Mi 11 Launched in the Philippines – Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Mi 11 Launched in the Philippines – Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Xiaomi just announced the local release and local pricing of their new flagship smartphone, the Mi 11, here in the Philippines.

The latest flagship phone debuts with some groundbreaking improvements over its predecessors. This includes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset, 108MP triple rear camera, cinematic audio, and 50W wireless charging.

“The Mi 11 is our interpretation of a perfect premium flagship smartphone. It continues the Mi series legacy of packing revolutionary features in a device with exceptional design and quality. We are excited that Mi 11 has set an important milestone for mobile photography and videography, to bring users a true ‘Movie Magic’ experience. The Mi 11 is definitely one of the key highlight releases within Xiaomi’s product universe this year, and we continue to challenge ourselves to deliver even more innovative products in the near future,”

says Mr. K. M. Leong, Regional Head of Southeast Asia, Xiaomi.

Unleash your Creative Potential

108MP wide-angle, 13MP ultra-wide-angle, and 5MP telemacro

The new Mi phone boasts the world’s highest resolution 108MP wide-angle camera sensor as its primary shooter. It also sports a 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and 5MP telemacro lens. As for the front, it has a 20MP punch-hole camera which minimizes bezels on the home screen. All while still ensuring users look their best when snapping a selfie or video chatting. The new device also comes with improved night mode capabilities which is available on three of its cameras: primary, ultra-wide, and front.

Featuring 6 one-click AI functions, making artsy shots is a breeze, from Parallel World to Freeze Frame Video. There is also a Magic Zoom mode for real film buffs. The device also offers studio-level shooting control with its HDR10+ recording and new Pro Time-Lapse mode. Its studio-level control also extends to editing with advanced AI features. This includes AI Erase 2.0 which allow users to remove unwanted objects or lines from images.

See and Hear Every Detail

120Hz 6.81-inch AMOLED DotDisplay

One of the best screens on the market, a 120Hz 6.81-inch AMOLED DotDisplay is featured on the new Mi phone. The screen received an A+ rating as well as a best display award from DisplayMate. Its WQHD+ ultra-high-resolution screen and 10-bit color technology allows for clearer and smoother color transitions. The display also comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. It safeguards against drops, and embraces an advanced dual anti-glare frosted finish that catches light, not fingerprints.

Harman Kardon dual speakers

Its Super Resolution technology upgrades low resolution videos to WQHD+ quality without worry of increased data consumption. The flagship phone also touts Harman Kardon’s professionally tuned dual speakers, delivering supreme cinematic audio.

Stay One Step Ahead

Mi 11 is one of the few first smartphones to feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888. With its Adreno 660 GPU, 6th generation Qualcomm AI engine, and X60 modem, it completely redefines premium processing standards.

The new Mi phone is more powerful and more efficient than its predecessor thanks to its cutting-edge 5nm process technology. The device supports 2K, 120FPS, HDR gaming and it also sports an octa-core, ultra-large core Arm Cortex-X1, ramping up performance dramatically.

Equipped with the latest LiquidCool heat dissipation system, the device stays cool while effortlessly deals with extreme gaming and other operations. Its 4,600 mAh battery combined with its 55W wired, 50W wireless, and 10W reverse charging, ensures that it stays powered up.

Mi 11 Pricing and Availability

Xiaomi Mi 11

The Mi 11 comes in an 8GB + 256GB variant and will retail for PHP 36,990. It will be open for pre-orders at participating stores starting March 5, 2021. Those who will pre-order the device will have a chance of receiving a FREE Mi Desktop Monitor worth PHP 5,990.

Customers can also get the new Mi phone in its Open Sale starting March 13, 2021. Purchasers will also get a FREE Mi Smart Speaker worth PHP 1,990. Mi 11 owners can also avail of After Sales Premium Service worth PHP 15,000 which covers 2 years of extended warranty and a 1-time free screen replacement within 1 year.

List of Participating stores.
Pre-order – https://bit.ly/Mi11PHStoreLists
Open Sales – http://bit.ly/Mi11FirstSaleMiStoreLists

Mi 11 Specifications

Dimensions164.3 x 74.6 x 8.1 mm
Weight196 g
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 888
CPUOcta-core (1×2.84 GHz Kryo 680 & 3×2.42 GHz Kryo 680 & 4×1.80 GHz Kryo 680
GPUAdreno 660
RAM8GB
Storage256GB
Display6.81-inch AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1440 x 3200
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Rear Camera108 MP, f/1.9, wide, PDAF, OIS
13 MP, f/2.4, 123˚ ultrawide
5 MP, f/2.4, macro
Front Camera20 MP, f/2.2, 27mm wide
OS Android 11, MIUI 12
Battery4600 mAh
Other Features2K, 120FPS, HDR gaming
Fingerprint (under display, optical)
Fast charging 55W, 100% in 45 min (advertised)
Fast wireless charging 50W, 100% in 53 min (advertised)
Reverse wireless charging 10W
Power Delivery 3.0
Quick Charge 4+
ColorsMidnight Gray
Horizon Blue
PricePHP 36,990
Josef Cagas
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