The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra packs one of the best hardware currently available in the smartphone market. It features a large camera sensor and other impressive specifications which will be revealed in the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra review, let’s dive in.
Design and Display
The entire build is made of glass and ceramic which gives it a very premium feel. It also comes in two color schemes and is quite heavy. The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra features a 6.81-inch OLED protected by Gorilla Glass Victus. The screen also has a large camera bump with a secondary display.
The display has a resolution of 3200×1440 pixels and a refresh rate of minimum 30 Hz and maximum 120 Hz and 480 Hz touch sampling rate.
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The Mi 11 Ultra supports an in-display fingerprint scanner and faces recognition. The device has a 10-bit panel with 891cd/m2 brightness which is very high and impressive. The brightness is sufficient for HDR content.
Software and Performance
The Mi 11 Ultra is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC and features one Prime Core with a max frequency of 2.84 GHz, three Cortex-A78 high-performance cores with a max frequency of 2.42 GHz, and four Cortex-A55 cores with a clock speed of 1.8 GHz. The GPU is Qualcomm Adreno 660 which backs up as a secondary display.
The system performance is quite impressive as it is high level and very fast. Navigating the system interface happens flawlessly as applications start very quickly and the screen responds quickly with no lag whatsoever. It features a very fast UFS 3.1 memory and has an internal memory configuration of 256 GB which cannot be increased.
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It runs on an Android 11 security patch which can be updated. The device features 5G dual SIM functionality, Google Play Services, a custom launcher, MiUi, Bluetooth 5.2 module. NFC chip and Wi-Fi. It supports HD streaming and 17 LTE frequency bands.
The Mi 10 Ultra features a triple-camera setup, a 50MP main camera, 48MP ultra-wide camera, and a 48MP periscope telephoto camera. There’s also a 20MP selfie camera.
Images taken with the 50MP main camera look incredibly detailed and very color accurate. While the sharpness is not on a very high level especially in the corners, it reveals its true strength in low-light conditions. Images captured in the dark are well-detailed and properly exposed.
The 48MP Periscope Telephoto camera supports 5X optical zoom and 120X digital zoom. Images taken looked good as well. The wide-angle camera has a 48-MP image sensor and produces detailed and color-accurate images, which appear realistic because there’s a minimal amount of sharpening.
All cameras can record videos @ 8K up to 24 FPS, 4K (up to 60 FPS) and 1080p (up to 1920 FPS). The Smartphone also has a night video mode which can shoot 1080p video at 30 FPS. The selfie camera also does a really good job.
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra Full Specifications
|Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G|
|Announced||2021, March 29|
|Released||2021, April 02|
|Dimensions||164.3 x 74.6 x 8.4 mm (6.47 x 2.94 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||234 g (8.25 oz)|
|Build||Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), ceramic back, aluminum frame|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)|
|Type||AMOLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, 900 nits (HBM), 1700 nits (peak)|
|Size||6.81 inches, 112.0 cm2 (~91.4% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~515 PPI density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass Victus|
|OS||Android 11, MIUI 12.5|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G (5 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680)|
|Internal||256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM|
|Triple||50 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1/1.12″, 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF, Laser AF, OIS|
|48 MP, f/4.1, 120mm (periscope telephoto), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom|
|48 MP, f/2.2, 12mm, 128? (ultrawide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF|
|Features||Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama, 1.1” AMOLED selfie display|
|Video||8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240/960/1920fps, gyro-EIS, HDR10+ rec.|
|Single||20 MP, f/2.2, 27mm (wide), 1/3.4″, 0.8µm|
|Video||1080p@30/60fps, 720p@120fps, gyro-EIS|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|WLANWi-Fi||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD|
|GPS||Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC, BDS (tri-band)|
|USB||USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, color spectrum|
|Type||Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable|
|Charging||Fast charging 67W, 100% in 36 min (advertised)|
|Fast wireless charging 67W, 100% in 39 min (advertised)|
|Reverse wireless charging 10W|
|Quick Charge 4+|
|Power Delivery 3.0|
|Colors||Ceramic White (Cosmic White), Ceramic Black (Cosmic Black)|