- Xiaomi has launched the Mi 11 in China.
- It’s the primary Snapdragon 888 telephone to be launched anyplace.
Xiaomi promised that the Mi 11 can be the primary Snapdragon 888 telephone on this planet, and it’s now launched the brand new flagship in its residence market of China.
The OEM has reverted to providing a single flagship as an alternative of ordinary and Pro fashions seen with the Mi 10 sequence. But the Mi 11 appears to supply a Pro-level expertise nonetheless.
The new smartphone packs a Snapdragon 888 as you’d count on, which is able to energy a bunch of flagship telephones in 2021. The firm can be providing a vapor chamber cooling system, 8GB to 12GB of improved LPDDR5 RAM, and 128GB to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.
This brand-new silicon powers a 6.81-inch OLED display, and Xiaomi has launched a number of notable options right here as properly. We’ve bought a QHD+ decision (3,200 x 1,440) for the primary time in a mainline Mi flagship launch, and for the primary time since 2015’s Mi Note Pro. We even have a 120Hz refresh price and 240Hz contact response price in tow, making for an improve over the Mi 10 household’s 90Hz refresh price panels. Other notable show options embrace Gorilla Glass Victus, and a peak brightness of 1,500 nits.
In truth, Xiaomi claims that the Mi 11 display broke 13 data by way of testing agency DisplayMate, together with peak brightness for OLED panels, display reflectivity, distinction, and colour accuracy.
A quick-charging telephone, however what concerning the charger?
A strong processor and excessive refresh price display don’t actually matter if the telephone doesn’t have the legs to final. Fortunately, Xiaomi has introduced a 4,600mAh battery to the desk, saying a full day of utilization is assured on the very least. The OEM provides that the telephone is just 8.06mm skinny.
When the battery finally runs out of juice, the corporate says you’ll be capable to prime up by way of its Mi Charge Turbo system. Wired charging is available in at 55W and prices the telephone in 45 minutes, whereas 50W wi-fi charging tops up the gadget in simply 53 minutes. Reverse wi-fi charging is supported right here too, providing respectable 10W speeds.
Xiaomi beforehand confirmed that it will be eradicating the charger from the field, however its new answer appears very consumer-friendly nonetheless.
“As for the in-box charger removing, the announcement is for Mainland China market. Xiaomi can be providing two variations, one with smartphone solely, and the opposite with the smartphone and a separate 55W GaN charger as a bundle, each on the similar value,” an organization consultant advised Android Authority. In different phrases, Xiaomi gained’t offer the related charger at an inflated value.
What else does the Mi 11 supply?
The new telephone packs a 108MP principal digital camera (f/1.85, 1/1.33 inch sensor dimension, 0.8 micron pixels, OIS), 13MP ultra-wide digital camera (f/2.4, 123 diploma), and a 5MP telephoto macro sensor (f/2.4, 50mm equal). Unfortunately, these anticipating a full-fledged telephoto digital camera can be dissatisfied. Still, the Mi 11 packs 8K recording, four-in-one pixel binned photographs by way of the 108MP digital camera, and an evening video mode for brighter low gentle video.
Xiaomi’s newest telephone can be the primary to be outfitted with the MIUI 12.5 replace, and it brings new tremendous wallpaper choices, 125 nature-inspired system notification sounds derived from animals, and diminished reminiscence/energy utilization for system apps and tremendous wallpapers. Xiaomi can be bringing a number of privateness options to MIUI 12.5, equivalent to good clipboard privateness safety to stop unauthorized apps from accessing your clipboard, sandboxed entry for apps that want entry to storage, and internet monitoring safety.
The firm additionally revealed a MIUI Plus beta function for cross-device capabilities between Android and Windows. Much like different efforts on this regard, MIUI Plus lets you open your telephone’s notifications and apps in your PC. Users can even view and edit their telephone’s recordsdata on the PC.
Other noteworthy options seen on the brand new flagship embrace Harman Kardon tuned stereo audio system, coronary heart price detection by way of the in-display fingerprint sensor, NFC, an IR blaster, Wi-Fi 6E, and the power to attach two Bluetooth headsets to the identical gadget.
The Xiaomi Mi 11 can be accessible in white, blue, and black. The producer can be providing a leather-based variant of the Mi 11 in Smoke Purple and Khaki colour choices. The telephone can be launched by way of varied retailers (together with Mi.com, Tmall, and Suning) on January 1.
These aren’t the one variants on supply, because the agency can be launching the Mi 11 Lei Jun Signature Edition (named after its co-founder and CEO). This restricted run mannequin options “3D textured glass” and Jun’s signature on the again, together with “reward field” packaging.
Xiaomi hasn’t disclosed pricing as of writing, however the occasion continues to be ongoing and we’ll replace the article once we obtain this data.
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