Xiaomi’s Mi 11 Ultra has just landed in the global market and soon it is will make its way to the Indian market. The device is also a strong contender to the newly launched OnePlus 9 Pro and Vivo X60 Pro Plus in the same price segment. The device has also received a lot of praise from DxOMark for its pro-grade camera performance. The Chinese tech firm has not yet reported the pricing of the smartphone for India but we have learnt from industry insiders that the phone will retail in India over Rs 70,000 price point.
Xiaomi officially announced the arrival of the Mi 11 Ultra as its latest premium smartphone in the Indian market. The company has set the launch of the smartphone on April 23 in the country. Prior to its launch in the country, the device has already been introduced in the company’s home market China. We are aware of its blueprint as well as the Chinese pricing, however, the company is expected to reveal the pricing of the smartphone for India on the day of launch only. According to industry insiders, Mi Ultra will come to India with a starting price of Rs 70,000. It should be noted that the speculated pricing is even higher than the OnePlus 9 Pro, Vivo X60 Pro+ and Apple iPhone 12 Mini.
Yes, we understand that many of you are anxiously waiting for Xiaomi to launch its newest premium model in the Indian market, which is expected to burn a hole in the pocket. Till now Mi 11 Ultra is the most expensive smartphone ever offered by the company in the country. Noticeably in China, the price of the device starts at CNY 5,999 (approx Rs 66,400) for the 8GB RAM with 256GB storage, whereas the 12GB with 256GB storage variant at CNY 6,499 (approx Rs 72,000) and the 12GB RAM with 512GB storage variant priced at CNY 6,999 (approx Rs 77,500). In fact, the price of the Special Edition with 12GB RAM and 512GB storage has been set at CNY 6,999 that changes to Rs 77,500.
The publisher also emphasizes that initially, Xiaomi will import its early units from China rather than local manufacturing in India. Therefore the required import duty and additional taxes on the smartphone will result in some price hike.
The Xiaomi’s Mi 11 Ultra comes with top of the line flagship features. It comprises a quad-curved 6.81-inch 2K WQHD+ E4 AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate panel with a 240Hz touch sampling rate support. In addition to this, there is a secondary 1.1-inch AMOLED touch screen with 126×294 pixels of resolution. The phone runs MIUI 12 on top of Android 11 out of the box and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC paired with Adreno 660 GPU.
For the cameras, there is a triple rear camera setup with a multi-functional secondary display for notifications, battery level, and weather alerts. It consists of a 50-megapixel Samsung GN2 primary wide-angle sensor with f/1.95 aperture and OIS support. Also, there are two 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 ultra-wide-angle and tele-macro sensors (5x optical and 120x digital zoom) onboard. All three sensors support 8K video recording at 24fps. Upfront, there is a 20-megapixel sensor for taking selfies and video calling.
The phone is backed by a 5,000mAh battery, which has support for 67W wired and wireless fast charging tech along with a 10W reverse wireless charging tech.
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