Xiaomi has introduced their new flagship for 2021: the Mi 11. The Chinese language variant of the telephone sports activities a modified design and upgraded specs that give a very good take a look at the form of high-end options high Android telephones will ship with within the coming yr, in keeping with AnandTech. There’s sure to be some modifications to the European and international variations of the Mi 11, however for now that is an early peek into what’s prone to be 2021’s first main Android flagship.
The modifications to the design of the Mi 11 compared to the Mi 10 seem minor. From the entrance, the show is barely bigger at 6.81-inches compared to the Mi 10’s 6.67-inch display screen. That additional area appears to have come from shrinking the bezels of the system (at all times welcome), whereas rising the peak and sustaining the curved sides and hole-punch digicam on the entrance.
What’s extra thrilling is the 3200×1440 decision and 120Hz refresh price on the brand new OLED show, two options which have quick turn out to be must-haves on fashionable flagships, although in fact they’re sorely missed on the most recent iPhones. In one other notable distinction, the Mi 11 may even function an under-display fingerprint sensor.
The again of the Mi 11 holds the extra seen modifications. The iPhone X-esque vertical digicam “capsule” of the Mi 10 is gone, and in it’s place is a skinny glass “layer cake.” The Mi 11 options three rear cameras: a 108 megapixel primary sensor, a 5 megapixel telephoto, and a 13 megapixel ultra-wide. The Mi 11 additionally has sooner 50W wi-fi charging (beforehand on the Mi 10 Professional) to pair with its 4600mAh battery.
Transferring from the battery to the remainder of the internals, the Mi 11 is powered by the Snapdragon 888 and affords both 8GB or 12GB of RAM. Storage begins at 128GB or 256GB, which is sadly nonetheless beneficiant within the smartphone world. Like most new smartphones, the Mi 11 additionally has Wi-Fi 6 and assist for 5G. Notably lacking from the Mi 11 is a charging brick. The CEO of Xiaomi, Lei Jun, confirmed the Mi 11 will comply with in Apple and (reportedly) Samsung’s footsteps in removing the charging brick from the box for environmental and cost-saving causes.
The Chinese language model of the Xiaomi Mi 11 is accessible for pre-order in the present day, and can begin transport January 1st. The worth for the entry degree 8GB RAM/128GB of storage mannequin is listed at ¥3999.00 (round $611). Particulars on the pricing and options of the opposite variations of the Mi 11 will come at a later date.