Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Review – Is worth it?


Xiaomi launched another big device in India with 6.44-inch display and for the first time Xiaomi introduced Gorilla Glass on their smartphones. It has a huge 5300mAh battery with support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 along with parallel charging that lets you charge the phone up to 68% in one hour. It promises up to 18 hours of video playback or 57 hours of talk time on a single charge. So here is Our Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Review.

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Specifications:

  • 6.44-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display with 450nits brightness, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 72% NTSC color gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, expandable memory with microSD
  • MIUI 8 based on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (micro+nano/microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, Sony IMX386 sensor, 1.25μm pixel size
  • 5MP front-facing camera with 85-degree wide-angle lens, f/2.0 aperture
  • 3.5mm audio jack, stereo speakers
  • Fingerprint sensor, infrared sensor
  • Dimensions: 174.1×88.7×7.6mm; Weight: 211g
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 5300mAh (typical) / 5200mAh (minimum) battery with Quick Charge 3.0

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Review :


Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Review

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is the second which was launched by Xiaomi with huge 6.44-inch Full HD IPS display with 2.5D curved glass display on top. It also comes with 450 nits brightness, 1000:1 contrast ratio and 72% NTSC color gamut.It was first budget range Xiaomi device which offers Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection (at least on paper). As it has 6.44-inch display , it is pretty huge for daily normal usage. But viewing angle along with display , in our initial testing it is quite awesome. If you are a multi media lover or if you watch more videos then you should go for this device , it will not disappoint you at all.

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Xiaomi Mi Max 2 comes with 12MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture, Sony IMX386 sensor and 1.25μm pixel size. The rear camera quality is also really good in the daylight conditions and in the bright light conditions but the camera struggles little bit in the low light conditions.Overall the camera is expectable at this price point as it can capture good amount of depth and details in the shots.

On the front,It comes with 5MP front-facing camera with 85-degree wide-angle lens and f/2.0 aperture. As it comes 85-degree wide-angle lens, you could capture wide-angle selfies and the selfie quality is also really good as it has  an aperture of f/2.0.


Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is powered by 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 with 14nm Mobile Platform and with Adreno 506 GPU. Although we are expecting at least Snapdragon 640 or 660 for this device but Xiaomi launched this with Snapdragon 625.Although it can handles your multi tasking job and high ends games like Asphalt 8 or Modern Combat 5 with no major lags. In regular usage can’t able to find any issues with the device. It also comes with 4GB RAM which handle your multi tasking job quite easily. It also comes with 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via micro SD Card. So you will not have worry about storage.

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Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Review

Mi Max 2 comes with metal built and it also looks like almost iPhone 7 for its antenna bands. Although it feels pretty solid in hands but as we said earlier it is not the device everyone for its big size.It also has fingerprint sensor in back side of the device as most of the Xiaomi devices.

Connectivity and Battery:

For the connectivity, It comes 4G VoLTE for this your Jio SIM is supported on this device.It also has all the basic connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 / 5GHz) MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS and USB Type-C. It also has 3.5mm Jack along with FM Radio.

Battery is one the key highlight of the device as it packs a massive 5,300mAh battery to power the 6.44-inch screened device.It can also charge the device quickly as it supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.With this amount massive juice,It can surely give more than a days backup in normal usage.It surely doesn’t disappoint you for its battery.

Conclusion :

In our testing and some days of usage, we can say the device very good for those who loves the big phonefactor. But it is definitely not for regular users.It is very good for watching movies and playing games but it not a phone for everyone.Although in most of the testings it passed with bright colors. But if we compare the device with other large phonefactor devices than it will definately the best device out in the markets.If You like a big phone you would definitely grab one for yourself otherwise you can choose another device at this price point.So this concludes Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Review.

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is exclusively available via Flipkart, Amazon, Tata Cliq and Paytm mall from July 27th 10PM and will also be available from offline stores such as Poorvika, BigC, Sangeetha, Croma, Lot, Vijay Sales, eZone and Reliance Digital. With this device Xiaomi is entering in the offline Indian Market.

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