POCO X4 Pro vs Redmi Note 11 Pro+: Which Snapdragon 695 phone should you buy?

POCO X4 Pro vs Redmi Note 11 Pro+: How similar are the two phones? Let's find out.

After debuting in the Global market at the MWC 2022 event, the POCO X4 Pro has made its way to the Indian smartphone market. Surprisingly, the smartphone ships with a 64MP primary sensor, considering its global counterpart comes with a 108MP camera. Redmi Note 11 Pro+, which launched in India earlier this year, packs similar specifications to the newly launched POCO X4 Pro 5G. As these phones come with a similar price tag as well and could make it harder for you to choose between the two, we are going to compare all the crucial aspects of these phones to help you figure out which one suits your needs better.

POCO X4 Pro vs Redmi Note 11 Pro+: price in India

MODELVARIANTPRICE
POCO X4 Pro6GB + 64GBRs 18,999
6GB + 128GBRs 19,999
8GB + 128GBRs 21,999
Redmi Note 11 Pro+6GB + 128GBRs 20,999
8GB + 128GBRs 22,999
8GB + 256GBRs 24,999


The POCO X4 Pro starts at Rs 18,999 in India for the base 6GB RAM and 64GB storage unit. The Rs 19,999 unit offers a 6GB RAM and 128GB storage variant, and the top-tier 8GB RAM and 128GB storage unit of POCO X4 Pro retails at Rs 21,999.

While on the other hand, Redmi Note 11 Pro+ starts at Rs 20,999 for 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. It comes in an 8GB RAM and 128GB storage option priced at Rs 22,999, followed by Rs 24,999 unit that features 8GB and 256GB storage.

The POCO X4 Pro is pocket friendly than Redmi Note 11 Pro+, but the Redmi Note 11 Pro+ has more storage than POCO X4 Pro.

POCO X4 Pro vs Redmi Note 11 Pro+: Design, specifications, and features

Design

POCO X4 Pro design

In terms of design, the POCO X4 Pro and Redmi Note 11 Pro+ have a square body and flat edges that make them comfortable to hold. The POCO X4 Pro has a rectangular camera island at the rear paired with POCO branding and an LED flash. It has an IR blaster, a 3.5mm audio jack, a speaker, and a microphone cutout at the top. POCO X4 Pro houses a volume rocker and power button that doubles up as a fingerprint scanner on the right side. At the bottom, it has a USB Type-C port and bottom-firing speakers. POCO X4 Pro flaunts a 6.67-inch display with a punch-hole cutout.

Redmi Note 11 Pro+ design

Redmi Note 11 Pro+ has a vertical rectangular camera bump at the back, coupled with Redmi branding at the bottom. It has an IR blaster, a 3.5mm headphone jack, a speaker grille, and a microphone at the top. Redmi Note 11 Pro+ houses a volume rocker and power button that acts as a fingerprint reader on the right side. At the bottom, it has a USB Type-C port, SIM tray, and bottom-firing speakers. Redmi Note 11 Pro+ features a 6.67 display with a punch-hole cutout. Both phones have dual stereo speakers and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top of the display.

Processor, storage, RAM

The POCO X4 Pro 5G and Redmi Note 11 Pro+ draws power from Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 chipset paired with Adreno 619 GPU for graphic needs. The POCO X4 Pro comes in 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/ 128GB storage option. While the Redmi Note 11 Pro+ features 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB/256GB storage units. Both smartphones support microSD cards up to 1TB. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 695 chipset is powerful enough to satisfy your multitasking, social media scrolling, internet surfing, and light gaming needs.

Display

POCO X4 Pro display

Moving to the display, POCO X4 Pro and Redmi Note 11 Pro+ have a near-identical display. Both feature a 6.67 Full-HD+ AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate support and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top.

Redmi Note 11 Pro+ display

Both display panels come with 1200nits peak brightness, DCI-P3 colour gamut, and 360Hz touch sampling rate.

Cameras

POCO X4 Pro camera

In terms of camera, POCO X4 Pro has a triple camera setup at the back, featuring a 64MP f/1.8 ISOCELL GW3 primary camera with an LED flash, an 8MP f/2.2 ultra-wide lens, and a 2MP f/2.4 macro unit. It is worth mentioning that the global unit of the POCO X4 Pro has a 108MP primary shooter. At the front, POCO X4 Pro flaunts a 16MP selfie snapper.

Redmi Note 11 Pro+ camera

Redmi Note 11 Pro+ has a quad-camera layout at the rear. It includes a 108MP main camera, an 8MP ultrawide lens, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro shooter. Redmi Note 11 Pro+ has a 16MP camera on the front for selfies and video calls. With a 108MP primary camera, the Redmi Note 11 Pro+ has a slight edge over the POCO X4 Pro 5G.

Battery

Redmi Note 11 Pro+ and POCO X4 Pro packs a 5,000mAh battery with 67W fast charging support. In our review, we found that both Redmi Note 11 Pro+ and POCO X4 Pro takes around 1 hour to power up fully and can easily last through an entire day of moderate usage without needing any extra refill in between.

Connectivity

POCO X4 Pro

For connectivity, Redmi Note 11 Pro+ and POCO X4 Pro features 5G, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, an IR blaster, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. Redmi Note 11 Pro+ boots Android 12-based MIUI 13 skin out of the box. POCO X4 Pro runs on Android 11-based MIUI 13 on top.

Redmi Note 11 Pro+

POCO X4 Pro vs Redmi Note 11 Pro+: verdict

Redmi Note 11 Pro+ and POCO X4 Pro feature similar specifications in every segment from display to the battery. The Redmi Note 11 Pro+ offers more storage options and a better primary camera shooter at the back. However, the POCO X4 Pro is a bit cheaper than the Redmi Note 11 Pro+. Both handsets should serve you well in terms of day-to-day casual use.