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Quick Facts about Xiaomi Mi 11

Xiaomi’s MI 11 is slated for a first availability date on 11th February, 2021. It was launched on December 28, 2020 in China amidst the usual euphoria associated with any launch from Xiaomi. There are some key notable features in MI11 that would be first-in-class for any Android phone in the world. The phone goes on sale in China on 1st January. As of writing this piece, Xiaomi had already received pre-bookings or pre-order registrations of over 850,000 MI 11 phones in China. A bewildering record would be to mention that Xiaomi sold over 350,000 phones within 5 minutes of going on sale in China.

Key Features and Capabilities of Xiaomi MI 11

First phone to make use of Snapdragon 888 processor of Qualcomm.

Xiaomi’s Mi 11 comes with Snapdragon 888 processor, The processor uses the sixth-generation Qualcomm AI engine, built-in powerful Hexagon 780 fusion AI accelerator, the overall AI computing power is as high as 26 TOPS, the previous generation is 15 TOPS. This would mean that the computing power of the AI is almost 70% higher than the previous version.

Xiaomi MI 11 Mobile phone
XIAOMI MI 11 launches on 1st January 2021 in China

Display Refresh Rates and Display Screen

MI 11 has a 6.81 inch OLED screen. It comes with 2K AMOLED display, DotDisplay panel and a WQHD+ screen resolution of 3200×1440. The screen packs a 120 Hz refresh rate and 240 Hz touch response rate. The refresh rate of MI 11 is tad higher than MI 10’s 90 Hz refresh rate. The display screen boasts of the ‘Gorilla Glass Victus’ and is made of the new E4 light emitting material and offers peak brightness of 1,500 nits.

108 MP Camera on Xiaomi MI 11

The new MI 11 phone has a 108MP main camera (f/1.85, 1/1.33 inch sensor size, 0.8 micron pixels, OIS), 13MP ultra-wide camera (f/2.4, 123 degree), and a 5MP telephoto macro sensor (f/2.4, 50mm equivalent). The Mi 11 bundles 8K recording, four-in-one pixel binned shots via the 108MP camera, and a night video mode for brighter low light video. A 20 MP punch-hole camera would do the honors of taking the Selfies.

XIAOMI MI11 sold over 350,000 phones within 5 minutes of going on sale

Extended Storage and Battery

MI 11 boasts of the best smartphones storage combo available on the market – LPDDR5 at 3200MHz, UFS 3.1, as well as ‘VC LiquidCool Technology’. Together with Snapdragon 888 processor, the phone offers the latest technology in terms of computing power and storage options in the market.

Xiaomi MI 11 Variants and Specifications

Mi 11 comes in three different configurations; the difference lies in the internal memory and storage on each phone set. As of now, the phone comes in 3 colours – Black, Blue and White colours. The model information is given hereunder:

  • 8+128GB*- 3,999 yuan($611)
  • 8+256GB-  4,299 yuan($657)
  • 12+256GB- 4,699 yuan($719)

Battery and Charging

Xiaomi’s MI 11 comes with a 4600 mAH battery. The phone will not ship with any charger as the company wants to do away with ‘charges for mobiles’ with an aim to control the amount of e-waste generated through mobile chargers. The MI 11 smartphone supports Mi TurboCharge 55W wired flash charging that will fully charge the 4600 mAH device in just 45 minutes; the phone supports 50W wireless charging that can fully charge the device in 53 minutes. These numbers are lab numbers, so you may expect a slight variation in the real life cases.