To the right, you get a power button that also doubles up as a fingerprint reader; unlike the other fingerprint scanners we’ve seen in the past, the one here slightly comes out of the body like the volume button. The Mi 11X’s panel is one of the best flat displays we’ve come across – it is vibrant, colorful, punchy, and has the right balance to it. This is also the cheapest E4 AMOLED panel right now in India. 04:37 pm (IST): Xiaomi has been busy rolling out stable MIUI 12.5 updates and has now released the same for their yesteryear flagships – Mi 10 & Mi 10 Pro. As a bonus, it makes it less slippery in the hands. Also, Read | Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro 5G review: Out to eat OnePlus’s lunch keeping the phone “razor” thin and light is a conscious design choice.

The Xiaomi Mi 11X comes with a gorgeous display and is certainly one of the star features of the device. Unfortunately, the list is most likely to be fake, and this becomes even clearer when one sees even the likes of Mi A3 in it, which is an Android One device. The device also misses out on adaptive refresh rate, which means you get 120Hz or 60Hz and nothing in between. It’s also fast and fluid though it cannot alter refresh rate dynamically. It’s still a 16MP unit with f/2.45, so in that regard, we don’t seem much change. However, the performance isn’t optimized, and using it makes the video choppy – pretty much the opposite of its intended purpose.

The “telemacro” camera is much more interesting – this seems to be similar to the implementation on the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max, and it’s just as impressive. Yes, there is active noise cancellation with a dedicated mic on Redmi Note 10 Pro. The company is also offering a free transparent case in the box, and there is a pre-applied screen protector on the front. The display customization options available include settings to choose color profiles, toggle the blue light filter, enable the always-on display, and more. 128GB storage model. The phone comes with Aqua Green, Frost White, and Shadow Black color options. I think the Celestial Silver and Lunar White color variants are better off when compared to the Cosmic Black unless you need a black phone.