Xiaomi is a popular Chinese manufacturer that combines modern functionality, elegant trendy design, balanced specifications and affordability, which is not so often found among competitors.
Xiaomi regularly updates its lineup, announcing in advance the release of new models that organically complement the successful bestsellers. So until the spring of 2021, the manufacturer will immediately offer nine new Xiaomi smartphones, most of which will belong to the premium segment, work on the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 platform. But the new Xiomi mid-range and budget segment will also correspond to modern trends, offering modern filling.
The list of “New phones from Xiaomi” includes not only the most anticipated models, but also smartphones released in 2020, which managed to win the love of Russian consumers, and received positive reviews from experts.
Xiaomi Redmi 9A
The most affordable smartphone in the Redmi 2020-2021 sub-brand lineup with high ratings on marketplaces. Specifications correspond to the entry level. The Xiaomi Redmi 9A has a 6.53-inch IPS-matrix with a resolution of 1600×720 pixels. The user has access to 32 GB of internal memory. Responsible for performance is the MediaTek Helio G25 processor with 8 cores, 2 GB of RAM. The model is equipped with the Android 10 operating system.
On the back is the main 13 megapixel mono camera with f / 1.8 aperture. There is also a 5 megapixel selfie camera. The smartphone is unlocked by face, there is no fingerprint scanner, as well as the NFC module. The capacity of the rechargeable battery is 5000 mAh – such a reserve is enough for a full day of full work.
Xiaomi Redmi 9C – budget employee with NFC
New Xiaomi model presented at the end of summer 2020. A smartphone in a plastic case with a corrugated back cover, a square camera module, typical for current phones.
Most of the front panel is occupied by a 6.53-inch bezel-less IPS screen. The selfie camera is hidden in a compact waterdrop notch.
The 8-core processor MediaTek Helio G35 ensures the smooth operation of the Android 10 operating system, 3 GB of memory allows you to keep several applications open at once, ensuring their quick opening. The result of Xiaomi Redmi 9C in the synthetic AnTuTu Benchmark tests is 110.5 thousand points.
A feature of the smartphone is the presence of an NFC module, which is not so common among state employees. The 5000 mAh battery allows the new product from Xiaomi to achieve good autonomy indicators – 14 hours of operation at medium loads.
The main camera corresponds to the segment, it is enough for capturing daily life moments, the quality of the pictures depends on the level of ambient light.
Xiaomi Redmi 9 (NFC) – for solving daily tasks
An affordable smartphone that combines performance, design, and a range of additional options. Among the technical features is the MediaTek Helio G80 gaming processor. With an average performance, it allows you to play modern games, while this decision had a positive effect on the final cost of the device. Scoring more than 200 thousand points in synthetic tests, the smartphone is able to easily cope with any daily tasks, supporting the simultaneous operation of several applications. The smartphone runs on the adapted Android 10 firmware.
The new smartphone experience brings you a bright 6.53-inch IPS screen. FHD + -resolution allows you to look at games, movies, streaming services in a new way.
The phone supports the simultaneous operation of two SIM cards. In talk mode, the 5020 mAh battery lasts 31 hours. The Xiaomi Redmi 9 has an NFC module for contactless payments.
The vertical quad module contains: 13-megapixel main camera (f / 2.2); block with 8-megapixel sensor and wide-angle optics (118 degrees), 5-megapixel sensor for macro photography; 2 megapixel depth sensor
Xiaomi Poco M3 – a budget employee with character
The latest model of the Xiaomi M-series presented in the Russian Federation on December 25, 2020. The quality of smartphones is evidenced by a 100% recommendation for purchase by visitors to the Yandex market.
The smartphone gives off a striking, daring design. Most of the rear panel is occupied by a camera block stretched across its entire width. The lid itself has a textured surface stylized as premium materials.
The 6.53-inch FHD IPS screen is a proven matrix with a bright, high-contrast picture. The feature of the phone is a 6000 mAh ultra-capacity rechargeable battery. According to the tests of the GSMArena portal, the Xiaomi Poco M3 took the fourth place, providing 40 hours of voice communication, up to 24 days of standby time.
The device is powered by a mid-power eight-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 platform, supplemented by 4 GB of RAM.
To reduce the price, the manufacturer turned out to be from the installation of an NFC module for contactless payment and a wide-angle lens, which makes this smartphone a compromise choice relative to analogues such as Redmi 9.
Xiaomi Redmi 9T – ultra-powerful battery
New from Xiaomi, dated January 2021. The phone is positioned as a middle class, which is confirmed by its technical characteristics, the presence of a contactless payment module, and the choice of body colors. The 6.53-inch IPS panel is Widevine L1 and TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certified to protect the user’s eyes.
The phone has a 6000 mAh battery, allowing the smartphone to work without charging for two days.
