Update 01/April/2021 – Xiaomi is planning to launch 5 new exciting smartphones in India and China in the next couple of months.
Let’s start with the most anticipated Upcoming Xiaomi mobiles – the Redmi K40 Pro, Mi 11 Pro, Mi 11, Mi 11 Lite, Mi M11 Ultra.
Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro
One of the top brand Xiaomi has come with its new smartphone that is Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro take a look at its features:
It operates on the Android v11 (Q) operating system along with MIUI 12.
Powering the smartphone is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor and the Adreno 660 GPU that offers excellent performance for gaming and multi-tasking.
Additionally, there is 12 GB of RAM, which’s plenty even for running multiple apps.
It also has a non-expandable 256GB storage capacity.
Furthermore, the mobile comes with a 6.81-inch WQHD+( 3200*1440 ) AMOLED display screen.
The Mi 11 Pro weighs 180 grams makes it lightweight.
For imaging, It has a Quad camera setup at the rear(108MP + 13MP + 13MP + 5MP).
For selfies, we get the front camera with 32MP.
It even has a USB Type-C port that comes with fast charging support
Besides, there is a 4500mAh massive battery capacity along with 55 Watts Fast charging and 50 Watts Wireless charging support.
The price of the smartphone in India is likely to be INR 55,490 or CNY 4899.
It is launched in India may be in next year(Expected).
Xiaomi Mi 11
Xiaomi has unveiled the Mi 11 in China on 28 December 2020. The design of the phone is super cool and we can say that this is the most powerful android phone ever because the phone is powered by flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888.
Another key highlight of the phone is its Triple camera setup as 108MP primary camera and up to 8k video recording support.
Display & Design
Body with an eco-leather back and glass front along with corning gorilla glass. The phone is a 6.81 inch AMOLED quad curve Dot-display with 3220*1440px resolution along with a 20:9 aspect ratio and a pixel density of 515ppi.
The Mi 11 has a 91.4% screen to body ratio and 120Hz refresh rate for a smooth user touchscreen experience.
It is a sleek phone with 8.6mm thickness and weighs of the phone is 194grams, hence it is lightweight.
Variants & Price
The Mi 11 will be available in three variants: 8GB RAM and 128GB storage at CNY 3,999 (roughly Rs 45,000), 8GB RAM and 256GB storage at CNY 4,299 (roughly 48,300), and 12GB RAM and 256GB storage at CNY 4,699 (roughly Rs 52,800).
The storage of the Mi 11 is not further expandable.
Processor & Operating system
As I previously tell that the powering of the phone is a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 octa-core processor fabricated on a 5nm chipset.
After Apple processors, Snapdragon 888 is the best processor in performance.
For high graphics gaming, the phone has an Adreno 660 GPU(Graphics Processing Unit).
The Mi 11 operates on an Android 11 based on MIUI 12.5. Also, the phone comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner and also comes with face unlock.
For extreme clarity photography, It has a Triple camera setup (108MP main camera + 13MP ultra wide-angle camera + 5MP macro lens).
At the front, The phone has a 20MP camera for selfies.
The cameras provide HDR, Panorama, PDAF, OIS, EIS, and 1k, 4k, 8k video shooting support, and using the front camera it offers HDR and Panorama modes.
The phone has a Li-Po 4600mAH non-removable battery along with 55Watts flash fast charging support that means it takes 45 minutes to fully charge from zero.
Additionally, It also provides wireless charging and even has a 10Watts reverse charging support.
- Bluetooth 5.2
- Wi-fi 6 802.11
- USB Type-C Port
- Dual SIM, Dual 5G support.
- Lack of 3.5mm jack.
Mi 11 Ultra
Mi 11 Lite
Redmi K40 Pro
Some of the latest leaks suggest that Xiaomi is planning to launch the new K-series mobiles soon.
The company is planning to launch the Redmi K40 Pro on 25 February 2021, in China.
The Company launched the K20 series in India but never brought the K30 series to the country. It will be interesting to see if they will launch the K40 series outside of China, especially in India.
Let’s talk about rumored features and specs:
The Specs and details are based on the leasks that are floating on social media. So, please take this information with the pinch of salt.
Starting with the performance, the phone will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Octa-Core processor fabricated on a 5nm chipset along with Adreno 660 GPU for game lovers to enjoy heavy gaming without any issue.
The Redmi K40 Pro comes with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage.
Mr. Lu Weibing (General Manager Xiaomi China) said that the upcoming K-series phone features the most expensive flat screen.
