Xiaomi today announced the MIUI 8 and also launched the Xiaomi Mi Max in India. In China the handset was priced starting from RMB 1499 (approx Rs. 15,200)  and Max price in India starts from Rs. 14,999.

Xiaomi Mi Max features and specifications

Mi Max Display, storage and OS

It’s a big handset screen (IPS LCD) size is 6.44 protected with Gorilla Glass  3 and supporting full HD resolution. This handset is loaded with 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB/128GB storage. MIUI runs out of the box based on Marshmallow. Dual Hybrid SIM.


Xiaomi Mi Max is powered by Qualcomm snapdragon 650 hexa core processor and another variant is using Snapdragon 652 octa core processor.

Mi Max Camera

Primary camera is 16MP PDAF with dual tone LED flash, it can record 2160p videos at 30fps. Front camera is 5MP resolution, wide angle fixed focus.

Xiaomi Mi Max launched in India

Additional features and battery

Weight is 203 grams with battery and thickness is 7.5mm. Key features are 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, NFC, WiFi, GPS, IR port, FM radio, finger print sensor and Bluetooth. A 4850 mAh battery powers up this handset – battery is non-removable.

Xiaomi Mi Max price in India

Mi Max price in India is Rs. 14,999 with 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM. Rs. 19,999 with 4GB RAM and 128GB ROM.

MIUI 8 features

Xiaomi also announced MIUI 8. Comes with new logo. Redesigned from bottom up.

New colour schemes, new weather animated bar, more animation, mi cloud photo sync, video editing, scrolling screenshot, quick ball, enhanced calculator, dual apps example you can have two WhatsApp running on same phone – in fact you have have two different phones on a single phone, new features in dialer, MIUI caller ID and  enhanced SMS.


By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor - gogi.in