It seems like Xiaomi’s Mi Max phablet device getting a new successor soon. Latest leaked information points at Mi Max 2 will be the hardware that will be launched later this year in May.
Xiaomi had already made its predecessor Mi Max available with 6.44-inch display in China last year on the same given date, followed a launch in India a month later. Now that the Chinese company is reportedly looking forward to bring its successor to the scene.
The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is rumored to retain the massive 6.44-inch screen, as per the leaked specifications suggesting its launch date by May 2017. The new reports surfaced on a post via Weibo, which reveals the key features of the alleged Mi Max 2.
According to the report, the Mi Max 2 at the core of the phablet will run Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset, 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. Details on the expandable memory option is not known at the moment.
Continues with the speculations, as the gigantic Mi Max 2 phablet is said to use a 5,000mAh battery package along with support for fast charge. Rest of the features include camera, connectivity, and software on-board. Well, it is said to come running Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box on top of MIUI 9. Considering this phablet to be the first of its kind and is advised this info be taken with a pinch of salt.
Remind you about the Mi Max variants, one came with a 6.44″ display, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage and Snapdragon 650 processor, which starts from Rs 14,999 goes up to Rs 19,999 for the top-end 128GB storage, 4GB RAM and SD652 CPU, which was actually called as Mi Max Prime, likewise, there will be two variants of Mi Max 2 is a question now.
Other specs like Snapdragon 660 SoC, which could use Kryo cores similar to what the Snapdragon 835 or it might actually have quad ARM Cortex A73 CPUs clocked at 2.2GHz and quad ARM Cortex A53 CPUs clocked at 1.9GHz – will be an upgrade to the current version of SD 652 and 653 SoCs that have quad ARM Cortex A72 CPUs and quad ARM Cortex A53 CPUs.
Rumored to support up to 24MP camera, Cat 10 modem and up to Quad High Definition 2560-by-1600 displays. It is said to come equipped with Adreno 512 GPU, use Samsung’s 14nm process, UFS 2.1 storage and 2 x LPDDR4 RAM at 1866 MHz.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Specifications:
- 6.44-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display
- Octa Core Snapdragon 660 processor with Adreno 512 GPU
- 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, 6GB with 128GB storage, expandable memory via microSD
- MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat
- Hybrid Dual SIM (micro+nano/microSD)
- Fingerprint sensor, infrared sensor
- 4G LTE with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
- 5000mAh battery
To witness the original launch we have to wait until its official unveil, which is expected in MAY 2017. If anything goes live we’ll let you know via updates. Stay tuned for more!