Xiaomi Mi 11 Review Is It BETTER Than My €1259 Galaxy S21 Ultra?

10. 02. 2021
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Xiaomi Mi 11 Vs Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra In-Depth Comparison Review. Can the cheaper phone better the more expensive Galaxy S21 Ultra? See the full camera comparison here: csbuild.info/phone/hmqI2XnG2KClnb8/video.html
00:00 - Intro
00:45 - Build, design & fingerprint unlocking
04:08 - Charge times and supported rates
04:40 - The displays & one is clearly better
06:18 - UI performance, bugs, and speed
07:34 - Free storage and bloatware
08:06 - Antutu V8 scores
08:41 - Storage speeds & wifi 6 max speeds
09:56 - DRM & Camera 2 API
10:27 - Battery life WQHD+ 120hz Vs FHD+ 60hz
11:37 - Audio and loudspeaker test
12:44 - Cameras & camera comparison
14:49 - Genshin Impact max settings test
16:23 - Thermals & which is smoother after one-hour
17:51 - My findings. Which phone is better at what!
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  • Yes it is

    John PikoulisJohn PikoulisPřed 3 dny
  • 756.53mb/s in Sequential Real for Mi11? UFS 3.1 rounds values close to 1500-1700 on all smartphone... Something is wrong there. Excelent video, Chris!!!

    JLJ11JLJ11Před 4 dny
  • Always great to hear your voice and see such a high quality video. Hope you are doing good!

    Vinni xdVinni xdPřed 8 dny
    • Hey, thanks! I am. Hope you're good!

      TechTabletsTechTabletsPřed 8 dny
  • Chris, have you done the test if m11 and m11 lite can stream music to two Bluetooth devices at the same time?? Do you know any phone who can do this?

    Alex KitanovAlex KitanovPřed 9 dny
  • I'm planning to buy a phone, my choices are mi 11 and oneplus 8 pro they are both $700 new in my country, could you help decide which one should i get? And why? I'm a oneplus user but I'm tempted with the specs of the xiaomi mi 11

    Edrian MadriagaEdrian MadriagaPřed 9 dny
  • Thank you for your good and detailed review. Dose the mi 11 take slow motion pictures

    tabiri ibrahimtabiri ibrahimPřed 11 dny
  • I picked up my Xiaomi 11 Ultra today. In Black. 12GB Ram and 256GB Storage. I also got the 67 Fast Charging Brick. at NC. Paid 6,499 RMB. i plan to load only Apps that I will use. My last Iphone had over 100 programs on it. 90% of which is seldom used. Will see how it goes.

    Sam OliverSam OliverPřed 11 dny
  • excellent review and great comparison! Keep up the good work man!

    chrispotterfanchrispotterfanPřed 13 dny
  • you can now compare the Mi 11 Ultra vs S21 Ultra.

    AndrewSpecAndrewSpecPřed 13 dny
  • The only reason Samsung and Apple keep shifting their 'flagship' phones is that the cost is veiled within monthly contract payments. Long may it continue. Those people are financing the overdriven midrange market which vacuums up those six-month-old chip-sets and spurts them out behind last year's oleds to fuel enthusiasm among the genuine tech 'influencers'. How many of you have advised Xiaomi to your sisters, dads and grandma's because of your mix/mi?

    Bahamus TarryBahamus TarryPřed 14 dny
  • xiaomi mi 11 is way better, not because of its price but because it looks good, looks more comfortable on my hand and it looks reliable due to its performance

    Things To KnowThings To KnowPřed 14 dny
  • Exynos 👎

    True IndianTrue IndianPřed 15 dny
  • The more accurate comparison would be between the Mi 11 ultra vs the S21 Ultra. The Mi 11 comes behind the Mi11 Pro and Mi11 Ultra. It'd be interesting to see this comparison with even just the Mi 11 Pro, which should still come cheaper than the S21 ultra

    ILSLFILSLFPřed 15 dny
  • Mi11 really beats the s21 ultra tbh

  • I just bought the Mi 11 for £345 for the 256GB version.

    The Happy MisogynistThe Happy MisogynistPřed 16 dny
    • WOW how? Stellar price

      TechTabletsTechTabletsPřed 16 dny
  • PWM altert on Galaxy. I'm gonna get rid of my Iphone 12 because of that. Back to Xiaomi

    Rui LeãoRui LeãoPřed 17 dny
  • When wireless charging is as fast as wired charging, you know you have got a beast

    Tenxor EngineTenxor EnginePřed 18 dny
  • Apple: why do i hear boss music?

