Aside from the Snapdragon 888, the Mi 11 includes all the features you would expect from a high-end phone in 2020, with a few nifty features here and there to set it apart from other devices. Xiaomi has also simplified the Mi 11 line. Instead of offering standard and Pro variants as in the past, it is now considering selling a single flagship – although its customers still have the option of deciding how much RAM and how much. storage they want. The base model comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of UFS 3.1 storage, while the high-end version comes with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.
The biggest upgrade to the Mi 10 comes in the form of the Mi 11’s display. Xiaomi opted for a new 6.81-inch AMOLED panel offering 3200 x 1440 resolution, 120Hz refresh rate. and peak brightness of 1,500 nits. For context, the outgoing Mi 10T Pro 5G comes with a Full HD panel that peaks at 90Hz.
For taking photos, the new Mi 11 comes with a 108-megapixel main camera attached to an f / 1.85 aperture lens, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide camera with a 123-degree field of view and a 5 megapixel camera for macro and telephoto shots. Nothing too exciting from a hardware standpoint, but the Mi 11 does support 8K video capture and has a new night video mode to capture brighter images in low light.
Like the iPhone 12, the Mi 11 won’t come with an AC adapter in the box – at least in China. But Xiaomi said Android Authority it will offer a pack including its 55W charger at no additional cost. This AC adapter can fully charge the Mi 11’s 4600mAh battery in about 45 minutes. The phone also comes with a 10W reverse charge. On the connectivity front, the Mi 11 includes NFC support, WiFi 6e and Bluetooth 5.2. It also includes an IR blaster for good measure.
The Mi 11 goes on sale in mainland China next month and starts at 3,999 yuan (around $ 611). The company has yet to say anything about a global launch.