Hello and welcome to another Xiaomi Mi 11 Review brought to you by xiaomitrends.com. This article will try my best to explain why the Xiaomi Mi 11 is a flagship phone in disguise even though it comes in at less than half the price of a similar Samsung or Apple device. During the last few years, Xiaomi has made enormous strides in the technology industry with its phone design, features, and price. The value of Xiaomi phones for their price is insane. I can’t remember the last time I reviewed a phone with so many features, and it remained under $500. This will be split up into two parts, one part on specifications and another on performance.
One of the best displays you can get for this price With an almost 100% screen to body ratio, Xiaomi Mi 11 has a beautiful display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 which makes the device look very modern and stylish. This is one of the biggest selling points of the Xiaomi Mi 11 that even other flagships cannot match at this price point. Screen quality, colors, brightness are all up to par with phones like Galaxy Note 9 or iPhone X which are 3x the price. Xiaomi Mi 11 has an OLED capacitive touchscreen along with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels (~402 pixels per inch) providing sharp images and text rendering. This is one of the best screens you will find for this device.
Dual Camera Setup at the back with a 20 MP Primary Sensor.The camera quality is surprisingly good for this price point. The main shooter is a double camera setup, one being 20 megapixels and another being 8 megapixels. Those are not flagship sensors but they still produce some decent shots in day light or low light situations. This phone also has a portrait mode to take photos with the bokeh effect. The front facing camera is 20 megapixels which can be used to take excellent selfies even in low light conditions.
Xiaomi Mi 11 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor which is considered one of the best chips out there. It has an octa-core CPU with 4x 2.8GHz Kryo 385 Gold and 4x 1.7GHz Kryo 385 Silver cores giving it plenty of processing power to run even the most demanding applications or games. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 comes with an Adreno 630 GPU which can handle any graphic intensive games you play on this phone.
You won’t need to carry a power bank to help you get through the day.To keep the Xiaomi Mi 11 powered, there is a 4000mAh lithium-ion non-removable battery. This will easily last all day with moderate usage because of the big capacity battery it comes with. The Qualcomm Quick charge 3.0 can sustain fast charging and give you a day’s power in just 30 minutes.
The phone also has some added smart features like facial recognition, wireless charging, and USB Type-C port. This is considered the flagship model of the Xiaomi family and it really does feel like one with its refinements and features. The device comes with 128GB of storage and 6GB of ram. This is more than enough even for the heaviest users because it also has a hybrid sim card slot which you can use to expand the storage up to 256GB.
Xiaomi Mi 11 specification
|OS||Android 11 OS|
|Dimensions||164.3 x 74.6 x 8.1 mm, (Glass) / 8.6 mm (Leather)|
|SIM||Dual Sim, Dual Standby (Nano-SIM)|
|Colors||Horizon Blue, Cloud White, Midnight Gray, Special Edition Blue, Gold, Violet|
|2G Band||SIM1: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900SIM2: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Band||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Band||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)|
|5G Band||5G SA/NSA|
|CPU||Octa-core (1 x 2.84 GHz Kryo 680 + 3 x 2.42 GHz Kryo 680 + 4 x 1.80 GHz Kryo 680|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 (5 nm)|
|Technology||AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, 1B Colors, Multitouch|
|Resolution||1440 x 3200 Pixels (~515 PPI)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass Victus|
|Extra Features||120Hz, HDR10+, 1500 nits (peak)|
|Built-in||256GB Built-in, 8GB RAM|
|Main||Triple Camera: 108 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.33″, PDAF, OIS + 13 MP, f/2.4, (ultrawide) + 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), dual-LED dual-tone flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, Video (8K@24/30fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps; gyro-EIS, HDR10+)|
|Front||20 MP, f/2.2, 27mm (wide), 1/3.4″, HDR, panorama, Video (1080p@30/60fps, 720p@120fps)|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v5.2 with A2DP, LE, apt-X HD, aptX Adaptive|
|GPS||Yes + dual-band A-GPS with GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|Data||GPRS, Edge, 3G (HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbp), LTE-A, 5G capable|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Compass, Fingerprint (under display, optical), Gyro, Proximity|
|Audio||24-bit/192kHz audio, MP4/DivX/XviD/WMV/H.265 player, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player, Speaker Phone|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Games||Built-in + Downloadable|
|Extra||Glass front + Gorilla Glass Victus), Glass back + Gorilla Glass) or eco leather-back, Aluminum frame, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Photo/video editor, Document viewer|
|Capacity||(Li-Po Non removable), 4600 mAh|
|– Fast charging 55W, 100% in 45 min (advertised), Fast wireless charging 50W, 100% in 53 min (advertised), Reverse wireless charging 10W, Power Delivery 3.0, Quick Charge 4+|