The upcoming Mi Max 3 phablet from Xiaomi has reportedly received certification from China’s 3C. While the Mi Max 3 listing on the 3C website doesn’t tell us a whole lot about the device, it does suggest that Xiaomi may be gearing up to launch it in the Chinese market soon.
Mi Max 3: 3C Certification Reveals M1807E8S Model Number
The Mi Max 3 has been certified by the 3C in China carrying the model number “M1807E8S”. According to the listing, the smartphone is produced by Inventec (Nanjing) Technology and supports 5V DC 3A / 9V DC 2A / 12V DC 1.5A up to 18W fast charging using the “MDY-08-ES” power adapter. No key specifications or features of the handset have been revealed in the listing on the 3C website.
Mi Max 3: Rumored Specifications, Features
Rumors suggest the Xiaomi Mi Max 3 will be the company’s second smartphone after the Mi 8 SE to be powered by Qualcomm’s new octa-core Snapdragon 710 chipset. The 10nm chipset features two Kryo 360 Cortex-A75 cores clocked 2.2 GHz and six Kryo 360 Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.7 GHz with an Adreno 616 GPU. In terms of AI performance, the Snapdragon 710 is said to be twice as fast as the Snapdragon 660. In addition to the Snapdragon 710 chipset, the Mi Max 3 is also rumored to be equipped with 4GB of RAM and sport a dual-camera setup at the rear. Similar to most Xiaomi smartphones with a dual-camera setup released this year, the Mi Max 3 will have a vertically-stacked dual-lens camera system. Some of the other rumored specifications of the Mi Max 3 include a 6.99-inch IPS display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, a 5500mAh capacity battery with Qi wireless charging support, and up to 128GB of built-in storage. In terms of software, the Mi Max 3 is likely to ship with the Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 10 out of the box.
Mi Max 3: Release Date
Xiaomi hasn’t confirmed a release date yet for the Mi Max 3. However, the company’s CEO Lei Jun had revealed in a Weibo post last month that the company plans to launch the Mi Max 3 sometime in July this year.