Xiaomi Mi 11, the World’s First Phone with Snapdragon 888 Chipset Launching Soon in Nepal


Xiaomi didn’t wait for the new year to launch its latest flagship device, Mi 11. As probably the last flagship phone to be launched this year, this is the world’s first all-new Snapdragon 888 powered smartphone with 5G capability. Looking at the specs sheet alone, the phone can overshadow most of the flagships that came this year with a fair margin. Looking at the incredible price, the phone is all set to become the limelight in 2021. So, let’s take a quick look at Mi 11 and its expected price in Nepal.

Mi 11 Overview

Design & Display

Design-wise, there are some varieties to choose from. The phone comes with glass as well as vegan leather finish at the back. You can choose Midnight Gray, Horizon Blue and Frost White in anti-glare frosted glass finish, whereas Lilac Purple and Honey Beige in vegan leather finish.

MI 11 New Design

One of the most talked departments of the device is it’s display. It is a huge 6.81″ AMOLED WQHD+ (3,200 x 1,440 pixels) quad-curve DotDisplay with 120Hz refresh rate. The phone has whooping 480Hz touch sampling rate as well. The display has incredible 1500 nits brightness(max), which should be very bright indeed. In addition, it supports HDR10+ with SGS Eye Care Display Certification to reduce eye strain.

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The display is protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™ to make it safe against drops and scratches.


It is the USP of Mi 11. As mentioned earlier, it is the first phone to be powered by latest flagship processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888. It is the first 5nm CPU from the company, which is incredibly efficient. The CPU has octa-core design, with new Arm Cortex-X1 architecture. It has X60 modem for 5G connectivity.

As of RAM/ROM is concerned, it comes with 8GB/12GB LPDDR5 3200MHz RAM with 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 faster storage. So, the performance should be very impressive on the phone.


Xiaomi MI 11 Camera

There is no messing with cameras too. It has triple camera setup with large 108MP, f/1.85 primary sensor with OIS and AF, 13MP ultra-wide sensor with  123° FOV and 5MP macro camera as well. It would be great if the company had gone for telephoto lens, but the provided cameras should get the job done just as well. For selfie, there is 20MP camera at the front of the device.

Other Features

Mi 11 has dual stereo speakers, tuned by Harmon Kardon. It has 4,600mAh battery with 55W wired, 50W wireless fast charging and 10W wireless reverse charging support. The phone also supports 5G on both sim cards at once as well as WiFi 6. It has in-display fingerprint scanner with heart-rate monitoring as well.

Mi 11 Specifications

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Body and Dimensions164.3mm x 74.6mm x 8.06mm 196g(glass)
164.3mm x 74.6mm x 8.56mm 194g(leather) Protection: Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™
Display6.81” AMOLED quad-curve DotDisplay with TrueColor
20:9 Aspect ratio, WQHD+
120 Hz refresh rate
480Hz touch sampling rate
Color contrast ratio: 5,000,000:1 (typ)
900nits (typ), 1500nits max brightness (typ)
Color gamut: Supports DCI-P3 Color accuracy: JNCD≈0.38,△E≈0.41
10-bit color depth
HDR 10+, SGS Eye Care Display Certification
PerformanceQualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888
5nm power-efficient manufacturing process
Octa-core design, ultra-large core Arm Cortex-X1
AdrenoTM 660 GPU, 6th generation Qualcomm® AI engine 
X60 modem for lightning-fast 5G connectivit Enhanced LPDDR5 3200MHz RAM + UFS 3.1 storage 
Variants: 8GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB, 12GB+256GB
Operating SystemMIUI 12 based on Android 10
Storage Variants8GB+128GB
Rear camera108MP wide-angle camera 
1/1.33” sensor size, f/1.85, 7P lens – OIS, AF
 0.8μm pixel size, 1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel   13MP ultra-wide angle camera 
 123° FOV, f/2.4 aperture  5MP telemacro camera
f/2.4, AF (3cm-10cm)
Front camera20MP in-display selfie camera
0.8μm pixel size, 1.6μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel
f/2.4 aperture
ConnectivityDual SIM, dual 5G standby 
Wi-Fi 6
Multi-functional NFC and IR blaster
USB Type-C
SecurityIn-screen fingerprint sensor with heart rate monitoring 
Face unlock
Charging4,600mAh (typ) battery
55W wired and 50W wireless fast charging
10W reverse wireless charging
AudioDual speakers, SOUND BY Harman Kardon 
Hi-Res Audio Certification
Hi-Res Audio Wireless Certification
Other FeaturesX-axis linear vibration motor
ColorAnti-glare frosted glass: Midnight Gray/ Horizon Blue/ Frost White
Vegan leather: Lilac Purple/ Honey Beige

Xiaomi Mi 11 Price In Nepal

Mi 11 is launched at CNY. 3,999(~$612) for 8/128GB, CNY. 4,299(~$657) for 8GB/256GB and CNY. 4,699(~$719) for 12GB/256GB variants.

Model NamePrice In ChinaPrice In Nepal (Expected)
Mi 11 (8GB/128GBCNY. 3,999(~$612)NPR. 72,000
Mi 11 (8GB/256GB)CNY. 4,299(~$657)NPR. 78,000
Mi 11 (12GB/256GB)CNY. 4,699(~$719)NPR. 85,000

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