Xiaomi is not a newbie in launching the premium smartphone segment. Though in India it is not well known for the premium phones, Xiaomi is set to establish its name with the latest Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra and created huge expectations with the Xiaomi MI 11 Ultra launch date in India.
Along with the Mi 11X Xiaomi has made the flagship debut with the Mi 11 Ultra. The Mi 11 Ultra competes with premium leaders like the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, Vivo X60 Pro Plus, and the OnePlus 9 Pro.
Apart from the power-packed set of features; the secondary display on the rear camera hump gives more for people who want more. The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra offers a killer combo of cutting-edge tech, display and performance.
Mi 11 Ultra price in India
The price of Mi 11 Ultra in India is said to start at Rs 69,999 for the 12GB RAM and 256GB storage variant. The sad part is, In India, the 12GB RAM and 256GB storage is the only variant available.
A Glance at Mi Ultra 11 Specifications
Before focusing on the top-notch features, let us have a peek at the Xiaomi MI 11 ultra-specifications. The Mi Ultra 11 features a 6.81-inch E4 AMOLED display with QHD+ resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, 480Hz touch-sensing rate, and support for HDR 10+. The display also works at 30Hz, 60Hz, and 90Hz via dynamic switching. The screen sports Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
The phone also has a secondary display located on the rear camera bump. The rear display is 1.1-inches in size with OLED technology and 126X294 pixels resolution. The display belongs to the unit used in Xiaomi Mi Band 5.
Things get interesting and hot with the imaging department. The Mi 11 features three rear cameras like iPhone 12 Pro Max. The primary sensor is a 50 MP OIs, a 48MP ultrawide camera and a 48MP telephoto camera combined with mind-blowing 5x optical zoom.
The pictures taken on the camera are everything including fantastic, bright, and bold with natural depth effects. Xiaomi’s decision to prioritize the sensor size over the resolution with 108MP snapper pays off well here.
In well-lit settings and a certain degree of low light, the images were pretty sharp and the exposure was also handled with efficiency. The snaps taken with the 5x optical zoom were also impressive. The quality of the images drops when you zoom to capture far away.
The primary rear camera records 8K videos at 24 fps and 4K videos at 60 fps. Xiaomi MI ultra 11 features a 20MP selfie camera which is nothing new and does a decent job.
Software and Processor
As the trend with the latest flagship phones, the Mi Ultra sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor. The 888 flagship chipset is the latest from Qualcomm built using a 5nm fabrication process. When paired with 12 GB RAM, the flagship handset offers great performance.
Thanks to internals, the phone performs well in all kinds of tasks. In the Geekbench 5 benchmark test, the Mi Ultra scored 3519 in the multi-core test which is pretty on par with iPhone 11 Pro Max.
The Mi 11 Ultra comes with advanced battery and charging capabilities. The phone features a humongous 5,000mAh battery and comes with a 67W wired and wireless charging. The 5000mAh battery is a must to keep up with the large 120Hz display.
According to the claims of Xiaomi, the 67W charging can charge the battery from zero to a hundred in a striking 36 minutes. However, the phone comes only with a 55W charger in the box. There is also a 5W wireless charging support.
The phone also comes with plenty of connectivity options such as dual-band Wi-Fi 6/6e, Bluetooth v5.2, dual-band GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port.
- Great cameras offering impressive images
- Strikingly super-fast charging
- Good performance
- a display that looks great
- huge camera bump
- high price
If you are a photographic buff or want a super-charging phone or love phablet go for the Xiaomi MI 11 Ultra but refrain if you think it is too pricey.