jun 30, 2016 16:00 IST
Despite the huge screen and battery, the phablet is as thin as an iPhone Plus at 7.5 mm and quite light at  203 grams.
Despite the huge screen and battery, the phablet is as thin as an iPhone Plus at 7.5 mm and quite light at 203 grams.

Xiaomi’s Vice President launched the largest smartphone from the company, Mi Max for Rs 14,999.

Built on their most successful device launched in India — Redmi Note 3 — the Mi Max build on the strengths such as processor, screen size, battery capacity and space.

With a 6.44-inch screen and 4,850mAh battery, the Mi Max is great for consuming content on the go and home. Xiaomi claims up to 14 hours of 1080p YouTube streaming video (via Wi-Fi) in a full charge.The Mi Max is encased in a metal body with elegant double-chamfered edges throughout and curved corners. The massive screen is covered by 2.5D glass made of Corning Gorilla Glass 3.

Despite the huge screen and battery, the phablet is as thin as an iPhone Plus at 7.5 mm and quite light at 203 grams.

The Mi Max is available in two configurations with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 or 652 processor and Adreno 510 GPU graphics. You can opt up to 4 GB of RAM with 128 GB internal flash storage. There is also a hybrid SIM slot that lets you expand storage with MicroSD if you plan to use it with a single SIM.

The rear camera is of 16-megapixel resolution with PDAF found on flagships like the S7 series from Samsung for less than third the price. The front camera is of 5-megapixels.

Under the rear camera, there is also a fingerprint sensor for faster unlock without having to enter a password or PIN.

Price: The phablets will be available on Mi.com starting 6 July, and it will be available across other online partners on open sale from 13 July.

The Mi Max with Snapdragon 650, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB internal storage will be available at Rs 14,999.

The Snapdragon 652 variant with 128 GB storage and 4 GB RAM will also be available soon for Rs 19,999.