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Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus (2021)

Android OS v11.0
Mediatek Dimensity 920
Mali-G68 MC4
6 GB / 128 GB
6.67 inch (1080 x 2400 px)
108 + 8 + 2 MP, 12000 x 9000 px, autofocus

This phone comes equipped with a 6.67 inch AMOLED display, a Mediatek Dimensity 920 chipset, and 6 GB of RAM.

Will it prove its worth? I aim to reveal that by the end of my review.

Table of Contents

This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus specifications

BrandXiaomi
NameRedmi Note 11 Pro Plus
ModelRMNOTE11PP
Release date2021

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight7.2 oz
Dimensions6.44 x 3 x 0.33 inch
Colorsblack, green, purple
SIM typeNano SIM

The weight of Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus is about 7.2 oz with battery. This is average for smartphones of the same size. Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a small chipcard for a subscriber identity module (SIM).

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System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v11.0
SoCMediatek Dimensity 920
CPUOcta-core, Dual-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A78, Hexa-core 2 GHz Cortex-A55
GPUMali-G68 MC4
PerformanceAnTuTu v9: 495948

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus comes with Android OS v11.0 out of the box. Google has integrated many services with Android. These include Google Maps, Gmail, and Google Drive. An advanced scheduler manages this octa-core CPU. It assigns tasks to the CPU for real-time speed and power efficiency. Many mobile devices use ARM Mali GPUs. They are well known for their good performance and power efficiency. We use AnTuTu app to measure general processing performance. AnTuTu Benchmark is the most popular benchmark app for Android phones.

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Display type, size, resolution

Display typeAMOLED
Screen size6.67 inch
Resolution1080 x 2400 px
Multitouch supportyes

AMOLED displays enable an Always-On Display feature. A part of the screen remains active to display the time, date, and notifications. The 6.67 inch display should be big enough for our needs. It will make viewing comfortable. This is true whether we're reading, browsing, or watching. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner.

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Memory, storage

RAM6 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus comes with 6 GB of RAM, which is considered to be sufficient for most users' needs. Having more RAM alone does not guarantee better performance. The Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus has 128 GB of internal storage, which is more than enough for their needs. We can expand the internal storage (128 GB) with a compatible microSD card.

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Cameras, flash

Main camera108 + 8 + 2 MP, 12000 x 9000 px, autofocus
FlashLED
Selfie camera16 MP

Multiple cameras or depth sensors can help the smartphone. They can make its portrait mode effects more appealing. The Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus does not have optical image stabilization (OIS).

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G / 5G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

The 5G networks use advanced technologies. These include millimeter-wave (mmWave) frequencies, massive MIMO, and network slicing. The phone is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. The Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. The GPS allows this smartphone to find their exact location. It provides accurate navigation and mapping. This phone is NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. The 3.5 mm headphone jack allows us to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Ion 4500 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Ion 4500 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery. It does not need periodic full discharge. The battery of Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, ultrasonic proximity sensor
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 5, Dual SIM, Fast charging, Hi-Res Audio, MIUI 12

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes. These are X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). The Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus phone has a fingerprint scanner. The light sensor detects the level of light in the environment. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use.

The fast charging technology comes in handy when we need quick juice on our device. Gorilla Glass is very scratch resistant. It reduces the likelihood of everyday scratches and abrasions.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Xiaomi phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • AMOLED display
  • appropriate screen size
  • adequate memory
  • generous internal storage
  • microSD slot
  • multicamera setup
  • 5G support
  • Dual SIM support
  • Corning Gorilla Glass shield

Cons

  • no OIS function
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Updated: May 11, 2024

Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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