Xiaomi Mi 11X Review: Excellent Performance & Features | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 10/10/2021 01:00 AM IST.
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Xiaomi on 23/04/2021 launched the Mi 11X which is a flagship android smartphone in India priced at Rs.29,999 & these are my honest thoughts about it. 
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1. Performance [8.9/10]
Device comes with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 870 7nm SOC & runs Android 11 OS with Xiaomi's MIUI 12 interface on top. The overall performance should be exceptional as it features,
  • 1 Kryo 585 Gold [ARM-Cortex A77] CPU clocked at 3.2 Ghz, 3 Kryo 585 Gold [ARM-Cortex A77] CPU clocked at 2.42 Ghz & 4 Kryo 585 Silver [ARM-Cortex A55] CPU clocked at 1.8 Ghz with Adreno 650 GPU.
  • 6/8GB LPDDR5 RAM & 128GB UFS 3.1 Storage.
2. Features [8.8/10]
The device comes with great features which includes,
  • Important sensors: Fingerprint & Gyroscope.
  • Connectivity options: Dual-Band WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6), Bluetooth 5.2, USB Type-C 2.0 port, GPS (dual band GPS, GLONASS & Beidou), Dual SIM (dual nano SIM, dual 4G, VoLTE & VoWiFi) & It also features IR Blaster.
  • Audio features: Dual Stereo speakers and supports Dolby Atmos & Hi-Res Audio.
3. Display [8.7/10]
Device comes with 6.67 inch display which should offer excellent quality as it features,
  • Samsung's E4 Super AMOLED 120Hz adaptive refresh rate panel & 360Hz touch sample rate with FHD+ [1080 X 2400 pixels] resolution. It also supports MEMC & super resolution. 
  • Excellent 395 ppi sharpness, 1300 nits of peak brightness, HDR10+, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, & 20:9 aspect ratio.
5. Battery [8.7/10]
Device comes with Li-Po 4520 mAh battery which supports 33W fast charging. The battery life should be excellent as it features,
  • Adequate battery size.
  • 5nm fabrication of the SOC.
  • 33W fast charging.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: Upto 8 hrs average.
Battery Life: Upto 2 days average.

5. Camera [8.4/10]
Device comes with [3] rear cameras with LED flash & [1] front camera. The overall camera quality [image & video] should be excellent [8.6/10] in day & very good [7.4/10] in night as it features [camera features 0.4],
  • Main: 48MP with f/1.8 Aperture, 26mm wide-angle lens, 1/2" sensor size, 0.8 micron pixel, PDAF & HDR.
  • Ultrawide: 8MP with f/2.2 Aperture, ultrawide-angle lens with 119 degree FOV.
  • Telemacro: 5MP with f/2.4 Aperture, 50mm telemacro lens, 1/5" sensor size, 1.12 micron pixel & AF.
  • Video recording options include 4K [2160p@30fps], FHD [1080p@30/60fps] with gyro-EIS image stabilization option. It features Pro mode, Dual Video, Vlog Mode, Movie Frame, Macro mode, Portrait mode, Night mode, Slow motion mode & more
  • Front: 20MP with f/2.5 aperture, wide-angle lens, 1/3.4" sensor size, 0.8 micron pixel & HDR.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps].
6. Form Factor [8.4/10]
  • Dimensions: 163.7 x 76.4 x 7.8 mm & Weight: 196 gms.
  • Build: Corning Gorilla Glass 5 front & back with Metal frame. It is also features IP53 rating.
7. Box Contents: Xiaomi Mi 11X [Device itself], 33W Adapter, Type-C cable, Case, Guides / Paper work & SIM tool.

8. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
2 Price: Rs.29,999 & Rs.31,999.
2 Variants: 6+128GB & 8+128GB. 
3 Colors: Cosmic Black, Lunar White & Celestial Silver.
Availability: Available from 27/04/2021 via,
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9. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
Pros Cons
 + Excellent performance   - No NFC
 + Excellent features   - Camera performance could be better
 + Excellent display  - No OIS & 4K at 60fps recording
 + Excellent battery life   - No 3.5mm Jack
 + Great camera   
 + Great build   

1. Product Rating: 8.65/10.
2. VFM Rating: 8.1/10. 
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 8.37/10.

10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Xiaomi Mi 11X is an excellent smartphone at a great price, Also do let me know your thoughts in the comments below. 

11. Why you should buy this smartphone?
If you are looking for a flagship smartphone with exceptional performance & excellent features in the 30K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.
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