China’s Xiaomi has announced the new flagship smartphone and the world’s first Snapdragon 888 powered smartphone Xiaomi Mi 11 in an event in China finally. The new Mi 11 smartphone comes with an AMOLED curved display with a punch-hole front camera and a 120Hz refresh rate. The device is powered by the powerful, newly launched, Snapdragon 888 processor, a 4,600 mAh battery with 55W wired flash charging support. The company has also announced that the new Mi 11 smartphone will not be shipped with the inside the box charger. The Mi 11 with 8GB RAM + 128GB inbuilt storage costs 3999 yuan (around $611), 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant is priced at 4299 yuan (around $657) and the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant will be available at the price of 4699 yuan (around $718) in the home country from 1st January 2021, that means from today. It will be available with Midnight Gray, Horizon Blue and Frost White colours options that will have Anti-glare frosted glass back and another version with Lilac Purple and Honey Beige colours having Vegan leather finish.
Let’s now have a look at the specifications of this new device. It has a 6.81-inch Quad HD+ AMOLED 20:9 HDR10 + display with 120Hz refresh rate, 1500nit (HBM) / 900nit (Typ) brightness, 5000000:1 (Min) contrast ratio, MEMC, 100% DCI-P3 Wide Color Gamut, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection and 3200×1440 pixels resolution. It is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 888 5nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 660 GPU and comes with multiple variants including 8GB LPPDDR5 RAM (3200MHz) + 128GB / 256GB UFS 3.1 inbuilt storage variants and 12GB LPPDDR5 RAM (3200MHz) + 256GB UFS 3.1 inbuilt storage variants. It runs on the MIUI 12 OS based on Android 11 OS out of the box and supports dual SIMs (nano + nano).
It has a triple rear camera system with a 108-megapixel main camera with 1/ 1.33″ Samsung sensor, 0.8μm pixel size, f/1.85 aperture, OIS, LED flash, a 13-megapixel 123° ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.4 aperture, and a 5-megapixel tele-macro camera with f/2.4 aperture, 8k recording at 30fps, 4k 60fps and 960fps at 720p. It also has a 20-megapixel front-facing camera with 0.8μm pixel size and f/2.4 aperture. The Mi 11 has an in-screen fingerprint sensor with heart rate monitoring and an infrared sensor. It has a 4600mAh battery with 55W wired QC4+ / QC3+ / PD3.0, 50W wireless fast charging, 10w wireless reverse charging and comes with connectivity options like 5G SA/NSA Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax 8 x / MU-MIMO, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS (L1 + L5), NFC, USB Type-C and other options like USB Type-C audio, Hi-Res audio, Dual speakers and Sound BY Harman Kardon. It measures 164.3x 74.6 x 8.06mm for the glass variant and 8.56mm for the leather variant. It weighs 196 grams for the glass variant and 194 grams for the leather variant.