- Xiaomi is set to launch the Mi 11 series later today.
- Mi 11 is set to get the Snapdragon 888 SoC.
- The Mi 11 series could get two new phones.
Xiaomi is all set to launch its flagship, Mi 11 series today. The series is tipped to get two new phones in the form of the Mi 11 and the Mi 11 Pro. The two are going to bring premium design language and also feature powerful specifications.
The Mi 11 series is currently set for launch in China, with no information yet available on the launch of the device in other markets like India. Ahead of the launch of the Mi 11 series a number of leaks and teasers have revealed a lot about the phones. Here's all we know so far.
Xiaomi Mi 11: When will it be launched?
Xiaomi has already announced the launch of the Mi 11 series for China with the company hosting a launch event for the device later today. The event is scheduled for 7:30 PM local time, which should see the phone being launched around 5:00 PM Indian Standard Time (IST). As of now, reports suggest the phone will be put up for pre-booking after the launch, with the device going on sale early January 2021.
Xiaomi Mi 11: Expected price
In the lead up to the launch, the pricing of the Mi 11 has also been leaked online. Courtesy of a fresh leak from China, the Mi 11 has been tipped to be made available for purchase at a starting price of CNY4,500 or $687/565 for the 8/128GB option. While there's no word on the Indian pricing, this should translate to around Rs 50,000. The leak also shows that the 8/256 GB option of the Xiaomi Mi 11 will be CNY4,800 ( approx Rs 55,000, while the 12/256 GB variant will be priced at CNY5,200 (approx Rs 60,000).
Xiaomi Mi 11: Expected specifications and features
At Qualcomm's Snapdragon Tech Summit 2020, Xiaomi announced that the phone will be among the first to come with with the Snapdragon 888 SoC. The company has since then also revealed the Mi 11's benchmark scores where the Mi 11 is seen clocking a single-core score of 1,135 while the multi-core score is 3,818.
Apart from this, the latest leaks say that much like the Mi 11 Pro which is expected to sport a curved display, the Mi 11 will also 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 Pro 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. For battery, the two phones will rely on a 4500mAh battery pack with 55W fast charging. The phones are also likely to offer an in-display fingerprint scanner and NFC support with them.