Xiaomi brings Mi 11 Lite 5G and Mi 11 Ultra to UK

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Two new models in the Mi 11 series have arrived in the UK today in the form of the surprisingly well featured Mi 11 Lite 5G and the no holds barred Mi 11 Ultra flagship.

Pricing for the Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G:

  • With 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, the Mi 11 Lite 5G will cost £399, with £30 off for those who order in the first three days from today, May 6th. Available from Mi.com/uk or Amazon.
  • The Mi 11 Lite 5G can also be purchased on contract from Vodafone and Three in Truffle Black

The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G 5G chipset, with a 4,250mAh battery and 33W fast-charging. The slim 6.81mm phone comes with a 6.55-inch AMOLED display and stereo sound, 64-megapixel primary camera, 8-megapixel ultra-wide camera, and a 5-megapixel macro camera.

The phone even comes with Wi-Fi 6 support, and three bright colours as seen below (Truffle Black, Mint Green and Citrus Yellow).

Fashion designer David Koma created some exclusive garments for Xiaomi to celebrate the Mi 11 Lite 5G release, and Xiaomi will run a competition for these one-of-a-kind designs to go to three lucky winners.

Pricing for the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra:

Read about the Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra specs.

  • Available in Ceramic Black, the Mi 11 Ultra comes with 12GB of RAM and 256GB storage for £1199 from Mi.com/uk
  • It can also be purchased on contract exclusively at Vodafone, with early birds ordering in the first two weeks able to get the phone for as little as £49 upfront and £67 per month.
The Xiaomi Mi Ultra – available in the UK in Ceramic Black (right)
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Press Release

London, 6th May, 2021: Global Technology leader Xiaomi today announced the UK availability of two new exciting smartphones in the Mi 11 Series: the super powerful Mi 11 Ultra with its industry-leading triple pro-grade camera array and the ultra-lightweight and stylish Mi 11 Lite 5G.

Mi 11 Ultra is a powerful piece of kit that redefines smartphone photography and videography with its rear camera array composed of three pro-grade cameras that rival professional DSLR’s. These, combined with dual displays, SOUND BY Harman Kardon, turbo charging and the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 mobile platform, pushes the boundaries of smartphone capabilities and will allow anyone to turn their hand at professional-level film directing and photography. 

The Mi 11 Lite 5G is an incredibly thin, lightweight and elegant smartphone that’s jam-packed with features, including an impressive 64MP triple camera. It packs a punch being the world’s first mobile device using Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 780G and is available in a range of colours, including pastel hues that are perfect for the post-lockdown spring and summer look. To mark the sleek Mi 11 Lite 5G’s UK launch, Xiaomi partnered with celebrated fashion designer David Koma who created three exclusive one-off outfits inspired by the smartphone.

Mi 11 Ultra – The Director’s Cut

One-device Pro: become a real filmmaker with an industry-leading triple pro-grade camera array. The main camera takes extra crisp images on par with professional DSLR cameras thanks to the new Dual PIXEL Pro technology enabling laser-sharp focus, and capture incredibly detailed 8k videos. Additionally, a brand new Night Mode algorithm captures photos even in very dim environments.

The industry-leading 50MP main camera is equipped with a next-generation 1/1.12″ super sensor, allowing users to take staggeringly clear pictures and footage with a super-wide dynamic range, even in low-light conditions. The 48MP periscope camera supports 120x AI super zoom and 5x optical zoom, while the 48MP ultra-wide angle camera with a 128° field of view enables beautiful cinematic shots and macro photos. If one angle is not enough, users can also enable dual phone recording to shoot one video with multiple devices. 

Audio and visuals like no other: Equipped with a top-of-the-line 120Hz 6.81” AMOLED display, reinforced with an ultra-high 480Hz touch sampling rate and powered by Xiaomi’s own Super Resolution technology, Mi 11 Ultra offers an unrivalled user experience. Dolby Vision® and HDR10+ support plus a rear AMOLED display in addition to SOUND BY Harman Kardon through its dual stereo speakers deliver incredible audio and visual features. 

Pushing performance to the limits: powered by the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 mobile platform, Mi 11 Ultra offers a premium experience for handling daily usage and processing heavy operations. With 5nm process technology and an ultra-large ARM Cortex-X1 core, the device delivers lightning speed, stamina and high reliability while consuming less power. The integrated X60 modem provides seamless connectivity with dual 5G standby and compatibility with a wide range of 5G bands. Mi 11 Ultra also features an ultra-large 5,000mAh battery and brings cutting-edge charging technology, supporting 67W wired and unprecedented 67W wireless turbo charging as well as supporting 10W reverse charging. 

UK Availability:

The Mi 11 Ultra goes on-sale in U.K. today in Ceramic Black with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage.

It will be available on Mi.com/UK and retail for £1199.

You can also order from Vodafone, who will be running an exclusive offer if you order in the first two weeks; £67 per month for 100GB of data with only £49 upfront.

Mi 11 Lite 5G – slim, light and elegant with great power behind delicate exterior

Light on weight, big on camera: at only 159g and just 6.81mm slim, Mi 11 Lite 5G makes the perfect partner for any outfit, while the triple rear camera is ready to capture the best moments at any post-lockdown party. The 64MP main camera, 8MP ultra-wide angle camera and 5MP telemacro camera come together to take detailed and colourful shots in any situation, even low-light conditions with Night Mode. The cameras are also further boosted by a selection of new video modes and filters that allow anyone to easily capture pro-level, cinematic footage. 

Slim yet long-lasting: Mi 11 Lite 5G’s slim and lightweight body and ultra-thin 1.88mm bezels on top and sides create a super comfortable, delicate feel in the palm of the hand. The 6.55” AMOLED display with protection from Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 offers peace of mind in case of any accidents while a 4,250mAh battery and 33W fast-charging capacity relieves battery anxiety.

But Mi 11 Lite 5G is not all about the looks. The smartphone is packed with performance and built to entertain. Featuring 10-bit TrueColor, Mi 11 Lite 5G offers staggering 1.07 billion onscreen colours which is 64 times compared to that of its predecessor. It also features DCI-P3 colour gamut for vivid imagery, high colour accuracy, and colour retention. In addition, to create a complete immersive entertainment experience, Mi 11 Lite 5G comes with dual speakers with Hi-Res Audio and Hi-Res Audio Wireless certification.

Great power lies within: All these flagship features are powered by the most powerful 7-series Qualcomm mobile platform to-date. Mi 11 Lite 5G is the world’s first mobile device using Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 780G, which shares the same 5nm processing technology and architecture with Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 888. Completed with the Qualcomm 6th generation AI Engine, Mi 11 Lite 5G supports a host of intelligent features, making the device extra effortless and intuitive to use.

David Koma’s Xiaomi looks: to mark the sleek Mi 11 Lite 5G’s UK launch, Xiaomi partnered with celebrated fashion designer David Koma who created three exclusive one-off outfits that embody an “everyday glamour” inspired by the Mi 11 Lite 5G. David took inspiration from the phones form factor and colours – Truffle Black, Mint Green and Citrus Yellow – to design three pieces that look great on and off camera.

UK Availability:

The Mi 11 Lite 5G will go on sale in the U.K. today. It will be available with 8GB+128GB and retail for £399.

You can order directly from Mi.com/UK or Amazon where It will be available to buy in all three colours. For those that order in the first three days customers will receive £30 off the RRP.

You can also order the Mi 11 Lite 5G in Truffle Black from Vodafone and Three.

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