Mi 11 Ultra Camera Module

Mi 11 Ultra

Mi 11 Ultra is a relative to the Mi 11. They’re from the same generation with similar display standards and a similar device footprint – but the Ultra stands out thanks to a significantly larger and technically superior camera array.

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra features a 6.81-inch AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, Qualcomm’s most powerful engine, the Snapdragon 888, 8 or 12GB of RAM, 256 or 512GB of storage, and a 5,000mAh battery. For reference, those are essentially the specifications of Samsung‘s Galaxy S21 Ultra, which has the same display size and chipset as the S21, as well as a battery with the same capacity.

Size: 6.8 inches
Resolution: 3200 x 1440 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 515 PPI
Technology: AMOLED
Refresh rate: 120Hz
Screen-to-body: 91.24 %
Peak brightness: 1700 cd/m2 (nit)
Features: HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass Victus), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Additional display: 1.1 inches, 294 pixels 124 x, AMOLED, Touch screen: Yes, Capacitive

System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350
Processor: Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
GPU: Adreno 660
Internal storage: 256GB (UFS 3.1), not expandable
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (11), MIUI 12 UI

Capacity: 5000 mAh
Type: Li – Polymer, Not user replaceable
Charging: Fast charging, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Max charge speed: Wired: 67.0W; Wireless: 67.0W

Rear: Triple camera
Main camera: 50 MP (OIS, Laser autofocus)
Specifications: Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.12″; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Second camera: 48 MP (Telephoto, Autofocus)
Specifications: Optical zoom: 5.0x; Aperture size: F4.1; Focal Length: 120 mm; Sensor size: 1/2″; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Third camera: 48 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/2″; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Video recording: 7680×4320 (8K UHD) (24 fps), 3840×2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920×1080 (Full HD) (1920 fps), 1280×720 (HD) (1920 fps)
Front: 20 MP
Video capture: 1920×1080 (Full HD)

Dimensions: 6.47 x 2.94 x 0.33 inches (164.3 x 74.6 x 8.38 mm)
Weight: 8.25 oz (234.0 g)
Materials: Back: Ceramic
Resistance: Water, Dust; IP68
Biometrics: 2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint
Keys: Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Ceramic White, Ceramic Black

5G: n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78, n79, SA, NSA
LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
LTE (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500)
UMTS: Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Data Speed: HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
Dual SIM: Yes
SIM type: Nano SIM

Headphones: No 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker, Multiple speakers
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation

Bluetooth: 5.2
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6); Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
USB: Type-C (reversible)
Features: Charging, Mass storage device
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC, GNSS, Dual-band positioning, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Other: NFC, Infrared

Shopee Price
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra 256GB Storage 8GB Ram P35,899.00
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra 512GB Storage 12GB Ram P52,999.00



Mi 11 Ultra
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1. Set fingerprint or face lock

Although in the initial configuration of the mobile you will be able to configure the unlocking of the screen, we do not always have time to stop to configure everything the first time. Therefore, in your Mi 11 it also allows you to configure all this a posteriori or change the type of screen unlock you want to use.

To configure this, you just have to enter the settings and click on Passwords and security . When you do, you will go to a menu where you can click on the screen lock, fingerprint unlock, or face unlock, and in each of the options you will have a process to configure it to your liking.

2. Use MIUI Superfunds

One of the most representative aesthetic characteristics of MIUI 12 , the latest version of Xiaomi’s customization layer, are its so-called Super Wallpapers . They are a kind of combination of 3D and dynamic backgrounds, which change and move as you move around the device’s desktops.

Enter the device settings-
Inside, click on the Wallpaper option .
You will enter the Wallpaper section , within the Themes app.
Here, click on the Super wallpapers section .
Here, you will be able to choose from the available ones the one that convinces you the most.

3. Change the navigation buttons for gestures

Android has two modes to navigate the menus and its interface, the mode of the classic three buttons below or navigation by gestures . This navigation may or may not also include a bar at the bottom that tells you where to start with the gesture.

4. Activate dark mode

To date, all operating systems and major apps have a dark mode . Not only because of the beautiful aesthetics it offers, but also because of how it helps your eyes to be more rested. The dark mode of MIUI, the system of your Mi 11, is elegant and allows you to adapt the wallpaper to this mode so that it also looks darker. At least in compatible funds.

Enter the device settings.
Click on the Display section .
Inside, now click on Dark Mode .
Here you can activate the dark mode, and adapt the Super wallpaper to it.
You can also schedule it to alternate at certain times.

