Xiaomi 11T Pro Review: 120hz AMOLED + 120W HyperCharging!
I must admit it does feel like theres, a new xiaomi poco redmi me actually not me anymore. Theyve dropped that branding, but a new one of these phones, every sort of five minutes. It is kind of hard to keep track, but this is basically not the flagship, because the uh me 11, ultra from about five six months ago, is still the top of the line phone which costs like a grand. This 11t pro will cost you about 600 pounds and it sits on top of the new 11t and the 11t light i think thats right and so for 600 quid. This goes up against the likes of the oneplus 9 or perhaps their upcoming 9t, and it packs in some pretty impressive specs, including a snapdragon triple eight, a 120 hertz amoled screen with a 1000 nit peak, brightness and also gorilla glass vactus on the front, then around The back we have this triple camera setup, with a 108 megapixel main lens, along with an ultra wide and a two times telemacro. We also get some great sounding stereo speakers, which have been tuned by harman kardon, as well as a very fast side, fingerprint reader, which is built into the power button. Although i found it perhaps a little too sensitive, as it would often unlock. When i put my hand in my pocket now on the inside, we have a very healthy size, 5 000 million power battery, which gets me a full day easily and by about 11 pm i still have a good 30 of my battery left, so very good battery Life, but really the big headline is actually this guy, this 120 watt hyper charger and apparently according to xiaomi.
This will charge your phone from zero to 72 percent in just 10 minutes and not to 117. thats insane and sounds a bit like a challenge. So, with about one percent on the battery, i plugged it in set my timer and you can see straight away from this charging animation. Just how quick this is going to be so 10 minutes in and were already at 72 percent, which is actually bang on what xiaomi claimed, even though we did start at 1 95 charged at the 15 minute mark and actually just before 16 minutes 30. Its fully charged 100, not too shabby that is very impressive, but my first thought was: are we just going to destroy the battery life by charging it that fast, every day? Well, according to xiaomi theyve built in over 30 safety features with the battery, and also it has. This tuv rhineland fast charge safety certification, but they also say that over a two year period or so about 800 cycles of charging, youll still have 80 of your capacity. Left which, considering just how fast that is and thats well, if you charge it once a day, a bit over two years, thats, not too bad, now, design wise! This is very similar to the 11 series earlier this year and its a fairly understated style. Aside from that, pretty big camera module on the back, i have to say, though the back cover does feel quite plasticky to the touch and also it picks up fingerprints and greasy smudges really easily.
So i reckon i would actually go with the moonlight white version of this instead of this meteorite gray, but youll probably want to put a case on it anyway. So more importantly, this screen and its a definite highlight of the phone, because while we do only get a full hd plus resolution, not quad hd, we do get this lovely amoled panel, dolby vision, hdr, support 120 hertz refresh and a very impressive 480 hertz touch sampling Rate so particularly for gamers youll get a more instant response to your touch and obviously paired with that snapdragon triple eight. This is going to breeze through anything you throw at it and while its not the super duper latest triple eight plus thats, really only about five percent faster and not something you really need. So, with the m11t pro were getting android 11 out of the box and naturally their miui skin. On top now, my only complaint really is the crazy amount of bloatware pre installed, although you can hide or remove most of these, but on the whole i do quite like the software you get. The google news feed left of the home screen xiaomis unique, looking vertical recently used apps menu, theres a good amount of customization, including lots of ai image enhancements. If you want sharper and more vibrant photos and videos, but most importantly, it feels fast and responsive. Okay lets talk about this camera and the main lens is using samsungs iso cell hm2 sensor, just like the flagship me11 ultra.
It is 108 megapixels, but it uses pixel bending. So we end up with sharper 27 megapixel shots. Now, if we bring in the galaxy s21 ultra, which to be fair, does cost twice as much you can see. Actually image quality is quite similar until we get into that zoom where well the s21 blows it away. But in terms of overall detail i would probably say the s21 looks a touch more natural with the 11t pro often going for a more vibrant and punchy look. There are some subtle differences in dynamic range and color, but on the whole, considering, as i say, the samsung costs twice as much. The 11t pro does a really good job up front. We have a 16 megapixel selfie camera, which i must admit. I found a bit inconsistent in the right lighting. It nails it but other times it does look quite flat and also over sharpened and thats. Despite turning off all the beauty modes and filters switching over to video, and we can shoot it up to 8k, although, as you can see its not stabilized so most of the time im recording at 4k30 and video looks great, it does a pretty good job of Smoothing out my footsteps and so on the whole i would say: video quality is very good. So the big question: should you buy the 11t pro, which i keep wanting to say me: 11t pro, but theyve dropped that me name and, i would say, yeah actually for 600 pounds.
This is a very good phone and i think its an easy recommendation. A couple of downsides: firstly, i dont think youll be able to buy this in the us, which is a shame also. It would have been nice if we had a three and a half mil headphone jack and also a micro sd card which this doesnt have, and also this design. As i say in this me to your right, grey, isnt, the most exciting and also does get very fingerprinty, as you might be able to see there now versus something like the oneplus 9, which has very similar specs and also a very similar price. Its a tough one, i would probably go with oneplus, just because i prefer the oxygen os software, although i would say the camera on this is a little bit better, but theres not a whole lot between them. I think the bigger issue about whether you should buy this is actually xiaomis own competition. Theyve made the poco f3, which i reviewed i think back in march, i still maintain is one of the best budget phones of the year. We get the snapdragon 870, which is almost as fast as the 888, as well as that 120 hertz amoled screen the camera isnt quite as good, but it is more than half the price of this. Was it less than half the price, its like 280 pounds? This is 600, so actually, i think maybe the poco is still a better option if you are on a tighter budget, but certainly versus something like the me11 ultra, which is like over a thousand pounds.
I think this is a much better buy. So if you do fancy checking it out, i will leave a link in the description below i believe. Xiaomi are also running a 50 pound off pre order deal at least until the end of september, so thats probably worth checking out. But what do you reckon? Would you be tempted to buy one of these? Let me know what you think in the comments below and if you did enjoy this video, which hopefully you did and im guessing you did. If you watch the whole thing, um a cheeky little like and subscribe below will be lovely.