It actually "only" runs 96W on 100-120V AC. This is the fine print on Xiaomi's site: *Maximum output power will be 120W with 220~240V input; Maximum output power will be 96W with 100~120V input. Maximum output power may not be 120W based on different voltage input in some regions." So charging in 20 min instead of 15 makes sense.
Thankfully in India we have the same standard as Europe.
@Mijc Osis I said suck it 230v 50hz which is common in Europe. I never said the US was running 50 hz off the grid, or implied anything close to that. Nice try though.
@Mijc Osis I do know that their homes have 240V but you only get 240V in Bathrooms and Kitchens
@bonnome2 ..... thats what i just said - US 240V split phases are at 180 degrees and add together - 3 phase stuff is at 120 degrees and does not
@Mijc Osis they can also be 180 degrees. It differs per home. Recently electroboom showed that his hotel in hawaii was 180 degrees out of phase
120hz oled, good speakers, sd slot, headphone jack, and crazy fast charging, for $400? That's pretty tempting
@Salman torik i dont know. I dont make the rules, i dont make the phone. Ask them.
@Ahmadsyar bruh what kind of feature is this
@Salman torik no my previous phone was iphone. No there is no fix. This is a feature from the mediatek processor. I doubt they will do something about it.
@Ahmadsyar i see, why wouldnt xiaomi fix this tbh, especially when your previous phone was a samsung haha oh well, is there any workaround on this
@Salman torik yes. Don't worry about it, you'll get used to it
7:20 In fact, Xiaomi uses a trick in its software, which activates the maximum charging potential when the screen is off. This way you don't create overheating. This is repeated on all their devices with fast charging, starting at 33W.
Blackshark gaming phones can charge at 120 watt with the screen on because of how good the cooling systems they make are.
Marques did a really good video recently on how fast charging doesn't necessarily degrade your battery.
It is not a good video at all There was no extensive testing and he admits it himself that he took the manufacturers words for it So it has about as much value as a thinly veiled advertisement
yeah its the heat what degrades the battery. if a 120w phone has better cooling he may have less battery degradation than a 60 or even 30w without good cooling
@I couldn't think of a good name Agreed, but it's great for cars that have wireless charging.
it won't it depends upon the phone and quality of it's fast charging. there are some phones that even though it supports fast charging. it still heats up. that heat in the long run will ruin not just your battery but also the chip of your phone
@Kaveesha Karunaratne and yet now we have batteries with two cells that drops the heat lol. It is basic science but smartphone manufacturers aren't dumb to have phones with super fast charging and don't consider the heat it produces lol.
Great seeing Linus appreciate features like the headphone jack and microSD card slot! Phone companies will make these compelling devices and then keep taking away one features at an iteration and call those upgrades. Recently, this is what happened to Samsung Galaxy A50 series with the launch of A53...
When I was a kid this is what I dreamed quick charging was like.
@Alex thats great
When I was a kid I use to charge each 1.5v rechargeable battery for my tamiya toy cars with a diy 12v power supply and it seemed to chare each very quick til I finally blew up one and then that was the last time I tried it. Lol
You prob still a kid
When I was a kid you used a camera to take photos. Not a phone. If you used a phone people would look at you odd.
Not only u..
By moving most of the regulation and power circutry from the phone to the charger, it is going to move a majority of the heat away from the phone thus prolonging the life of the battery. Couple that with ultra low internal battery resistance with higher current handleing cell technologies and it may provide similar if not reduced cell degradation since the battery is charged faster and has less time to heat up and stay hot during the charging process. The biggest thing that would help prolong the useable life of the battery in almost any phone is to have the phone default to a long life mode out of the box that charges to 80% but reports 100% to the user and goes into low power reserve mode with a user reminder to charge at 20%. Then let the user decide if they want to have longer battery life or more battery capacity available. The other thing that would prolong the phone is to make it easy for an end user to replace the battery when it does finally drop into that 70-75% area of original capacity since below that area is when cell failure rates tend to increase. A good consumer cellphone should have a useable life of 5-6 years minimum and 10 years or more on the high end, professional, commercial and industrial side of things. Their is no good reason for the overwhelming majority of cellphone users to replace a phone more often than this since the cellular technology does not change all that often. 4G hasn't even been fully deployed in many areas and it will likely be a decade or more before 5G is available nearly everywhere in North America. Every cellphone company should be held to a minimum performance spec to even call something a smartphone at the time of sale and they should provide users the most efficient and stripped down versions of whatever OS is running on the phone so that they stay snappy longer preventing the need for useless upgrades. I think back to the not so distant past where feature phones were what most people had and they could go through 10-15 years of updates without really getting any slower. Granted they ran less crap on the whole but that is what current cellphones should be emulating, being as efficient as possible with the hardware that the phone has.
@Arthur Hilado The issue below 70% is that the chance of catastrophic failure increases at an ever-accelerating rate for the majority of lithium chemistries once they start falling below 70-75% of their original capacity. That is why they are considered end of life by most manufacturers at or below this point. Some will develop partial short in the separator that increases the rate of self-discharge (heaters), some will develop a drastic short that causes them to heat up and expand or puff up breaking the short, some will continue to expand and heat up until the cell vents which may end in fire or just a bunch of gas leaving the cell depending on conditions and cell chemistry, and others will continue to work down to a point where the cell is just not very useful any more but regardless of the failure mode they will all eventually fail so it is best to replace them before they have the increased potential to fail in any of these modes. Fast charging could be pretty scary if you have a cell failure due to a short in the separator material while charging at such a fast rate.