5. Configure the color of your screen to your liking

That if the screen looks a little too blue, that if it’s too white, that you want it pink because you want to see the world burn. Your Mi 11 has many options when it comes to configuring the color of your screen, total control to adapt it to your personal tastes or how you think it best looks . You are the one who decides.

Enter the device settings.
Click on the Display section .
Inside, now click on Color scheme .
Here you can change how the screen will look, with automatic colors, more saturated, or choose other custom options.
Below, you can also customize the color temperature.

6. Take control of notifications

The customization layer of your Mi 11 will allow you to configure everything from the notifications within the settings, in the Notifications and Control Center section . Inside, you can click on Application notifications , and you will see a list of apps to be able to deactivate the apps of each of them, or click on each app to deactivate certain types of notifications.

In Notifications and Control Center , at the top you also have the three generic types of notifications, on the lock screen, the floating ones and the icons, and by clicking on each type you can also choose which apps to show them. Below, you can also edit the appearance of the notification bar.

7. Customize the status bar to your liking

The Android status bar is the one that you have above all transparent, and where elements such as the time, the battery indicator and notifications appear. You will be able to customize this status bar to your liking, deciding whether to show notification icons, the speed of your connection or the name of the operator. You can also edit that operator name that appears, put or remove the battery percentage in numbers, or hide the notch of the front camera.

Enter the device settings.
Click on Notifications and Control Center
Inside, go to the bottom and click on the Status Bar option .
Here you will find all the options to change the ones you want.

8. Adapt the control center to your needs

Xiaomi has put a lot of care in recent times to redesign the control center of its customization layer. It has made it more like Apple, with some large switches, and the classic list of other function buttons that you can edit to put the ones you want or need to always have on hand.

Enter the device settings.
Click on Notifications and Control Center –
Inside, go to the options in the Control Center section .
The most disruptive change is the Control Center Style , where you can activate a different new look.

9. App drawer or have them all on the desktop

The customization layer of your Mi 11 tends to work in a similar way to iOS, showing by default all the apps installed on your desktops. However, you can also make it a bit more Android by activating the application drawer , to have only the apps you want on the desktop, and the rest are equally accessible.

Enter the device settings.
Click on the Home screen section .
Now, click on the Home screen option that you have second, and that will appear configured as Normal .
You will enter a screen where you can select the With the App Drawer option to activate it.
When you choose this option, a window will appear explaining it to you. Click OK to confirm the change.

10. Categorize the app drawer

In addition to the complete list of apps, in the application drawer of your Mi 11 you also have tabs with different categories where these applications are organized. You will be able to customize these categories, changing their name, deciding which apps are in each one and creating others as you wish.

Enter the device settings.
Click on the Home screen section .
Now, click on the App Drawer option , which is just below the Home screen .
Here, now click on * Manage application categories.
You will see the categories that are created. If you click on one, you will enter a screen where you can select its apps and change its name.
At the bottom, tap * Customize * to create a new category.

11. Android is full of search engines

Android is an operating system that can change depending on each manufacturer, with some options that change places or even names, and a drawer full of applications. Therefore, you have search engines both in the settings and in the app drawer , something that will always help you find what you need without having to be looking for it explicitly.

In the app drawer search engine, you just have to type the name of the one you want to open and it will be shown to you. In the settings, which is one of the most useful, you have to search for the term of a setting that you want to change, such as Battery or Backup , and the settings that coincide with those terms will appear.’

12. Enable reverse wireless charging

One of the features that makes the Mi 11 special is that it has reverse wireless charging capability. This means that you can use the mobile battery to charge other devices that are compatible with wireless charging. Obviously, this will harm your battery, but it can be useful to get someone out of trouble who has run dry.

Enter the device settings.
Click on the Battery and performance section .
Inside, click on the cogwheel icon at the top right.
You will enter the battery settings, where you only have to activate the Reverse Wireless Charging option .

13. The mobile speaker cleans itself

If you enter the Additional Settings section within the system settings, you will see an option called Clean speaker . With it, the mobile will emit an audio of 30 seconds so that the vibrations clean the speaker in case you notice that it may be slightly blocked by dust. If the speaker is very blocked, use this function five times while shaking the phone with the speaker pointing downwards.

14. Take care of your digital well-being

Another classic among most mobile manufacturers today is the inclusion of some type of digital well-being monitoring in their operating systems, and Xiaomi phones are no exception. You will find it in the settings, within the Digital well-being and parental control section within the settings. On this screen, you will be able to know how long you have used your mobile each day, and other data such as the number of notifications or times you have unlocked it.

And if you want to limit uses, you can also add timers so that you cannot use an app for more than a certain time . You will also configure the hours you sleep so that you do not receive notifications, apps that you do not want to distract you, and everything related to parental control.

