When you think of how crazy it is that there are 14 different Redmi Note 11 phones in various markets around the world now, you are likely to wonder what Xiaomi is up to. Is there a study somewhere that says keeping customers confused increases sales?
Xiaomi’s Redmi Note series are mid-range phones that deliver good value at more affordable prices than flagships do. That should give you a good picture of where to place them. The Redmi Note 11 phones exist within a price range of $190 to $450.
List of all Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 phones
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 4G
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 11
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 11T 5G
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 11E
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 11E Pro
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G (India)
- Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge 5G (India)
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 (China)
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro (China)
Are you feeling confused yet? Welcome to the club. It is interesting that some of them have similar specs, with minimal differences. It is a mumbo-jumbo of specs and names. What follows is my attempt to help you make sense of the whole thing, so you can easily find which fits your needs. Let me say that this attempt is not 100% tight, because not everything about these devices and the naming scheme makes sense. It is that messy. So, I address what I can.
The first step is to categorise them by country. There are two countries with such country-specific models – China and India. Do not order a country-specific model if you are outside that particular country.
Which Redmi Note 11 phones are specific to China?
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 (China) and Redmi Note 11 Pro (China) are specific to China, and they are different from the global Redmi Note 11 and Redmi Note 11 Pro models.
Which Redmi Note 11 phones are specific to India?
Almost all the regular global models are available on India, but there is an India-specific Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G, and it is different from the global version. Sigh.
Which is the cheapest Redmi Note 11 phone?
The most affordable Redmi Note 11 smartphone is the vanilla global Redmi Note 11. This is a 4G phone powered by a Snapdragon 680 chipset.
Which is the best Redmi Note 11 phone?
If by best, you mean the most powerful and the most advanced, the answer is Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G. It is powered by the Dimensity 920 5G chipset and has 6 GB to 8 GB of RAM.
Which Redmi Note 11 phones are 4G-only?
There are some Redmi Note 11 smartphones without 5G. They include: Redmi Note 11, Redmi Note 11S, and Redmi Note 11 Pro. These are 4G-only.
Which Redmi Note 11 phones are 5G?
If you want a 5G model, the following are what to look for: Redmi Note 11 Pro+ 5G, Redmi Note 11 5G, Redmi Note 11S 5G, Redmi Note 11E, Redmi Note 11E Pro, Redmi Note 11T 5G.
Which are the most popular global Redmi Note 11 phones and what are their prices?
Redmi Note 11 is available from $190, Redmi note 11S from $238, Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G from $383. You can buy them from online retailers like Amazon, Jumia, Konga, Flipkart, and others.
Are Redmi Note 11 phones good for gaming?
All the models in this series are mid-rangers, from Helio G88, Helio G96, Snapdragon 680, to Dimensity 920 5G. These are decent processors that support a good level of advanced gaming. You should be able to play most games on these Redmi smartphones, without issues.
You will likely be interested in reading the introductory article about the Redmi Note 11 series.
If you have any further questions about Redmi Note 11 phones, do ask below and I will try to answer them. If I got anything mixed up, too, drop a comment. I appreciate all feedback.
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Way back from the days of EPOC, Symbian, Palm, PocketPC/Windows Mobile, BlackBerry/BB10, webOS, Windows Phone, Firefox, Ubuntu Touch, to Android, iOS, and KaiOS operating systems, founder of MobilityArena, Mister Mobility, has owned a few hundred smartphones and tablets, and counting.