Xiaomi Malaysia has announced the availability of the Mi Max 3 in our local market. It looks like a Redmi Note 5 with massive screen and battery. On top of that, the Chinese brand will also be bringing in the much-anticipated Mi Band 3. You can get these devices with official Xiaomi warranty as early as next week.
Xiaomi Mi Max 3
The Mi Max 3 is a huge device that has a 6.9-inch Full HD+ display that pushes a resolution of 2160×1080 pixels in an 18:9 ratio. This device runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor alongside 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage that is expandable via a microSD card.
Powering the device is a huge 5,500mAh battery which Xiaomi claims to last up to 17 hours of video streaming or 10 hours of gaming on a single charge. This device also supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 via a USB-C port. It can even act as a power bank itself with 5V/1.2A output. Included in the box is a 9V/2A charger that is capable of doing 0-71% in one hour.
For taking pictures and recording videos, the Mi Max 3 sports a 12MP main shooter with Dual PDAF and a secondary 5MP shooter for depth of field effects. At the front, it has an 8MP selfie camera with a soft LED flashlight. For more details on this device, you can read our previous post here.
The Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is officially priced at RM1,099 and it will be available at all Authorised Mi Stores, Lazada and Shopee from 27th September 2018.
Xiaomi Mi Band 3
The Mi Band is a fitness band that has a larger 0.78-inch OLED display. This is an upgrade to its predecessor – Mi Band 2 that has a smaller 0.42-inch screen. Besides that, the Mi Band 3 is also equipped with a bigger 110 mAh battery, offering an improvement over its predecessor which only has a 70mAh battery instead. Xiaomi also added that the Mi Band 3 will offer up to 20 days of battery life.
For the first time in the Mi Band series, users are now able to take their Mi Band 3 for a swim, thanks to the 5 ATM water resistance. Other new features include a built-in stopwatch, a phone locating function, and an independent vibrating alarm function that works even when your smartphone is turned off. It also has a built-in heart-rate sensor.
The Mi Band 3 is available at all Authorised Mi Stores, Lazada and Shopee for a retail price of RM129. It is also available on the 27th of September 2018.