As expected, Xiaomi has launched its Mi Community in India, dedicated to its fans in the country. The new community will allow interested users to share feedback, participate in contests, and also attend Xiaomi launch events in the country.
Xiaomi had announced that it was looking for 500 people to beta test the Mi Community. It made the beta site live on June 14, where only the chosen beta testers were given access, and given the authority to provide feedback to Xiaomi. However, the forum is now live for all users who can register and participate freely.
The Chinese conglomerate has taken to its forum to announce that it has begun taking registrations for its Mi Max launch event in New Delhi on June 30. The Chinese smartphone company is set to launch the Mi Max in the country at an event in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Registrations will close on June 23 at 8pm IST.
The company has announced that there are a limited amount of invites being rolled out, and it is also giving away a goody bag with a surprise gift in it to all the invitees. The selected fans will be alerted via an SMS. Furthermore, sharing the event registration link on Facebook would could also entitle the user to a Royal Package, which includes air fares, all-inclusive hotel fares, and a VIP seat at the launch event.
The Xiaomi Mi Max was unveiled in China in May, and it boasts of a 6.44-inch full-HD (1080x1920) 342ppi display. It sports an all-metal body and will be available in Dark Grey, Gold, and Silver colours. The Mi Max also features a fingerprint scanner which is located at the rear panel. In China three models were released. A 3GB RAM and 32GB storage model powered by a 1.8GHz hexa-core Snapdragon 650 processor; a 3GB of RAM and 64GB of storage model powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor, and a third model with 4GB of RAM, 128GB of storage and powered by Snapdragon 652 processor. It is not known which SKU is coming to India.
Optics include a 16-megapixel rear camera with an f/2.0 aperture, phase detection autofocus (PDAF) and LED flash. There is a 5-megapixel front camera also on board with 85-degree wide-angle view, and a f/2.0 aperture. The dual-SIM (hybrid tray) handset supports 4G LTE with VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/ A-GPS with Glonass, and Wi-Fi 802.11ac with Mimo. It is backed by a massive 4850mAh battery.