Xiaomi Mi 11 vs Google Pixel 5 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Mi 11 device 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 Google Pixel 5 also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Xiaomi Mi 11 Google Pixel 5
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.81 in (inches) 6 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
Operating System MIUI 12.5 MIUI 12.5
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2340 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/13/5 MP 12/16 MP
Front Camera 20 MP 8 MP
Battery 4600 mAh 4080 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 Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G.

Meanwhile, the Google Pixel 5 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.4 GHz Kryo 475, 1 core of 2.2 GHz Kryo 475 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 475. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2400 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Titan M security module. 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 Google Pixel 5 has the Qualcomm Adreno 620 graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Mi 11 battery capacity is 4600 mAh which is a 12.7% (percent) more powerful than the 4080 mAh offered by the Google Pixel 5. 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 Google Pixel 5 battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Wireless reverse charging.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Google Pixel 5 is featuring a OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Mi 11 is a 13.5% bigger than Google Pixel 5 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Google Pixel 5
100% DCI-P3 90 Hz refresh rate
120Hz refresh rate Always-on Display
480Hz touch sampling rate Capacitive
4D curved glass screen Corning Gorilla Glass 6
5000000:1 Multi-touch
Capacitive Scratch resistant
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 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 Google Pixel 5 is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

The maximum capacity offered by the Xiaomi Mi 11 is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 50% bigger than the Google Pixel 5 with 8 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, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Xiaomi Mi 11 is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Google Pixel 5 with 128 gigabytes.

Google Pixel 5 gets you or 128 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 Google Pixel 5 rear camera comes with 2 lenses of 12/16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35:28 mm , a pixel size of 1.4 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 respectively.

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Xiaomi Mi 11 Google Pixel 5
AI 2.0 1080p @ 120 fps
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 720p @ 240 fps
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Angle of view – 107° (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Aperture – f/2.2 (#2)
Autofocus Autofocus
Autofocus – 3 cm-10cm (#3) Continuous shooting
Continuous autofocus Digital image stabilization
Digital image stabilization Digital zoom
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Geotagging
Face unlock HDR
Geotagging ISO settings
HDR Optical image stabilization
ISO settings Optical zoom
Laser autofocus (LAF) Panorama
Night Mode 2.0 Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical image stabilization Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Optical zoom Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2)
Panorama Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Self-timer
Scene mode Touch focus
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide-angle) White balance settings
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 Google Pixel 5 has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Google Pixel 5
20 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.4 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Face unlock
HDR HDR
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.112000 mm
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.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Google Pixel 5
4×4 MIMO 5CA
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
EDGE Built-in 5G modem
GPRS EDGE
Ho RxD EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
HPUE GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+(42.2/ 5.76 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20 LTE Cat 13(UL)
Snapdragon X60 modem LTE Cat 18(DL)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) 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 Google Pixel 5 price tag is $700

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