Recently, Qualcomm officially released its latest flagship SoC, Snapdragon 888. This is the same chip as the rumored Snapdragon 875. Qualcomm opted for the “888” name because the figure is a lucky number in China.
At the event, Qualcomm revealed that 14 OEMs will use this chip. However, it did not list the OEMs. However, some of these companies are now officially confirming that they will use the SD888. Xiaomi was the first to confirm that the Xiaomi Mi 11 will be the first to use this chip. Subsequently, we had confirmations from Realme, Meizu, ZTE (and Nubia), and Redmi.
Usually, Xiaomi releases its new digital flagship smartphones in February. However, given the rush to use the Snapdragon 888 SoC, there were speculations that the company will have to release this new flagship series in January. However, another interesting report from claims popular leakster @IceUniverse claims that this device will arrive in December.
With the level of certifications that this smartphone has gotten, we know that the official launch is not far away. However, the latest report is not official and should be treated as speculation.
XIAOMI MI 11 SPECULATIONS
The Xiaomi Mi 11 series will have at least two devices – Mi 11 and Mi 11 Pro. According to a recent report, the Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro will come with a 2K display. Subsequent leaks show that the display may actually be 2K+ because the horizontal pixel is 3200. There are also reports that this smartphone series will use a 120Hz refresh rate. Furthermore, information on the camera of the Mi 11 Pro is available.
The Xiaomi Mi 11 will come with a 108MP triple camera and a curved display. Also, reports show that the rear camera will have a triple camera configuration. Furthermore, it will support 30x zoom as well as an ultra-wide shooter that also works for macro shots.
According to a recent leak, one of the Xiaomi Mi 11 series will come with a 4-in-1-pixel binning technology. The main camera of this phone will capture images at 50MP, however, the telephoto lens shows 12MP. As of now, we are not sure if it is a straight 12MP lens or a 4-in-1 48MP lens. Although 50MP lenses are not common, Huawei’s P40 previously used a 50-megapixel (RYYB, 23mm, F1.9 aperture) main lens. Furthermore, the main camera of this smartphone is a super-outsole model.