Redmi Note 11 vs Redmi Note 10 – An Ultimate Comparison

Recently, Xiaomi has launched its Redmi Note 11 series globally. Compared with the Chinese variant, there are few major changes in each device of the entire Note 11 series. From last year’s Redmi Note 10, Xiaomi has upgraded some important parameters in the Redmi Note 11 to fulfill the latest requirement of this user in the budget segment. Here, we will be comparing the latest Redmi Note 11 with the last year’s Redmi Note 10 / Redmi Note 11 vs Redmi Note 10.

Redmi Note 11 vs Redmi Note 10 (Parameters Comparison):

ParametersRedmi Note 11Redmi Note 10
Body159.9 x 73.9 x 8.1 mm, 179g, triple card slot160.5 x 74.5 x 8.3 mm, 178.8g, triple card slot
Display Size6.43-inch AMOLED panel, 1000 nits (peak)6.43-inch Super AMOLED, 1100 nits (peak)
ResolutionFull HD+ (2400 x 1080 pixels)FHD+ (2400 x 1080 Pixels)
Refresh Rate90Hz60Hz
Touch Sampling Rate180Hz  120Hz
Glass ProtectionGorilla Glass 3  Gorilla Glass 3  
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 680 4G (6nm)  Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 (11nm)
CPUOcta-core (4x 2.4Ghz Kryo 265 Gold & 4x 1.9Ghz Kryo 265 Silver)  Octa-core (2x 2.2Ghz Kryo 460 Gold & 6x 1.7Ghz 460 Silver)  
GPUAdreno 610  Adreno 612
Storage64/128GB UFS 2.2 (expandable)64/128GB UFS 2.2 (expandable)
OSAndroid 11, MIUI 13Android 11, MIUI 12.5
Rear CameraQuad Cameras
Primary: 50MP with f/1.8
Ultrawide: 8MP with f/2.2, 118-degree FOV
Macro: 2MP with f/2.4
Depth: 2MP with f/2.4
Quad Cameras
Primary: 48MP with f/1.8
Ultrawide: 8MP with f/2.2, 118-degree FOV
Macro: 2MP with f/2.4
Depth: 2MP with f/2.4  
Front Camera16MP with f/2.413MP with f/2.5  
VideoRear: 1080p@30fps
Front: 1080p@30fps
Rear: 4k@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps
Front: 1080p@30fps
AudioStereo Speakers, 3.5mm Headphone JackStereo Speakers, 3.5mm Headphone Jack
SecurityFingerprint (Side-Mounted) & Face Unlock (Software-Based)Fingerprint (Side-Mounted) & Face Unlock (Software-Based)
ChargingWired: 33W Pro, 100% in 60 minutesWired: 33W, 10% in 74 minutes  
IP CertificationIP-53IP-53
ColorGraphite Gray, Pearl White, Start BlueShadow Black, Frost White, Aqua Green

Redmi Note 11 vs Redmi Note 11:

Display and Design

Starting with the display, both handset comes with a 6.43-inch display with a Full HD+ resolution. The Redmi Note 10 uses a Super AMOLED panel and hits up to 1100 nits whereas the Note 11 uses an AMOLED panel that can boost up to 100 nits only. However, the successor brings a 90Hz refresh rate which is a feature to watch out for. Likewise, both phone has a tiny punch-hole design for a selfie camera.

Redmi Note 11 vs Redmi Note 10 Design and Display

As per the design, there is a huge difference. The Redmi Note 11 has a slightly bigger camera module and comes with a matte finish on two models. Further, both phones are IP53 certified which gives them dust and splash protection.


Moving on, the Redmi Note 11 brings an improved 50MP main lens. While the other three lenses are the same in both devices. Likewise, Note 11 has an upper hand with its 16MP selfie camera over the 13MP sensor on the Redmi Note 10.

Performance and Memory

Both handsets are powered by different chipsets. Redmi Note 10 is powered by Snapdragon 678 chipset whereas the latest Note 11 packs Snapdragon 680 chipset. The Snapdragon 678 is based on an 11nm manufacturing process whereas the Snapdragon 680 is based on 6nm technology.

Both phones bring up to 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM and up to 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage. The dedicated MicroSD card slot is available on both smartphones. On the software front, both phones run on Android 11 but the Note 11 comes with MIUI 13 out of the box and Note 10 still runs on MIUI 12.5.

Rest of the Specs

Both devices are fueled by a 5000mAh battery. The Redmi Note 11 supports improved 33W Pro charging while the Note 10 supports standard 33W charging. Likewise, both phone includes stereo speakers and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Conclusion: Redmi Note 11 vs Redmi Note 10

Clearing, Redmi Note 11 has brought some noticeable upgrades over the Redmi Note 10. We get an improved display, a new camera sensor, a new processor, and improved charging. Just now, Redmi Note 11 has been launched in Nepal at a starting price of NPR 22,999 which is just NPR 1,000 more than the Redmi Note 10. So, it’s worth upgrading from the Redmi Note 10.

BTW, What are your thought on this Redmi Note 11 vs Redmi Note 10 Comparision?

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