Sony Xperia 1 III vs Xiaomi Mi 11 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Sony Xperia 1 III mobile phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Xiaomi Mi 11 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Sony Xperia 1 III Xiaomi Mi 11
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.81 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Operating System Android 11 Android 11
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/12/TOF MP 108/13/5 MP
Front Camera 8 MP 20 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4600 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Sony Xperia 1 III runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the 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 4 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,DUALSHOCK 4 Control compatibility and Game Enhancer. Running on Android 11 operating system.

Both phones are using the same processor, 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 Android 11 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Sony Xperia 1 III is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Xiaomi Mi 11 has the Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Sony Xperia 1 III 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 Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode and Battery Share function.
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 smartphone is using a OLED display with 1644 x 3840 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 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 Sony Xperia 1 III is a 4.7% smaller than Xiaomi Mi 11 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 1 III Xiaomi Mi 11
100% DCI-P3 100% DCI-P3
10-bit color 120Hz refresh rate
120 Hz refresh rate 480Hz touch sampling rate
240 Hz touch sampling rate 4D curved glass screen
Capacitive 5000000:1
CineAlta Capacitive
CinemaWide Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Delta-E 0.41
HDR DotDisplay with TrueColor
Illuminant D65 White point HDR10+
ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020) JNCD 0.38
Motion Blur Reduction (120 Hz equivalent) MEMC (Motion Estimation Motion Compensation)
Multi-touch Multi-touch
Scratch resistant Peak brightness – 1500 cd/m²
X1 for mobile Scratch resistant
SGS Eye Care Display Certification
Typical brightness – 900 cd/m²

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Sony Xperia 1 III is carrying a ram memory of 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 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, the Sony Xperia 1 III gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Xiaomi Mi 11.

At the more expensive edition, both mobile phone present the same ram capacity:12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Sony Xperia 1 III comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Sony Xperia 1 III gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Xiaomi Mi 11.

The max storage capacity offered by the Sony Xperia 1 III 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 Sony Xperia 1 III rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length 35 mm:24 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX577 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.3 f/2.2 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
Sony Xperia 1 III Xiaomi Mi 11
5-axis stabilization AI 2.0
Autofocus Angle of view – 123° (#2)
Cinematography Pro Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Continuous autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Continuous shooting Autofocus
Digital image stabilization Autofocus – 3 cm-10cm (#3)
Digital zoom Continuous autofocus
Exposure compensation Digital image stabilization
Face detection Digital zoom
Geotagging Exposure compensation
HDR Face detection
ISO settings Face unlock
Optical image stabilization Geotagging
Optical zoom HDR
Panorama ISO settings
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Laser autofocus (LAF)
Real-time Eye AF Night Mode 2.0
Real-time tracking Optical image stabilization
Scene mode Optical zoom
Self-timer Panorama
Touch focus Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
White balance settings Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
ZEISS lenses Scene mode
ZEISS T Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 5 MP (telepmacro)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Sony Xperia 1 III comes with a 8 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:

Sony Xperia 1 III Xiaomi Mi 11
8 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.4
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Sensor model:Samsung S5K4H7 Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) 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.

Sony Xperia 1 III 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+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) GPRS
LTE Ho RxD
UMTS(384 kbit/s) HPUE
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia 1 III price is $1200 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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