Fri. Dec 2nd, 2022
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G


After an announcement in China, the Redmi Note 11, Note 11S and Note 11 Pro (5G) will arrive in Europe. Four smartphones with attractive technical sheets.

In top form in the smartphone market, the Chinese manufacturer closed 2021 with the presentation of the Xiaomi 12 and 12 Pro. The Chinese brand is back to confirm the arrival in Europe of the Redmi Note 11, Note 11S, Note 11 Pro and Note 11 Pro 5G. Thanks to its price-performance ratio, the series has earned a good reputation and Xiaomi wants to continue its momentum. The four models that make up the Note 11 series are about to debut in France and come with many advantages.

True to its style, Xiaomi does not offer exactly the same variants in China and on the Old Continent. The series begins with the Redmi Note 11, a smartphone equipped with a 6.43-inch AMOLED screen in Full HD + at 90 Hz. Under the hood, it offers a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680, accompanied by 4 to 6 GB of RAM and 64 or 128 GB of storage (expandable via microSD). The photographic part revolves around a quad camera consisting of a 50-megapixel main camera (f/1.8), an 8-megapixel sensor (f/2.2) with ultra-wide-angle optics, and two 2-megapixel sensors (f/2.4). ) for macro. and depth of field.

xiaomi redmi note 11
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This smartphone is content with 4G compatibility, in addition to Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5.0. Added to this is a 5,000 mAh battery compatible with 33 W charging. With MIUI 13 based on Android 11, the Redmi Note 11 has dimensions of 159.87 x 73.87 x 8.09 mm for a weight of 179 grams .

Redmi Note 11S: Xiaomi adds a 108MP sensor

The S version of the Redmi Note 11 comes with a different technical sheet. Change the signed Qualcomm chip for a MediaTek Helio G96, always accompanied by 4 to 6 GB of RAM and 64 or 128 GB of storage. It is still possible to expand the storage capacity of this 4G compatible model.

The main difference is in the camera. The Redmi Note 11S incorporates a 108-megapixel sensor (f/1.9, Samsung’s Isocell HM 2), complemented by an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle (f/2.2), a 2-megapixel macro module (f/2.4) and a latest 2 megapixel sensor (f2.4) for depth of field. Up front, a punch houses a 16-megapixel (f/2.4) camera.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S
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To power it all, the Redmi Note 11S features a 5,000mAh battery with support for 33W charging. There’s classic connectivity (Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC) and the MIUI 13 overlay based on Android 11. Note that the connector 3.5mm is still available in this model. For the rest, it takes up some elements of the base model such as the 6.43-inch AMOLED screen with Full HD + definition and a refresh rate of 90 Hz. The Redmi Note 11S also has the same dimensions (159.87 x 73.87 x 8.09mm). ) and the same contained weight (179 grams) as the “classic” version.

Redmi Note 11 Pro: charge at 67 W, screen 120 Hz

The Redmi Note 11 Pro also shares a lot of common ground with the Redmi Note 11S. It is a more imposing version thanks to the presence of a 6.67-inch Full HD AMOLED screen with a 120 Hz refresh rate, with a maximum brightness of up to 1200 nits. The Redmi Note 11 Pro continues to offer a 5,000 mAh battery, now compatible with 67 W charging. The Chinese manufacturer promises to recover 51% autonomy in 15 minutes.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro
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Otherwise, the Redmi Note 11 Pro is almost entirely similar to the Redmi Note 11S. It borrows the MediaTek Helio G96 chip by adding RAM (6 to 8 GB) and comes in 64 or 128 GB variants, with a microSD card slot. On the photo side, it is identical to that of its little brother with a quad photosensor (108+8+2+2) on the back and a 16 Mpx camera on the front for selfies. Still limited to 4G, it supports Wi-Fi 5 as well as Bluetooth 5.1 and NFC.

More massive than the two present models, it breaks the 200 gram (202 g) bar and displays dimensions of 164.19 x 76.1 x 8.12 mm. The software part remains entrusted to the MIUI 13 overlay (Android 11).

A 5G variant for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro

To stay in the race for the latest technologies, Xiaomi has lifted the veil on a 5G variant of the Redmi Note 11 Pro. To benefit from compatibility with the latest generation mobile networks, the Chinese brand has replaced the MediaTek Helio G96 with a Snapdragon 695 from Qualcomm. This is the only difference with the 4G version of this mobile.

As for the disappointments, we note that no variant of the Redmi Note 11 offers 120 W charging. Already present on the 11T Pro, it appeared on the Chinese model that Xiaomi presented at the end of last year.

Price and availability

Xiaomi France has not yet confirmed the precise prices and availability dates of its new smartphones. During its conference, the Chinese brand was content to mention the prices in dollars of its new cuvée. The most affordable is the Redmi Note 11 with a starting price set at $179 (4 + 64 GB), compared to $249 for the Redmi Note 11S with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage.

The Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G will start at $299 (6+64GB) and can go as high as $349 for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage version. Its 5G equivalent will be offered from $329 (6 + 64 GB) and can go up to $379 (8 + 128 GB).



This article was translated from this source written by Thomas Estimbre

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