- Mi 11 Ultra will be launched in India on April 23.
- Xiaomi gears up for its most ambitious launch.
- Smartphone comes with Snapdragon 888 SoC.
Xiaomi is set to launch its most powerful smartphone Mi 11 Ultra in India on April 23. The smartphone was launched in China and global markets earlier this week and will compete against Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, OnePlus 9 Pro, among others. This will also be Xioami's most ambitious launch in India till date. The company is also expected to bring more Mi 11 smartphones to India but an official word on the same is awaited. Xiaomi had announced the 'Mi 11 series' India launch last week and has now confirmed the Mi 11 Ultra arrival by sending out invites.
In China, the Mi 11 Ultra price starts at CNY 5,999 (around Rs 66,400) for the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage model. The 12GB RAM and 256GB storage variant costs CNY 6,499 (around Rs. 72,000) while the top-of-the-line 12GB RAM and 512GB storage variant is priced at CNY 6,999 (around Rs 77,500) for. The phone comes in Black and White colour options, along with a White Ceramic Special Edition.
Mi 11 Ultra features and specifications
The smartphone features a quad-curved 6.81-inch 2K WQHD+ (3,200× 1,440 pixels) E4 AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 240Hz touch sampling rate. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection, supports HDR10+ and Dolby Vision. One of the highlights of the Mi 11 Ultra is an additional 1.1-inch (126x294 pixels) AMOLED touch display on the back. It supports always-on mode and has a peak brightness of 450 nits.
The Mi 11 Ultra is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC It has a 5,000mAh battery with 67W wired as well as wireless fast charging support, along with 10W reverse wireless charging.
The camera system includes a 50-megapixel Samsung GN2 primary wide-angle sensor with an f/1.95 lens and Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS), a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 ultra-wide-angle and a 48-megapixel tele-macro camera sensor. The smartphone supports 8K video recording at 24fps with all three sensors. It has a 20-megapixel front camera with an f/2.2 lens.
In China, Xiaomi is also selling Mi 11, Mi 11 Pro and Mi 11 Lite. It will be interesting to see when and if these smartphones are also brought to India at different price points.