Xiaomi Max with 6.4-inch display, MIUI 8 to be announced on May 10

Xiaomi Max, a giant phablet with 6.4-inch display will be announced at the China National Convention Center, Beijing on May 10, confirmed Xiaomi. It was earlier teased by the company as well. There were rumours of the device coming with a Quad HD display along with Snapdragon 820 chipset, however, a GFXBench listing has revealed that it will be a mid-range phablet with a Full HD display and will be powered by a Snapdragon 650 processor, which is similar to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. Lets check out the rumoured specifications now.


Xiaomi Max Rumoured Specifications

The Xiaomi Max will feature a huge 6.4-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display. It will be powered by a hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 (Quad 1.4 GHz ARM A53 + 2 x 1.8 GHz ARM A57) 64-bit processor along with Adreno 510 GPU. It will come with 2 / 3 GB RAM along with 16 / 32 GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via microSD card. It will run MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box.

The Max will rock a 16 megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) and f/2.0 aperture. It will come with a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. It will support Dual SIM (might be hybrid), comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack and a fingerprint sensor at the back.

On the connectivity front, the Max will come with 4G LTE with VoLTE support, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, GLONASS and USB OTG. There is no information about the battery capacity of the phablet yet, but it could be a massive 5,000 mAh battery under the hood.


The Xiaomi Max phablet will be announced at the China National Convention Center, Beijing on May 10. We will know all the remaining information about the device in a couple of weeks time, hence, stay tuned to know more.

About the author

Bibek Saha

He is the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of The Techolic. A tech enthusiast who is always found reading or writing on technology. An avid Manchester United fan and a big time foodie. If not writing, he can be found watching the latest movies and TV shows. Interact with him on Twitter and Google+