After almost 2 months since it became official in China as the first Snapdragon 888-powered phone, Xiaomi finally debuts the Mi 11 to the global audience. Since it is already a global unit, you get Google Services with it–saving you of the hassle of not being able to install it after Xiaomi barred users from doing so with Chinese versions of the Mi 11.
Xiaomi Mi 11 Global Specs:
- Snapdragon 888 processor
- 8GB RAM
- 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storage
- 6.81-inch Quad HD+ AMOLED display, 120hz refresh rate, 10-bit color
- 108-megapixel f/1.9 main camera with PDAF, 5-megapixel f/2.4 macro camera, 13-megapixel f/2.4 ultra-wide-angle camera
- 20-megapixel f/2.0 selfie camera
- 4G, 5G
- WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1, in-display fingerprint scanner
- 4600mAh battery
- 55w fast charging
- Android 11, MIUI 12.5
Aside from having Google services, the Global version of the Mi 11 does not have a 12GB/256GB variant, so you are stuck with either 8GB/128GB or 8GB/256GB. Another key difference is that it does have a 55w GaN charger in the box–though buyers of the Chinese version may opt to get the charger for free if they wish to do so.
Like the Chinese version, the Global version of the Mi 11 gets a 6.81-inch curved AMOLED display with a QHD+ resolution, 120hz refresh rate, and support for 10-bit color. There’s also an in-display fingerprint scanner, though Xiaomi mentioned this time that it does come with a built-in heart rate monitor.
For the cameras, you get a 20-megapixel selfie snapper and a triple rear camera setup that consists of a 108-megapixel f/1.9 main camera, 13-megapixel f/2.4 ultra-wide-angle camera, and 5-megapixel f/2.4 macro camera. Keeping the lights on is a 4600mAh battery with 55w wired charging.
The Mi 11 is priced at 749 Euros(~Php 43.4k) for the 128GB model and 799 Euros(~Php 46.3k) for the 256GB model and will be available for pre-order starting February 26. Hopefully, Xiaomi Philippines brings this phone over to the Philippines quickly.