The Xiaomi Redmi Note 11T 5G is a great choice for those looking for an affordable mid-range smartphone with great performance. The device comes at a starting price of about €220, which approximately converts to $248. The device comes in three configurations. The more affordable variant has 4 GB RAM with 64 GB ROM. Both the other variants have 128 GB of ROM with 6 GB and 8 GB of RAM. For color, you get to choose between Aquamarine Blue, Stardust White, and Matte Black. Coming back to the subject of memory, the phone uses UFS 2.2. The internal memory can be extended, but it has a hybrid SIM slot.
Therefore, the device can support up to two Nano-SIM cards and connectivity from 2G to 5G. What can also be extended, though, is the RAM. You can use up to 3 GB of the phone’s memory to extend its RAM. The build quality of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11T 5G is good, but it could have been better. The phone has a plastic body, instead of an aluminum one. On the positive side, the device has an IP53 rating for dust and splash protection, while the screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The phone is 6.44 inches tall, 2.98 inches wide, and 0.35 inches thick. It has an average weight of 195 grams.
The phone’s multimedia experience is pretty good. The phone has a 6.6 inches FHD+ IPS LCD screen with a screen resolution of 20:9. In addition, the screen-to-body ratio and the PPI density are 84.8% and 399 respectively. What makes watching video content on this phone even more enjoyable are the presence of high-resolution audio, a 3.5 mm headphone jack, and stereo speakers. The performance of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11T 5G, as previously mentioned, is amazing. The overall performance is handled by the MediaTek Dimensity 810 5G processor. The aforementioned processor is easily one of the best MediaTek processors in 2021.
On the software side, the device runs Android 11 with MIUI 12.5 on top. The device isn’t free from bloatware as you might have guessed. Mali-G57 MC2 GPU handles the gaming performance, which is supported by the 90 Hz refresh rate. At this budget, it is one of the best phones you can buy for gaming. Continuing on the subject of performance, the phone has an AnTuTu benchmark score of 145101 points. For communication, the device has dual-band Wi-Fi, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.1, USB On-The-Go, and GPS. What’s surprising to see is that the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11T 5G lacks NFC but has an infrared port.
Speaking of ports, the device has a USB Type-C 2.0 port for charging. The phone has a 5000 mAh lithium polymer battery that comes with 33W fast charging capabilities. On average use, the phone should easily last you for more than 1.5 days on a complete charge. As per the advertisements, the device can easily go from 0 to 100% in 60 minutes. One of the major cons of owning the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11T 5G is its average camera performance. It has a 50 MP wide-angle and an 8 MP ultrawide camera on the back.
The phone has features like LED flash, HDR, and panorama and can record videos in 1080p. On the front, the device has a 16 MP wide-angle camera for selfies and video communications. As for sensors, the phone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, and compass.