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RSS FeedsXiaomi Mi Max 2 quick review
(Digital Photography Review)


12 august 2017 12:29:25

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 quick review
(Digital Photography Review)

The Mi Max 2 is the latest incarnation of Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi`s large-format `phablet.` It combines a very large 6.44` Full-HD screen that allows for split-screen applications with Qualcomm`s upper mid-range chipset Snapdragon 625, 4GB of RAM and storage options up to 128GB. At 174 x 89mm the Mi Max 2 is definitely not small but, apart from the large display, the dimensions also allow for the use of a gigantic 5300 mAh battery that, according to Xiaomi, gives you 57 hours of call-time and also supports quick-charging via a USB Type-C port. In the camera department the Mi Max 2 offers a 1/2.9` Sony IMX 386 12MP image sensor that is coupled with a F2.2 aperture and on-sensor phase detection AF. In video mode you can shoot footage in 4K resolution or 120 fps slow-motion clips in 720p. All components are wrapped up in a sleek-looking full-metal unibody with a fingerprint reader on the back. Thanks to Gearbest.com, a retailer shipping Xiaomi devices worldwide, we`ve had the chance to try the Mi Max 2 and its camera, shoot a wide range of samples and see how it generally performs as a device for mobile photography. Key specifications: 1/2.9` Sony IMX 386 12MP image sensor, 1.25 Ám pixel size F2.2 aperture PDAF Dual-LED flash 5MP / F2.0 front camera 4K video, 720p/120 fps slow-motion 6.44` 1080p IPS LCD display Android 7.1.1 Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset 4GB RAM 64/128 GB storage, microSD support 5300 mAh battery Fingerprint sensor Camera app The camera app features a manual mode but no DNG Raw file format. The camera app has been kept simple, with point-and-shoot operation in mind. Focus point and exposure can be set by tapping on the preview image and a mode screen offers a number of special options, including panorama, beautify and manual mode. The latter offers manual shutter speeds of up to 32 seconds but unfortunately capture in DNG Raw format is not part of the package. The mode screen also gives ...
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