Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6S Plus is a premium smartphone with advanced features. However, Xiaomi has also released its latest phablet, the Mi Max, with a bigger display. In this article, we will be taking a closer look at iPhone 6S Plus Vs Xiaomi Mi Max, in terms of specs, features and price details.


E7RY09 Apple Silver iPhone 6 Plus showing the home screen with iOS 8.

iPhone 6S Plus features a 5.5-inch FHD display, which is integrated with 3D-touch technology. Also available in Rose Gold color variant, the device includes top and bottom antenna bands at the rear. Xiaomi Mi Max offers a bigger display with 6.44-inch display and runs at the same resolution as iPhone 6S Plus.

However, the device is not equipped with pressure-sensitive display technology. It is to be noted that Mi Max is only 11 grams heavier than the iPhone 6S.


While iPhone 6S Plus is equipped with A9 chipset and 2GB RAM coupled with iOS 9, the Xiaomi Mi Max ships with Snapdragon 605 and both 3/4GB RAM loaded with Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Although the processor is out dated, you have more RAM at your disposal and hence you will be able to multitask easily. Apple has resolved all issues associated with multitasking and therefore you will be able to shift in between apps with more ease as well.


On the camera front, the iPhone 6S Plus features a 12MP main camera with dual-LED flash paired with an 8MP front-facing shooter. The primary camera supports up to 2160p video recording. Xiaomi Mi Max, meanwhile, ships with a 16MP main camera paired with 5MP front-facing shooter packing LED flash.


When compared to iPhone 6S Plus, Xiaomi Mi Max has an enhanced battery of 4,850mAh. Apple has bundled a 2,750mAh battery in all three variants – 16GB, 64GB and 128GB. We hope that this massive battery is capable of delivering substantial battery backup with the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow battery saving features.



Talking about price, the 32GB model of Mi Max is priced at $325.89, while the 64GB variant will be available at $359.89 and the higher end 128GB will set you back $499.89. As you can see, the price of Mi Max is cheaper than Apple iPhone 6S. You will be able to leverage all the apps of Play Store including increased display area in a sleek design.

If you are an iOS fan and not bothered about the pricing, you should opt for iPhone 6S Plus. However, if you require a device which can be used for years to come, then you should buy Xiaomi Mi Max.

Sometimes, Apple will kill future updates to iOS after a specific point of time. In such a case, your device will be outdated. Xiaomi is continuously reinventing the MIUI interface with new features, so you can expect more new cool stuff from them.