{Reviews} Is it worth Buying Xiaomi Mi Max 2? Hands on Xiaomi Mi Max 2 - MyApkreview {Reviews} Is it worth Buying Xiaomi Mi Max 2? Hands on Xiaomi Mi Max 2 - MyApkreview

{Reviews} Is it worth Buying Xiaomi Mi Max 2? Hands on Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Full Review of Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Hey, guys today we were going to review the new “Xiaomi Mi Max 2” so let’s get started…..

Now Xiaomi Mi Max2 was launched a couple of months back and it is not officially been launched in India. So we are not sure that company is going to launch Xiaomi Mi Max 2 in India. Smartphone cost around $286 to start off with and a smartphone is available in the bunch of variants. You will get the full 4 GB with 128GB variant which is considerably more expensive.

Build Quality

Talking about the build quality of the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 if you compare with the first generation the build quality is far more superior. Also, the design of the smartphone looks cleaner and much better than the previous generation. The design of the antenna lines quite like the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 plus. I want the phone looks completely different and not like the iPhone at all. It does have nice and rounded edges that feel really comfortable. If you have tiny hands you will feel difficult to hold the phone.

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Now display of Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is a 6.44 inch IPS LCD display the good thing about it is that it had does have Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on the front. However, you can set your fingerprint sensors on the device. Also, you can set the theme according to yourself. However, once you boot up the device you can see that Mi Max 2 is running Android 7.1.1 with the global variant. Thus the display of the smartphone is 1920 by 1080 pixel display. So you get about 342 pixels per inch (~ppi). Now as far as viewing angles are concerned the display has excellent viewing angles. Also, it has great visibility thanks to its exceptional bright screen.


According to the design of Mi Max 2, you will get the ‘Home Button‘ under the display. However, the button is capacitive which is flanked in the center and the device has a multitasking button on the left and the back button on the right side of the capacitive button at the bottom of the device. So it definitely impacts and scratch resistant in a much better way than the previous generation one. Now you do have large bezels on the top as well as in the bottom. thus, considering the giant size of the smartphone if they would have managed to put in slightly fewer bezels they could have saved a lot of size of the phone.  The sensor in itself is the one over the 2.9-inch sensor with the large 1.25-micron pixel size.

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On the bottom of the device is USB type-c port which is flanked on the either side by 2 grills one is speakerphone and one is the microphone. On the right side, you will get the power button and volume up and volume down button. Although on the top of the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 has infrared blaster along with the secondary noise cancellation. Also, on the top, you will get the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Battery Specs 

Also, the phone is considerably heavier at 211 grams which are not light for any phone by any means. The smartphone has 5300 mAh battery which is blame for most of the weight. The 5300 mAh battery has a lot of juice to end. The large battery allows you to use your smartphone very efficiently and for a long time. Now specs wise the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 running a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 with Octa-core GPU. Also, it has Adreno 506 GPU as well as performance is considered it is really fast and extremely responsive. Also, the smartphone gets the latest update for MIUI. The new Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is pretty impressive in terms of hardware as well as software. Now whether you are multitasking or gaming performance remains on the top and you will be going to be quite happy with the kind of outcome with the device.

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Camera Specs

Now the device is extremely responsive and it manages to take care of any sort of requirements. No talking about the camera the Xiaomi Mi Max2 packs up with 12 megapixels of camera with F/2.2 aperture. Although you can get devices which have extremely impressive and the device does manage to get a good amount of light inside. You will find out that the camera captures out really sharp and with a good amount of color in low light. However, you will get a dual LED flash which has an impressive through distance but considering the fact that the device does not have a large aperture.

You will lose out some of the sharpness that you get in a previous version of the device. Now were on the camera capture capability mixed with an impressive number of shooting modes. The straightening mode which you will found really useful along with the things like a tilt-shift mode to give some artistic effect to your images. Therefore the camera manages to do a fantastic work you will also get the filters that you can pre-apply before capturing an image and in most cases, the results are best.

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Selfie Camera

You will love the large display that helps in becoming a large viewfinder which allows you to get a picture or more detail of the image on the screen before actually Capture. Now the front camera packs up the 5-megapixel camera and it has F/2.0 aperture. The F/2.0 allows you to take low-light selfies and you will also see a front facing flash on this device and unfortunately, there isn’t any because if you are in dark or dim environment the images from the front camera or average to poor in most cases.

Now the main camera shoots 4K video at 30 frames per second for video modes this is an absolutely good thing. However, the device is definitely missing is any sort of image stabilization especially if you want optical image stabilization for video this device does not have any of that. So you have shaky hands you will have to struggle a little bit to get a nice video capture.

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Now talking about the user interface it is pretty Xiaomi like. So, you get the MIUI which has all the apps sitting on the main home screen along with some certain customization. You will find things like a one-handed mode that allows you to use the Smartphone with one hand. The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 has abilities to create a second screen or a second space just like an emulator. However, the Max 2 has the ability to clone apps as well. Some of the traditional Xiaomi operating system based devices work really well.

Now the Xiaomi has really cleaned up the user interface and it’s much faster and much more responsive. Things like dual screen where you can simply have a completely different operating system or a different user login. Thus, you will have a second screen so that you can have certain apps on one install of the operating system and completely different apps on the screen install. Things like duplicating apps can be done. You can run two instances of the Facebook, two instances of Whatsapp and much more.

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Now the giant’s size of the phone and the giant battery go hand-in-hand in delivery a good power output. Also, you do have a quick charge 3 enable charger inside the box. That is allowing you to get really quick charging times from the device. Also if you have extremely heavy use up to 10 hours it will run efficiently. Hence, you will thoroughly enjoy the consumption experience that you get thanks to the large screen of the phone. As far as capability is concerned the device does support VOLTE or voice over LTE. You will get the GSM and CDMA variant as well. Also if the device is not launched in India you’ll only get the GSM options and it will not support CDMA SIM cards. You must upgrade things like Google assistant etc.

The Final Verdict

The conclusion the Mi Max 2 is a giant smartphone for the people who love big phones. The display is fantastic, performance is adequate for the price at which it is available. Therefore, the Smartphone does a great job of clicking pictures as well as video which people love to do nowadays. Another good thing about Mi Max 2 is the giant battery that will last up for the longer period of time. However, this might be the good replacement for those who don’t want to buy the separate tablet and a separate smartphone.

Also, the device does take in two SIM cards and it also takes the microSD cards as well. Hence, if you are looking for the smartphone which is CDMA capable properties you can get the device. All and all if you are looking for the big phone it is possibly the best option you will get at this price. That’s all from our side and if you think that we have left something comment in the comment box.

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