Mi 11 launch date tipped: expected specifications, design

Mi 11 price could be revealed on December 29th, which is tipped to be the launch date of the flagship.

Highlights
  • Mi 11 is tipped to launch on December 29th
  • A concept render shows off a new rear camera module and hole-punch display
  • Mi 11 flagship is confirmed to be the first to ship with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform

Mi 11 is confirmed to be the first phone to ship with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform. While the launch date hasn’t been officially revealed, past reports suggest the flagship phone may debut later this month. Now, GizmoChina reports, citing sources, that the Mi 11 launch is set for December 29th. However, it isn’t clear whether this will be a global launch or a China-only release. An earlier report suggested the Mi 11 will also go on sale this month, which means it may hit stores on launch day.

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According to a concept render by designer Ben Geskin, the Xiaomi Mi 11 will come with a curved display, punch-hole cutout at the top-left corner to house the selfie camera, and ultra-slim bezels. The Mi 11 will have triple rear cameras housed in a square-shaped module. According to the leaked specifications, the Xiaomi Mi 11 is said to come with a 108MP primary camera sensor paired with a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 5MP macro camera. Other Mi 11 specifications may include a 120Hz refresh rate, a QHD+ display with 3,200 X 1,400 pixels resolution, a 4,780mAh battery with 55W fast wired fast charging support, and a new MIUI 12.5 skin based on Android 11 OS.

Xiaomi is said to launch the Mi 11 Pro as well, which is tipped to come with a 50MP primary camera by 4-in-1 conversion and a 12MP telephoto sensor. The Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro is said to have MEMC video frame technology, real-time SDR to HDR, and video super-resolution. We expect Xiaomi to confirm the Mi 11 launch date in the coming days.