Mi 11i is an good phone, but it isn't worth it. Get the Poco F3 for half price instead. At europe, mi 11i costs £649, while Poco F3 costs £299 right now at same storage variant. You are getting 95% of the experience. You only lose the larger 108 mp sensor and snapdragon 888 5% improvement in performance. But remember, snapdragon 888 is an overheating beast. Poco F3 is as good as mi 11i for just half the price.
Opened comments to read about Xiaomi, reading about Sony instead. LOL
Syuser, 21 May 2021At least regarding the camera quality (because the MiUI - its system, is a buggy shameless 4th... moreMy Xperia 1 ii was a buggy mess, constantly dropping GPS, fingerprint sensor randomly not working, multi-tasking view disappearing, blocking all calls in and out on Bluetooth, poor focusing of the camera when it felt like it, draining battery at a rapid rate one day then not the next, refusing to wireless charge - I suspect MIUI isn't any worse than that...
That's one thick camera bump for the camera specs
Anonymous, 21 May 2021Oh hello.. The sensor is 1/1.52" slightly smaller than OnePlus 9 Pro and Galaxy S21 Ultra... moreYes... but I didn't even once calling that sensor bad, by any margins. I've already seen its output in a pal of mine's Realme 8 Pro, and I'm thoroughly impressed, it's a real eye treat. What I inferred was that this sensor is likely meant to be used mostly in budget phones, hence '108MP for the masses'.
But if you were to compare it with HMX... well you haven't seen what GCam+27MP output can do. Details and details, all of it. But that's my own personal opinion anyway.
Anonymous, 20 May 2021770k in Antutu. Wow Gaming phones can reach upto 850k
Mikeromeoz, 21 May 2021That's not true.
HM1 isn't the successor to the HMX. They're practically the... moreOh hello.. The sensor is 1/1.52" slightly smaller than OnePlus 9 Pro and Galaxy S21 Ultra or Vivo X60 pro plus.
Its way bigger than the sensor on Zenfone 8, pixel 5, iPhone 12 series, regular Galaxy S21, Xperia flagships. It's flagship grade. Don't you dare call this a mid range sensor.
I wish they included the HMX instead of the much poorer performer HM2, as their output resolution is much better than the HM2 (27>12MP), and bring at least a quad-bayer ultrawide (20MP) and even a 8MP 2x telephoto instead of a useless 5MP macro
Anonymous, 21 May 2021HM2 is successor to HM1 which is a successor to HMXThat's not true.
HM1 isn't the successor to the HMX. They're practically the same sensor but with different CFA, HM1 uses nonacell (108MP to 12MP) while HMX uses tetracell (108MP to 27MP). Oh also HMX can only do 6K while HM1 does 8K. Strangely, though, Xiaomi always offers 8K recordings on their HMX-equipped phones. Be it an upscaled video or some sort, I have no idea, but the results look quite decent on my current phone (mi 10t pro) if a bit soft.
HM2 is mostly '108MP for the masses', with their smaller pixels, thus a smaller sensor, that's only a bit bigger than your typical midrange 64MP imager. But it uses nonacell, which I've always thought would be a Samsung-exclusive thing.
The real successor to the HM1 would be the HM3, with its 12-bit color capture and better AF.
TECH--BEAST , 21 May 2021Vivo is good at the optimization of their phones thats why u get shocked when u found they hav... moreVivo has done well by optimizing the battery.
They have done a great job with cooling too.
Their devices overheat less compared to other Snapdragon 888 devices.
Anonymous, 21 May 2021but the mi11x doesnt sell well in India.....there are other options like vivo x60, iqoo 7 bmw,... moreThe MI 11x pro has very good hardware for camera especially when coupled with the Snapdragon 888 ISP.
Camera Software will mature as this a new device.
Gcam will extract the most out of this sensor. I doubt the ones from Vivo and others will have similar kind of developer community support
Anonymous, 20 May 2021No, it is not.
Months ago Eprice Taiwan posted article about it.
Snapdragon version scor... moreI don't think so. I used the Exynos S21 Ultra for a few days... battery life was excellent.
Here's a comparison for you if you don't believe me..
At least regarding the camera quality (because the MiUI - its system, is a buggy shameless 4th grade java), this is the most expensive with the largest sensor with the crappiest digital processing device ever. With Xperia 1 II many of these shots situations are better (raw is amazingly easy and performed to edit). Having now the cleanest Android on the market plus is half the price of this 11 (around 650 euros in my country), make this 11 to be a real proof for such a crap copy-cat-sensor (look at the ones with 1 inch Sony!) and it's only for placebo paper numbers. Really not on par with its price in any aspect!
Anonymous, 21 May 2021More brightness decrease life span?? Sure if you are using cheap Oled like the one on Xperias.... moreThis is why people stay clear of Sony flagships.
They'll rather buy Mi, Samsung, Apple and others who give users what they want, not some dim half baked screen experience.
The case when the cons are far-fetched by the authors
Anonymous, 21 May 2021Sony as usual focusing more on unimportant aspects like unnecessary 4k resolution on tiny devi... moreHalf the time, the content doesn't even run at 4k, in order to save battery.
Anonymous, 21 May 2021More brightness decrease life span?? Sure if you are using cheap Oled like the one on Xperias.... moreSony as usual focusing more on unimportant aspects like unnecessary 4k resolution on tiny device, but not focusing on display brightness and other things.
Bruno, 21 May 2021Too bigYou haven't used bigger phone's for sure to be calling this big