Meet Mi 11, world's first smartphone with Snapdragon 888 chipset
As the world's first smartphone to be powered by the latest Snapdragon 888 chipset, Xiaomi has launched the Mi 11 in China. The flagship handset comes with a 120Hz AMOLED screen, triple rear cameras, Harman Kardon-tuned stereo speakers, as well as 55W wired and 55W wireless charging support. It will go on sale in China starting January 1, 2021.
The Mi 11 features a punch-hole design with curved edges, metal-glass construction, and an in-display fingerprint reader. It bears a 6.81-inch QHD+ (1440x3200 pixels) AMOLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate, a 480Hz touch sampling rate, and Corning's Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The handset is offered in five color variants, including two leather back versions and a separate 'Special Edition' with pinstripes design.
The Mi 11 sports a triple rear camera setup, comprising a 108MP (f/1.85) primary sensor, a 13MP (f/2.4) telephoto lens, and a 5MP (f/2.4) macro camera. For selfies and video calling, there is a 20MP camera on the front side.
The Mi 11 draws power from a Snapdragon 888 chipset, coupled with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of storage. Under the hood, it runs on Android 11-based MIUI 12.5 and packs a 4,600mAh battery with 55W wired and 50W wireless charging support. For connectivity, the device offers support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, 5G, and a Type-C port.
The Mi 11 costs CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs. 45,000) for the 8GB/128GB model, CNY 4,299 (approximately Rs. 48,300) for the 8GB/256GB variant, and CNY 4,699 (around Rs. 52,800) for the 12GB/256GB version. Notably, the handset doesn't come bundled with a fast-charger but Xiaomi is offering a 55W GaN charger for free to those who may require it.