Xiaomi will officially release the Xiaomi Mi 11 series on December 28th. While most of the features of this phone are already public, salient information regarding this series is still hitting the web. The Xiaomi Mi 11 is the company’s 2021 flagship and it will be the first to launch the Snapdragon 888 SoC. This device is already on appointment on JD.com. A recent official warm-up (merry christmas) video shows the first-night scene performance of the Mi 11. This smartphone incorporates a new computing photography technology for a very smooth video even at night.
According to Xiaomi, the Mi 11 computational photography will bring new breakthroughs in high-end imaging. Computational Photography uses artificial intelligence to break through the physical limitations of optics. It also uses powerful computing power to create a brand new visual imagination. Furthermore, it employs learning to surpass the details visible to the human eye.
Xiaomi Mi 11 speculations
There have been numerous leaks and speculations regarding the Xiaomi Mi 11 series. For starters, this series will have at least two versions – Xiaomi Mi 11 and Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro. Both smartphones will continue to use a punch-hole design. However, while the Mi 11 uses a hyperboloid screen, the Mi 11 Pro comes with a 2K quad-curved screen. The displays support up to 120Hz refresh rate as well as the native 10bit color depth.
Judging from the leaked real images of the Mi 11, it uses a blue gradient back shell. Furthermore, the rear camera layout has a square design. This compartment holds two large sensors and a small sensor above the LED light. However, the Mi 11 Pro is expected to adopt a horizontal matrix camera design.
In addition, the Mi 11 Pro will support up to 100W super-fast charging. Recall that this is the specification of the Xiaomi Mi 10 Extreme Edition. Nevertheless, there are speculations that the Mi 11 Pro charging power may be up to 120W fast charging. The basic version of the series will receive a battery with a capacity of 4780mAh, and the larger variant with a 4970mAh battery. The standard version camera will have three lenses (108 MP + 13 MP + 5 MP), while the Mi 11 Pro will have a more interesting set of sensors: 50 MP + 48 MP + 20 MP + 12 MP.
Also, the Mi 11 appeared on Geekbench today. As expected, this smartphone comes with Qualcomm’s latest 5G flagship SoC, Snapdragon 888. It also has up to 12GB of RAM and runs Android 11. This device recorded a single core of 1135 points and a multi-core of 3790 points. This obviously meets Qualcomm’s official standard for the Snapdragon 888 SoC.