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By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 November 2016

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At 6.44", the Mi Max is close to tablet territory. Luckily, this phablet is not simply about the screen real estate, but also packs some solid specs in a relatively low cost package.
PROS
Simple and clean design; Solidly constructed; Well priced
CONS
6.44" frame can be unwieldily; Camera performance mixed
VERDICT
Xiaomi has fitted the Mi Max with a R4 700 price tag. As such, for the outlay of a mid-range device, users will be getting something close to a flagship phablet range, minus a few frills of course. In terms of value for money and sheer inches then, the Mi Max is a standout. That said, the 6.44" frame is not for everyone and only those that will be consuming a lot of content, as well as doing a fair bit of multitasking will get the most out of the Mi Max.
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