OnePlus 11, which is not a top-tier flagship but sports the most advanced performance level you can hope for in 2023, debuted in the global marketplaces with an intriguing price tag. Another significant Chinese flagship will debut on international markets in a few weeks, during Mobile World Congress 2023: the Xiaomi 13. Many people are attempting to determine which of the two vanilla versions of the Xiaomi 13 series is superior, despite the fact that the Pro version of the device is undoubtedly superior to the new OnePlus 11. You are in the appropriate place if you fall under this category. Here is a comparison between the OnePlus 11 5G and the Xiaomi 13, which will help you understand their major features.
|OnePlus 11 5G||Xiaomi 13|
|DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT||163.1 x 74.1 x 8.5 mm,|
|152.8 x 71.5 x 8.0 mm,|
|DISPLAY||6.7 inches, 1440 x 3216 pixels (Quad HD+), AMOLED||6.36 inches, 1080 x 2400 pixels (Full HD+), OLED|
|PROCESSOR||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, octa-core 3.2 GHz||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, octa-core 3.2 GHz|
|MEMORY||12 GB RAM, 256 GB – 16 GB RAM, 256 GB – 16 GB RAM, 512 GB||8 GB RAM, 128 GB – 8 GB RAM, 256 GB – 12 GB RAM, 256 GB – 12 GB RAM, 512 GB|
|BATTERY||5000 mAh, fast charging 100W||4500 mAh, fast charging 67W and fast wireless charging 50W|
|SOFTWARE||Android 13, OxygenOS||Android 13, MIUI|
|CONNECTIVITY||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS|
|CAMERA||Triple 50 + 32 + 48 MP, f/1.8 + f/2.0 + f/2.2|
16 MP f/2.4 front camera
|Triple 50 + 10 + 12 MP, f/1.8 + f/2.0 + f/2.2|
32 MP f/2.0 front camera
|ADDITIONAL FEATURES||5G, dual SIM||5G, dual SIM, IP68 certification, reverse wireless charging 10W|
Among these, which has the most attractive design? Most of the time, it comes down to personal preference, however the Xiaomi 13 has the best build quality. It has an aluminium frame and glass back, and it has been certified as waterproof by the IP68 standard. The fact that it is a compact flagship, as opposed to its competitor, is what matters most. Additionally, if you require a compact flagship in 2023 with a good battery, it will be quite difficult to find. The OnePlus 11 is the first OnePlus phone to have an IP certification, making it dustproof and splashproof but not waterproof. It carries the IP64 certification.
It has a glass back and an aluminium frame, but because it has a wider display, it is much larger than the Xiaomi flagship.
In terms of screens, there is little question that the OnePlus 11 triumphs in the comparison. It boasts an AMOLED display that is similar to the top-tier flagships of 2022. A fingerprint reader is integrated into the display, which has a diagonal measurement of 6.7 inches, a Quad HD+ resolution of 1440 x 3216 pixels, an adaptive refresh rate of 1 to 120 Hz, one billion colours, Dolby Vision support, and HDR10+ certification.
The Xiaomi 13 boasts a small 6.36-inch OLED display with an in-display fingerprint sensor, Dolby Vision support, HDR10+ certification, a refresh rate of 120 Hz, and a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels.
Features and Software
The same Qualcomm CPU, which is now the greatest mobile platform, powers both the OnePlus 11 and the Xiaomi 13. We are undoubtedly referring to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, which was created using a 4 nm manufacturing method.
It is an octa-core SoC with an Adreno 740 GPU, three Cortex A510 energy cores running at 2 GHz, two Cortex A715 performance cores operating at 2.8 GHz, two Cortex A710 cores operating at 2.8 GHz, and one Cortex X3 performance core operating at 3.2 GHz. The Xiaomi 13 has just 12 GB of RAM (and 512 GB of native storage UFS 4.0), whereas the OnePlus 11 can reach 16 GB, at least for the most capable variants (and 256 GB of UFS 4.0 internal storage). On top of Android 13 on both phones is a bespoke user interface.
On the back, the OnePlus 11 boasts a better camera configuration. It has a 50 MP main camera with optical image stabilisation (OIS), a 32 MP telephoto lens, and a 48 MP ultrawide camera. A similar 50 MP main camera and two less impressive auxiliary sensors—a 10 MP telephoto lens with 3.2x optical zoom and a 12 MP ultrawide sensor—come with the Xiaomi 13. However, the Xiaomi 13 features a better selfie camera with a 32 MP resolution.
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