A huge new flagship of Xiaomi.
Chinese company Xiaomi has made a presentation, which was officially presented to the Mi 3 Max. The smartphone boasts of a giant display, a good “stuffing” and attractive price.
In the design of the Xiaomi Mi 3 Max you may notice a huge step forward compared with the predecessor, the Xiaomi Mi 2 Max. The style of the line Redmi gradually migrated to the phablets Xiaomi, which is reflected in the location of key elements of the smartphone.
Front, everything is standard: a large part of the case is a display with a narrow frame, and at the top you can see the “eye” of the front camera. On the back of Mi Max 3 camera with two modules and LED flash in the middle. The camera orientation is vertical, which allows to draw a clear parallel with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. Also on the rear panel of the smartphone is a traditional fingerprint scanner, which is Xiaomi yet not going to give up.
The upper end of the smartphone is 3.5 mm headphone Jack. The bottom features the USB-C port and lattice dynamics. On the right side are located volume buttons and on/off. Left side “given” under the hybrid slots for SIM cards (one SIM and MicroSD card).
Frame around the edges of the display new items decreased significantly in comparison with Mi 2 Max. The lower frame is thinner, 7 mm, top — 4.7 mm, and the side — narrowed by 1.3 mm. This allowed the engineers to fit virtually Xiaomi in the same housing a display with a diagonal 6.9 inch. For comparison, the screen of the Mi Max 2 — a 6.44-inch.
The screen of the smartphone Mi 3 Max much “up” to 6.9 inches. Now the ratio of display to case is 85,19%, which is an excellent indicator for such a “giant”. Display characteristics Max Mi 3 has also been improved. Its brightness increased by 19%, contrast 50% and color rendering has improved by 17% compared to Max 2 Mi.
Key features display did not bring any surprises, as was known long before the announcement of Mi 3 Max. The aspect ratio of the display of new items is 18:9 and a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels (FHD+).
“Giant” phablet Mi Max 3 equipped with a system on a chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 636. It has replaced the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 in Xiaomi Mi 2 Max. Important features of the new processor 3 Mi Max are increased by 40% performance and reduced power consumption.
For processing graphics in Max Mi 3 is responsible accelerator Adreno 509. The insiders in one of the leaks reported that the Xiaomi Mi 3 Max good shows itself in games. At the presentation of the smartphone Xiaomi has confirmed this, citing the example of the use of multithreading and gaming “chips” of the CPU in the game Arena of Valor.
“On Board” Xiaomi Mi 3 Max to 4 or 6 GB of RAM depending on the modification. The amount of built-in storage of the smartphone is 64 or 128 GB, respectively.
The primary camera of Mi 3 Max has two modules with a resolution of 12 and 5 MP. “Frontalka” smartphone — 8 MP. She was slightly improved compared to 5-megapixel front camera Max 2 Mi. And the main and the front camera of the smartphone have support the artificial intelligence (AI).
Battery capacity 3 Mi Max — 5500 mA·h, 200 mAh more than the Max 2 Mi. Given this, battery life at Max Mi 3 shouldn’t be a problem. By the way, if you want the smartphone can be used as a “powerbank”. It’s Xiaomi and demonstrated charging iPhone X.
The only thing that may disappoint in Mi Max 3 — availability of most modern fast charging. Battery Max Mi 3 supports Quick Charge 3.0 and not the current Quick Charge 4.0+.
Works Max Mi 3 running the Android mobile operating system 8.1 Oreo. Software add-in “giant” smartphone Xiaomi — standard MIUI. Her version is not known, but we can assume that Xiaomi Mi 3 will be the Max preset ultrafast MIUI 10.
Max smartphone Mi 3 supports the most common communication standards — 802.11 ac Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth 5.0. “Tribute to tradition” is the presence of 3.5 mm of audioteca. However, engineers did not forget about Xiaomi and “newfangled” USB-C.
Dimensions Xiaomi Mi 3 Max — 176,2 x 87,4 x 8 mm. dimensions of new items less than its predecessor Xiaomi Mi 2 Max. The size of the latter, for comparison, estimated at 174.1 x 88,7 x 7.6 mm.
Price and date of sale
The price of Xiaomi Mi 3 Max has not changed compared to the predecessor. For Mi Max 3 modification 4/64 GB will have to pay 1 699 yuan ($252 or approximately 15 900 rubles). And the phablet version with 6/128 GB of memory will cost 1 999 yuan ($296, or approximately 18 700 rubles). Xiaomi Mi 3 Max will be available in three colors — black (the”Black Stone”), blue (“Deep Sea Blue”) and gold (“Gold Dream”).
Date of start of sales of the Xiaomi Mi 3 Max — 20 July. Originally purchased Mi 3 Max will be available only in China. On the launch of new products to other market are not yet known.