Leaked Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Renders Reveal Key Design Changes

IsportsTimes reported that the Xiaomi Mi 6 and Mi 6 Plus, which is arguably one of the most anticipated handsets of 2017, are finally going to be launched on April 19.

Considering the amount of time Xiaomi spent in the development of the Mi 5, one would have guessed that the successor would take slightly longer to reach the markets.

The Mi Max 2 is also rumoured to pack a large 5000mAh battery.

Moreover, the latest images of Xiaomi Mi 6 rear cover have also been spotted on Chinese microblogging website, Weibo.

What's more, the source of these images has also reiterated the fact that the Mi Max 2 is to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 chipset, and not the 660 as thought a few months back.

Back in the past, Xiaomi flaunts a video teaser for their new flagship Mi 6 with a tag line "You waited for 203 days, we waited for seven years" (Translated). The Mi 6 sports a home button/fingerprint scanner on the lower side of the display. Previously leaked speculations revealed several specifications, features, and price that the phablet might boast. On the other hand, the phablet is also expected to sport USB Type-C port on the bottom with speaker holes, while includes a headphone jack at the top-edge. Now we've got two new spy photos that could show us the possible design of the new Xiaomi smartphone.

Previous reports hint at 4GB/6GB RAM and 32GB, 64GB and 128GB storage options. It will run on Android 7.1 Nougat out-of-the-box with MIUI 8 on top. Other than being a beautifully crafted and powerful device, Mi 6 promises to deliver solid hardware with Snapdragon 835 SoC.

At the same event, Xiaomi may debut their first model of Quad HD display, naming Xiaomi Mi 6 Plus. But the device may come with a 12MP front camera and the 4MP of front camera.

As for the cameras, the device is rumored to have a 12-megapixel rear camera with 5X Optical Zoom capabilities, paired with a 7-megapixel front-facing camera for selfie shots.

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  • Arturo Norris