Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is the latest flagship by Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi. The device is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 chipset, paired with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. These are similar to what’s found in the standard Mi 11 but it comes with upgrades worthy of a flagship.
The Mi 11 Ultra has a 6.81” WQHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a 480Hz touch sampling rate, its brightness can also go as high as 1700 nits. The screen is protected by a Gorilla Glass Invictus. At the back is a secondary display with a 1.1” AMOLED panel of 126 by 294 resolution which can go bright as high as 450 nits. The screen has an Always On mode which shows notifications and it can also be used a viewfinder when taking selfies with the rear camera.
The camera has a large bump at the back partly due to the second display at the back. There is a 50MP main shooter, 48MP ultrawide, and a 48MP telephoto zoom lens. The periscope zoom lens is capable of 120x digital zoom and 5x optical zoom. The camera is capable of 8k video recording except for the 20MP selfie camera.
The Xiaomi Mi 11 has an in-display fingerprint scanner for security. It comes with a 5,000mAh battery capacity with support for 67W wired and wireless charging which can get the battery from 0 to 100 percent in just 36 minutes. The smartphone comes with a Hi-Res audio certification but it has no 3.5mm headphone jack. There is Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6E, NFC and an IR blaster.
Globally, it ships with Android 11 out of the box slapped with the MIUI 12.5 skin. In China, the base model of 8GB of RAM and 256 GB storage will set you back by CNY 6,000 ($915/€775). The 12 GB of RAM configuration will cost an additional CNY 500. The top-end model with 12 GB of RAM and 512 GB storage will set you back by CNY 7,000. The smartphone will go on sale in China on April 2.