    Tenxor EngineTenxor EnginePřed 18 dny
  • Samsung: why do i hear boss music

    Tenxor EngineTenxor EnginePřed 18 dny
  • Samsung yust like Apple selling fcking name nothing else.

    StriganStriganPřed 19 dny
  • Exynos lol

    Old Hundred NamesOld Hundred NamesPřed 20 dny
  • in Poland i need to pay 100 euro more for s21 ultra. s21 ultra is my choice because 10x optical zoom, dolby atmos and dex, but mi 11 is very good too - 55w charging, better vibrations, snap888

  • Nice review mate.. Just a suggestion here, try to leave the screen timeout, cos i noticed every now and then one of the phone screen turned off.. Cheers

    Kelvin TokKelvin TokPřed 22 dny
  • Thanks to this channel. It's made my decision alot easier, going for the Mi11, the $400 price difference is too much for a slightly better features.

    noorurnoorurPřed 23 dny
  • I have note 20 ultra 5G. 5G network is available in my city. But I never use it because it uses too much battery power. On 4G I have to charge phone twice a day. Sometime 3 times charge. Battery life is very bad for Note 20 Ultra Exynos version. Checked my phone at Samsung service center twice. They told me to disable apps and notifications.

    Gundeep Singh BarnGundeep Singh BarnPřed 24 dny
  • You gave the display a win solely because of the DC dimming?!

    Randy BoBandyRandy BoBandyPřed 25 dny
  • Really good review..

    Thaveesha AbeysinThaveesha AbeysinPřed 26 dny
  • grea job, wished i watchd ur video earlier.... pls keep on

    xshtyxshtyPřed 29 dny
  • REMEMBER: you are comparing Mi 11 standard version with Galaxy's top line " Ultimate Version". When Mi 11's Pro and Ultimate Versions will come out, then who will be the winner?

    Muhammad JavedMuhammad JavedPřed 29 dny
  • Chris you should compare Mi 11 to S21 considering they are similar price point. In my country S21 ultra is almost double of the price of mi 11, so it is not exactly fair to compare these two phones

    Jeff TungJeff TungPřed měsícem
    • @TechTablets that's fair, of course you shouldn't. Just saying it is not really apple to apple comparison when their price are almost double different, at 690 USD Vs 1230 USD. That shows how great Mi 11 is. And great video as usual, love your content ❤️

      Jeff TungJeff TungPřed měsícem
    • Wasn't going to buy the S21 just for a video sorry.

      TechTabletsTechTabletsPřed měsícem
  • Watching on my s21 ultra.... this is easy the best phone on the market right now!!

    Chris WickhamChris WickhamPřed měsícem
  • For me it's more than 400€ i got my mi 11 for 600€

    Egybest TV AnimeEgybest TV AnimePřed měsícem
  • 🖤

    AkshaY PatiLAkshaY PatiLPřed měsícem
  • Obvious Curve sucks only in every phone. Flat the best!!!!@punchole placement 😛😛😛😛

    Trixy JaeTrixy JaePřed měsícem
  • Sorry but the price maintained by Samsung should not be a measure at all ! ...the price strategy is just downright ridiculous...they have been trying to push up the price for the last 5 years ..together with Apple ...phones which should cost 500 bucks are far above the thousands ...just criminal !!! ...So glad to see that Chinese companies are maintaining their own prices ...although they are rising bit by bit

    Yassin ZaoYassin ZaoPřed měsícem
  • So,its me again about Mi 11 cameras,it looks like there will be Mi 11 Ultra also ( but dont know if Ultra will be for China only just like Mi 10 Ultra )- so,Mi 11, Mi 11 Pro and Mi 11 Ultra.Now( but not sure again) it looks like only Ultra will have Sony sensor and Mi 11 and 11 Pro are ( sadly) with cheaper Samsung sensor.

    oran stanisicoran stanisicPřed měsícem
    • I wish they would use the new omnivision sensor again like the Mi 10 Ultra it's still the best there is for me.

      TechTabletsTechTabletsPřed měsícem
  • great video chris thank you..yep xiaomi defo need that desktop out connection like dex especially with there flagship devices..

    wayne ramsdenwayne ramsdenPřed měsícem
  • They should put phone jack 3.5 mm on em!!! Just better👈

  • SAMSUNG? APPLE SLAVE LABOUR KINGS👈👺👺👺👀😵🐑🐑🐑🐑🐑😷😷😷😷😷😷😷😷💰💰💰💰💰💰💰💰😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 NOT A CHANCE!!!!

