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Xiaomi confirms Mi 11 series with Snapdragon 888 will launch on December 28

Xiaomi had previously confirmed the phone will come with a Snapdragon 888 chipset.

Sushant Talwar | December 22, 2020 | Updated 10:32 IST

Highlights

  • Xiaomi has announced that the Mi 11 series will launch on December 28.
  • The series will bring with itself two new phones.
  • The Mi 11 series will come with a Snapdragon 888 SoC.

After weeks of leaks and speculations about its upcoming flagship, Mi 11, Xiaomi has now finally gone ahead and revealed the launch date of the device. The company has officially announced that the phone will be launched before the end of the year and also confirmed rumours that the date of launch will be December 28.

Xiaomi revealed this information via a post on Weibo, where it confirmed that the Mi 11 series will launch at 7:30 PM on December 28. The company did not reveal any other information about the upcoming phones. However, with barely a week remaining for the launch, we could very well see the company reveal some information about the device officially.

Xiaomi Mi 11: What we know so far?

The Mi 11 has been confirmed to be among the first devices in the world to make use of the Snapdragon 888 mobile platform. The information was revealed by the company's CEO Lei Jun, who confirmed that the Mi 11 will feature the chipset at launch. He made the announcement via a special message during Qualcomm's first Keynote at the Snapdragon Tech Summit.

The latest leaks also say that much like the Mi 11 Pro which is expected to sport a curved display, the Mi 11 will not get a curved screen. The phone is also tipped to flaunt a punch-hole design, although there is no clarity on whether it will support Full HD+ or Quad HD+ resolution.

Further, leaks suggest the Mi 11 will come with a triple camera set-up with a primary 108-megapixel lens. The secondary lens in the camera setup will be an ultrawide lens. Completing the set-up here could be a third lens on the Mi 11 which will support up to 30x zoom.

Other than this, there's little else we know about the device, however, as we mentioned above it is now confirmed that the phone will get the 5G capable Snapdragon 888 mobile platform that will bring with itself new AI chops and also gaming technologies such as support for 3rd-gen Elite Gaming from Snapdragon. A Geekbench listing has also suggested that the Mi 11 could come with at least 6GB of RAM and run on Android 11 out-of-the-box.

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