Xiaomi unveiled the Mi 11 flagship phone end of last month in its home market in China. The phone was the first device to launch with Qualcomm’s latest premium 5nm Snapdragon 888 chipset.
After its Chinese rollout last month, the company is now prepping to avail the device in various markets worldwide. According to a poster, the Mi Series global launch is coming soon. However, no fixed date has been given yet.
Xiaomi Mi 11 is the company’s latest flagship phone with premium hardware, top-tier design, and going for around Ksh 67,000 in its home market. It has a 6.81-inch curved display with 2K resolution (3200 x 1440p), 120Hz refresh rate, 480Hz touch sampling rate, a hole punch on the top left, and Corning’s latest robust Gorilla Victus on top for protection.
It also includes a built-in 4600mAh battery charged both using a cable and wirelessly (up to 50W wirelessly and 55W while using a cable). Mi 11 also supports 10W reverse charging that will allow you to use your device to charge other devices like your smartwatch or smart band. Xiaomi Mi 11 also supports Quick Charge 4+, Quick Charge 3+, and PD version 3.0.
The Mi 11 has two memory configurations. The base model includes 8GB of RAM paired with 128GB internal storage going for around Ksh 67,000 in China. For now, the high-end model packs 12GB of RAM and 256GB ROM, priced at around Ksh 78,000.
The phone has three rear lenses on the camera side of things – a primary 108MP 1/1.33″ sensor with an f/1.85 aperture, a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens(123 degrees FOV), and a 5MP telephoto macro camera – and a single 20MP front-facing camera.
Xiaomi Mi 11 also packs other essentials you’ll find in high-end flagship Android phones – an in-display fingerprint scanner, WiFi 6, NFC, BT 5.2, 5G, USB C port, and more.
The phone is available in blue, black, white, smoke purple, and a special scodix crystal color. It runs MIUI 12 based on Android 11.