  • I buy phones that cost less than the difference between these two

    Prog47Prog47Před měsícem
  • How does the s21 ultra not have dc dimming when even my Realme X has it

    Budget KingBudget KingPřed měsícem
  • I think the real match will be S21 Ultra against Mi 11 pro.

    Mike RochatMike RochatPřed měsícem
  • The sound difference is not so noticeable in my opinion but perhaps the S21 ultra takes the day.

    Emefieh JosephEmefieh JosephPřed měsícem
  • Thank you for hte nice review, but please, can you try to keep the phone position consistent between shots. With those full displays, the camera is the only strong giveaway which is which, and it can be a bit confusing. But again, thanks for the nice work!

    TheDoctorTheDoctorPřed měsícem
  • You should have compared it with s21 not with ultra

    Nikhil GautamNikhil GautamPřed měsícem
  • The Kiwi accent is strong on this one. Well done mate. Thanks!

    Kwik FoxKwik FoxPřed měsícem
    • Haha it sure is. Thanks for watching!!

      TechTabletsTechTabletsPřed měsícem
  • one thing I've learned from techtablets, If the Posada DL mar sign looks a bit purplish on your phone's camera, you have a bad one 😂

    Mike_OCMike_OCPřed měsícem
    • Yeah well the low light colors are quite off if it is. Many show it as purple.

      TechTabletsTechTabletsPřed měsícem
  • Nice comparison... 👍👍👍👍👍🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

    Priya TPriya TPřed měsícem
  • No telephoto, is a no no for me. Xiaomi is just blatantly ignoring telephoto cameras.

    Viral VideosViral VideosPřed měsícem
  • HTC please start making smartphones again please, I literally hate xiaomi and Samsung. Oneplus is probably the closest thing to HTC at the moment.

    Steve ABCDEFSteve ABCDEFPřed měsícem
  • Waiting for the mi 11t

    Steve ABCDEFSteve ABCDEFPřed měsícem
  • Common dude the XIAOMI is better and only 800 euros since Samsung 1400 euros almost double dude i have the Mi 11 and is gorgeous

    Criss CrissCriss CrissPřed měsícem
  • It would've been better if the S21 Ultra that was compared had SD888 instead of Exynos 2100.

    Anmol AgrawalAnmol AgrawalPřed měsícem
  • I purchased the s21 ultra and was disappointed with the bugs, baked in ads and lack of native visual voicemail support on tmobile. Reluctantly I chose to return the device. Hoping to see what Oneplus brings to the table. There were bugs in both the OneUi launcher and in all 3rd party launchers, both when using navigation gestures. Swiping to go home required a half second wait before the UI will allow any interaction with the screen.

    Emil GoldfarbEmil GoldfarbPřed měsícem
  • Remember that this is not yet the Mi 11 Ultra. Xiaomi will really eat Samsung here.

    Edison JohnEdison JohnPřed měsícem
  • In Android world, Samsung phones are the overpriced ones. Just saying.

    opendebateopendebatePřed měsícem
  • Gonna get my 256GB Mi 11 this 13th March! This video increase the hype I'm getting even more. Can't wait to get my hands on the Mi11! Great review sir 👍🏼

    BeamerrexBeamerrexPřed měsícem
  • I have to ask... 6:19 - You often reverse ER and RE. Preformance, ethrenet. Is it a trademark I've missed?

    Paul MoorePaul MoorePřed měsícem
  • those for 250-350 euros are vest buy and give you most you need while everythinf higher are bassically paying for extra profits to those companies

    Mr11ESSE111Mr11ESSE111Před měsícem
  • Just found this channel....I have decided to marry this channel

    Tobi OluyedeTobi OluyedePřed měsícem
  • you're kinda subjective but yeah still good comparison

    San Pedro Joshua EnricSan Pedro Joshua EnricPřed měsícem
  • Now these are what you call stats. Definitely the best tech CSbuildr out there 👍

    Nad KNad KPřed měsícem
  • Please review motorola edge s

    Johanes SaputraJohanes SaputraPřed měsícem
  • Great review. For about 400 EUR less expensive, I guess the Xiaomi wins big time. Also, I've read that a software update is lying around the corner which will do some fixes of the current software glitches, making the difference a bit smaller again. I currently have the Samsung S10, but looking at the budget and prices for phones nowadays, it seems Xiaomi offers most for the money to me. Samsung lowering the specs on the regular S21, makes it less competitive in that price range, as both OnePlus as Xiaomi have better devices. Mmm, hard decision

    Nico DegraefNico DegraefPřed měsícem
  • The funny Thing is the Mi 11 has a Samsung Panel 🤣

    Seb WSeb WPřed měsícem
    • Yep!