15. Use the always-on screen

The Always On or Always On display feature keeps the display showing information when turned off. Come on, instead of the black screen, you will see the clock and other important information, although for that you will have to activate this mode in the settings.

When you activate it, you can decide the time in which you want elements to be shown, which will allow you to have it turned off at night so that it does not bother you, but that it is available during the day. You can also customize its style , choosing the watch you want to display, if you want to put signatures, or a background to accompany the watch.


Mi 11 Ultra
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16. Double tap to wake up the screen

Knock knock. On many Android mobiles, including the Mi 11, you can activate the gesture of giving two taps on the screen to turn it on or off . It is something simple, but very comfortable. You can configure it in the Always-on screen and Lock screen options , specifically in the lock screen section. You can also make it activate when you lift the mobile.

17. Manage app permissions

If you want to take care of your privacy, it is important to review the permissions that you have given to the applications that you have installed. When you open them for the first time they will ask you for these permissions and you will be able to decide which one to give them, but you can also review them afterwards to eliminate a certain permission to an application and not to obtain these data until a new order.

Enter your mobile settings.
Click on the Applications section .
Inside, click on Permissions to be able to configure them.
There are two ways to do it . Click on Permissions to enter the manager and configure them depending on each type of permission, but you can also give Other permissions to review those that each app has individually.

18. Make some apps run when you turn on the mobile

Your Xiaomi mobile phone has a function in its operating system with which you can make some apps start automatically every time you turn on the mobile, something very similar to what is done on a Windows PC. Some apps are configured like this by default, but in this section you can make them stop doing it or choose others that you do want to start. Just remember that the fewer apps run at startup, the faster the phone will turn on.

Enter the device settings.
Click on the Applications section .
Now, click on Permissions .
Inside, click Automatic Start .
Here, activate the apps that you want to start automatically.
You can also disable the ones you don’t want to do.

19. Lock apps with your fingerprint

It can also be interesting in the field of privacy to block access to certain apps so that they ask for your fingerprint or the authentication system you choose to access them. This is useful when you want to make sure that only you can access a certain app.

Enter the device settings.
Click on the Applications section .
Tap on App Lock .
Tap Activate , and then you can choose up to 10 apps to block.

20. Quick Actions for Applications

Entering an application, waiting for it to load and then starting a specific function can be a hassle when you’re in a hurry, and that’s why many Android apps have quick actions that you can access from their icons on the desktop or app drawer. All you have to do is keep your finger pressed on an app icon , and a small pop-up menu with quick options will appear.

In this menu you will see options that will depend on each application, and that are generally some of the actions that everyone usually does when opening one. For example, in Telegram you have to start a new chat, and in Chrome you can open new tabs and incognito tabs directly.

21. Use two apps at the same time with the split screen

Today’s mobiles have very large screens, and the Mi 11 is no exception. And the good thing is that you will be able to take advantage of it, since Xiaomi allows you to use two applications at the same time with the split screen , something quite easy to do and that can help you when to use an app well you need to have another one at hand.

Click on the square icon to go to the view of the apps you have active.
Press and hold your finger on one of the two apps that you want to use in split screen.
When a series of icons appears on the right side, press the one with two rectangles one above the other.
The screen will be divided, and above you will have the first app you choose.
Now, choose the other app you want to open and that’s it.
You can slide the separator to change the size of each part.
Sliding the separator all the way up or down will disable the split screen.

22. You also have floating windows

Another alternative to using two apps at the same time is through the floating windows system , which are applications that will always remain open in the foreground, while you can continue using the mobile in the background and doing anything else. You can also edit the list of applications in the floating windows, to always have the ones you are going to use the most in this context at hand.

Click on the square icon to go to the view of the apps you have active.
Press and hold your finger on the app you want to turn into a window.
Click on the window icon, which is the one just below the split screen icon.
You can also press up on the floating windows option.
When you click, you will see a list of apps, and at the top right in its window you will have the edit button.
With this, you can edit this app window always ready to open in a floating window.

23. Disable mobile advertising

There are times when your mobile can show you some advertisements. Do not worry, because it is something that happens on all mobiles with Xiaomi’s customization layer. But as they explained in Engadget Mobile , these ads can be disabled by searching for the hidden app that shows them and disabling their notifications.

Enter your mobile settings and go to the Applications section .
Inside, go to Manage applications .
Now, press the three-dot button, and in the menu click Show all applications .
In the list with all apps and functions, find the msa application and click on it.
Within the msa settings, go to Notifications .
Uncheck the option to Show notifications so that you do not skip Xiaomi advertising on your phone again.

