Is Mi 11 Ultra the Best Premium Flagship Phone to Buy in India?


Mi 11 Extremely — launched final month in India and set to go on sale quickly — is Xiaomi’s costliest flagship ever, with a price ticket of Rs. 69,990. It presents rather a lot for that cash, with its specs together with a 50-megapixel major digicam sensor, a periscope lens with 5x optical zoom, and a quad-curved AMOLED show. There’s additionally, curiously, a tiny secondary show on the again. Are all these choices sufficient to persuade a buyer who’s in search of a high-end smartphone at Rs. 70,000 — and who might need their eyes on the OnePlus 9 Professional or the Samsung Galaxy S21 Extremely? We focus on this and different issues concerning the Mi 11 Extremely on this week’s episode of Orbital, the Devices 360 podcast.

Host Akhil Arora speaks with Devices 360 deputy critiques editor Roydon Cerejo and reviewer Aditya Shenoy to grasp the cons and execs of the Mi 11 Ultra. The smartphone was launched in India in a single 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant. It’s the firm’s first try to enter a phase that goes up in opposition to the very best of the very best from the likes of Apple and Samsung.

For what it is price, Xiaomi has tried to transcend the mid-range market and produce a few of its high-end telephones to India up to now as effectively. As an illustration, it launched the Mi 10 at a beginning value of Rs. 49,999 in India final 12 months. The Mi 11 Extremely, nevertheless, appears to be designed for the viewers who was beforehand pondering of getting a brand new Samsung Galaxy S-series cellphone or a model new iPhone.

The Mi 11 Extremely cameras supply as much as 120x digital zoom. It has two AMOLED shows (though one in all them is mainly a gimmick). And it has the identical quantity of RAM and storage as you may get on the top-end OnePlus 9 Pro mannequin, in addition to the identical Snapdragon 888 SoC. Each these cellphone additionally come on the similar value — Rs. 69,999. Whereas each are working on Android, there’s a distinction within the expertise, because the Mi 11 Extremely runs on MIUI, which is what you may get on most Xiaomi telephones.

Mi 11 Ultra Review: A Leap of Faith

In fact, there’s much more concerning the Mi 11 Extremely. For those who’re questioning whether or not it is a good choose or not, hearken to the complete dialogue by hitting the play button above. You can even comply with Orbital, the Devices 360 podcast, on Amazon Music, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever you get your podcasts.

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