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The wait is over. Xiaomi has launched its new variant of Mi Max Phablet which is named as Mi Max 2. After the success of Mi Max and its prime variants, now Xiaomi has officially launched the next generation of Mi Max with larger battery capacity, stereo speakers, quick charge 3.0, improved one-handed use and more. Mi Max 2 was officially launched today at an event in China and it comes in two variants – one with 4GB RAM, 64 GB storage and the other variant with 4GB RAM, 128 GB storage.

To get a detailed view of the specifications and other features of the new launched Mi Max 2 phablet, do check out the frequently asked questions with detailed answers below.

Frequently Asked Questions about Mi Max 2:

How do Mi Max 2 look, design and its dimensions?

Mi Max 2 comes in a full metal unibody design with a discreet antenna design. The screen size remains same to the Mi Max. Mi Max 2 has a 6.44-inch FULL HD [1080p] display with 2.5D curved glass.

On the front, we have the earpiece, sensors, 5 MP front-facing camera, and notification light on top and physical navigation buttons on the bottom. On the top, we have 3.5 mm audio port, IR blaster and secondary noise cancellation microphone. On the left, we have volume buttons and power button. Bottom we have speaker grill, USB type C charging port, speaker/microphone. We have the hybrid SIM slot on the right side. On the backside of the phone, we have a 12 MP rear camera with dual LED flash located on the top corner and the fingerprint sensor at the center. Also, we have the standard MI logo on the back side bottom.

What processor is used in Mi Max 2?

It comes with a 1.4 GHz Snapdragon 625 SoC 14nm FinFET processor.

What is the Screen size of Mi Max 2 smartphone?

It comes with a 6.44-inch FULL HD display with 2.5 D curved glass.

Does the Mi Max 2 Support Adaptive Brightness?

Yes, it has Adaptive Brightness feature.

Does Mi Max 2 have any screen Protection?

There is no official statement about the protection of the screen. But it undergoes some protection it seems.

Does the Mi Max 2 Have Dual SIM Slots?

Yes, it has dual SIM hybrid slots. You can use two SIMs [Micro+Nano] or one SIM [Micro] and one microSD card at a time.

What type of SIM supported in Mi Max 2?

Micro-SIM/Nano-SIM supported.

Both SIM supports 4G data?


Does Mi Max 2 has VoLTE support?

Yes. It supports 4G LTE and VoLTE out of the box.

What are the other connectivity options in Mi Max 2?

WiFi, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, etc.,

Does it have 3.5 mm audio jack?

Yes, it has 3.5 mm audio jack and it is located on top.

What type of speakers available in Mi Max 2?

Mi Max 2 comes with dual power amplifier stereo speakers. The speaker intelligently switches to stereo mode when watching videos in landscape mode.

What is the RAM and inbuilt memory in Mi Max 2 and whether it has micro SD Card support?

Mi Max 2 comes in 2 variants

  • 4 GB RAM + 64 GB Storage Variant
  • 4 GB RAM + 128 GB Storage Variant

The two variants have the expandable memory capacity through microSD slot. There is no separate microSD slot available, but you can use the second SIM slot to insert the microSD card.

What is the battery capacity of Mi Max 2?

One of the main upgrades of this variant is the battery. Yes, Mi Max 2 comes with a non-removable 5300 mAh battery which larger than a power bank.

Does it support Quick Charge 3.0?

Yes, it supports Quick Charge 3.0 + Parallel charging. With Quick charge 3.0, the battery can charge up to 68% in just one hour of time.

Does Mi Max 2 support Reverse charging?

Yes, the phone supports reverse charging and the company claims that with a full charge, the phone is able to power apple iPhone 7 twice.

Can we remove the battery?


Does it have USB type-C port?

Yes, the phone comes with USB type-C port for charging and data transfer.

What is the Camera feature in Mi Max 2?

It is bundled with a 12 MP Sony IMX386 1.25-micron large pixel camera [same is used Mi 6] with auto-focus, dual LED flash, PDAF support, and HDR. The front camera is 5 MP.

Do check out the camera samples here.

Can we shoot 1080p videos?

Yes, you can record 1080p full HD videos on Mi Max 2.

Can we play Full HD videos?

Yes, the smartphone can play Full HD videos.

Does Mi Max 2 support OTG?

Yes, it supports OTG.

Does Mi Max 2 has the fingerprint sensor?

Yes, Mi Max 2 has the Fingerprint sensor and it is placed on the backside of the phone in all variants.

How many Fingerprints can be registered on Mi Max 2?

You can add up to 5 fingerprint profiles.

Does Mi Max 2 has IR blaster?


Can we you use it as Remote?

The built-in IR blaster supports appliances from thousands of brands.

Does ithaves NFC feature?


Does Mi Max 2 has LED Notification light?

Yes. It is located on the top.

Whether the 3 physical navigation buttons on Mi Max 2 has backlit?

Yes, the 3 navigation buttons are backlit and it is very useful in night times.

What Operating System is loaded in Mi Max 2?

Mi Max 2 runs on Android Marshmallow with MIUI 8 on top.

Do we have Dual apps feature?


Do it offer theme options?


What is the price of Mi Max 2?

Mi Max 2 4GB RAM + 64 GB ROM Variant is priced at RMB 1699 which is roughly (16000 INR approximately)
Mi Max 2 4GB RAM + 128 GB ROM Variant is priced at RMB 1999 which is roughly (19000 INR approximately)

What are the difference between Mi Max and Mi Max 2?

Where and When can I Buy Mi Max 2 device?

Mi Max 2 is just launched in China and it will be officially on-sale from 1-June-2017, 10:00 AM (+8 GMT Beijing) via mi.com.

We can expect the device in India in the upcoming months, as Xiaomi is slowly increasing the MI sales in India by launching many smartphones, accessories and recently they have launched their first physical MI Home store in India.

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