Today Xiaomi releases Xiaomi MI MAX 2 with 6.44 inch screen, 5300mAh battery, main camera with Sony IMX386 Sensor like Xiaomi MI6. As for price, MI MAX 2 4GB+64GB version sells at 1,699 yuan, $283, RAM 4GB ROM 128GB version at 1,999 yuan, $333. But one of the biggest highlights of MI MAX 2 is to support split screen mode, so you can chat while watching videos.
Later on, MIUI official confirms that Xiaomi smartphone split screen function will be released in July on based on MIUI 8 developer version, and then it will support parts of Xiaomi models, not only Xiaomi MI MAX 2 smartphone.
And MIUI official leaks that split screen function should be released on MIUI 8 press conference as original plan went, which is developed by Xiaomi on its own, but due to Goggle Android N, Android7.0 announcement to support split screen function, in long term, Xiaomi decides to update MIUI 8 based on Android N split screen for compatibility, customization, and optimization.
It takes some time to add Android original function to MIUI OS, and MIUI 8 based on Android7.0 OS function has also been in process at the same time, so it takes time to let you enjoy split screen function.
Xiaomi says that MIUI 8 developer version will support split screen function, and many models will support it. And the function will also be used in MIUI 8 stable version to make millions of users to enjoy split screen function.