Xiaomi Mi 11 vs Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra – 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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.81 in (inches) 6.67 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
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) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 108/13/5 MP 48/48/20/12 MP
Front Camera 20 MP 20 MP
Battery 4600 mAh 4500 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 865.

Meanwhile, the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,5th Gen AI Engine,Game Turbo 4.0,LiquidCool 2.0 Vapor Chamber,6-stack graphite layer and Graphene layer. 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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Xiaomi Mi 11 battery capacity is 4600 mAh which is a 2.2% (percent) more powerful than the 4500 mAh offered by the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra. 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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Dual Cell battery, 120W fast charging, 50W wireless charging, 10W reverse wireless charging and TÜV Rheinland 3.0 certification for fast charging.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra is featuring a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.67 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Xiaomi Mi 11 is a 2% bigger than Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
100% DCI-P3 100% DCI-P3
120Hz refresh rate 120Hz refresh rate
480Hz touch sampling rate 240Hz touch sampling rate
4D curved glass screen 3D curved glass screen
5000000:1 5M:1 dynamic contrast ratio
Capacitive Capacitive
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Delta-E 0.41 Delta-E <1
DotDisplay with TrueColor Display manufacturer – CSOT (TCL)
HDR10+ JNCD <0.63
JNCD 0.38 Multi-touch
MEMC (Motion Estimation Motion Compensation) Peak brightness – 1120 cd/m²
Multi-touch Scratch resistant
Peak brightness – 1500 cd/m² TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification
Scratch resistant Typical brightness – 800 cd/m²
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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) or 16 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Xiaomi Mi 11 is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% smaller than the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra with 16 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 maximum storage capacity offered by the Xiaomi Mi 11 is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less than the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra with 512 gigabytes

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/48/20/12 MP , the flash type is Triple LED , a focal length (35 mm) of 12 mm (#3) , carrying sensor like Samsung S5K3T2 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/4.1 f/2.2 f/2.0 respectively.

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Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
AI 2.0 120x digital zoom (#2)
Angle of view – 123° (#2) 2.5 cm shooting distance for macro (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2) 2x optical zoom (#4)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) 5-element lens (#2)
Autofocus 5x optical zoom (#2)
Autofocus – 3 cm-10cm (#3) 6-element lens (#4)
Continuous autofocus 7-element lens (#3)
Digital image stabilization AI 2.0
Digital zoom Angle of view – 128° (#3)
Exposure compensation Autofocus
Face detection Continuous autofocus
Face unlock Digital image stabilization
Geotagging Digital zoom
HDR Dual Native ISO technology
ISO settings Dual Phase Detection AF (#4)
Laser autofocus (LAF) Exposure compensation
Night Mode 2.0 Face detection
Optical image stabilization Face unlock
Optical zoom Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 12 mm (#3)
Panorama Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto portrait)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Geotagging
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) HDR
Scene mode ISO settings
Secondary rear camera – 13 MP (ultra-wide-angle) Laser autofocus (LAF)
Self-timer Night Mode 2.0
Third rear camera – 5 MP (telepmacro) Optical image stabilization
Touch focus Optical zoom
White balance settings Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.4 m (#4)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) (#2)
Pixel size – 2.4 m (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 20 MP (ultra-wide-angle and macrp)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

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

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Xiaomi Mi 11 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
20 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0.4 Angle of view – 117°
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Face unlock
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) HDR
Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm Pixel size:0.8 µm /0.000800 mm
Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2 Sensor model:Samsung S5K3T2
Sensor type:ISOCELL 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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra
4×4 MIMO 5G NSA
5G NSA 5G SA
5G SA EDGE
EDGE GPRS
GPRS HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
Ho RxD LTE Cat 20
HPUE Snapdragon X55 modem
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
LTE Cat 20
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 Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra price tag is $700

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