Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is an upgrade that packs impressive features for a better user experience.
It has a massive battery capacity of 5500mAh with a powerful processor and the trending 18:9 aspect ratio screen.
This screen is more appealing to the eyes as it comes with fewer bezels offering you immersive viewing experience.
You’ll also find a combo shooter on the back, which looks like that of iPhone X, that adds more stunning beauty to the phone.
Table of Contents
- OS: Android 8.1 Oreo
- Display Size: 6.9-inch
- Resolution: 1080 x 2160 pixels
- CPU: 2.2GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
- RAM: 4GB/6GB
- ROM: 64GB/128GB
- Rear Camera: 12MP + 5MP
- Front Camera: 8MP
- Battery: 5500mAh
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 comes with a premium design. It is built with an aluminum alloy overall unibody just like some other Xiaomi phones.
This design adds a dual antenna on the back that reflects a beautiful line with the fingerprint scanner sitting on the center while the iPhone X look-alike dual camera is on the top left side.
It measures 8mm in thickness and weighs 221g overall. The Xiaomi Mi is available in Gold, Blue, and Black colors.
Mi Max 3 comes with a big screen that offers more specs for phone activities than a mini tablet. The screen has the latest 18:9 body aspect ratio.
You’ll also notice that the narrow bezels have been reduced with the top minimal bezel housing the selfie camera and other regular features.
It has a 6.9-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen which boasts of 1080 x 2160 pixels in resolution and 350 pixels per inch density.
The screen reaches up to 79.8% screen-to-body ratio with the Corning Gorilla Glass on top for protection.
Another feature of the screen is the ability to wake up when you pick it up. This means it comes with a built-in mechanism that recognizes human touch.
As for the camera, you’ll find 12MP + 5MP combination on the back to capture quality photos. The primary camera of 12MP features f/2.0 aperture, 1/2.55″ sensor size, and 1.4µm pixel size. While the other camera of 5MP feature PDAF and helps in Bokeh mode.
Other features include geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panorama, LED, and dual-tone flash in-between the cameras.
The smartphone is also endowed with an 8MP selfie camera that has f/2.0 aperture and AI Face ID for security.
Hardware and Software
Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is powered by a Snapdragon 636 chipset from Qualcomm; it’s built on a 14nm process technology for power efficiency.
The octa-core processor on the inside has 8 cores with a clocking speed of 1.8GHz, while the Adreno 509 GPU takes care of graphics.
On the storage, you get two memory variants. The lower model has 64GB + 4GB of RAM while the other has 128GB + 6GB of RAM. The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with MIUI 9.5 skin on top.
On the inside, there is a massive 5500mAh battery booting the phone along with the fast charging technology to enhance the charging speed.
The connectivity options on the phone are Bluetooth 5.0, 3.5mm jack, USB type-C, Wi-Fi, and Wi-Fi Hotspot.
Price and Availability
As at the time of compiling this review, Xiaomi Mi Max is not yet available in Nigeria. Click the “Buy Now” button below to confirm the current price online.
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Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Specifications
|Operating System||Android 8.1 Oreo (MIUI 9.5)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Hybrid)|
|Type||IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen (16 Million Colors)|
|Resolution||2160 x 1080pixels|
|Dimension||176.2 x 87.4 x 8mm|
|Colour||Black, Blue, Champagne Gold|
|Build||Aluminum Body, Front Glass|
|Network||3G, 4G LTE|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual-Band, Hotspot|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector|
|Bluetooth||v5.0, A2DP, LE|
|Processor||1.8GHz Octa-Core Kryo 260|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636|
|Card Slot||MicroSD, Up to 256GB|
|Back||12MP + 5MP, Phase Detection Auto-focus, HDR, LED Flash|
|Capacity||5500 mAh Li-Ion (Non-removable)|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (back), eCompass, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity|