The Xiaomi Mi 11 – The All-round Flagship From Xiaomi.
It is officially the first phone in the world with Snapdragon 888 chipset and comes with Xiaomi’s best display – a 6.81” AMOLED with QHD+ resolution and 120Hz refresh rate.
Its also equipped with a 108MP 8K main camera and dual speakers with SOUND BY Harman Kardon.
Here is a Detailed Specification Overview and Initial Impressions on the Xiaomi Mi 11, and also the expected release date and Price in India.
Design and Build Quality
Both the Design and Build Quality are of Premium Flagship Grade.
Let’s start with the Design, on the back we have the option of choosing the Glass back an eco Leather Back, it has a Xiaomi branding at the bottom left corner and a circular edge square camera module housing the triple camera setup and flash, on the front we have a Curved AMOLED punch-hole display, with the punch-hole being placed at top left corner.
Now coming to the Build Quality, the back of the phone is protected by corning gorilla glass 5(Glass Back Model) and the front is protected by the latest corning gorilla glass victus, the frame is made of Aluminium, you can also buy an Eco-Leather Back Model, the Leather is not made from animal skin, but is made synthetically and is environment friendly.
Previously we had the OnePlus 8 Pro, it was the only Smartphone in the world that can do 120Hz at QHD+, simultaneously, but now we have the Mi 11, and its supposedly a better display with a contrast ratio of up to 5000000:1
Mi 11 has a 6.81-inch AMOLED Display, with a native resolution of 1440 x 3200(QHD+) Pixels, a 20:9 Aspect Ratio, and a Pixel Density of 515 PPI, a Screen to body ratio of ~92%, and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, the best protection from Corning as of now, the display also supports HDR 10+ content and has 120Hz Refresh Rate with 480Hz Touch sampling rate, and it can have a max brightness of 1500 nits.
Also, the Display is Rated A+ by Display Mate.
Mi 11 is the first smartphone in the world to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, making it the most powerful smartphone as of now(Well at least till the time OnePlus 9 and ROG Phone 4 comes out 😉).
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is an octa-Core Soc with 1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.4 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 680 cores with Adreno 660 GPU.
The Prime Core which is clocked at 2.84GHz is an Arm Cortex-X1 Core which gives a massive upgrade in terms of Single Core Performance, and the 3 Performance cores clocked at 2.4GHz are Cortex A-78 Cores.
Memory and Storage
Mi 11 has two memory options 8/12GB of LPDDR5 RAM Clocked at 3200MHz, and two storage options 128/256GB of UFS 3.1 Storage.
Mi 11 has a triple camera setup.
108 MP, f/1.9,(Wide Lens) PDAF, OIS
13 MP, f/2.4, 123˚ (Ultrawide Lens)
5 MP, f/2.4, (Telephoto Macro Lens)
Video Recording Options Include
[email protected]/30fps, [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240/480fps
For Selfies it has a 20 MP, (Wide Lens)
The Camera Setup is similar to that of the Mi 10T Pro, so we know that it’s top-class hardware and with the ISP of Snapdragon 888, it has the potential to give some of the best shots out there.
Mi 11 has a 4600mAh battery with 55-W Wired Fast Charging, 50-W Wireless Fast Charging, and 10-W Reverse Charging.
However, the Charger is not included in the Box
(Irony for a company that was trolling Apple for not including a Charger in the Box)
Mi 11 Has Harman Kardon-tuned stereo speakers.
Mi 11 has Goodix’s latest optical fingerprint scanner(One of the best in the industry as of now) and also has face-unlock options.
Mi 11 is running on MIUI 12.5 on top of Android 11.
Mi 11 has WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2(Major Upgrade over the 5.1), NFC, and Dual 5G connectivity(Sub-6 GHz networks)
Mi 11 Expected Price in India
Currently, there is no news of Mi 11 releasing in India but looking at the performance of Mi 10 and Mi 10T series in India, its sure that the Mi 11 will be surely coming to India in few months, and given the pricing of Mi 10 and 10T series in India is very similar to the price in China, the same can be expected with the Mi 11 also.
8GB+128GB: CNY 3,999(~₹45,000)
12GB+128GB: CNY 4,299(~₹48,500)
12GB+256GB: CNY 4,699(~₹53,000)
Xiaomi Mi 11 Specification and Features
|Specifications||Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro|
|Display||6.81-inch AMOLED Display|
1440 x 3200(QHD+) Pixels, 20:9 Aspect Ratio
Pixel Density of 515 PPI,
~92% Screen to body ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
120Hz Refresh Rate
1500 nits max brightness
|CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon 888|
Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.4 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 680)
|Memory||8/12GB LPDDR5 RAM|
|Camera/Optics||108 MP, f/1.9,(Wide Lens) PDAF, OIS|
13 MP, f/2.4, 123˚ (Ultrawide Lens)
5 MP, f/2.4, (Macro Lens)
|Video Recording Options||[email protected]/30fps, [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60/120/240/480fps|
|Selfie Camera||20 MP, (Wide Lens)|
55W Fast Charging
Fast wireless charging 50W
Reverse wireless charging 10W
The Mi 11 has, one of the best Build Quality on a smartphone out there, One of the best Display Out there, the Best Android SoC, the Fastest Memory, and Storage, Excellent Camera Hardware(Potential to give some of the best shots out there), Excellent Battery Life, Harman Kardon-tuned stereo speakers, One of the Best Optical Fingerprint Sensor out there, with WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2 and Dual 5G, all that at a price of Close to ₹45,000.
Looking at the Previous trend with the Mi 10 and 10T Series if Mi 11 is released in India the Base model will surely be price under ₹45,000 at that price it will a bang for the buck, and may even be the best value for money smartphone in India.
- One of The Best CPU/GPU(Best Android SoC)
- Excellent Camera Setup
- Excellent Build Quality
- Excellent Display(120Hz, QHD+ AMOLED)
- Excellent Battery life
- LPDDR5 RAM
- UFS 3.1 Storage
- Harman Kardon-tuned stereo speakers.
- WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC Support
- Dual 5G
- In-display fingerprint sensor
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