Xiaomi Confirms the Launch Date of “Big” Mi Max 3, Expected to be Priced at $255

Xiaomi said it will launch its Mi Max 3 on July 19, and the new phone will have “big screen and bigger battery.”

Confirmed in multiple social media posts including its global spokesperson Donovan Sung’s tweet, Mi Max 3 will be welcomed by Mi fans at 7:30pm CST next Thursday.

An image posted along with the tweet shows the size of the upcoming device.

The unprecedented “big screen and battery” will be the main selling point of the new device, which would come with a 6.9 inch screen with a display ratio of 18:9 and 5,400 mAh massive battery.

The 6.99″ LCD screen is expected to have Full HD+ resolution (2160×1080), with an octa-core CPU, clocked at 1.8 GHz,run Android 8.1 Oreo, optimistically based on the latest MIUI 10 ROM.

Rumor runs that it will be powered by Snapdragon 636, but the exact chipset is yet to be confirmed. There is no notch on the top. As for its camera, the Mi Max 3 is said to have installed an 8 MP front camera and the 12 MP AI-powered dual-lens camera in a vertical alignment on the back. There are at least three RAM and three storage options.

pictures of the new product revealed by the MIIT

Basic features and pictures of the new product was previously unveiled by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) in June.

The device price is expected to be at 1699 yuan($255). There is no confirmation on whether the device will be launched in India.