Huawei Mate X2 vs Xiaomi Mi 11 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei Mate X2 device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 50 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi Mi 11 also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Huawei Mate X2 Xiaomi Mi 11
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.45 in (inches) 6.81 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Operating System EMUI 11 with HMS EMUI 11 with HMS
Resolution 1160 x 2700 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 50/16/12/8 MP 108/13/5 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 20 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4600 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei Mate X2 runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.13 GHz ARM Cortex-A77, 3 cores of 2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 4 cores of 2.05 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3130 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Dual-core NPU. Running on EMUI 11 with HMS operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi 11 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 3 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,6th Gen AI Engine,Game Turbo 4.0,LiquidCool 2.0 Vapor Chamber,6-stack graphite layer and Graphene layer. And it’s running on EMUI 11 with HMS OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ARM Mali-G78,24 cores gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Mi 11 has the Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei Mate X2 battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 2.2% (percent) less powerful than the 4600 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Mi 11. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 55W fast charger in the box.
The Xiaomi Mi 11 battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual Cell battery, 55W fast charging, 50W wireless charging, 10W reverse wireless charging, Power Delivery 3.0, Quick Charge 3+ and Quick Charge 4+.

Screen

The mobile phone is using a OLED display with 1160 x 2700 pixels and a screen size of 6.45 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 11 is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.81 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Huawei Mate X2 is a 5.5% smaller than Xiaomi Mi 11 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Xiaomi Mi 11
240 Hz touch sampling rate 100% DCI-P3
90 Hz refresh rate 120Hz refresh rate
Capacitive 480Hz touch sampling rate
Multi-touch 4D curved glass screen
Unfolded – 120 Hz touch sampling rate 5000000:1
Unfolded – 8 in; 2200×2480 pixels Capacitive
Unfolded – 90 Hz refresh rate Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Delta-E 0.41
DotDisplay with TrueColor
HDR10+
JNCD 0.38
MEMC (Motion Estimation Motion Compensation)
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 1500 cd/m²
Scratch resistant
SGS Eye Care Display Certification
Typical brightness – 900 cd/m²

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Xiaomi Mi 11 is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 3200 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Huawei Mate X2 is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 50% smaller than the Xiaomi Mi 11 with 12 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Huawei Mate X2 comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Huawei Mate X2 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Xiaomi Mi 11.

The max storage capacity offered by the Huawei Mate X2 is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Xiaomi Mi 11 with 256 gigabytes.

Xiaomi Mi 11 gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Huawei Mate X2 rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 50/16/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 17 mm (#3) , a pixel size of 1.22 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/4.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 11 rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 108/13/5 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , carrying sensor like Samsung S5K3T2 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Xiaomi
Huawei Mate X2 Xiaomi Mi 11
1080p @ 960 fps AI 2.0
10x optical zoom (#2) Angle of view – 123° (#2)
2.5 cm macro shooting (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
6-element lens (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
AIS (#2) Autofocus
AIS (#3) Autofocus – 3 cm-10cm (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) Continuous autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size – f/4.4 (#2) Digital zoom
Autofocus Exposure compensation
Continuous shooting Face detection
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Face unlock
Digital image stabilization Geotagging
Digital zoom HDR
Exposure compensation ISO settings
Face detection Laser autofocus (LAF)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 17 mm (#3) Night Mode 2.0
Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Optical image stabilization
Geotagging Optical zoom
HDR Panorama
ISO settings Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Leica camera Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Macro mode Scene mode
OIS (#2) Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
OIS (#3) Self-timer
OIS (#4) Third rear camera – 5 MP (telepmacro)
Optical image stabilization Touch focus
Optical zoom White balance settings
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RYYB sensor
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei Mate X2 comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Xiaomi Mi 11 has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Xiaomi Mi 11
16 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.4
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
Panorama Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Wide angle lens Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2
Sensor type:ISOCELL

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Huawei Mate X2 Xiaomi Mi 11
5G NSA 4×4 MIMO
5G SA 5G NSA
Built-in 5G modem 5G SA
EDGE Built-in 5G modem
GPRS EDGE
HSPA+ GPRS
LTE Cat 21 Ho RxD
TD- HPUE
TD-SCDMA HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Huawei Mate X2 price is $2500 and the Xiaomi Mi 11 price tag is $610 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $660 (8 GB + 256 GB) or $720 (12 GB + 256 GB

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