Xiaomi Mi 11 goes official with the all-new MIUI 12.5

28 December 2020, 13:04:46

Xiaomi Mi 11 goes official with the all-new MIUI 12.5Xiaomi Mi 11 is the first flagship smartphone to feature Qualcomm's top-notch Snapdragon 888 chipset. The device's price starts at CNY 3,999 and will be available for pre-order in Mainland China official sales channels from 10 pm tonight (GMT+8).

Manufactured using the most advanced 5nm process, the Snapdragon 888 chipset on the Xiaomi Mi 11 offers breakthrough performance with superior power efficiency. The ultra-large core Arm Cortex-X1, designed for maximum performance, has powerful computational capabilities, along with the new A78 offering the best to-date power efficiency - these two combined provide for a CPU performance increase of 35% while being 20% more power-efficient. The latest Adreno 660 GPU achieves its biggest performance leap yet, delivering up to 35% faster graphics rendering compared to the previous generation. On AI, the all-new 6th generation Qualcomm AI engine features a Hexagon 780 processor and delivers a combined 26 TOPS, a 73% increase versus the previous generation that results in industry-leading AI inferencing performances that are crucial for smooth creative photography and videography operations. Paired with the best smartphone storage combo available on the market - LPDDR5 at 3200MHz, UFS 3.1, as well as VC LiquidCool Technology - the Xiaomi Mi 11 unleashes the full potential of Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 and offers Xiaomi's most compelling smartphone performance yet.

Xiaomi Mi 11 is equipped with a 6.81-inch AMOLED quad curved DotDisplay panel with a WQHD+ resolution (1440 x 3200). The screen is made of the new E4 light emitting material and offers a peak brightness of 1,500 nits meaning that even the brightest sunlight will not be an obstacle. The Mi 11 supports 120Hz refresh rate and an ultra-high touch sampling rate of 480Hz. On top of that, it also offers an ultra-high quasi-primary color screen with a JNCD of 0.38. Xiaomi's new self-developed color calibration algorithm makes the display more accurate. For an even better user experience, the Mi 11 uses the new and currently toughest Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, with a better scratch and drop resistance protecting the screen from wear and tear and accidental falls, allowing Mi 11 to rely less on protective cases and screens. The Mi 11 offers one of the best screens on the market that has received an A+ rating from DisplayMate.

The Xiaomi Mi 11 has a tri-camera module on its back headed by a 108MP main camera with a 1/1.33" large image sensor with OIS. Then there's the 123° ultra-wide-angle camera adjoined by the 50mm telephoto macro lens. Powerful computational photography capabilities reinforce excellent hardware components allowing Mi 11 to utilize algorithms used for photo shooting and video capturing to improve brightness and image quality, as well as to greatly reduce noise in images. Mi 11 comes with video filters designed by the Chief Colorist at Digital Domain spanning several styles widely used in the film industry, enabling Mi 11 users to capture their own videos with profound film effect. Moreover, users can now capture videos with a mind-boggling zoom effect popularized by Alfred Hitchcock, freeze time, as well as other film-grade video effects with just one click.

The Xiaomi Mi 11 packs a 4600 mAh battery with support for 55W Mi TurboCharge wired charging, 50W wireless charging, and 10W wireless reverse charging. With environmental protection efforts in mind, Mi 11 Mainland China standard version will no longer be equipped with an in-box charger, while the bundle version will come with a separate 55W GaN charger. Both versions are offered at the same price, allowing users to purchase based on their needs.

On top of that, Mi 11 is equipped with dual speakers and offers SOUND BY Harman Kardon. The Bluetooth sharing option allows users to connect two Bluetooth headsets at the same time, so that you can listen to the same music and watch the same movies with your loved ones during long-distance travel or in other scenarios. Functions such as IR blaster, dual-frequency GPS and multi-functional NFC are also included in Mi 11, ensuring that this light and thin device can provide an all-round premium smartphone experience without compromises.

The Xiaomi Mi 11 will be featuring the latest MIUI 12.5, with brand new upgrades in privacy and security as well as Super Wallpaper, animation, haptics, system optimizations and various other new features. Core usage scenarios are optimized to decrease memory usage by 20%, while system operations are designed to use 32% less memory and offer a 17% decrease in power consumption. Super Wallpapers consume 40% less power under MIUI 12.5, allowing the system to operate smoother while conserving battery. The new MIUI+ also offers maximum efficiency for multi-tasking between smartphones and computers with Android and Windows integration.

The Xiaomi Mi 11 offers multiple colors for you to choose from: Midnight Gray, Horizon Blue and Frost White in anti-glare frosted glass, as well as Lilac Purple and Honey Beige in vegan leather. The glass version is 8.06mm thick and weighs 196g, while the leatherback device is 8.56mm thick but weighs only 194g.

The Xiaomi Mi 11 will be available in three variants: 8GB + 128GB, 8GB+256GB, and 12GB+256GB, priced at CNY 3999, CNY 4299, and CNY 4699 respectively.

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