Xiaomi has officially launched the Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11 Lite and Mi 11i globally alongside the Mi Smart Band 6 fitness band and a Mi Smart Projector 2 Pro. Xiaomi launched the Mi 11 back in December 2020 as the first phone with Snapdragon 888 under the hood. Since then there have been several rumours about the addition of more phones in the Mi 11 series. Xiaomi also plans to bring its Mi 11 lineup to India soon as revealed previously.
The Mi 11 Ultra is Xiaomi’s top-of-the-line smartphone with flagship features while the Mi 11i slightly tones it down. The Mi 11 Lite has 4G and 5G variants and is one of the sleekest and lightweight phones available today. Here’s a brief look at the pricing and specifications of the Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11i and Mi 11 Lite.
The Mi 11 Ultra has a ceramic build with triple cameras on the back alongside a mini rear display. It is being offered in Ceramic White and Black colours, measuring 8.38 millimetres in thickness and weighing in at 234 grams. It is also IP68 rated making it resistant to dust and water ingress at upto 1.5 meters for 30 minutes.
The Mi 11 Ultra features a 6.81-inch AMOLED display that offers QHD+ (3200x1440 pixels) resolution and has a punch-hole notch cutout for the selfie camera. The display supports upto a 120Hz refresh rate, is certified for HDR10+ playback with Dolby Vision and is topped with a layer of Gorilla Glass Victus. There’s a secondary 1.1-inch mini AMOLED display on the back that supports an always-on display and shows notifications and more.
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor with an octa-core CPU and Adreno 60 GPU. This is paired with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage and it runs on MIUI 12 out-of-the-box.
There are triple cameras on the back headlined by a 50MP primary camera with an f/2.0 aperture and OIS support, a 48MP periscope camera offering upto 5x optical zoom and a 48MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 128-degree field-of-view. The rear cameras can record in 8K at 24fps and 4K UHD at upto 60FPS. On the front, there is a 20MP selfie camera housed within the notch cutout.
The Mi 11 Ultra has stereo speakers optimized by Harman Kardon. It is equipped with a 5,000mAh battery that supports 67W fast wired and wireless charging that takes only 36 minutes to fully charge the phone.
Xiaomi has priced the Mi 11 Ultra at EUR 1,199 for the 12GB + 256GB storage model.
The Mi 11i features a flat 6.67-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) resolution Super AMOLED display with a punch-hole cutout in the centre. The screen has minimal bezels on the sides, offers upto 120Hz refresh rate and is topped with a layer of Gorilla Glass 5. Mi 11i measures 7.8 millimetres in thickness and weighs 196 grams. It is IP53 rated as well making it splash-resistant.
Like the Mi 11 and the Mi 11 Ultra, the Mi 11i is also powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor. The phone is being offered in two storage variants: 8GB+128GB and 256GB storage. It runs on MIUI 12 and will receive an update to MIUI 12.5 soon.
The Mi 11i has triple cameras on the back that consists of a 108MP primary camera with an f/1.75 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 119-degree field-of-view and a 5MP telemacro camera. On the front, there is a 20MP selfie camera.
Xiaomi has equipped the Mi 11i with a side-mounted fingerprint reader, stereo speakers and a 4,520mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging out-of-the-box.
Xiaomi is offering the Mi 11i in three colours: Celestial Silver, Frosty White and Cosmic Black. The 128GB storage option is priced at EUR 649 while the 256GB storage option is priced at EUR 699.
The Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G and 4G both feature a 6.55-inch Full HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels) resolution AMOLED display with upto 90Hz refresh rate support. The 5G version supports HDR10+ and has a layer of Gorilla Glass 6 protection while the 4G version has HDR10 support and is topped with Gorilla Glass 5.
Both versions of the Mi 11 Lite measures 6.81 millimetres in thickness and weighs between 157-159 grams. The 5G version is being offered in Truffle Black, Mint Green and Citrus Yellow while the 4G version comes in Boba Black, Bubblegum Blue and Peach Pink.
The Mi 11 Lite 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G with an octa-core CPU running at upto 2.4GHz and with Adreno 642 GPU. This is paired with upto 8GB RAM and upto 128GB storage options to choose from depending on the region.
Mi 11 Lite 5G and 4G have the same set of cameras headlined by a 64MP primary camera with an f/1.79 aperture, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle camera and a 5MP macro cameras. The 5G variant has a 20MP selfie camera while the 4G model gets a 16MP front-facing camera.
There’s a side-mounted fingerprint reader, dual stereo speakers and the Mi 11 Lite is equipped with a 4,250mAh battery supporting 33W fast charging.