Xiaomi today announced the Mi 11, which is the company’s long awaited flagship, and the company’s flagship of 2021 in the Mi smartphone lineup. The new device features a premium design, rocks a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor, has a 108MP triple rear camera system, cinematic audio system, and also 50W wireless charging.
Xiaomi Mi 11 – Specifications
|Model||Xiaomi Mi 11|
|Display||6.81” AMOLED quad-curve DotDisplay with TrueColor20:9 Aspect ratio|
WQHD+120Hz refresh rate
480Hz touch sampling rate
Color contrast ratio: 5,000,000:1 (typ)
900nits (typ), 1500nits max brightness (typ)
Color gamut: Supports DCI-P3
Color accuracy: JNCD≈0.38，△E≈0.4110-bit color depth
HDR 10+, SGS Eye Care Display Certification
|Color||Anti-glare frosted glass: Midnight Gray/Horizon Blue|
|Body||Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™|
|Dimensions||164.3mm x 74.6mm x 8.06mm|
|Performance||Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888|
5nm power-efficient manufacturing process
Octa-core design, ultra-large core Arm Cortex-X1
AdrenoTM 660 GPU, 6th generation Qualcomm® AI engine X60 modem for lightning-fast 5G connectivity
Enhanced LPDDR5 3200MHz RAM + UFS 3.1 storage Variants: 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB
|Rear camera||108MP wide-angle camera 1/1.33” sensor size, f/1.85, 7P lens – OIS, AF 0.8μm pixel size, 1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel|
13MP ultra-wide angle camera 123° FOV, f/2.4 aperture
5MP telemacro camera f/2.4, AF (3cm-10cm)
|Front camera||20MP in-display selfie camera|
0.8μm pixel size, 1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel
|Connectivity||Dual SIM, dual 5G standby Wi-Fi 6|
Multi-functional NFC and IR blaster
|Unlock||In-screen fingerprint sensor with heart rate monitoring|
|Charging||4,600mAh (typ) battery|
55W wired and 50W wireless fast charging
10W reverse wireless charging
|Audio||Dual speakers, SOUND BY Harman Kardon Hi-Res Audio Certification|
Hi-Res Audio Wireless Certification
|Motor||X-axis linear vibration motor|
|System||MIUI 12 based on Android 10|
The Xiaomi Mi 11 is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor, which is built on the 5nm process. It is also paired with the latest Adreno 660 GPU complete with the 6th generation Qualcomm AI engine X60 modem. Memory configuration wise, it has 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB storage.
Camera wise, Xiaomi this time dubbed the Mi 11 as the ultimate pocket-sized movie studio. This is because the phone promises to turn any novice photo and video enthusiast into a film director with its triple rear camera setup. On the rear, we have a 108MP main wide-angle sensor, a 13MP ultra-wide angle sensor, and a 5MP telemacro sensor. In charge of selfies, on the front there is a 20MP sensor housed within the punch-hole display.
Feature wise, the Mi 11 offers improved night mode capabilities on three of its camera sensors – primary, ultra-wide, and front. The phone also has RAW-level noise reduction for brighter night shooting, and a six one-click AI cinema feature that makes artsy captures a breeze:
- Parallel World – Duplicates and inverts your scene to give the appearance of a mirrored world.
- Freeze Frame Video – Freezes and clones video frames to create the illusion that parts of your video are frozen in time.
- Magic Zoom mode – Creating an illusion of the camera simultaneously zooming in and out of the scene, a trick originally popularized through thriller films.
Mi 11 now offers studio-level shooting control with its HDR10+ recording and new Pro Time-lapse mode, capable of adjusting shutter speed, ISO, aperture and EV to handle even the most challenging lighting situations. Studio-level control also extends to editing with advanced AI features, including AI Erase 2.0 which allows users to remove unwanted objects or lines from images with one simple click.
As for the Mi 11’s display, it features a 6.81-inch AMOLED DotDisplay, which received an A+ rating from DisplayMate. It has a WQHD+ resolution with 10-bit colour technology, complete with a 120Hz refresh rate and a whopping 480Hz touch sampling rate. Not only does the display look smoother, it also tracks your touches more accurately. Under the display, there is also the in-screen fingerprint sensor.
Equipped with the latest LiquidCool heat dissipation system, the device effortlessly deals with extreme gaming and other high-capacity operations while staying cool. At the same time, its 4600mAh supports 55W wired, 50W wireless and 10W reverse charging. To make things even better, Xiaomi also will be including a 55W GaN charger in the box.
For its audio system, the Mi 11 has a dual speaker system that’s tuned by Harman Kardon. To protect the device, it is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus technology to prevent falls and drops. The device will be available in two colours – Midnight Grey and Horizon Blue.
Pricing And Availability
Mi 11 comes in two storage variants – 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB with enhanced LPDDR5 3200MHz RAM + UFS 3.1 storage. Starting at €749 (approx. RM3,662). Xiaomi Malaysia did mention that the Mi 11’s local pricing and availability info will be announced soon.
Xiaomi has also prepared a big surprise to all the gaming fans out there. The launch of Mi 11 marks the start of Xiaomi’s collaboration with the most popular mobile game of the year 2020, Genshin Impact. Mi 11 offers great Genshin performance, and beginning with Mi 11, Xiaomi will be working with the game producer MiHoYo to offer users a better and smoother gaming experience through deep strategic collaboration. Stay tuned for more details!