Xiaomi Mi 11 series will be official on December 28th and this device is already on appointment at JD.com. The company will take its flagship requirement bar to the next level with this series. The Xiaomi Mi 11 marks the beginning of a new decade for the company and the phone packs some interesting features. Firstly, it will be the first smartphone to use the flagship Snapdragon 888 SoC and it will have an exclusive period. Also, this device will improve its camera department with the new computational photography which brings new breakthroughs in high-end imaging.
According to Lei Jun, Xiaomi spent a huge amount of money to customize the screen. He claims that this is the top screen ever made by Mi mobile phones, and it may also be the most expensive screen in the industry. For Lei Jun, this top screen should be protected by the best Gorilla Glass. The build materials of the Xiaomi Mi 11 screen are freaking expensive. Xiaomi claims that the screen achieves 13 new breakthroughs. Furthermore, there are reports that the cost of this screen is comparable to that of a mainstream TV screen. Xiaomi said that in 2021 it will achieve strategic breakthroughs in imaging and charging.
Xiaomi CEO, Lei Jun, also confirmed that this device will use Corning’s new-generation Gorilla Glass, named after Victus. Many loosely call this glass “Corning Gorilla Glass 7“. All these suggest that this series will be really expensive.
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.