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Xiaomi Mi Max vs Xiaomi Redmi

3.48 in
6.81 in
Xiaomi Mi Max Mobile Phone
Xiaomi Mi Max
2.72 in
5.39 in
Xiaomi Redmi Mobile Phone
Xiaomi Redmi
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
3 editorial reviews
If you're in the market for a large-screen phablet, this 6.44-inch handset is definitely worth considering: performance, battery life and camera quality are all up to scratch or better, and the price is very competitive.Read more
6 years since its inception, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is still busy selling quality handsets at pupil-dilating prices. The Mi Max is its newest proposition – a gargantuan 6.44-inch phablet with a sleek metal body, nice specs, and seemingly great value for the ~$230 that Xiaomi wants for the base model. Is this another fledgling success for Xiaomi? Well, let's see!Read more
Is it a smartphone or a phablet? Is 6.44 inches too big for a daily driver? We answer these and more in this, our Xiaom Mi Max review!Read more
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Hardware

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Operating system
Android 6.0
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Android 4.2
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CPU clock speed
1.4 GHz
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1.5 GHz
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CPU cores
6-core
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Quad-core
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CPU model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976
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MediaTek MT6589T
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GPU model
Qualcomm Adreno 510
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PowerVR SGX544
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RAM memory
  • 2 GB
  • 3 GB
  • 4 GB
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1 GB
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Display

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Screen size
6.44 in
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4.7 in
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Touchscreen
yes
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N/A
Number of colors
16.7M
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N/A
Panel type
LCD
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LCD
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Resolution
  • 1920
  • 1080
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  • 1280
  • 720
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Technology
IPS TFT
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IPS LCD
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Pixel density
342.0 ppi
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312.0 ppi
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Screen material
Corning Gorilla Glass 4.0
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N/A
Dual screen support
no
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N/A
Scratch resistant display
yes
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N/A
HDR
no
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N/A
Multi touch
yes
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yes
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Rear camera

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Primary sensor resolution
16.0 Mpx
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8.0 Mpx
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Primary lens aperture
2.0 f
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N/A
Video recording
yes
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N/A
Highest video resolution
  • 4096
  • 2160
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  • 1920
  • 1080
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Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30.0 fps
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N/A
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
120.0 fps
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N/A
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
  • 1280
  • 720
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N/A
Autofocus
yes
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yes
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Burst Mode
yes
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N/A
Digital zoom
yes
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N/A
Face detection
yes
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yes
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Geo-tagging
yes
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yes
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Gesture Shot
yes
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N/A
HDR Capture
yes
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yes
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LED Flash
yes
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yes
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Panorama
yes
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N/A
Smile detection
yes
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yes
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Touch focus
yes
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yes
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Front camera

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Primary resolution
5.0 Mpx
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1.3 Mpx
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Storage

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Internal storage
  • 128 GB
  • 16 GB
  • 32 GB
  • 64 GB
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N/A
Memory card reader
yes
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yes
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Maximum card storage
256GB
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32GB
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Types of memory card supported
  • microSD
  • microSDHC
  • microSDXC
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microSD
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Dimensions

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Colour of product
  • Gold
  • Grey
  • Silver
  • White
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  • Black
  • Red
  • White
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Material
  • Aluminum
  • Plastic
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N/A
Height
6.81 in
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5.39 in
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Width
3.48 in
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2.72 in
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Depth
0.3 in
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0.39 in
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Weight
7.16 oz
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5.57 oz
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Physical keyboard/numpad
no
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N/A
Water resistant
no
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N/A
Shock resistant
no
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N/A

Sensors

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Accelerometer
yes
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yes
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Proximity
yes
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yes
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Digital compass
yes
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yes
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Ambient light sensor
yes
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yes
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Fingerprint
yes
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N/A
Gyroscope
yes
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yes
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Connectivity

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Dual sim support
yes
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N/A
Sim card size
Nano-SIM
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N/A
DLNA certified
yes
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N/A
Bluetooth
yes
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yes
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Bluetooth version
4.2
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4.0
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Bluetooth profile
A2DP
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N/A
NFC
yes
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N/A
Charging connection
USB
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N/A
Headphone connection
3.5 mm
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3.5 mm
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USB version
2.0
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N/A
USB On-The-Go (OTG)
yes
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N/A
Video output
No
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N/A
Type of USB connector
N/A
Micro-USB
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Celluar

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Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yes
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yes
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Wireless networking standard
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
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N/A
Data transmission
HSPA+
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HSDPA
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Navigation system
GLONASS
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GPS
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2G GSM
yes
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yes
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GSM frequencies
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
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  • 900 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
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3G UMTS
yes
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N/A
UMTS frequences
  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
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  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
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4G LTE
yes
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N/A
LTE frequencies
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
  • 2100 MHz
  • 2600 MHz
  • 2300 MHz
  • 2500 MHz
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N/A
Mobile hotspot
yes
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yes
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Battery

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Replaceable battery
no
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N/A
Battery type
Lithium ion
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Lithium Polymer
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Battery capacity
4850.0 mAh
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2000.0 mAh
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Fast charging
no
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N/A
Wireless charging
no
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N/A
Talk time
N/A
25.0 h
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