Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11 Lite, and Mi Band 6 launch expected as Xiaomi announces new event’s date

Xiaomi's March 29th event will be live-streamed on its social media channels and YouTube at 19:30 GMT (1:00 AM IST).

  • Xiaomi has scheduled a launch event for March 29th globally and in China
  • Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11 Lite, a new Notebook, and Mi Band 6 are expected to launch
  • Various leaks have revealed quite a bit about the products

Xiaomi has scheduled a product launch event on March 29th globally at 19:30 GMT (1:00 AM IST). While the company hasn’t revealed what’s launching at the event, the Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11 Lite, a new Notebook, and Mi Band 6 are expected to go official on March 29th. Xiaomi says that it will be an online-only event and will be live-streamed on its social media channels and YouTube. The company is also holding an event on the same day in China. We’ve come across numerous leaks surrounding the Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11 Lite and Mi Band 6 that revealed quite a bit about their hardware specifications.

Mi 11 Ultra specifications (rumoured)

The Mi 11 Ulta specifications could include a 6.8-inch WQHD+ OLED screen with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. It is tipped to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC paired with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. However, the RAM/ storage variant details are under wraps. A 5,000mAh battery with 67W wired fast-charging, 67W wireless charging, and 10W reverse charging support fuels the phone. Moving to cameras, the Mi 11 Ultra is said to have a 50MP ISOCELL GN2 primary sensor, a 48MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 48MP periscope telephoto lens. The phone is said to support 10x optical zoom and boot MIUI 12.5 custom skin out of the box. Mi 11 Ultra’s main camera comes with bigger pixels and greater energy optimisation. This sensor uses a new PDAF technology named Dual Pixel Pro for better colours and details.

Mi 11 Ultra design

Mi 11 Lite specifications (rumoured)

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite is said to be available in both 4G and 5G variants. While the latter is said to come with Snapdragon 765G SoC, the former is said to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G. It may have an FHD+ display resolution and a high-screen refresh rate. But the actual display size remains a mystery for now. It is said to pack up to 8GB RAM and 256GB storage that may expandable. A 4150mAh battery with 33W fast-charging is tipped to fuel the phone. The handset is said to have a 64MP primary camera.

The recently leaked renders showed off the phone in Black, Peach, and Purple colour options. It has a punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera, flat display and triple rear cameras at the back in a square-module. The volume rocker and power button are on the right spine. The fingerprint sensor could be placed within the display.

Mi Band 6 specifications

Mi Band 6 will come as a successor to the Mi Band 5 and had already received BIS certification in India recently. It is said to have a design similar to the Mi Band 5 and support for SpO2 monitor, built-in GPS, and Alexa voice assistant support. However, the Chinese model will come with the in-house Xiao AI assistant. The fitness tracker was recently spotted on the Zepp app and is codenamed ‘pangu’ internally. It is said to offer 30 activity modes, including some new ones like dance, Zumba, cricket, basketball, and kickboxing.

Key Specs

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 | 12 GBProcessor
6.81 inches Display
50 MP + 48 MP + 48 MPRear camera
20 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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Review Summary

Expert Rating4/5



  • Gorgeous display
  • Excellent cameras
  • Smooth performer
  • Surreal audio experience


  • Pricey
  • Camera bump is ginormous
  • Bulky
  • Telephoto lens could do with some tweaks
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