24. Configure your own gesture shortcuts

Take screenshots, run the camera, turn on the flashlight. These are just some of the things you can do by configuring a specific gesture , such as tapping the screen with three fingers, holding down a button for a few seconds, and other types of gestures. You will be able to configure these shortcuts and gestures.

Enter the device settings.
Click on the Additional Settings section .
Here, tap on Gesture shortcuts .
You will enter a screen where you will see the different actions you can do.
By clicking on each of them you can customize the gesture with which to perform it.
Below, you can also customize two specific gestures and what you want to do with them.

25. There are also shortcuts for buttons

On the Gesture Shortcuts screen , at the bottom you have access to the Button Shortcuts menu . With them, you can configure some gestures with the physical buttons of the mobile, determining what to do when you press and hold the start button, the power button and the start button, and that kind of thing.

26. Easily move apps between desktops

Your Xiaomi mobile has one of the most useful things about iOS compared to Android, a system to easily move the shortcuts of the apps between the desks. No more having to drag the app icon to the side of the screen and wait to move to the next desktop.

To do this you do not have to activate anything, it is a default function. All you have to do is hold down the icon of the app you want to move, and without releasing the icon, slide the screen with another finger . Thus, you will move between desks holding the app, and then you can drop it wherever you want.

27. Directly send files to other devices

Xiaomi has a file sharing system called Mi Share which is a kind of AirDrop created by Xiaomi to quickly exchange files with other nearby mobiles. This allows that with your Mi 11 you can exchange files with other Xiaomi without needing to use any type of third-party application, this will go directly from your mobile to appear on the other.

The only requirement to use it is that the other person also has the application installed . You can activate My Share automatically the first time you are going to share a file with your mobile, but you can also do it from the settings, entering the Connection and sharing options , where My Share is the first option.

28. Share photos without location or metadata

Surely you have already seen that when you shared a photo for the first time, MIUI allowed you to choose whether to share it by removing the location or metadata. There are two privacy measures that you can choose from in a window that appears automatically, and you can activate or deactivate any of them whenever you want.

This menu of privacy options can also be removed at other times . What you have to do is open the photo you want, and go to the share menu. Above the photo, you’ll see a link appear with the name Contains location information . When you click on this link, you will be able to configure the method of sharing the photo to do it without location or without metadata.

29. Use the camera level to take straight photos

Taking crooked photos is that great curse that haunts us all from time to time. Fortunately, among the camera options included in your Mi 11, you can activate a level that will always mark the angle with which you are taking the photo. Thanks to this, you can always know when you are going to take the crooked photo and when it is straight.

Open the camera of your mobile.
Click on the menu button ☰ at the top right.
In the menu, click on the Straighten option .
A line will appear in the center of the screen that marks the angle.

30. Edit the camera functions

At the bottom of the camera, and above the button to take photos, you have a row with the different functions of the camera. You will be able to edit these modes, removing the ones you don’t use or adding many others according to your needs.

Open the camera of your mobile.
Click on the menu button ☰ at the top right.
Click on the Settings button .
Within the camera settings, in the General settings section, click on the Custom option .
Within the Customize menu , click on the Function Design option .
Here, you can move the functions you want to appear at the top, the Initial screen .
You can also remove features by moving them down from top to bottom.

Enter the device settings.
Click on the Home screen section .
Here, now click on System Navigation .
You can choose between button or gesture control.
By choosing the full screen, you can hide its indicator, and a mode so that in games you have to make a gesture twice to avoid doing them by mistake.


Xiaomi 11 Ultra
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31. make the camera silent

There is nothing more annoying than being in a quiet place and click, that someone breaks the silence with the sound of the shutters of the mobile cameras. Your Mi 11 has in the camera settings an option called Shutter sound , in which you can remove that sound so that it does not bother anyone.

32. Remove (or edit) the watermark from photos

Many mobile phones today allow you to automatically add a watermark to your photos, usually with the name of the mobile with which you took the snapshot. This watermark can be removed to take clean photos, although MIUI also allows you to customize the watermark to put your own signature, for example.

Enter the device’s camera.
Click on the menu button at the top right, with the icon with three stripes.
When the small menu opens, click on Settings .
In here, click on Watermark .
You will enter the settings where you can deactivate it … or choose a phrase to put a watermark by customizing it.

33. Portrait mode with filters included

Xiaomi has put a lot of care in the portrait mode of its mobiles, and in the Mi 11 you will find its many customization modes. You will have different filters to decorate the photos , both as a general filter and as a frame, but also other options such as a beauty mode or the possibility of modifying the degree to which the background of the photo is blurred.

