In December 2020, Xiaomi had launched Xiaomi Mi 11 in China, the first-ever flagship smartphone to get powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset. As of now, Xiaomi has not confirmed anything regarding the global launch of this device, but recently teased about it sharing a teaser poster with a text that says “Mi 11 Series Global Launch Coming Soon.” So, this is absolutely confirmed that the other countries in the world will soon have the taste of this powerful phone, but no exact date as of now.
In terms of the Chinese market, the Mi 11 has received a good response from it. At the time of its first sale in China, the company had managed to sell around 350,000 units in just five minutes. The craze of the Mi 11 was too high that prior to its sale, the pre-orders of this phone exceeded 850,000 registrations on JD.com. Apart from the standard variant, Xiaomi is all gearing up for the launch of its Pro variant as well, the Mi 11 Pro, and is expected to get launched in the upcoming months (exact date unconfirmed).
Mi 11 specifications:
This Mi 11 runs the MIUI 12 based on the Android 11 OS and is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset. This phone offers a 6.81-inch 2K (3200 x 1440 Pixels) display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 480Hz touch sampling rate, and Gorilla Glass Victus protection. This phone features an in-display fingerprint scanner as well as a heart-rate scanner.
The SD 888 SoC of this phone is paired with 8GB/12GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of internal storage. Coming to the camera section, this phone offers a triple rear camera setup that includes a 108MP primary sensor with f/1.85 aperture, a 13MP super wide-angle lens with a 120-degree field of view, and a 5MP telephoto-macro lens. For the selfies, this phone sports a 20MP selfie snapper at the front.
Now coming to the battery section, the Mi 11 is fueled up by a decent 4,600mAH battery that supports three types of charging: 55W fast wired charging, 50W fast wireless charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging.
The thickness and weight of the smartphone are 8.06mm and 196 grams. The leather version has thickness and weight of 8.56mm and 194 grams respectively. 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6E, NFC, Infrared (IR), Bluetooth v5.2, and USB Type-C port are the connectivity options for the new smartphone.
The smartphone runs the Android 11 operating system out-of-the-box with the MIUI 12 on top, although the company has officially released the MIUI 12.5 custom interface. It is powered by a 4,600mAh battery that supports 55W fast wired charging, 50W fast wireless charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging.
Xiaomi Mi 11 comes under three price categories. Firstly, 8GB RAM and 128GB storage options have a cost of CNY 3,999 or roughly Rs. 45,000. Secondly, 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variant cost CNY 4,299 or roughly Rs. 48,300. Lastly, the most expensive variant is priced at CNY 4,699 or roughly Rs. 52,800 which offers 12GB RAM and 256GB storage.