The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra has a selfie screen on its camera

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra

Today, Xiaomi is announcing three new devices joinings its current flagship series. Announced during a global live-streamed event, the Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11 Lite 4G/5G, and Mi 11i join the Xiaomi Mi 11 as the company’s 2021 flagship offerings.

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra stands out among the rest with premium features such as a new triple pro-grade camera setup, WQHD+ 120Hz display, and the latest Snapdragon 888 processor. But it ultimately boasts of its “industry-leading” cameras that are equipped with software and hardware features that, according to the company, lets it compete with DSLR cameras head-on.

Leading the rear camera setup is a 50-megapixel wide-angle camera equipped with a next-generation 1/1.12-inch super sensor for taking “staggeringly clear” photos in any light condition. It’s partnered with a 48-megapixel periscope camera capable of up to 120x AI super zoom and 5x optical zoom. Rounding out the rear camera setup is a 48-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera with support for macro shooting.

The Mi 11 Ultra’s cameras are supported by Dual Pixel Pro technology for laser-sharp focus and a new Night Mode algorithm for even clearer photos at night. Around the front is a 20-megapixel front-facing camera equipped with Super Pixel technology.

The Mi 11 Ultra is also one of the first phones to carry the latest Snapdragon 888 processor. Equipped with an X60 modem, the device is also 5G ready and can provide fast speeds while consuming less power. The Mi 11 also houses 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. Long hours of usage also shouldn’t pose a problem as it’s equipped with a new three-phase cooling technology that’s designed to curb overheating.

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For its display, the Mi 11 Ultra sports a 6.81-inch 120Hz AMOLED display that’s been rated A+ by DisplayMate. The display uses an ultra-high 480Hz touch sampling rate. Carrying Xiaomi’s Super Resolution technology, the Mi 11 Ultra can support up to 1440p videos without losing sharpness. Additional features include support for Dolby Vision and HDR10+.

Flip the phone over and you’ll another AMOLED display designed to help users take selfies with the Mi 11’s rear cameras. It can also act as an always-on display that can receive notifications and more. As for audio, the device can experience outstanding sound with dual stereo speakers with SOUND by Harman Kardon. You can also use the phone as a wireless mic by connecting it to a compatible Bluetooth speaker.

Powering the phone is a 5000mAH battery that supports 67W wired and wireless turbocharging. According to Xiaomi, the Mi 11 Ultra can charge a battery from zero to full in just 36 minutes. Last but not least, the device is also capable of 10W reverse charging.