Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra vs OnePlus 9 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 50 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the OnePlus 9 Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra OnePlus 9 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.81 in (inches) 6.77 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 888
Operating System MIUI 12.5 MIUI 12.5
Resolution 1440 x 3200 pixels 1440 x 3216 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 50/48/48 MP 48/50/8/2 MP
Front Camera 20 MP 16 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 4500 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra 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,6th Gen AI Engine,Game Turbo 4.0,LiquidCool 2.0 Vapor Chamber,6-stack graphite layer and Graphene layer. Running on MIUI 12.5 operating system.

Both phones are using the same processor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888..

Meanwhile, the OnePlus 9 Pro 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 and OnePlus Cool Play. And it’s running on MIUI 12.5 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the OnePlus 9 Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 11.1% (percent) more powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the OnePlus 9 Pro. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, 67W wired fast charging, 67W wireless fast charging, 10W reverse wireless charging, 120W charger in the box, No-charger box available, Power Delivery 3.0, Quick Charge 3+ and Quick Charge 4+.
The OnePlus 9 Pro battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual-cell battery, Warp Charge 65T and Warp Charge Wireless 50.

Screen

The smartphone is using a E4 AMOLED display with 1440 x 3200 pixels and a screen size of 6.81 in (inches).

Meanwhile the OnePlus 9 Pro is featuring a E4 AMOLED display with 1440 x 3216 pixels and a screen size of 6.77 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is a 0.5% bigger than OnePlus 9 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra OnePlus 9 Pro
100% DCI-P3 10-bit color
120Hz refresh rate 120Hz adaptive refresh rate
3D curved glass screen 1300 cd/m² peak brightness
480Hz touch sampling rate 3D curved glass screen
5000000:1 Capacitive
AI Master Picture Quality Engine Corning Gorilla Glass
Capacitive Display manufacturer – Samsung
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Fluid Display 2.0
Delta-E ≈0.41 HDR10+
Display manufacturer – Samsung Hyper Touch
DolbyVision JNCD ≈0.30
DotDisplay with TrueColor LTPO technology
HDR10+ Motion Graphics Smoothing
JNCD ≈0.38 Multi-touch
MEMC (Motion Estimation Motion Compensation) Night Mode
Multi-touch Reading Mode
Peak brightness – 1700 cd/m² Scratch resistant
Rear display Ultra-high Video Resolution
Scratch resistant Vibrant Color Effect Pro
SGS Eye Care Display Certification
Typical brightness – 900 cd/m²

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 6400 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The OnePlus 9 Pro is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 5550 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Quad channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

The maximum capacity offered by the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is 16 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% bigger than the OnePlus 9 Pro with 12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than OnePlus 9 Pro.

The max storage capacity offered by the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the OnePlus 9 Pro with 256 gigabytes.

OnePlus 9 Pro gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 50/48/48 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:24 mm , carrying a sensor like Samsung S5KGN2 , a pixel size of 1.4 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/2.2 f/4.1 respectively.

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Meanwhile the OnePlus 9 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/50/8/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length:23 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX789 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

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Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra OnePlus 9 Pro
120x digital zoom (#3) 12-bit RAW
5x optical zoom (#3) 2×2 OCL
7-element lens (#2) 2×2 OCL (#2)
AI 2.0 3.3x optical zoom (#3)
Angle of view – 128° (#2) 3-element lens (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 7-element lens (#2)
Aperture size – f/4.1 (#3) Angle of view – 110.3° (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Autofocus (#3) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Continuous autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Digital image stabilization Autofocus
Digital zoom Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Face detection Digital image stabilization
Face unlock Digital Overlap HDR
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 12 mm (#2) Digital zoom
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 120 mm (#2) Exposure compensation
Geotagging Face detection
HDR Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 14 mm (#2)
ISO settings Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 77 mm (#3)
Laser autofocus (LAF) Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (mono)
Night Mode 2.0 Freeform lens (#2)
OIS(#3) Geotagging
Optical image stabilization Hasselblad Pro mode
Optical zoom Hasselblad technology
Panorama HDR
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) ISO settings
Scene mode Laser autofocus (LAF)
Secondary rear camera – 48 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Macro mode
Self-timer OIS (#3)
Sensor version – Sony IMX586 (#2) Optical image stabilization
Sensor version – Sony IMX586 (#3) Optical zoom
Sensor size – 1/2″ (#23) Panorama
Sensor size – 1/2″ (#3) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Stagger HDR Scene mode
Third rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto) Secondary rear camera – 50 MP (ultra-wide)
Touch focus Self-timer
White balance settings Sensor version – Sony IMX766 (#2)
Sensor size – 1/1.56″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 8 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra comes with a 20 MP in the front.

The OnePlus 9 Pro has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra OnePlus 9 Pro
20 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.4
Face unlock Digital image stabilization
HDR Face unlock
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) HDR
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2 Sensor model:Sony IMX471 Exmor RS
Sensor type:ISOCELL Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

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.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra OnePlus 9 Pro
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) GPRS
LTE Cat 20 HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 20
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra price is $1400 and the OnePlus 9 Pro price tag is $970 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $1070 (12 GB + 256 GB)

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