The global smartphone market is led by Samsung and then Apple, which comes as no surprise to most people. In the very close third place we find Xiaomi and with the announcement of four new affordable devices from the Note 11 series, we are likely to increase this market share in the coming months.
The Redmi Note 11 series consists of Note 11, Note 11S, Note 11 Pro and Note 11 Pro 5G. A couple of these phones are on their way to us for testing. So stay tuned for full coverage in the coming weeks. The Note 11 and 11S are the more affordable models and they will be available in January. The Note 11 Pro and Note 11 Pro 5G are the high-end models that will be available from February. Final price will be announced.
The top 3 models have a powerful 108-megapixel main camera with 9-in-1 pixel binning technology. All four smartphones feature high refresh rate displays, bright AMOLED screens, dual speakers, a standard 3.5mm audio jack and the side fingerprint sensor.
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the Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G has the highest specifications and will be the one with the highest price. It has a 6.67-inch AMOLED with a refresh rate of 120 Hz, a 108-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera, a 2-megapixel macro camera, a 16-megapixel in- Display front camera, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 695, a 5000 mAh battery and three storage options. The phone will be available in Graphite Grey, Polar White and Atlantic Blue.
67W turbo charging is supported by this phone, so you can charge it up to 50% in just 15 minutes. This model is also the only one with 5G support, so we’ll make sure it’s tested for 5G compatibility on US networks.
Compared to the 5G model, the Redmi Note 11 Pro is powered by a MediaTek Helio G96 processor with an additional 2MP depth camera on the rear. It has the same display, size and other features.
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the Redmi Note 11S also packs the MediaTek Helio G96 processor but has a slightly smaller 6.43-inch display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It also has a slightly lower level of fast charging but the same massive 5,000mAh battery. The top three Note 11 devices will be available with RAM and internal storage options of 6GB/64GB, 6GB/128GB and 8GB/128GB with a microSD card for additional storage capacity.
For the entry-level Note 11, RAM and storage options include 4GB/64GB, 4GB/128GB, and 6GB/128GB. The 6.43-inch display remains the same as the Note 11S, with the main camera having a 50-megapixel sensor and the front camera being a 13-megapixel variant. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 processor powers this model, while the speakers, audio jack, fingerprint sensor, 5000mAh battery and IR blaster are still present.