Mi 11 Ultra, Xiaomi’s latest premium model launched on Monday, has surpassed the Huawei Mate 40 Pro + and is the latest number one smartphone in the DxOMark camera rankings. The Mi-Series offering includes a “pro grade” camera setup on the back that includes a massive 50-megapixel Samsung GN2 primary sensor. According to DxOMark, the flagship camera sensor is located near the traditional 1-inch sensor available for Sony’s RX cameras. The Mi 11 Ultra also achieved 100 points, especially in the zoom test. It’s significantly higher than the 68 points the iPhone 12 Pro Max and the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G’s 76 points.
Although the benchmark website DxOMark has not yet published its detailed test of the Mi 11 Ultra camera, some results have been released that highlight the image and video recording performance of the new smartphone. The Mi 11 Ultra received an overall camera ranking of 143 in the DxOMark benchmarks. This is more than the 139 points received by the Huawei Mate 40 Pro +, which has so far topped DxOMark’s list of top camera smartphones.
In terms of different results, the Mi 11 Ultra received 148 points for its stills, 100 for zoom and 117 for video. The phone seems to clearly preserve the texture in still images over the competition. The DxOMark team also provided some comparison images to give an insight into the progress on board.
The Mi 11 Ultra also appealed to DxOMark reviewers with its 5x optical zoom-assisting periscope lens, which also supports 120x digital zoom and 10x hybrid zoom. The phone received 131 points, particularly for its telephony functions.
DxOMark has also found that the video recording part of the Mi 11 Ultra has 105 points for colors and 103 points for exposure. With 117 points for video recording performance, they beat the next best competitors, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro and the Huawei Mate 40 Pro +, which were awarded 116 and 115 points by DxOMark, respectively.
The Mi 11 Ultra can switch between 60 fps and 30 fps frame rates in 4K for reasonable video quality results. There’s also a brand new implementation in HDR mode to attract mobile photographers.
Xiaomi has brought the Mi 11 Ultra with a starting price of 5,999 CNY (approx. 67,000 Rs.) For the memory variant 8 GB RAM + 256 GB both to China and to the world market. The phone has a 2K WQHD + Samsung E4 AMOLED display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888. It also has a 1.1-inch secondary AMOLED display on the back that allows users to easily take selfies and make video calls from the secondary display.
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