Xiaomi Mi 11 vs Huawei P40 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Xiaomi Mi 11 mobile 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 Huawei P40 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 Huawei P40 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.81 in (inches) 6.58 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990
Operating System MIUI 12.5 MIUI 12.5
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1200 x 2640 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/13/5 MP 50/40/12/TOF MP
Front Camera 20 MP 32 MP
Battery 4600 mAh 4200 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 Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990.

Meanwhile, the Huawei P40 Pro has a Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.86 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 2 cores of 2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 and 4 cores of 1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2860 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and 4-layer VC cooling system graphene film. 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 Huawei P40 Pro has the ARM Mali-G76 MP16,600 MHz (megahertz),16 cores,GPU Turbo,Antutu gpu – 173021 graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Mi 11 battery capacity is 4600 mAh which is a 9.5% (percent) more powerful than the 4200 mAh offered by the Huawei P40 Pro. 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 Huawei P40 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 40W Huawei Super Charge and 40W wireless 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 Huawei P40 Pro is featuring a OLED display with 1200 x 2640 pixels and a screen size of 6.58 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Mi 11 is a 3.4% bigger than Huawei P40 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Huawei P40 Pro
100% DCI-P3 90 Hz
120Hz refresh rate Capacitive
480Hz touch sampling rate Corning Gorilla Glass
4D curved glass screen Multi-touch
5000000:1 Scratch resistant
Capacitive
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 Huawei P40 Pro 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 Huawei P40 Pro 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.

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

Huawei P40 Pro gets you 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 Huawei P40 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 50/40/12/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length(35 mm) of 3.36 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) , carrying sensor like Sony IMX700 and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/1.8 f/3.4 respectively.

Huawei
Xiaomi Mi 11 Huawei P40 Pro
AI 2.0 1080p @ 60 fps
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 720p @ 960 fps
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Continuous shooting
Autofocus Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Autofocus – 3 cm-10cm (#3) Digital image stabilization
Continuous autofocus Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Exposure compensation Geotagging
Face detection HDR
Face unlock Huawei XD Fusion Engine
Geotagging ISO settings
HDR Laser autofocus (LAF)
ISO settings Leica camera
Laser autofocus (LAF) Optical image stabilization
Night Mode 2.0 Panorama
Optical image stabilization Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Optical zoom RGGB sensor (#2)
Panorama RYYB sensor
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Scene mode
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Secondary rear camera – 40 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Scene mode Self-timer
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Sensor version – Sony IMX650 (#2)
Self-timer SuperSensing camera (#3)
Third rear camera – 5 MP (telepmacro) Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus Touch focus
White balance settings UltraVision camera
Vario-Summilux-H lens
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Huawei P40 Pro has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Huawei P40 Pro
20 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.4 3D scanning
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Autofocus
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Gesture motion
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm HDR
Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2 IR sensor
Sensor type:ISOCELL Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera

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 Huawei P40 Pro
4×4 MIMO 5G NSA
5G NSA 5G SA
5G SA Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
Ho RxD GPRS
HPUE HSPA+
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) LTE Cat 21
LTE Cat 20 TD-
Snapdragon X60 modem TD-SCDMA
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 Huawei P40 Pro price tag is $1100

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