Xiaomi India has finally broken silence about the delayed shipment of its latest flagship smartphone, the Mi 11 Ultra, through its latest tweet. It claims that the phone is perpetually delayed due to circumstances beyond their control.
The Mi 11 Ultra has never been up for sale in India since its debut on April 23, and now the wait has been extended as shipments have been postponed for an indefinite period of time.
“We are working hard to bring it as soon as possible. We are hopeful that the current situation improves soon and that we should be able to communicate the sale date at the earliest”Xiaomi
This is the first time Xiaomi has announced a product and then failed to deliver for such an extended period of time. The cause for the delays could be related to India’s ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
In contrast to the flagship, the smartphones Mi 11X and Mi 11X Pro, which were released with the Mi 11 Ultra, were accessible shortly after their respective releases on April 27 and May 3, respectively.
Not long ago, the Chinese tech giant announced that its most recent flagships, the Mi 11, Mi 11 Pro, and Mi 11 Ultra, had collectively sold three million devices globally. The business also disclosed that the devices are the best-selling Android phones in China in their respective price ranges of CNY 4,000-6,000. (approximately Rs. 45,300-68,000).
To recall, the device features an AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz, a triple back camera arrangement, a Snapdragon 888 CPU, and a 5,000mAh battery with fast-charging capabilities. The high-end variant includes an in-display heart rate monitor as well as stereo speakers.
Specifications of Mi 11 Ultra
The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra features a punch-hole design, minimal bezels, curved edges, IP68-rated build quality, and an in-display fingerprint sensor. It has a triple-camera module on the back (along with a 1.1-inch OLED secondary screen) for taking high-resolution selfies. The device sports a 6.81-inch QHD+ (1440×3200 pixel) AMOLED display with a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 1,700-nits of peak brightness, and HDR10+ support.
The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra has a triple rear camera arrangement, which includes a 50MP (f/1.9) primary sensor, a 48MP (f/2.2) ultra-wide lens, and a 48MP (f/4.1) periscope telephoto sensor with 5x optical zoom. It sports a 20MP (f/2.2) front-facing camera for selfies and video calls.
The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is powered by a Snapdragon 888 chipset, 12GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage. It is fueled by a 5,000mAh battery and supports 67W wired and 67W wireless fast charging. It runs on the Android 11-based MIUI 12 operating system. Wi-Fi 6/6E, Bluetooth 5.2, 5G, dual-band GPS, NFC, and a Type-C connector are all supported by the gadget, in terms of connectivity.
Pricing of Mi 11 Ultra in India
The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra costs Rs 69,999 for the single 12GB RAM/256GB storage option. It will only be offered in one colour, that is Ceramic White.
Many interested individuals expressed their resentment and outrage at the delayed sale. This is the first time Xiaomi has gone out and explained the Mi 11 Ultra since its release. However, we do not yet have a set sale date or schedule.