Xiaomi unveiled its Xiaomi 11i and Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge smartphones in January of this month. By that time, Android 12 was already out for a few months, but the company was not able to bring new smartphones with Android 12. The devices also did not get MIUI 13 and it was revealed with Android 11 MIUI 12.5 operating system. Now, for all those who have been patiently waiting, we have some good news. Xiaomi is rolling out the much awaited Android 12 update which also includes the latest version of MIUI 13. Unfortunately, the Modernization It doesn’t come with many technical details.
Xiaomi 11i and 11i HyperCharge Specifications Summary
As a reminder, both Xiaomi 11i and Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge bring almost the same specifications with differences in battery capacity and charging speed. The vanilla comes with a larger 5160mAh battery but charges 67W fast. Meanwhile, the Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge comes with a smaller 4,500mAh battery, but it gets its name “hypercharge” from its 120W charging speed. The vanilla weighs 204 grams while the HyperCharge variant weighs 201 grams. Here the differences end.
When looking for similarities, both devices bring the MediaTek Dimensity 920 SoC. In the same way, they both have a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with Full HD + resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. They also have triple camera setups on the back with 108MP primary, 8MP ultrawide, and 2MP macros. For selfies and video calls, both Xiaomi 11i variants feature 16MP units. It also offers side-mounted fingerprint scanners and supports face unlock.
MIUI 13 arrives on the 11i series
The company did not offer a complete makeover with all the changes brought about by this update. However, you can expect all the features that were introduced with Android 12 like the Monet Engine and more “transparent” security options. MIUI 13 also brings significant improvements over previous versions such as more efficiency and a more responsive user interface. It should be noted that this is just the beginning of the road for the Xiaomi 11i variants. These devices will likely receive MIUI 13.5 and MIUI 14.
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