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[Tips] Mi Max FAQs: Everything you need to know about Mi Max!

2016-06-30 06:00:34
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Edited by shashankp1 at 2016-07-01 09:23 AM

Hi Mi Fans!
This thread comprises of some frequently asked questions regarding Mi Max.

Q. What are the dimensions of Mi Max?
A: Mi Max is 173.1 mm long, 88.3 mm wide and 7.5 mm thin.

Q: How many variants of Mi Max are available in India?
A: At present we have the base variant i.e. 3GB RAM/32 GB on board storage available in India from 6 July.The other variant 4 GB RAM/128 GB on board storage can be expected soon in India.

Q: What are the color options while buying this device?
A: This device comes in gold, silver and dark grey color.

Q: What is the cost of Mi Max and how to buy it?

A: Mi Max costs 14,999 INR for 3 GB/32 GB version. You can grab this device from mi.com, Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal, Tata Cliq and Paytm as they conduct sale of Mi products. Prior registration is must to purchase this device.

Q. Is it a dual SIM device and what about micro SD card support?
A: Yes, Mi Max is a dual SIM device. We have 1 micro SIM + 1 nano SIM (Hybrid) slot available on this device. The Hybrid SIM slot can either house a nano SIM or a micro SD card upto 128 GB. This means you cannot use dual SIM and SD card at the same time.

Q. Which frequency bands do these SIM slots support?
Each SIM slot can serve you on 2G / 3G / 4G (LTE) networks.

2G GSM bands: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G bands: WCDMA - 850 / 900/ 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G bands: LTE TDD – 38 / 38 / 40 / 41
              LTE FDD – 1 / 3 / 5 / 7 / 8
Q. Does Mi Max have screen protection?

A. The display of Mi Max is covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to afford protection against scratches.

Q. What is the screen size, screen resolution and pixel density of Mi Max display?
A.  The screen size is 6.44 inch (16.4 cm) with resolution 1920 x 1080 (FHD). It uses IPS LCD technology. The pixel density is 342 PPI and the display is covered by 2.5D glass to give better viewing angles.

Q. Is visibility under sun a good experience on this device?
A. Mi Max supports Sunlight display and the device adjusts the contrast of the pixels in real time thus making visibility better under sun.

Q. What about long reading sessions on this device?
A. Mi Max offers ‘Read mode’ feature which cuts off the blue light and protects your eyes during long reading sessions. Now reading your favorite novel or going through a big report is very convenient.

Q. Which processor powers this device and what is the clock speed of its CPU?
A. Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 (3 GB/32 GB version) powers this device. It is the same processor which powers Redmi Note 3 Indian variant. The clock speed of this processor is up to 1.8. It is a hexa core processor with 2 x Cortex ARM A72 cores and 4 X Cortex ARM A53 cores.

Q.  What about rear and front camera on this device?
A: The rear camera of this device has features likes 16 MP, aperture f2.0, 5 element lens, dual ISP , PDAF, dual tone dual flash support. Regarding video recording, we can shoot 1080p videos at max 30 fps and slow motion 720p videos can be recorded at max 120 fps.

The front camera is a 5 MP shooter with aperture f2.0, 85 degree wide angle lens, beautify and timer support.

Q. What about finger print scanner on this device?
A. A fingerprint scanner is available on the back of this device which unlocks your device in just 0.3 seconds.

Q. What material is used to make the body of this device?
A. The device is having full metal uni-body.

Q. What is the battery capacity?
A. The battery capacity of this device is 4850 mAh Li-polymer type.

Q. What about GPU and gaming experience on this device?
A: The gaming experience on this device is really great. The graphic processing is backed by Qualcommm Adreno 510 GPU. Graphic intensive games run very smooth with no frame drops and no lags.

Q: Does Mi Max support OTG?
A: Yes, Mi Max supports OTG function. If you are trying to connect pen drive please ensure that the file system is FAT 32.

Q. How many sensors are available on this device?
A. Infrared, Ambient light, Accelerometer, Proximity, Hall, Gyroscope, E-compass are available on this device.

Q. What are the WLAN specifications?
A. Mi Max supports 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual-band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz)

Q. Which Bluetooth version is available on this device?
A. Bluetooth ver.4.1 is available on this device.

Q: What is the USSD code for hardware test to detect if there is some kind of hardware problem?

A: The USSD code to test hardware related problem on Mi Max: *#*#6484#*#*

Q: Where is the other RAM being used?
A: It's been used by system app and apps which are running in background.

Q: Does Mi Max have background light for key navigation?
A: Yes, no problem navigating in dark.

Q. Does Mi Max support Mi band?
A. Yes, Mi Max supports Mi band. In order to manage your Mi Band on Mi Max you need to download Mi Fit app.
Link for Mi Fit app: https://play.google.com/store/ap ... om.xiaomi.hm.health

Q: What about IMEI no.?

A: You can find IMEI no. on your box. However if you can't carry your box *#06# is the universal way.

Q: Which MIUI and Android version does Mi Max Indian variant provide out of the box?
A: Mi Max Indian variant sports MIUI 7 along with Android v6.0.1 (Lollipop)

Q. How to connect Mi Max to PC/Laptop?
A. Mi Max can be connected to a PC/Laptop using micro USB cable.

Q: Is there any phone manager (PC suite) for Mi Max for my desktop/laptop?
A: Yes, it is available and you can download it from here http://pcsuite.mi.com/

Q: How to enable developer options and turn on USB-Debugging?
A: Go to Settings> About Phone> Tap on MIUI version repeatedly until a message pops up: Congratulations! You’re a developer.

Q: Which ROM comes preloaded on my Mi Max which I purchased from Mi India official partners?
A: MIUI 7 Global ROM.

Q: Can I backup my DATA?
A: MIUI has got its own Back up app.
Steps to be followed:
Settings >Additional Settings > Backup & Reset > Local Backups  > Backup [ Here you can select what you want to back up i.e. System, Apps, Accounts & Contacts]

Q. Is there any cloud storage available on this device?
A. Yes, Mi Cloud is linked to your Mi account. Once you login to your Mi account, you will be asked to backup your data and even you can find your lost device using Mi Cloud feature. You can access your cloud data remotely using https://i.mi.com/

Q. What to do if something goes wrong with my Mi Max?
A. You can post your queries on Mi Community forum and the moderators will attend to the same. If there is a physical damage/defect you can visit nearest service center. The service center details are available on http://www.mi.com/in/service/repair/

Source: mi.com


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2016-06-30 06:00:34
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Thanks for the awesome thread bro.. much needed thread :)
2016-06-30 06:08:21
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thanks for information
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2016-08-02 21:01:06
Thanks for this INFO, this was really Helpful
2016-09-06 10:44:32
Thanks for sharing, this is  the phablet for best price.
2016-11-01 23:06:44


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why the slow motion is disabled
2016-11-02 02:57:25
Very Useful Information. Thanks for update thread.
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when will we get nougat update for mi Max guys
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