Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (China) review

Read our full review to find out how the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (China) differs, what our opinion of it is and whether it's worth the money.
Added by on 10.30.21 | Last update 11.24.22
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (China) ревю
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Redmi Note 11 is a smartphone from the fall of 2021. It was introduced to the market in the company of two other new models. In comparison, it represents a basic model, combining a range of modern features at an affordable price. At first glance, it catches the eye with its large screen and cute body colours. What else is worth paying attention to it, we will tell you in the following lines.

Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (China) specs or watch the video below the article.


  • Release date: 2021, October 28
  • Colors: Mysterious Black, Milky Way Blue, Mint Green
  • Dimensions: 163.6 x 75.8 x 8.8 mm.
  • Weight: 195 g.
  • Screen: 6.6" inc, 1080 x 2400, IPS LCD
  • Camera : Dual, 50MP
  • Chipset: MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G (6 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2x2.4 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • Memory: 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  • Battery: 5000, Li-Po, non-removable
  • Network: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G
  • Operating system: Android 11, MIUI 12.5
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, compass


The Redmi Note 11 has a beautiful and durable back panel finish. Taking the device in hand, you won't want to put it down. The magnificent choice of colors will definitely influence the user's choice. You can choose between mystic black, milky blue and mint green. The gradient effect adds to the overall high score.

Looking at the rear panel, you also see the dual camera module, which is conveniently positioned in the top left corner. The rounded edges of the housing add to the pleasant interaction.

Redmi Note 11, like its peers, is protected to IP53 standard. In other words, it has a reinforced casing that will survive a fall from a relatively high height. The risk of dust, moisture and dirt getting inside the device has also been removed.

You'll find the fingerprint scanner on the side, it's built into the start button.


The Redmi Note 11 is equipped with a 6.6-inch display. It is an IPS LCD and has a picture refresh rate of up to 90 Hz. The latter parameter may vary depending on the type of content, but will surely give you a pleasant experience. A smart system is provided for the refresh rate - so it is oriented by what you are watching - videos, games, web browsing, etc.

The Redmi Note 11's screen has an aspect ratio of 20:9, and the pixel density per inch is almost 400. From these metrics, we can conclude that the picture quality will be good. You have a large enough area available to work with different types of content.


This Xiaomi model is based on a MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G chip, which consists of an 8-core processor. Two of the cores are Cortex-A76 with an operating frequency of 2.4 GHz, and the remaining six are Cortex-A55 and have an operating frequency of up to 2.0 GHz. The Mali-G57 MC2 is responsible for the graphics.

If you have decided to buy this smartphone, you should know that it is available in the market in four modifications depending on the memory. The RAM ranges from 4 to 8 GB and the internal storage can be 128 or 256 GB. The high-speed UFS2.2 flash memory will make apps literally fly. Performance on 5G networks is also impressive - it's been improved.

Factory the smartphone runs Android 11 operating system and MIUI 12.5 interface.

For the Redmi Note 11, it's important to specify that it has a new dual SIM 5G slot, supports dual SA/NSA network mode and a wider range of frequencies.


The Redmi Note 11 features a dual rear camera setup that has been completely revamped. The main module is a 50-megapixel one. The usual shots will impress you with the beauty and detail. Thanks to smart algorithms and various filters, you can create true works of mobile photography. On the rear panel there is another camera - it is an ultra-wide-angle, 8-megapixel.

Any selfie taken with the 16-megapixel front-facing camera on the Redmi Note 11 will be worthy of sharing with friends.

With this smartphone, you'll be able to take videos at 1080 pixels resolution at 30 frames per second. The interesting 2.39:1 shooting mode will let you focus the image on a subject. There's also a set of 13 cinema filters available for you to unleash your cinematography capabilities.

Autonomous operation

Beneath the stylish and attractive look of the smartphone, which will be duly appreciated by fans of models with spectacular designs, lies a battery with a capacity of 5000 mAh. It is non-removable and lithium polymer. Xiaomi has provided support for fast charging technology via USB-C port with 33W power. So you can recharge the battery from 0 to 100% in just an hour. In standby mode, the Redmi Note 11 will last for a full 21 days. 


Redmi Note 11 will attract any user who prefers to upgrade their devices sparingly. It offers a basic set of advanced features at an affordable price, dressed in a beautiful look. The splash protection is welcome to stay connected and connected even if it's pouring rain outside.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (China) video review

Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (China) and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Xiaomi.

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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