Xiaomi Mi 11 vs Apple iPhone SE (2020) – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Mi 11 phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 108 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4600 mAh. On other side, the Apple iPhone SE (2020) also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Xiaomi Mi 11 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.81 in (inches) 4.7 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85
Operating System MIUI 12.5 MIUI 12.5
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 750 x 1334 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 3 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/13/5 MP 12 MP
Front Camera 20 MP 7 MP
Battery 4600 mAh 1821 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Xiaomi Mi 11 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 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. Running on MIUI 12.5 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85.

Meanwhile, the Apple iPhone SE (2020) has a Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85, the second processor has a total of 6 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.65 GHz Lightning and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Thunder. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2650 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on MIUI 12.5 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Xiaomi Mi 11 is carrying a Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Apple iPhone SE (2020) has the Apple GPU,4 cores,Antutu gpu – 186079 graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Mi 11 battery capacity is 4600 mAh which is a 152.6% (percent) more powerful than the 1821 mAh offered by the Apple iPhone SE (2020). Some features 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+.
The Apple iPhone SE (2020) battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and USB Power delivery 2.0.

Screen

The smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.81 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Apple iPhone SE (2020) is featuring a IPS display with 750 x 1334 pixels and a screen size of 4.7 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Mi 11 is a 44.8% bigger than Apple iPhone SE (2020) screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
100% DCI-P3 1400:1 contrast ratio
120Hz refresh rate 625 cd/m²
480Hz touch sampling rate Capacitive
4D curved glass screen Haptic Touch
5000000:1 Ion-strengthtened glass
Capacitive LED-backlit
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Multi-touch
Delta-E 0.41 Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
DotDisplay with TrueColor Retina HD display
HDR10+ Scratch resistant
JNCD 0.38 Wide Color display (P3)
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 Xiaomi Mi 11 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 3200 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Apple iPhone SE (2020) is coming with a 3 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR4.
In the basic edition, the Xiaomi Mi 11 gives a 166.6% more ram memory capacity than Apple iPhone SE (2020).

The maximum capacity offered by the Xiaomi Mi 11 is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 300% bigger than the Apple iPhone SE (2020) with 3 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Xiaomi Mi 11 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Xiaomi Mi 11 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Apple iPhone SE (2020).

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:256 gigabytes.

Apple iPhone SE (2020) gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Xiaomi Mi 11 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 108/13/5 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , carrying a 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.

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Meanwhile the Apple iPhone SE (2020) rear camera comes with 1 lenses of 12 MP , the flash type is Quad LED , a focal length(35 mm) equivalent:28 mm , carrying sensor like Sony Exmor RS , a pixel size of 1.22 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 respectively.

Apple
Xiaomi Mi 11 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
AI 2.0 1080p @ 240 fps
Angle of view – 123° (#2) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Digital zoom
Autofocus Exposure compensation
Autofocus – 3 cm-10cm (#3) Face detection
Continuous autofocus Flash type – Quad LED
Digital image stabilization Geotagging
Digital zoom HDR
Exposure compensation Hybrid IR filter
Face detection ISO settings
Face unlock Macro mode
Geotagging Noise reduction
HDR Optical image stabilization
ISO settings Panorama
Laser autofocus (LAF) RAW
Night Mode 2.0 Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
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)
Scene mode
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 Xiaomi Mi 11 comes with a 20 MP in the front.

The Apple iPhone SE (2020) has a 7 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
20 MP 7 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.4 720p @ 240 fps
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Face detection
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) HDR
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm Panorama
Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2 Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Sensor type:ISOCELL Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

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 Apple iPhone SE (2020)
4×4 MIMO EDGE
5G NSA EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
5G SA GPRS
EDGE HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
GPRS LTE Cat 16(150/1 Gbit/s)
Ho RxD LTE-A(500/1 Gbit/s)
HPUE TD-
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) TD-SCDMA
LTE Cat 20 UMTS(384 kbit/s)
Snapdragon X60 modem
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Xiaomi Mi 11 price is $610 (8 GB + 128 GB) or $660 (8 GB + 256 GB) or $720 (12 GB + 256 GB and the Apple iPhone SE (2020) price tag is $550

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