In the much-heated budget segment, there are not many smartphone vendors who have been able to hold their own in the current going fierce competition. Top brands like Samsung, HTC, Sony has failed miserably in this segment ever since the entry of Indian and Chinese smartphone vendors.
One of the Chinese companies which have been dominating the mid-range segment is Xiaomi. The Chinese vendor made their entry back in 2014 and has become one of the top brands in the Indian smartphone market, especially under 15K segment.
With each passing year, the company has improved their smartphone but also has been able to increase their market share. A few days ago, the company launched their new smartphone; Mi Max 2, which is the fourth smartphone launched in India by Xiaomi this year.
The company has priced this device at Rs 16,999, and Xiaomi also stated that the device will also be available in the offline retail market, but the price will be Rs 17,999.
Moving on, if you want to get the device online then currently the only vendor is Mi.com. Without a doubt, Mi Max 2 is a value for money smartphone the Mi Max 2 is also a smartphone which currently has no competitor that can give a tough fight to this device.
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Fast forward, let us have a look at the key features of this device, which makes the Mi Max 2 a value for money smartphone with no competitor.
#1. Massive Battery
The Mi Max 2’s USP is its battery, and the same can be said about the last year’s Mi Max. However, now you get a bigger 5300 mAh non-removable battery.
We all know a bigger battery means more long lasting battery life. Now, it’s obvious that a smartphone as big as Mi Max 2 will require a big battery, thereby making the device a bit heavy.
Even the Redmi Note 4, you get a big battery, but the slow charger supplied with the device makes it quite a lot of time to charge the device.
Nevertheless, with the Mi Max 2, you won’t have that issue, as the device supports Quick Charge 3.0, and Xiaomi is also supplying a quick charger, which lets you charge the device within a time limit of 60-90 minutes.
#2. Big Display
The 6.44-inch massive display makes the Mi Max 2 a phablet, now you do get a similar kind of display in the Lenovo Phab 2, but the Mi Max 2 outperforms the Phab 2 in every aspect.
With the Mi Max 2, you get a full HD IPS display, and thankfully, you also get a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection.
Now as far as quality is concerned, the display has good viewing angles which makes enjoying multimedia much better.
#3. Powerful Hardware
As mentioned earlier, the Mi Max 2 outperforms the Lenovo Phab 2, and to validate the hardware configuration of the device kind of speak for itself.
The Mi Max 2 is getting powered by a Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor coupled with 4 GB of RAM, and an Adreno 506 GPU, which kind of reminds us of the Redmi Note 4.
As far as performance is concerned, the Mi Max 2 delivers smooth gaming and multitasking experience. So, performance wise, you will not face any kind of disappointment.
#4. Improved Camera
Despite all of the success that Xiaomi has gotten in the Indian smartphone market, the camera section is one such area which has alluded Xiaomi. Now, whether it’s their flagship smartphone or their budget smartphone, Xiaomi’s smartphone cameras have always failed to impress.
However, the Chinese tech giant is trying to improve their camera, and we get a glimpse of it in the Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4. Moreover, we get more conclusive proof with the Mi Max 2’s camera.
Unlike the set of cameras you get to see in the Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4, the Mi Max 2 comes with a 12 MP rear camera, which the company claims to deliver some good quality images. However, the front camera remains unchanged with a little bit of improvement in the picture quality.
#5. Latest OS
Other than the average camera, lack of the latest OS on their smartphone has been one of the annoying things which every Xiaomi user faces.
Fortunately, with the Mi Max 2, you get the latest the Android 7.0 (Nougat) running under their own custom skin MI UI.
Even though you do get the latest Android Nougat, there is no assurance, whether the Mi Max 2 will getting any further major Android update.
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#6. Dual Speakers
Up until now, Xiaomi phones were not considered a good smartphone for multimedia consumption.
However, Xiaomi has done some major improvements to change that. One of the key features of the Mi Max 2 is the dual set speakers it packs.
Both the speakers delivers really good sound, which enriches the multimedia experience of the device.
So, these were some killer features of the Xiaomi Mi Max 2, which makes the Mi Max 2 a sole smartphone with no competitor.
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