Xiaomi launched the Xiaomi Mi Max 2, its upgrade to its 2016 flagship phablet in the Mi Max series, the Xiaomi Mi Max about three weeks ago, and since then the smartphone has already received a price cut on popular e-commerce website Gearbest. This is no small measure due to the smartphone’s amazing reviews all over the web and the interesting features it packs, leading to high demand for it. Now the smartphone has received yet another price slash that sees it being sold at its lowest price ever.
The Mi Max 2 is quite an outstanding device because it possesses many features that similar large-screen devices do not possess at the same price. The word Max in a device should give us the impression that it’s going to possess the best in terms of its features and specs, and this is exactly what the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 delivers at an interestingly low price.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Specifications Features
Here is a quick rundown of the Xiaomi Mi Max 2’s specifications:
- 6.44-inch IPS display with FHD (1920 * 1080) pixel resolution.
- Metal unibody design.
- 12MP rear camera with Sony IMX386 sensor, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture Dual LED flash.
- 5MP front camera.
- 4GB RAM.
- 64GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB via microSD.
- 64-bit 2.0GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor.
- Adreno 506 GPU.
- 5300mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0.
- Dual Micro+Nano SIM slot with 4G LTE support.
- Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac USB OTG.
- Fingerprint sensor.
- Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 8.
We’ve already reviewed the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 here, but a brief review of its specifications won’t hurt and might help us appreciate this recent price slash better.
The Mi Max 2 has a 6.44-inch display with a Full HD (1920 * 1080) pixel resolution which provides picture clarity and portrays objects on the screen with the right color representation. The device uses capacitive navigation buttons, so extra screen space is not taken up as is the case with smartphones that use on-screen buttons.
You’re assured of minimal lag with the combination of an octa-core 2GHz Snapdragon 625 processor, Adreno 506 GPU and 4GB of RAM. We tested some high-end games on the phone while reviewing it shortly after its launch and they performed well, and all your doubts should be settled with the Mi Max 2’s 62765 score on the AnTuTu benchmark.
Maximum usage of the smartphone is guaranteed with its 5300mAh battery which lasts more than a day on heavy use, and charges up to 100% under 3 hours thanks to its Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology. You have the latest in terms of software as the smartphone runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Xiaomi’s custom MIUI version 8 layered on top of it.
You also have access to super-fast internet and data transfer speeds, thanks to connectivity options like a dual micro+nano SIM slot with support for 4G LTE bands, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS USB OTG which allows for reverse charging.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Flash Sale and Deals
Currently, there is a flash sale of the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 going on on Gearbest, which sees the smartphone being sold at a price of $232.99 if applying the coupon (code: MAX2GBDC).