Xiaomi had a Mega event at its home market on March 29 wherein it unveiled a slate of products, including some phones, wearable, and other smart appliances. You probably know the name and specifications of the former two. Yes, the new arrivals comprise of Mi Pro and Mi Ultra, power upgrades to the regular Mi 11. We also got to witness Mi 11 Lite (both in 4G and 5G models), and Mi 11i (a rebranded Redmi K40 Pro+) coming out of the Mi 11 fam. And as for the wearable, we have Mi Band 6 finally out in the wild.

Let’s kickoff with a quick layout of the specs and features of the three handsets.

Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11 Pro, Mi 11 Lite (4G/5G) Highlights

SpecificationXiaomi Mi 11 UltraMi 11 ProMi 11 Lite 4G | 5G
Dimensions & Weight164.3mm x 74.6mm x 8.38mm; 234g164.3×74.6×8.53mm; 208g160.53mm x 75.72mm x 6.81mm

4G: 157g; 5G: 159g
DisplayMain: 6.81-inch AMOLED quad-curved, WQHD+ resolution, 515 PPI, Adaptive 120Hz refresh rate; 480Hz touch sampling rate, 1700 nits peak brightness, 360° ambient light sensor, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, Gorilla Victus

Rear: 1.1-inch AMOLED screen, 126 x 294 resolution, 450 nits peak brightness, Always-on-display
Main: 6.81-inch AMOLED quad-curved, WQHD+ resolution, 515 PPI, Adaptive 120Hz refresh rate; 480Hz touch sampling rate, 1700 nits peak brightness, 360° ambient light sensor, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, Gorilla Victus6.55-inch AMOLED, FHD+ resolution,
10-bit TrueColor and DCI-P3,
90Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate
HDR10+ support

4G: Gorilla Glass 5

5G: Gorilla Glass 6
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 888 with Adreno 660, Three-phase cooling technologyQualcomm Snapdragon 888 with Adreno 660, Three-phase cooling technology4G: 8nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G with Adreno 618

5G: 5nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G Adreno 642

Xiaomi’s LiquidCool Technology on both
Memory8/12/16GB LPDDR5 RAM + 256GB UFS 3.1 storage8/12/16GB LPDDR5 RAM + 256GB UFS 3.1 storage4G: 6GB LPDDR4x RAM + 64/128GB UFS 2.2 storage

5G: 6/8GB LPDDR4x RAM + 128GB UFS 2.2 storage
Battery 5,000mAh with 67W wired charging, 67W wireless charging, and 10W reverse charging5,000mAh with 67W wired charging, 67W wireless charging, and 10W reverse charging4,250mAh with
33W fast charging
SoftwareAndroid 11 with MIUI 12.5Android 11 with MIUI 12.5Android 11 with MIUI 12
Rear Cameras50MP Samsung ISOCELL GN2+ 48MP 128° FOV ultrawide w/ Macro capability+ 48MP 5x optical zoom, 10x hybrid zoom, 120x digital zoom

8K video recording at 30 fps and night mode from all 3 cameras
50MP Samsung ISOCELL GN2+ 13MP 123° ultrawide+ 8MP telephoto camera with 5x optical, up to 50x zoom,

8K video recording at 30fps and night mode from all 3 cameras
64MP+ 8MP 119° ultrawide+ 5MP telemacro macro camera
Front Camera20MP w/ 1080p 60fps20MP w/ 1080p 60fps4G: 16MP

5G: 20MP
1080p@30fps
Misc.USB Type-C, No 3.5mm headphone jack, Dual speakers tuned by Harmon Kardon, X-axis linear vibration motor, In-screen fingerprint reader, face unlock

Qualcomm Snapdragon X60 integrated modem

5G bands: n1/n3/n5/n7/n8/n20/n28/n38/n40/n41/n77/n78/n794G: DSDS 5G, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6E, NFC and IR blaster, IP68 rating for water and dust resistance
USB Type-C, No 3.5mm headphone jack, Dual speakers tuned by Harmon Kardon, X-axis linear vibration motor, In-screen fingerprint reader, face unlock

Qualcomm Snapdragon X60 integrated modem

5G bands: n1/n3/n5/n7/n8/n20/n28/n38/n40/n41/n77/n78/n794G: DSDS 5G, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6E, NFC and IR blaster, IP68 rating for water and dust resistance
Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, IR sensor, USB Type-C, Stereo speakers, Dual 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 6 (5G) Wi-Fi 5 (4G), VoWiFi, Bluetooth 5.2 (5.1 in 4G), GPS, NFC, Z-axis linear motor, Dual 5G
ColorsCeramic White, Ceramic Black and Marble WhiteGreen, Purple and Black4G: Boba Black, Bubblegum Blue, Peach Pink

5G: Truffle Black, Mint Green, Citrus Yellow

Mi 11 Lite phones are much affordable, thin, lightweight phones in the Mi 11 series. They sport flat displays upfront. The difference between 4G and 5G variants are in the colors, offered display protection, front camera, memory choices, inherent processor, and of course connectivity.

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The one feature that sets the Mi 11 Ultra apart from the crowd is its rear camera panel. This mesa also flaunt a secondary display with nifty use cases such as using this screen as a viewfinder for taking selfies with the rear cameras; an always-on display with super power saving mode.

Mi Band 6 Highlights

Mi Band 6 brings a 1.53-inch AMOLED screen that supports 24bit color, 326PPI, up to ≥450 nits brightness, and touch.

The health features consist of a PPG heart rate sensor, blood oxygen sensor, 24-hour sleep quality analysis, sedentary reminder, 30 fitness modes, 6 automatic fitness tracking (walking, treadmill, outdoor running, outdoor cycling, rowing machine, and elliptical machine), PAI health analysis, Women’s health tracking: Menstrual cycle, and breathing training.

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Then there is remote shutter control, real-time notifications sync with phones, 5ATM water resistance, Bluetooth 5.0 LE, NFC (Optional), and Strava app compatibility. Mi Band 6 comes with a 125mAh battery that can eke out up to 14 days of runtime.

Price and Availability

  • Mi 11 Pro 8GB+128GB: 4999 yuan (~₹55,380), 8GB+256GB: 5299 yuan (~₹58,700), 12GB+256GB: 5699 yuan (~₹63,065).
  • MI 11 Ultra 8GB+256GB: 5999 yuan (~₹66,465), 12GB+256GB: 6499 yuan (~₹71,970), 12GB+512GB: 6999 yuan (~₹77,550)
  • Mi 11 Lite (5G) 6GB+128GB: 369 Euros (~₹31,600), 8GB+128GB: 2299 yuan (~₹25,460) and the 8GB+256GB: 2599 yuan (~₹28,780)
  • Mi Band 6 Standard version: 229 yuan (~₹2,534) and the NFC version: 279 yuan (~₹3,085).
  • Xiaomi 80W wireless charging stand is priced at 499 yuan (~₹5,520)
  • As of now, these products are out in select markets including China and Europe. Indian availability and pricing details aren’t revealed yet.

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