Responsible for performance is the 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 processor. This is a mid-level platform that allows you to work with any modern applications, to ensure the smooth operation of the operating system. The performance result in synthetic AnTuTu tests is 174.5 thousand points.
Xiaomi Redmi 9T received a standard combination of cameras for the middle class: the main one is 48 megapixels, the wide-angle one is 8 megapixels, the depth sensor and the macro sensor is 2 megapixels.
Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC – Bestseller
Smartphone leading the top mid-range sales. The novelty has become the most popular among smartphones offered as part of the Aliexpress sale, users are mostly satisfied with the purchase, they recommend Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC to others.
The phone has a pretty interesting package, including an IPS-screen with a hole for the front camera at 20 megapixels (f / 2.2), with a diagonal of 6.67 inches and a resolution of 2400 × 1080 pixels. This is a proven solution that is capable of a bright detailed picture, not worse than that of top manufacturers.
Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G 8-core gaming processor, combining performance and energy efficiency. The 5169 mAh battery lasts for 19 hours at average loads.
The 4-lens camera is housed in a circular block in the center of the rear panel. This is a non-standard solution that attracts attention. The 64 megapixel Sony IMX682 sensor, depth sensor, macromodule, 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor are responsible for the quality of the images.
Of the features: the presence of a contactless payment module, the side location of the fingerprint scanner.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite – nothing more
A lighter version of the flagship model released in summer 2020. The balance of characteristics and functionality was appreciated by more than 97% of Yandex-Market visitors who left a review.
The phone is equipped with an AMOLED screen with a compact cutout for the front camera. The 6.57 diagonal produces a rich, vibrant image with FHD + resolution. A fingerprint scanner is integrated into the touch panel, which works without slowing down.
Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite shows good battery life. According to UL Benchmarks, the built-in 4160mAh rechargeable battery lasts 15 hours of intensive use. The decision of the manufacturer to install an 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 5G processor, which shows good results in synthetic AnTuTu tests – 330.6 thousand points, positively influenced energy efficiency and performance. The chipset is complemented by 6 GB of RAM.
The quad module led by a 48-megapixel sensor (f / 1.79) meets the expectations of advanced users, it will help you take photos, videos of decent quality, regardless of external conditions.
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Xiaomi Mi 10T – the optimal solution
New Xiaomi, released at the end of October 2020. A mid-range smartphone with balanced specifications. The 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor supports the launch of all modern applications, work in the fifth generation networks. The tray is designed for two SIM cards, while there is no possibility of installing a memory card.
Most of the front panel is occupied by an IPS-matrix with a resolution of 6.67 inches, the upper part is integrated with a 20 megapixel front camera with a wide selection of additional filters.
The main camera unit consists of three modules: the main one with 64 megapixels, a wide-angle lens with 13 megapixels, and a 5-megapixel macrosensor.
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Xiaomi Mi 11 is the world’s first Snapdragon 888 smartphone
One of the most anticipated new products of 2021. Xiaomi Mi 11 received the top-end process of the flagship level Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, capable of running three-dimensional games at extreme graphics settings, supports the fifth generation of communication. The speed of data processing, instant loading of applications is provided by 8-12 gigabytes of RAM, ROM of the new generation UFS 3.1.
The newest Xiaomi boasts a 6.81-inch SuperAMOLED screen that supports QHD + resolution, 120Hz refresh rate. The touch panel features instant response (polling rate – 480 Hz). The top of the screen is reliably protected from mechanical damage by a new generation of tempered glass Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
The main 108 megapixel camera with optical image stabilization is complemented by a 13 megapixel ultra-wide-angle module and 5 megapixel macro-optics, which provides a wide range of shooting scenarios, consistently high image quality.
The appearance of Xiaomi 11 is highlighted by the shape of the photo module, non-standard colors, including the ability to choose a corrugated back cover that changes its hue depending on ambient light. Other features: Harman / Kardon stereo speakers, 55W fast charging, 50W wireless, 4600 mAh rechargeable battery.
Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro – the expected flagship
The release of the smartphone was announced for the first half of 2021. The novelty will receive a screen with a diagonal of 6.81 inches with a resolution of 2K, scanning at 120 Hz. Qualcomm’s new flagship platform Snapdragon 888 will be responsible for performance, which will also appear on competitors’ flagships.
The photo capabilities of Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro are enclosed in the main 50-megapixel Samsung GN2 sensor with optical stabilization, complemented by 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 / 598 optics, another 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 module with 120x hybrid zoom.
The autonomy of the smartphone is provided by a 5000 mAh battery, which supports 67-W wired charging. The phone case is protected according to the IP68 standard. It is expected that the new Xiaomi will receive an NFC module, a sub-screen fingerprint scanner, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, an infrared port for controlling household appliances.
The new Xiaomi phone models confirm the Chinese manufacturer’s desire to dominate all price segments by offering a balanced price / performance ratio with a premium design.