Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra surpassed Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ to become No. 1 smartphone in the DxOMark camera rankings
The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra, the company’s newest premium model, has surpassed the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ to become the current number one smartphone in the DxOMark camera rankings. The Mi-series phone has a “pro-grade” camera setup on the rear, with a huge 50-megapixel Samsung GN2 primary sensor. According to DxOMark, the flagship camera sensor is similar to Sony’s RX cameras’ conventional 1-inch sensor. The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra also scored a perfect 100 in the zoom test. It’s slightly better than the iPhone 12 Pro Max’s 68 points and the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G’s 76 points.
While DxOMark has yet to release its comprehensive Mi 11 Ultra camera analysis, it has shared some scores highlighting the new smartphone’s image-taking and video-recording capabilities. DxOMark gave the Mi 11 Ultra a score of 143 for overall camera efficiency. This is better than the 139 points earned by the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+, which previously topped DxOMark’s list of best camera smartphones.
The Mi 11 Ultra earned 148 points for still photography, 100 points for zoom, and 117 points for video. In still images, the phone appears to retain texture considerably better than the competition. The DxOMark team has also given some comparison shots to demonstrate the onboard improvements.
DxOMark reviewers were also impressed by the Mi 11 Ultra’s 5x optical zoom periscope lens, which also supports 120x digital zoom and 10x hybrid zoom. The phone won 131 points for its telephoto capabilities in particular.
The video recording segment of the Mi 11 Ultra earned 105 points for colors and 103 points for exposure, according to DxOMark. Its 117 points for video recording success beat out the Huawei Mate 40 Pro and Huawei Mate 40 Pro+, which earned 116 and 115 points, respectively, from DxOMark.
The Mi 11 Ultra will switch between 60fps and 30fps frame rates in 4K to achieve the best possible video quality. To entice smartphone photographers, there is also a brand-new HDR mode implementation.
The Mi 11 Ultra is available in both China and the rest of the world, starting at CNY 5,999 (roughly Rs. 67,000) for the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage version. The phone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor and a 2K WQHD+ Samsung E4 AMOLED camera. It also has a secondary 1.1-inch AMOLED monitor on the rear, which can be used to take selfies and make video calls.