Today in the big reveal event the Xiaomi Mi 11 was launched globally. It is a flagship phone by Xiaomi offering the best of the best & here is everything you need to know.
The Xiaomi Mi 11 is a new, redesigned phone from the Mi series, with the top of the line specs it is the best of the best Xiaomi has to offer. Let’s get to the depths of it.
The Xiaomi Mi 11 is a redesigned phone. It comes with a full 8 sided curved body for the comfortable hold of the phone. With glass on the front and the back, it is a premium build. It offers Gorilla Glass Virtue on the front of the phone for drop protection from up to 6 feet!. In the Mi 11, we see the redesigned speaker holes to form a wave and change the way sound works. The dimensions are as follows, Glass (164.3 x 74.6 x 8.1 mm). We also do get a Vegan Leather option in the Chinese version.
It comes in 3 beautiful colors with a new “Halo” camera design which looks cool.
The Xiaomi Mi 11 comes equipped with the latest and greatest Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 CPU and an Adreno 660 GPU chipset, with up to 8 GB ram and 256 GB storage with a score of 745,942 on AnTuTu benchmarks.
It also gets the 108 MP 1/1.33″ Custom Sensor and a 7P lens. It gets the WQHD+ 515ppi, 3200 x 1440 display which is 1,8 times the standard resolution, it also comes with an adaptive refresh rate ranging from 30Hz up to 120Hz with 480Hz touch sampling which is the highest ever in a smartphone.
The speakers on the phone are tuned by Harman/Kardon which provides a wide variety of sound to be experienced. Round it all off with a 4600 mah battery.
The Mi 11 comes with the huge 108 MP 1/1.33″ custom sensor and a secondary 1230 ultra-wide and a Tele macro lens as well.
It comes with the latest HDR 10+ technology, beautiful night & day time shots along with many features like Magic Zoom, time freeze, night time-lapse, and much more. The camera can record video at 8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps & at 1080p@30/60/120/240/480fps; all along with gyro-EIS. To increase the night performance the Mi 11 uses AI-based real-time noise reduction and uses Super Pixel Technology.
The amazing Tele macro lens can zoom at the subject “Like a microscope”. We also get a 20MP wide selfie camera with some incredible results.
The Mi 11 comes with the new MiUi 12.5 which is based on Android 11. The MiUi 12.5 is a lot lighter with almost every preinstalled app you have the ability to uninstall.
The new software also uses a separate CPU thread to compute gestures making the CPU 22% faster and 15% more battery efficient. It does come with quite a few design changes as well like the notification center and control panel, a system-wide dark mode, and much more.
In this phone we get to see super fast charging of 55w! You can charge your phone from 0-100% in under 45 minutes! That’s crazy. and even more. you get 50w of Fast Wireless charging.
The Mi 11 comes with Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0. With Wi-Fi 6 you will be able to get full speed even at a distance of about 53 meters.
Bluetooth 5.0 enables you to pair to multiple speakers or headsets at once so you can share your audio or use 2 separate BT speakers to listen to a stereo sound. It also has an in-display fingerprint sensor with an In-display heart-rate monitor.
Furthermore you will get a 2 year warranty with free of cost screen replacements.
In the box, you get everything, The phone, cable, and most importantly a huge 55 w charger.
Xiaomi does give it a go at Apple and Samsung with this post where they are emphasizing on giving a 55w charger that can not only charge the phone but also power other electronics like your laptop, consoles, etc. You also get a free anti-bacterial case inside the box.
The Mi 11 will start at 900$ for the base (8/128) model. and 960$ for the end model (8/256)
We also got a sneak peek at a limited edition Mi 11. It will be available soon in limited numbers is all we know.
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