Xiaomi finally launches the successor to last year launched Mi Max with the upgraded Mi Max 2 in India. The Mi Max 2 is priced at Rs.16,999/- in India for the 4GB and 64GB RAM variant.The Mi Max 2 will go on sale starting from July 27 both Online as well as Offline stores.As Xiaomi is celebrating the third anniversary this month the limited stocks of the Mi Max 2 will go on sale on both Mi store and on mi.com on July 20 and July 21.Launch offers includes 100GB of 4G data from Reliance Jio which is split over ten recharges of Rs.309 and above will get extra 10GB data for every recharge up to May 31, 2018.

Mi Max 2 is completely built out of metal this time and there are antenna bands running all the sides at the back of the device similar to what we found on iPhone 7.The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is having a 6.44 inches FHD 1080p display with 450nit brightness and 72% NTSC colour gamut.There are no details of any kind of protection used for such a huge screen.It weighs about 211 grams and is 7.6 mm thick.

The Mi Max 2 is powered by SD 625 with 4GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage with a microSD card slot for further expansion of storage up to 128GB. All this is fueled by 5,300 mAh mammoth battery which is the highlighting factor for this device and it supports Quick Charge 3.0 out of the box.

As far as the camera is concerned Mi Max 2 comes with 12MP Sony IMX386 sensor rear camera with an aperture of f/2.2,1.25 micron large pixel size, Dual Tone LED Flash & PDAF.The selfie camera is of 5MP with an aperture of f/2.0 and 85-degree wide angle lens.Rear camera supports 4K video recording at 30fps and 720p slo-mo @ 120fps.The connectivity options include Dual SIM 4G  VoLTE support, Bluetooth 4.2, Dual Band Wifi, GPS, IR Blaster at the top, USB Type C port at the bottom and fingerprint sensor at the back.Please note there is no 3.5 mm headphone jack this time instead Xiaomi is providing a USB Type C to 3.5mm audio connector in the box.It also comes with Stereo speaker similar to Mi 6.

At the price of Rs.16,999/- the Mi Max 2 is giving direct competition to Moto G5 Plus, Honor 8 lite, Lenovo P2, Samsung Galaxy J 7 Max and Oppo F3.So, would you like to buy Mi Max 2 at the prices of 17k? Do leave your valuable comments for the same.