Thursday, June 9, 2016

Xiaomi Mi Max: Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 Hexa-Core CPU, 3GB RAM, and 32GB of Storage

Xiaomi Mi Max is another Chinese brand and elegant line of Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 powered handset next to Sony Xperia X (standard model). And it is the big brother of Xiaomi's Redmi 3 Pro and Redmi Note 2. However, it is the only variant to sport a hexa-core chip other than Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 and Helio X10 from the respective smaller models.

Despite of having a less powerful chip, Mi Max has a 6.4-inch screen for a potential full high-definition (FHD) 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution. It is also equipped with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC flash storage just like of 5-inch Redmi 3 Pro. But both of these Xiaomi's smartphones with different screen sizes are treated with 64-bit Snapdragon chips.

To know more about Mi Max, see the following table below for other available specs:

Operating SystemMIUI V8 from Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
CPU64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 at 1.8GHz (Hexa-Core)
Memory3GB LPDDR3
Storage32GB eMMC with up to 256GB of extended flash storage support
Screen Size6.44-inch with unknown screen to body aspect ratio
Display/Resolution1920 x 1080-pixel Full High-Definition (FHD) Capacitive IPS Touch-Screen
Camera16-megapixel (main), 5-megapixel (front-facing)
Graphic CardQualcomm Adreno 510
Supported PortsLightning, Micro USB (Type C), Micro SIM, Standard 3.5mm Audio Out
Connectivity802.11ac/b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, 3G, 4G, GPS
Body Dimension173.1 x 88.3 x 7.5-millimeter, 203-gram
ColorAvailable in metallic gold and glossy whit
BatteryBuilt-in 4850mAh Lithium-Po
OthersDual-SIM, Built-in stereo speakers and microphone

Compare to other Chinese handsets with 5-inch to 5.5-inch screens, Xiaomi's Mi Max is slightly expensive. Price tags of this dual-SIM enabled smartphone starts at about $260 and up. Probably, there is a 16GB (for storage size) variant that will start at about $200 or less. And a 64GB version is also available for about $360.

In addition, Mi Max shows the resemblance of sleek and thin 5.7-inch ZenFone 3 Deluxe from Asus.

Its underlying Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 is enough to cater the requirements of Android 6.0 platform. And the above mentioned tag is a reasonable price for handset with 32GB of flash storage.



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