Last year in May, Xiaomi released the biggest smartphone, the Mi Max, with a large 6.44” display. Thanks to its competitive pricing, so many of customers were fond of this phablet, which make it become a popular device, especially in China and India markets. And according to a new rumor in China, Xiaomi will unveil the second generation of the Mi Max phablet in May this year.
The new rumor says that the Mi Max 2 will come with the same 6.44-inch display size as its predecessor and powering the device will be the new Snapdragon 660 octa-core SoC. The chipset expected to be manufactured on the 14nm process by Samsung, integrating the Adreno 512 GPU, which is expected to be slightly more powerful than the Adreno 510 GPU handling graphics on the current phablet.
The Mi Max 2 will apparently be a better upgrade over the current Mi Max in the terms of memory, as the its high-end variant is rumored to come with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage. Battery life will also be a big improvement up to 5000mAh capacity battery with the fast charging support. There is no other details have been revealed yet, but we hope more leaks in the next several weeks. As Xiaomi seems to upgrade its Mi Max 2 in most areas, we also expect some significant upgrades in the camera department. As for the software, the Mi Max 2 will most definitely run on the latest version of MIUI custom OS based on Android 7.0 Nougat.
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In design department, the rumor suggests that the Mi Max 2 will be similar to the Mi Max in overall, only some changes are made to the materials usage. That’s not a bad thing as the Mi Max design is very attractive and brings a premium feeling for the price it is offered at.