Xiaomi has revealed its latest flagship cellphone, and as anticipated the Xiaomi Mi 11 Extremely is sufficient to give Samsung some nightmares. Packing an enormous 50-megapixel digital camera sensor, a periscope zoom, wildly-fast 67W wi-fi and wired charging, and a tiny rear touchscreen for notifications and selfies, it’s principally the whole lot we’ve seen Xiaomi engaged on over the previous 12 months or so, rolled into one cellphone.
On the entrance, there’s a 6.81-inch WQHD+ (3200 x 1440) AMOLED show, in 20:9 facet with quad-curve design. It’ll hit as much as 1,700 nits of peak brightness, Xiaomi says, and has each a 120Hz refresh price and a 480Hz contact sampling price.
It’s DCI-P3 and HDR10+ compliant, with a Dolby Imaginative and prescient 360-degree ambient mild sensor 2.0, and coated in Gorilla Glass Victus. Nevertheless it’s the Mi 11 Extremely’s second show that’s arguably extra fascinating, regardless that at 1.1-inches it’s solely a fraction of the dimensions. Positioned alongside the digital camera sensors, the 126 x 294 AMOLED panel is a tiny touchscreen which can be utilized in always-on mode for notifications and extra, in addition to to border selfies whenever you’re utilizing the first cameras.
That’s essential as a result of, whereas there’s a 20-megapixel in-display selfie digital camera on the entrance, you in all probability actually need to use the sensors Xiaomi has packed on the rear. Pleasure of place is a Samsung GN2 50-megapixel wide-angle, co-developed by the corporate with Xiaomi, with f/1.95 optics and – at 1/1.12-inches – the biggest cellphone digital camera sensor at the moment available on the market.
It makes use of 4-in-1 Tremendous Pixels, and a Time-of-Flight multi-point laser focus system. Xiaomi says that – with its in-house evening mode algorithms – it might probably ship photographs with simply 0.02 lux of sunshine. Alongside it’s a 48-megapixel 5x optical periscope zoom; that’s able to 10x hybrid zoom, or 120x digital zoom. The 48-megapixel ultra-wide makes use of the identical Sony IMX586 sensor because the optical zoom; nevertheless, it has a 128-degree subject of view with AI-powered lens distortion correction.
All three cameras can shoot 8k 24fps video. The 50-megapixel main digital camera can do Staggered-HDR, too. Powering all of it is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, with 12GB of reminiscence and 256GB of storage as normal. Xiaomi has used its three-phase cooling system for the primary time, right here, too, promising twice the thermal conductivity efficiency from a brand new processor cooler. It runs Android 11 with Xiaomi’s personal MIUI 12 interface.
The Mi 11 Extremely makes use of a ceramic again – in white or black – and is IP68 water and dirt resistant. There’s a 5,000 mAh battery, with help for 67W wired and wi-fi charging: a full recharge utilizing the bundled charger, Xiaomi says, will take simply 36 minutes. 10W reverse charging is supported, too.
Xiaomi additionally hundreds the flagship up with dual-SIM/dual-5G standby help, USB Kind-C, Bluetooth 5.2, WiFi 6/6E, an IR blaster, and an in-display fingerprint sensor. There are additionally twin audio system with Harman Kardon tuning, with the customized drivers promising what Xiaomi claims is the loudest sound within the business.
All in all, the largest limitation right here could be availability. Xiaomi says that the Mi 11 Extremely will go on sale at 1,199 euro ($1,395) in Europe, although there’s no particular gross sales info for the US.