      TechTabletsTechTabletsPřed měsícem
  • reason why gaming felt more fluid on mi 11 is cuz of adreno gpu on mi 11 s21 has mali gpu which isnt optimized well for gaming.

    NagbhusanNagbhusanPřed měsícem
  • Buddy FULL HD+ Xiaomi supports 120HZ as samsung doesn't! Sorry to break it to you :) Anyways you like your Samsung Better so guess its worth paying 400$ more for nothing actually...

    Alex AndreiAlex AndreiPřed měsícem
    • 🤦‍♂️

      TechTabletsTechTabletsPřed měsícem
  • Sir, just wow. Thanks! just preorder mi11 :}

    siewierN1siewierN1Před měsícem
  • Xiaomi sound is better

  • Hi, great comparison al lin all but as you switched to Highest on Genshin you did not put 60 fps - it was on 30 by default. The results may have been different.

    Mr JaniszMr JaniszPřed měsícem
  • The most impressive thing about this video is Chris's haircut. If the Police see someone with a haircut in the UK they lock them up for breaking plague restrictions. The optical zoom on the Samsung seems to be the only 'win' I personally see it having over the Xiaomi but for 400 - 500 more I doubt many could justify paying that much extra for a slightly better camera. If there is a Mi 11 Ultra or whatever it really needs a better still camera... but then, if it is thus more expensive... Back to the haircut - lock that man up for getting his hair cut! :-)

    J CJ CPřed měsícem
  • Anyway the video recording is not smooth on s21 ultra, which is really a shame for that very expensive price bracket

  • Looking at the pic's, the mate 40p is my favourite 😁

    susanne lewissusanne lewisPřed měsícem
  • Why compare the best samsung phone with the worst version of mi 11 family? Lets wait for mi 11 ultra or compare mi 11 to sth in the same price setment.

    Paweł OsmańskiPaweł OsmańskiPřed měsícem
    • You answer your own question. I can't compare phones that aren't out yet!

      TechTabletsTechTabletsPřed měsícem
  • So all things considered mi11 is a galaxy copy with tiny differences..but like 4-500 bucks less.Seems to be a great deal. I probably will go for the mi11U though.What i dont get is,why the slower charging speed this time around?It doesnt make sense.Mi10U-27min,mi11-1 hour20mins??

    greenmumingreenmuminPřed měsícem
  • Mi 11 Pro/Ultra will totally destroy the S21 ultra. I hope it will get released very soon

    100percentmobile100percentmobilePřed měsícem
  • Please Do A Comparison Between 8Pro , oneplus and Xiaomi mi 11... Im really anxious To see if there's a difference

    5i1enc35i1enc3Před měsícem
  • May i know is it worth it I upgraded from galaxy s10 plus to xiaomi mi 11 or galaxy s21 plus??

    NoNameNoNamePřed měsícem
  • The only problem with mi 11 is the overheating...i hope xiaomi will fix it with an update...

    Kang GorenganKang GorenganPřed měsícem
  • Most English channels are praising iPhone but this guy is super honest

    Alif AsyrafAlif AsyrafPřed měsícem
  • Wish there’s dc dimming for s21

    Danny LinDanny LinPřed měsícem
    • Same it's a shame they don't give us the DC dimming it's also missing on my Galaxy Z Fold 2.

      TechTabletsTechTabletsPřed měsícem
  • WOW!!!! Quality is almost identical by both standards. However, there are certain minute disparities that I can live with the Mi 11, especially since refinement will stabilize due time. Great content!

    JeskoummkJeskoummkPřed měsícem
  • one of the things that i always do when buying a Xiaomi phone is to turn on developer options and then decrease all the animation options to 0.5x or even 0.25x. (down to 0.1x if you're rooted). Don't know why xiaomi still thinks animation is cool.

