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Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB) vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Mi 11 vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia Z Ultra XXiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)24Points
Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)
6.81"
AMOLED

1440x3200

108
MP

20mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4600
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsSony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)Compare Xiaomi Mi 11 X
Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
6.4"
TFT

1080x1920

8
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3050
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)24 Advantages Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)vsXperia Z Ultra (3G)6 Advantages Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core68%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+12GB LPDDR55 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+256GB (230GB available)20 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (11GB available)
+196 grams (6.86 ounces)8%
Lighter
vs212 grams (7.42 ounces)
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1440x3200 pixels122%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+515 PPI50%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs344 PPI
+6.81"6%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+(triple camera) 108MP + 13MP + 5MP15 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+(front) 20MP9 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2.1MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps47 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4600 mAh51%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3050 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
Not supportedvs+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
8.06 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+6.5 millimeters (0.26 inches)24%
Thinner
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

21 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
BSI sensor
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+14 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresXiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
ModelMi 11 (256GB/12GB)Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Other model namesXiaomi Mi 11 (back glass version) + 12GB RAMSony Xperia Z Ultra C6802 3G XL39h HSPA+, Sony Togari
Country or region availableChina
China
feature not registered
BrandXiaomiSony
Release dateJanuary, 2021July, 2013
Depth8.06 millimeters (0.32 inches)6.5 millimeters (0.26 inches)
Size (width x height)74.6 x 164.3 millimeters (2.94 x 6.47 in)92.2 x 179.4 millimeters (3.63 x 7.06 in)
Weight196 grams (6.86 ounces)212 grams (7.42 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IP?)
System (OS)Xiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
HardwareXiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)32bit - Qualcomm MSM8274
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 840MhzQualcomm Adreno 330
RAM memory12GB LPDDR52GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.1
16GB (11GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size6.81" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI344 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusScratch-resistant glass
Display features120Hz, 1500 nits, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps42/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Not supported
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 41, 77, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingXiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraXiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
108 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.4123º1/3.06"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.41/5.0"1.12µm
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution12000x9000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.33" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraXiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityXiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Micro-B USB MHL
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavICA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Purple, Khaki
- MIUI 12.5
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Harman Kardon sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Purple
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
- X-Reality triluminos display
- USB On-The-Go 1.3
- Panorama photo
- 3D Surround Sound
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplyXiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4600 mAh3050 mAh
Charger, watts55W Fast battery charging
50W Qi wireless charging
10W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Quick Charge 4+
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registered49200 minutes | 820 hours | 34.2 days
Radiation rateXiaomi Mi 11 (256GB/12GB)Sony Xperia Z Ultra (3G)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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