With Apple kickstarting a new trend of shipping the handset without power adapter when it launched the iPhone 12 retail box, the latest to join the bandwagon is Xiaomi. According to a Weibo post shared by Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun, The China-headquartered smartphone giant has now announced that its soon-to-be-launched handset the Mi 11 would go on sale without a power adapter. Mind you! It is likely that the Mi 11 series will be rolled out on December 28 in China.
On the specifications front, Xiaomi had earlier announced that the Mi 11 would be equipped with a new display tech with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. The company has also revealed the new series will run on the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC.
Rumour mills have revealed that the Mi 11 series would comprise of a 4,780mAh and 4,970mAh batteries. The Mi 11 as well as Mi 11 Pro will likely offer up to 55W fast-charging solution.
As far as processor information is concerned, the name mentioned in the Geekbench benchmark tests is ARM Qualcomm along with ARM implementer 65 architecture 8 variant 1 part 3396 revision 0 along with base frequency of 1.80 GHz and 5GB RAM. Furthermore, the report has highlighted that Xiaomi Mi 11 has scored 1105 points in the single-core test. On the other hand, the multi-core test score was 3512 points.
Meanwhile, the Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has rolled out two new products in the market known as a 20W USB Type-C charger along with Mi Power Bank 3 Pikachu Edition. The company claims that this charger is compatible with the recently-launched iPhone 12 series, iPhone 11 and iPhone SE. It seems the Xiaomi has introduced this product after Apple revealed that the iPhone 12 series will go on sale without a USB adapter. As far as the cost is concerned, the price of Xiaomi 20W USB Type-C charger in China is CYN 39 (which translates to approx. Rs 400). However, the cost of Mi Power Bank 3 Pikachu Edition is CYN 99 that translates to Rs 1100.
On the specification front, Xiaomi revealed that 20W USB Type-C charger offers 100-240V wide voltage. Interestingly, this device can charge an iPhone 11 to 45 percent in mere 30 minutes. In addition to this, the USB Type-C port on the charger also makes it compatible with iPhone 12 series as it now lacks an in-box USB adapter. This charger weighs just 43.8gram and is convenient to carry because of its small size. Xiaomi further notified that this charger can fully charge the Samsung S10 in just 1 hour 30 minutes and 2 hours 53 minutes is the time to charge iPad Pro. However, Xiaomi 9 Pro smartphone can be charged completely in just 1 hour 3 minutes.
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