To access these filters, open the camera and enter the portrait function. In it, above the row of functions you will see another row with three different icons, which are used to customize the portrait mode . The one on the left allows you to add lighting effects with different colors, the one in the center is used to set the degree to which the background is blurred, and the one on the right to apply the intensity of beauty mode and other filters.

34. Set the resolution and FPS of the video recording

The camera of your Xiaomi Mi 11 will give you many options when you are recording video. Its resolution range goes from 720p to 8K , while the frames per second can be 30 or 60 fps. Except for 8K, the frame rate can only be 24 or 30 FPS. All this you will be able to configure whenever you want from the mobile app itself and without having to touch many things.

All you have to do is go to the mobile camera, and enter the video function. In there, now click on the menu button ☰ at the top right, and in the menu that will open you will see the resolution and FPS options

35. Change the font size

Not everyone has good eyesight, and sometimes you may want your mobile to have larger letters, and other times you may want the opposite. In any of the cases, your Xiaomi will allow you to change the size of the font as you want to adapt it to your liking.

Enter the device settings.
Click on the Display section .
Scroll down to the Font section , and click on Text size .
With the bottom bar, you can change the font size and see above how the result will be.

36. Change the resolution and refresh rate of the screen

Your mobile will come pre-configured with a resolution of 1440p and a refresh rate of 60 Hz, and these are two aspects that you will be able to configure to your liking. To do this, you have to go to the Screen section of the settings, and inside you will see the options for Screen resolution and Refresh rate . Entering them, you can adjust them to your liking.

You will be able to lower the resolution of the screen to FullHD, which in a mobile of this size will not mean a very big change either, and you will save battery. You can increase the refresh rate to 120 Hz, something that will improve fluency and you will notice especially in the clarity of compatible games, but that will make you consume more battery. Change everything depending on what you need.

37. Choose how many apps fit on each desktop

The desktop of your mobile, that space where you put the apps, is divided into certain numbers of rows and columns. Due to its size, the Mi 11 will always have 6 rows to place the apps, but you can decide between the four default columns or change them to five, depending on whether you want more or fewer apps to fit on each desktop screen.

Enter your phone’s Settings .
Tap Home screen .
Inside, in the Home screen settings section , click Home Screen Design .
Here you can choose the proportion you want to use.

38. Turn off Google Discover

When you’re on your Android’s main desktop, you can swipe to see what’s on the left, and you’ll get to Google Discover . This is a section where Google will show you personalized news according to the personal tastes that it thinks you have, based on all the data that it collects through cookies when you browse the Internet. This section can be useful, but you can also disable it.

Enter your phone’s Settings .
Tap Home screen .
Inside, just turn off the Google Discover option .

39. Don’t forget the topics

And since we are returning to the topic of customization, remember that your Xiaomi Mi 11 continues to include a theme application to download specific aspects for your mobile so that you can give it a totally useful aspect.

The application has sections for full themes, wallpapers, and accessing your installed items . The themes include everything, including icons, and can be premium paid or free. In themes and backgrounds you also have different categories to find one that suits your needs.

40. Use the Game Turbo mode

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41. Shrink the screen to use the mobile with one hand

The Mi 11 is a large mobile, and therefore some people with small and medium hands may have trouble handling it with one hand. This can be an inconvenience if you are doing something that prevents you from using your second hand, so you have an option to make the useful screen of the mobile smaller , the one where you can press and do things.

Enter the device settings.
Click on the Additional Settings section .
Here, tap on One-handed mode .
You can activate the shortcut to access this mode, and choose the size of the reduced screen.

42. Clone an application to use it with two accounts

Although many applications and social networks already have a way to use several profiles or accounts at the same time, there are still some that do not. In these cases, you can resort to duplicating the app to create a second version where you can log in with a different account.

Enter the device settings.
Click on the Applications section .
Now, click on Dual applications .
You will enter a screen where you only have to choose which app you want to duplicate.

43. Make the most of your mobile batter

We all have days when our battery falls short of all the activity we want to do, and a few extra minutes can save us a bit of the day. In these cases, in the settings click on the Battery and performance options . Here you can activate saving and extreme saving, but by clicking on the Optimize option you can go a little further.

The optimization tool will measure how your mobile is using the battery, and will suggest steps to add an extra minute. These suggested actions you can select all or deselect some, such as closing applications that you are going to open later consuming more. But for example, you can deactivate the GPS and some other elements at the same time to add several minutes of autonomy.



(Mi 11 Ultra – 2021)



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