Xiaomi has unveiled the successor its Mi Max phablet in China. Called the Xiaomi Mi Max 2, the device features a design similar to its predecessor, but it is slightly more curved at the edges. The antenna design has also been tweaked and the handset now sports slightly thinner bezels.
The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 features a 6.44-inch Full HD display and runs MIUI 8.2 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 processor with 4GB RAM and the option for either 64GB or 128GB of storage.
On the camera front, the Mi Max 2 sports a 12MP rear camera with Sony's IMX386 sensor, which is the same as the one found on company's flagship Mi 6 smartphone. The rear camera supports phase detection autofocus and is aided by a dual tone LED flash. There is also a 5MP front camera with an 85-degree wide angle lens and support for beautification mode. The device is equipped with a large 5300mAh battery, with support for Qualcomm's QuickCharge 3.0.
The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 offers stereo speakers and sports a rear fingerprint sensor. The handset is priced at 1,699 Yuan (approximately Rs. 17,000) for the 64GB storage variant and 1,999 Yuan (approximately Rs. 20,000) for the 128GB storage model.