    MalikMalikPřed měsícem
  • The answer is a big NO

    NicoNicoPřed měsícem
  • IR Blaster alone makes the phone better! I have so many times used universal remote

    Zyroxyz ZeroZyroxyz ZeroPřed měsícem
    • @Marcelo Bulhões ir blaster is cheap too, wouldnt make much difference in the overall cost

      Jamil KhanJamil KhanPřed měsícem
    • I don’t get why almost only Xiaomi phones get an IR blaster this days, it’s much more useful than a macro camera for example, or MagSafe and that kind of stuff. You don’t even need stou keep and buy lots of AA batteries for remote controllers for TV’s and AC’s

      Marcelo BulhõesMarcelo BulhõesPřed měsícem
  • Picking up a mi 11 next week

    RigRigPřed měsícem
  • i found that in the last video that is mi11 global right? is there any different between mi11 china and mi11 global interm of heat issues?

    Haziq AbgSapriHaziq AbgSapriPřed měsícem
    • @TechTablets so in your opinion mi11 is recommended or not?

      Haziq AbgSapriHaziq AbgSapriPřed měsícem
    • Exactly the same

      TechTabletsTechTabletsPřed měsícem
  • The only dissappointing thing is the storage, but that’s never been a problem for me. I’m probably going for the mi 11 as my next phone

    Austin ThorntonAustin ThorntonPřed měsícem
    • @Riko Armando People who shit on technology are dumb in general... They're both great phones

      How about you stop pretending cuntHow about you stop pretending cuntPřed 11 dny
    • @Manusia you are using a cheap xiaomi of course there will be ads. You dont get those on the flagship xiaomi. I'm a Note 20 Ultra user but your fanboyism bikin gua malu sumpah. Only people that dont understand technology would think that xiaomi phone is shit

      Riko ArmandoRiko ArmandoPřed 19 dny
    • @Nad K what about signal strength? My s21 ultra has constantly issues with it. So fucking annoying compare to my previous OnePlus 7t pro

      Marcin CzMarcin CzPřed 25 dny
    • @justasking yes absolutely true.

      Nad KNad KPřed měsícem
    • @justasking nope they are not good to much ad build quality is not really good(this is true even on their flagship smartphone) many issues necuz they make it more cheap so when they sold the issues is not being check well like the overheat issue and many others If I explain it will so hard

      ManusiaManusiaPřed měsícem
  • Based on mrwhosetheboss Xiaomi makes $2 Profit from their phones Major Profit comes from the Ads they show I am guessing Premium Devices wouldbbe slightly better than $2 and it has way less ads as they have lesser Ad on their Premium Devices. Hats off to Xiaomi.

    Epsit GhodkeEpsit GhodkePřed měsícem
  • You can get the global version of the mi11 with no bloat

    The Happy MisogynistThe Happy MisogynistPřed měsícem
  • OK this is clear, you're in love with your S21 no matter what...😂

    Belkacem SEDDIKIBelkacem SEDDIKIPřed měsícem
    • Yes that's why it's up for sale, I'm selling it I'm so in love with it 🤣

      TechTabletsTechTabletsPřed měsícem
  • Why do you hold the s 21 next to the 11 box when comparing? 🙄

    4hrsofwinter4hrsofwinterPřed měsícem
  • Xiaomi game booster alone is phenomenal..

  • S21u performance in very lowlight is horrendous. My s10+ does better. So much noise reduction and jpeg compression so you lose a lot of detail. It turns into an oil painting a lot of the time. Sorry but for me this unacceptable. Finally got a reply from Samsung after almost 2 weeks on my request to return the device. Not handing over my s10+ and £800 for a phone that performs that poorly in lowlight. Stills and video.

    tony okorotony okoroPřed měsícem
  • Audio Comparison 🔉 S21Ultra sounds better

    M HoM HoPřed měsícem
  • The camera performance exynos version of the s21u lets and otherwise great device down. Samsung is a bigger brand so bound to be more expensive even if they had the same spec sheet.

    tony okorotony okoroPřed měsícem
  • I think it would be more fair if you compare the mi11 to the s21 and when the mi11 ultra comes out compare it with s21 ultra

    Art MorinaArt MorinaPřed měsícem
  • Is not better than samsung but is nice for 800$

    Gersi DodaGersi DodaPřed měsícem
  • Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.....iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii nnnnnnneeeeeeeeeeddddddddd. aaaaaaaaaaaaaa. nnnnneeeeeeewwwwwww. ppppphhhhhhoooooonnnnneeeeeee. iimmmmm ppppisssssseddddd ooooffffffff

    Amaze TimeAmaze TimePřed měsícem
  • seems to be a s21 review to me...my opinion, think u gave the Samsung too much positives where the other actually seems better...

    Twin5iveTwin5ivePřed měsícem