The Mi Max 2 has been launched in India. This is the successor to the Mi Max. Those already using the Mi Max might want to upgrade to this latest hardware, here is the Mi Max 2 vs Mi Max comparison that will help you decide if you want to upgrade.
There are a good number of changes you will find on the Mi Max 2 compared with the Mi Max. The screen size, resolution however is the same – i.e. 6.44 inches with full HD resolution with 2.5D curved glass.
Now the processor is different on Mi Max 2, here it is using Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa core and on the Mi Max it was Snapdragon 650 hexa core. RAM and ROM on Mi Max was 3GB and 32GB whereas on the Max 2 you will find 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Both are dual SIM phablet with hybrid slots.
OS is different Mi Max 2 runs the latest MIUI 8 based on Nougat and Mi Max was MIUI 7 based on Marshmallow. Coming to the camera front camera is the same on both handsets i.e. 5MP. But rear camera megapixel has been reduced on Mi Max 2 that now comes with 12MP resolution compared with Mi Max that is using 16MP resolution. However the Max 2 is using a better sensor.
Max 2 weight is 211 and thickness is 7.60 compared with Max that weighs around 203 grams with 7.50mm thickness. Rest of the features are the same. The battery mAh has increased on Max 2, a 5300 mAh battery with QC 3.0 and on the Mi Max it was 4850 mAh battery.
Mi Max 2 price is Rs. 16,999 and the Mi Max is priced at Rs. 14,999.
Mi Max vs Mi Max 2 comparison
|Comparison||Mi Max 2||Mi Max|
|CPU / Chipset||Snapdragon 625 64 bit octa core @ 2GHz||Snapdragon 650 / 652 64 bit hexa core @ 1.8GHz|
|Screen||6.44 inch, 2.5D curved, 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, Gorilla Glass 3||6.44 inch, 2.5D curved, 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution|
|Security and extra features||Finger print Sensor, IR||Finger print Sensor, IR|
|SIM Type||Dual SIM hybrid||Dual SIM hybrid|
|Weight, thickness||211 grams, 7.60 mm||203 grams, 7.5 mm|
|OS||MIUI 8, Android 7||MIUI 7, Android 6|
|Connectivity||4G, VoLTE, WiFi, GPS, USB TYPE C, stereo speaker and Bluetooth||4G, VoLTE, WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth|
|Battery||5300 mAh, QC 3.0||4850 mAh|
|Price||Rs. 16,999||Rs. 14,999|