Redmi Note 11 4G global model said to feature Snapdragon 680 SoC; price tipped

Redmi Note 11 4G global model may feature a different chipset than the China variant.

  • Redmi Note 11 4G is expected to launch globally in Q1 2022.
  • The handset will arrive globally with the Snapdragon 680 chipset instead of MediaTek Helio G88.
  • Redmi Note 11 4G price is said to be USD 199 (around Rs 15,000) for the 4GB+64GB variant.

Redmi Note 11 4G launched in China last month as a cheaper alternative to the vanilla Redmi Note 11 that comes with 5G network connectivity. It is the fourth addition to the Note 11 series, including the Redmi Note 11 5G, Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G, and the Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G. Now, according to a new report from the Pixel, the Redmi Note 11 4G will soon debut in global markets but with a different chipset compared to the China model that features the MediaTek Helio G88 SoC. The 4G variant is also expected to launch in India as well but it remains to be seen which model would be made available.

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Redmi Note 11 4G launching in global markets

According to The Pixel, the Redmi Note 11 4G is said to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC globally. The global model is expected to have a traditional Redmi design instead of flat edges on the Chinese variant. Except for the chipset, the rest of the specifications are expected to be similar to the Chinese counterpart. This means the phone could sport a  6.5-inch FHD+ LCD panel with a dynamic refresh rate of 90Hz. It has triple cameras on the back, with a 50MP main camera, an 8MP ultrawide, and a 2MP macro camera.

Redmi Note 11 4G

The Redmi Note 11 has an 8MP snapper on the front for selfies and video chats. Connectivity features include 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, IR blaster, and USB Type-C port. The phone packs a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging and 9W reverse charging support. The company is bundling a 22.5W fast charging support. The phone packs up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage that is further expandable via a microSD card.

It runs on Android 11 based MIUI 12.5 custom skin out of the box. The Redmi Note 11 4G is equipped with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, stereo speakers, 3.5mm audio jack and an IR blaster.

Redmi Note 11 4G price (expected)

The report has also tipped the Redmi Note 11 4G price for the global market. The phone is said to cost USD 199 (roughly Rs 15,000) for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant. However, the price in China starts at CNY 999 (around Rs 11,658) for the 4GB/128GB model and CNY 1,099 (around Rs 12,820) for the 6GB + 128GB.

Also read: Redmi K50 Gaming Pro gets regulatory approval, set to hit markets soon

Key Specs

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 4G
Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 | 4 GBProcessor
6.43 inches (16.33 cm) Display
50 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MPRear camera
13 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 4G Price
Rs. 12,999
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Review Summary

Expert Rating3.5/5



  • Great display
  • Capable stereo speakers
  • Feature-rich UI
  • Long battery life


  • Routine design
  • Missing Android 12
  • No 5G support
  • Not the most powerful chip around
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