Mi 11 launched globally on Monday through a virtual event. However, this flagship smartphone first launched in China back in late December. Moreover, it comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC. It is also claiming to feature the most advanced display by Xiaomi. The smartphone will come with an E4 light-emitting material on the display. In addition, this Mi-series phone features curved edges on all four sides and comes with a 2K resolution.
Additionally, they also announced MIUI 12.5 global rollout alongside Mi 11 at its virtual event. This is claiming to reduce CPU usage of system apps by 22 percent and their power consumption by 15 percent. Moreover, it will debut on models including Mi 10T, Mi 10T Pro, Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, and Mi11 starting in the second quarter of 2021. It will also reach other Xiaomi phones later in the second quarter.
Mi 11 Price
The price is at EUR 749 (roughly Rs. 65,800) for the 8GB + 128GB storage variant. Whereas, the 8GB + 256GB storage model is available at EUR 799 (roughly Rs. 70,100). The phone comes in Cloud White, Horizon Blue, and Midnight Grey color options. Moreover, Mi 11 offers a two-year warranty and one-time screen replacement for one year.
In China, there is also a 12GB + 256GB storage variant in addition to 128GB and 256GB storage variants. However, this Mi 11 variant appears to be exclusive to the Chinese market for the time being.
In addition to the regular Mi 11 models, Xiaomi announced Special Edition that will be available in “extremely limited quantities” in the coming future.
It features a 6.81-inch 2K WQHD (1,440×3,200 pixels) AMOLED display. In addition, it has up to 1500 nits of peak brightness, 5000000:1 contrast ratio, and 515ppi of pixel density. This dual-SIM (Nano) Mi 11 runs on Android 10 with MIUI 12.
Moreover, the display with a hole-punch design also includes up to 120Hz refresh rate that can go even down to 30Hz — depending on the usage. There is also a touch sampling rate of 480Hz.
Furthermore, the display of the Xiaomi Mi 11 offers a DCI-P3 color gamut as well as supports HDR10+ and Motion Estimation, Motion Compensation (MEMC). However, it was also featured on the OnePlus 8 Pro.
Xiaomi claims that the Mi 11 already achieved the A+ rating from screen analysis firm DisplayMate.
Under the hood, the Mi 11 has the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC, paired with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM.
In terms of optics, the Xiaomi Mi 11 flaunts the triple rear camera setup that houses the 108-MP primary sensor with an f/1.85 lens and optical image stabilization (OIS). It also includes a 13-MP secondary sensor with an f/2.4 ultra-wide-angle lens that has a field-of-view (FoV) of 123 degrees. Additionally, there is a 5-MP tertiary sensor with an f/2.4 macro lens. Xiaomi has also developed a proprietary feature to capture low-light videos.
Moreover, it offers up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage on the Xiaomi Mi 11. Connectivity options on the smartphone include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth v5.2, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, Infrared (IR), and a USB Type-C port. Furthermore, it will also have an in-display fingerprint sensor that doubles as a heart rate monitor. It does not seem to be medically approved.
Xiaomi Mi 11 packs a 4,600mAh battery that supports Mi TurboCharge 55W wired and 50W wireless charging. There is also 10W wireless reverse charging support.
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