Moreover, the K40 Pro comes with a 6.81-inch AMOLED display along with a QHD+(3200*1440) pixels resolution and also offers a 120Hz refresh rate.
Another highlight for the K40 Pro runs is that it runs on the latest MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11.
Talking about its camera details, it has a Quad camera setup at the rear including a 108MP main camera, a 13MP ultrawide angle camera, a 5MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor.
Additionally, it will come with a punch-hole selfie camera with a 32 MP lens.
Lastly, the premium Redmi K40 Pro is fueled with a 4600 mAH capacity battery along with at least 50 Watts fast charging support.
The price of the K40 Pro in China is starting from CNY 3499 (Roughly Rs 39,990).
Some More Features for Redmi K40 Pro:
- Support for 5G network connectivity.
- USB Type-C Port for charging.
- An In-display fingerprint sensor and face unlock support.
- Lack of 3.5 mm headphone jack.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra:
Xiaomi has recently launched the new Mi 10 in China, but it has yet to launch the phone in the International market.
The company has also launched the Redmi K30 and the K30 Ultra in China to launch in India or other countries soon.
Key Highlights Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra:
- More Prominent 6.67″ display with up to 120Hz refresh rate
- 120W fast charging
- Available in transparent back
- SD 865 – Incredible Performance
- Incredible Cameras
Xiaomi has launched several new phones to mark the 10th Anniversary of the company, but the most powerful smartphone is the Mi 10 Ultra.
The Mi 10 Ultra also comes with a unique transparent back cover that showcases the 50W wireless charging sensor and the NFC sensor with a 10th-anniversary sticker.
The phone offers 6.67 inches HDR10+ OLED capacitive touchscreen display. It has a 2340 * 1080 pixels resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio,386 PPI, 800 nits brightness, and up to 120Hz screen refresh rate. It has an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Powering the phone is the cutting edge Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (7nm) Octa-Core processor. It runs on MIUI 12 based Android 10 and GPU Adreno 650.
It weighs nearly 221g and has a thickness of 9.5mm. The phone is powered by a 4500 mAh and comes with an insanely fast 120W charger.
Notably, the memory alternative comes with four configurations likewise, 8GB/128GB, 8GB/256GB, 12GB/256GB, and 16GB/512GB. It has UFS 3.1 for fast file transfer.
The stand out feature for the Mi Note 10 ultra are its cameras.
The camera setup involves a front camera of 20MP with an f/2.3 aperture that can click detailed selfies.
Also, we have got Quad rear cameras that include 48MP wide (f/1.9 aperture), 48MP periscope telephoto (f/4.1 aperture) with 5x optical zoom and 120x hybrid zoom. It has also got a dedicated 12MP telephoto (f/2.0 aperture) lens that can improve the portrait shots significantly, and lastly, it has also got a 20MP ultra-wide (f/2.2 aperture).
Clearly, Xiaomi is not cutting corners when it comes to adding cameras to this flagship device.
The Mi 10 Ultra is available in Obsidian Black, Mercury Silver, and Transparent edition with a presumed starting price tag of roughly INR 57,990.
Xiaomi Mi A4
Xiaomi Mi A3 is now a few months old, and Xiaomi is planning to launch the successor to the Mi A3 in the coming months. As per sources, Xiaomi can refresh it in July 2020.
The Mi A4 will come with the stock Android OS and have the latest version Android 10 Q, upgrading Android 11. The key highlight for the Mi A series of devices has been stock Android and superior cameras.
The Mi A4 will have a 64 MP Primary rear camera, a 12 MP telephoto lens, and a 12 MP ultra-wide camera.
Further, the phone will come with a 16 MP front selfie camera present inside the waterdrop notch.
Powering the Mi A4 is the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G Octa-Core processor that the company has recently launched. It is going to be one of the first mobiles to get the latest chipset from Qualcomm.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G is manufactured using an 8 Nm process and a 2.3 GHz maximum clock speed. The energy-efficient processor will offer good battery life and also has a fast Adreno 618 GPU.
Further, the phone will come with 4 GB and 6 GB ram variants with 64/128 GB storage.
Furthermore, the phone will come with a 4000 mAH capacity battery and feature 18 Watts charging speed.
The most glaring flaw with the Mi A3 was the lack of a Full HD+ display that made it unpopular. Xiaomi is likely to learn from the mistake and bundle with a Full HD+ display (it is not clear if they will opt for an LCD or an AMOLED panel.
Similar to the Mi A3, the Mi A4 will come with an in-display fingerprint scanner and will also have Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
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Co-Author – Ayush Sharma