Xiaomi’s smartphones are some of the most balanced in terms of value for money. And with the proliferation of 5G networks in the brand’s key markets – especially in China and the European Union, Xiaomi 5G phones are rolling off production lines in good numbers and selling.
Comparing features and specs, Xiaomi 5G phones deliver better bang for the buck when compared to major brands like Apple and Samsung. From premium flagships down to mid-range devices, you will find a Xiaomi 5G phone that delights you. Let’s look at the latest releases from this vibrant smartphone maker.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 5G
This model is available in 4/64 GB, 4/128 GB, and 6/128 GB variants, and is one of the most affordable Xiaomi 5G phones. It is also one of the most affordable 5G smartphones in markets around the world.
All the variants have a 6.6″ display with Gorilla Glass protection, Dimensity 1100 chipset, 5000 mAh battery with 18W fast charge, 64MP triple camera at the rear, and a 16MP selfie camera in front.
It runs MIUI 12.5, based on Android 11, out of the box. Like all Xiaomi phones, it is a dual-SIM, GSM device. Price starts from around $245 and goes as high as $270.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11T 5G
The Redmi Note 11T 5G comes to the fight with a 50 MP dual camera at the back and a 16 MP selfie camera in front. It is a November 2021 release, though, and so is one of the latest Xiaomi 5G phones around. Announced Nov 2021. It features a 6.6″ display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and is powered by the mid-range MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G chipset.
It has a 5000 mAh battery with 33W fast charging, and has 64 GB and 128 GB internal storage options, as well as 4 GB, 6 GB, and 8 GB RAM options. It is the base model in the Note 11 range that goes all the way up to the Note 11 Pro+. Prices start from 220 euro.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11
Released just in October 2021, the Redmi Note 11 is a Xiaomi 5G phone powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G chipset. It has a 6.6-inch display and there is a solid 5000 mAh battery, 33W fast charging, 128 GB and 256 GB storage memory options, and options of 4 GB, 6 GB, and 8 GB RAM under the hood. Prices start from US$260.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro
Also announced and released in October 2021. the Note 11 Pro ups the game with a more powerful Dimensity 920 5G chipset, while packing a 6.67″ display with 120 Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 5160 mAh battery, options of 128 GB and 256 GB storage, and options of 6 GB and 8 GB RAM under the hood. You can pick one up for $335.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro+
The Redmi Note 11 Pro+ is essentially a twin of the Note 11 Pro. Everything is the same, except for the smaller 4500 mAh battery and much faster 120W fast charging. We don’t understand how those are the only differences. We expected a Pro+ device to offer much more, but this is what Xiaomi has given us.
Xiaomi 11T Pro
Announced in September 2021, Xiaomi 11T Pro features a 6.67″ AMOLED display with 120 Hz refresh rate and Gorilla Glass Victus protection. It is powered by a top-end Snapdragon 888 5G chipset, coupled with options of 8 GB and 12 GB RAM. For built-in storage, there are two options as well – 128 GB and 256 GB. In all, there are three memory variants – 8/128 GB, 8/256 GB, and 12/256 GB.
The battery has 5000 mAh capacity and charges at 33W speeds. The 11T Pro is available from US$630.
Xiaomi Poco M4 Pro 5G
If you are looking for a budget Xiaomi 5G phone, the Poco M4 Pro is a good one to consider. Announced in November 2021, it features a 6.6″ LCD with 90 H refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G chipset, options of 4 GB and 6 GB RAM, options of 64 GB and 128 GB internal storage memory, a 5000 mAh battery and 33W fast charging.
For photography and video recording, there is a50 MP dual camera at the back, as well as a 16 MP selfie camera in front. The fingerprint scanner is built into the power button at the side of the phone. The Poco M4 5G is available for 239 euros and 270 euros for the 4/64 GB and 6/128 GB variants respectively.
Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE
The 11 Lite 5G NE is a mid-ranger that was announced in September 2021. It features a 6.55″ AMOLED display with 90 Hz refresh rate and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Under the hood is a Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset, 6 GB and 8 GB of RAM, and 128 GB and 256 GB built-in storage options. It has a relatively smaller 4250 mAh battery when compared to most of its siblings. Charging is rated at 33W.
On the camera front, it has a 20 MP selfie camera, and a 64 MP triple camera at the rear. Buying the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE will set you back by at least US$525 in the USA, € 309 in the European Union, and £ 329 in the United Kingdom.
Xiaomi Black Shark 4S Pro
One of the latest, and perhaps the most powerful, Xiaomi 5G phones around today is the Black Shark 4S Pro. This is a premium flagship targeted at gamers, and the specs reflect that. It is powered by a Snapdragon 888+ 5G chipset coupled with 8 GB, 12 GB, and 16 GB of RAM options. Internal storage is either 256 GB or a whopping 512 GB, depending on your budget and/or need.
In addition, it has a 6.67″ Super AMOLED screen with 144Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, and Gorilla Glass protection, as well as a 4500 mAh battery with 120W fast charging. You will need at least 650 euro to pick one up.
In all, we have explored 18 of the latest Xiaomi 5G phones. The company is continuously announcing more of such devices each month, and you can expect to see more advanced models show up from time to time.
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