- Xiaomi has launched the Mi 11 in China.
- The phone comes with a triple lens camera set-up.
- The Mi 11 is powered by the Snapdragon 888 SoC.
After weeks of leaks and teasers, Xiaomi has finally launched its latest flagship, the Mi 11 series in China. The company has announced a single phone under the line-up, as opposed to two launched last year.
The company has announced that the Mi 11 will go up for pre-booking starting today, with the device going on sale next month. The Mi 11 has been launched in China at a price of CNY3,999 for the 8/128GB option. While there's no word on the Indian pricing, this should translate to around Rs 45,000. The 8/256 GB option of the Xiaomi Mi 11 will be CNY4,299 (approx Rs 48,000) while the 12/256 GB variant will be priced at CNY4,699 (approx Rs 53,000).
Mi 11: Specifications and features
The Mi 11 comes with a 6.81-inch OLED screen with support for QHD+ resolution (3,200 x 1,440). In line with the phone's premium nature, the device's display can also refresh at 120Hz and supports 240Hz touch response rate. The panel has also been announced to reach a peak brightness of 1,500 nits. Xiaomi has announced that the display will be protected using a sheet of Gorilla Glass Victus.
As Xiaomi had announced at Qualcomm's Snapdragon Tech Summit 2020, the new Xiaomi phone comes with the Snapdragon 888 SoC. The company had previously revealed the Mi 11's benchmark scores which had shown the Mi 11 is clocking a single-core score of 1,135 while the multi-core score is 3,818.
The Xiaomi Mi 11 comes with a 108-megapixel main camera (f/1.85, 1/1.33 inch sensor size, 0.8 micron pixels, OIS) sat next to a 13-megapixel ultra-wide camera (f/2.4, 123 degree), and a 5-megapixel telephoto macro sensor (f/2.4). The Mi 11 also packs 8K recording and a night video mode for brighter low light video.
As for the software, the new Xioami phone will be the first to be equipped with the MIUI 12.5 update which will bring with itself new super wallpaper and 125 nature-inspired system notification sounds derived from animals. Interestingly, this update also goes big on several privacy features such as smart clipboard privacy protection to prevent unauthorized apps from accessing your clipboard.
Keeping the lights on here is a 4,600mAh battery which promises a full day of usage. For charging, the phone offers the Mi Charge Turbo system. Of this, wired charging comes offers 55W which can charge the phone in 45 minutes. The device also offers reverse wireless charging at 10W speeds.
Apart from this, the phone offers Harman Kardon tuned stereo speakers, heart rate detection via the in-display fingerprint sensor, and the ability to connect two Bluetooth headsets to the same device.