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Xiaomi Mi Max launched in India, amid so-called ‘Fans’ ruckus

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Xiaomi, at an event in Delhi, today unveiled the jumbo Mi Max in India, priced at INR 14,999. The Gadget features a 6.44-inch full-HD (1080×1920) 342ppi display. On camera aspects, it has a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and phase detection autofocus (PDAF). In the front, it has a 5-megapixel front camera along with an 85-degree wide-angle view. The phablet is supported by a 3GB RAM and Snapdragon 650 SoC along with 32GB of inbuilt storage.

Xiaomi Mi Max Features

On the connectivity front, the phablet supports hybrid dual sim configuration and supports 4G LTE with VoLTE, GPS/A-GPS with Glonass, Bluetooth 4.1, and Wi-Fi 802.11ac with Mimo. It is powered by a huge 4850mAh battery and has dimensions 173.1×88.3×7.5mm, and weighs 203 grams. The gadget features a gyroscope, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, proximity  sensor, the phablet also sports  an infrared emitter to enable  act as a universal remote control,

The gadget will be available for sale on with its first flash sale scheduled on July 6. The registrations for the first sale are open on

On this launch eve, Xiaomi announced freebies: Free Batman vs. Superman movie streaming for first 10,000 Mi Max users. 1 year of unlimited music on Hungama Play for the first 1 million Mi 5,  Redmi Note 3, and Mi Max users. A Snapdragon 652 variant with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage is expected to be available in India soon. The Chinese company at the same event also launched the global ROM of MIUI 8 and announced that MIUI ecosystem currently has 200 million users. Mi Max will be available for open sale on its partner e-commerce platforms from July 13. Earlier last month Xiaomi unveiled drones for the first time

Before the start of this launch event, so-called ‘fans’  of Xiaomi created a ruckus when it was announced no freebies would be given. Xiaomi had received more than 50,000 registrations for the event and had to call in Police to control the situation. The Chinese company earlier last year gave away free Mi bands to all the audience who attended the Mi band launch event.


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