Xiaomi Mi Max launched in India at Rs 14,999; registration opens, sale on July 6

Here are the key highlights of Xiaomi's Mi Max launch event

By Reema Sharma | Last Updated: Jun 30, 2016, 16:30 PM IST
Xiaomi Mi Max launched in India at Rs 14,999; registration opens, sale on July 6

Zee Media Bureau/Reema Sharma

New Delhi: Chinese tech giant Xiaomi launched its much anticipated and publicised device --the Mi Max smartphone in India on Thursday.

The Mi Max with 650 Snapdragon processor (3GB RAM + 35GB FLASH) has been priced at Rs 14,999 while that with 652 Snapdragon processor (4GB RAM + 125GB FLASH) has been priced at Rs 19,999.

The company also unveiled the MIUI 8 for Indian users with a host of exciting features along with a new logo.

Here are the key highlights from Xiaomi's Mi Max launch event

-Xiaomi Mi Max event gets over. Thanks for staying with us.

- First sale of Mi Max will be on 6th July

- Registration for the Mi Max is open from today onwards at http://Mi.com

- Mi Max with 650 Snapdragon processor (3GB RAM + 35GB FLASH) to come at Rs 14,999

- Mi Max with 652 Snapdragon processor (4GB RAM + 125GB FLASH) priced at Rs 19,999

- Hugo Barra announces the price for Mi Max

- Mi Max comes with Snapdragon 650/652 processor, 16MP PDAF (phase detection auto focus) camera, 5 MP front camera and a tough Corning Gorilla Glass 3

- Mi Max will be available in three colours --Silver, gold and dark grey

- Mi Max features a 6.44-inch

- Mi Max packs a 4850mAh non removable battery

- Audience cheer out loud --Mi Max is the new Big

- Time to talk about the much touted Mi Max: Hugo Barra

- MIUI8 for public beta on July 11, coming OTA on August 16

- Yeah its true, MIUI8 allows two WhatsApp account - one for the boss and one for the family -thanks to Dual Apps.

- MIUI8 could revolutionise your Whatsapp experience!

- MIUI 8 features are really killer features.

- Scrolling screenshots saves you from the trouble of taking several screenshots for a long list of single content

- Each piece of content is paired with colours

- The usage of colour in MIUI 8 is really exciting. It uses colours just like a kaleidoscope: Barra

-MIUI 8 logo unveiled

- 200million users - an amazing feat we've achieved with the support from the Mi Fans for MIUI! You guys are awesome!, says Hugo Barra

- Apologise for making you wait: Hugo Barra

- Xiaomi Global VP Hugo Barra takes stage at Xiaomi Max event

-Finally! The event starts

- The event is almost an hour late.

- Well, the "five minutes" promise seems to be getting bit too long it seems. Event is yet to start

- Xiaomi will also unveil the global ROM of MIUI 8

- Event starts in just 5 minutes

- The lucky draw of the Mi Max event will be announced soon after the presentation ends

- The launch event will kick start very shortly

- The stage is all set for the event

-Xiaomi is giving Mi Max phones free for lucky winners. 100 Mi Max units will be given to the winners