Thing is, when the battery degrades to 70% capacity, as long as it still charges as fast as this, it still isn't a problem. Charging happens a bit more often, but it's in shorter cycles.
My xiaomi phones tend last 3.5 years on me. I have went the following... Xiaomi redmi 3s pro, 3.5 years, screen intact, upgraded due to switching cell carrier and needing lte b28, second phone redmi note 5, 3 years bought it used after almost a year from release. Screen still intact use it for Google authentication and crypto wallet backup. Upgraded due to mmc storage performance degredation. Bought a mi 11 lite 5g, have it for 3 months, love the oled. 33w charging seems grate and does not hear up phone. 64mp Camera is insane and pulls good shots and vids even it terrible light and stereo speakers are a game changer
I saw a video recently where someone proved that fast charging isn't inherently going to damage your battery, regardless of the speed. The issue is heat, which can be mitigated with a phatt charging brick.
A charger simply being larger does absolutely nothing for how hot a phone gets, that's not how it works. That only applies to the warpcharge 30T charger with compatible OnePlus phones, which MKBHD says is because they've integrated some of the battery management hardware into the charger so there's less power management happening in the phone itself. So that won't work with any other phone that isn't "T charging certified". It's all dependant on how the manufacturer has designed the phone and it's specific charger to work with it. Still a pretty cool concept though and I'm a fan of anything that improves battery life.
@Rubiconnn The bigger brick does help generate less heat in the phone. Go watch MKBHD's vid. He explains all this.
A larger charging brick isn't going to cool your phones battery. I have a big aluminum bracket on my desk that I place my phone on when it is fast charge to pull away some of the heat.
Watch MKBHD video, very useful.
MKBHD - "Does fast charging actually ruin your battery life?"
0:50 Apple's all like : We don't need to sell you the power brick Xiaomi's like : We're gonna sell you the powerbrick. And Oh! There's might be a phone inside the box
the best part of it is, that with the same charger, but a different UBS cable, you can make it stop using 120W, bcoz the USB cable has a chip taht tells the charger what power it can take.
Battery testing and especially the effect of (quick) charging, power management features or recommend habits to prolong battery life would be a great research project for Linus Tech Labs. Batteries in general are just really interesting right now not only are they crucial to many gadgets and other devices but development is insane right now due to the demand EV's are putting on the industry.
For the record, Samsung and or Android 12 has a battery health option to max charge to 85%, so that type of fast charge protection is already available.
Yeah, but Lenovo has been doing it for years...
Not just samsung moat of fast charging devices has it named optimised charging
@Rodrigo Demaestri Tab S6 Lite one actually a little different. It does limit to 85% but for the s6 lite, they showed 100% when it's full by 85% capacity physically. Basically rewrite the percentage
yeah, too late in my opinion..
Motorola has that too
Id love to see a long term test of ultra fast charging vs regular charging on this device and see what difference the battery capacity is after a while
For those complaining about the OS, slap on a custom rom. Xiaomi makes it easy to do so. And relatively safer than the other OEM's. You can basically turn that redmi 11 pro into a beefed up pixel.
I got the same charger with my 11T Pro and it's very good, you forget about your charging habits you simply charge it for a little bit when you need to. I just hate how little recognition this is getting
Xiaomi not only shipped a beast of a charger, but it shipped the proper type of charger aswell! Kudos Xiaomi 👌
I believe there was also some talk of these chargers not working as fast on 110v as they do on 220v, which might be why they didn't send you an NA charger, because they don't exist.
Iirc, their chargers are all like this. Maybe NA chargers dint exist
@ajddavid452 Your 600w PSU that was specifically tailored to 110v alone, I assume
@Piotr Daniel Working on 110v requires the primary side to handle double the current compared to a 220v supply. Unless they specifically overengineered the primary for 110v it may put out less current
@ajddavid452 because your PSU is a little bit of a different machine than a phone charger, it has an active cooling fan and is like 6 times the size for a reason. Also its not outputing all those 600w on a single rail so its basically just multiple 100-200w powersupplys.
@srg Not if you increase the amperage/ lower the resistance. Also, in modern switching power supply design, the input voltage/amperage should be a huge "don't care" by how little wattage there is to supply, and switching supplies provide more or less based on the load. Whether it's 240VAC or 120VAC on input should be irrelevant to the output wattage.
Think I know what my next phone is gonna be. Although saying that I already had a Redmi Note 10 5G, so like it was gonna be on my radar because I was surprised at how not bad it was for like £180 for the phone, and I don't mind the extra £100 for 4GB vs 8GB of RAM and LCD vs AMOLED although the 4500mAh battery is a tiny bit dissapointing vs the 5000mAh battery in the Note 10 5G although due to the processor being built on a newer node the battery life probably isn't that dissimilar. And yeh I'm not all that hot on the 120W charging, damn even 22.5W charging was although for me, 45W would be about where I would say you are "good enough" 65W I can see the utility for some people, 120W, like I'm almost always near a plug so like sometimes I want a 5W charger so I don't charge my phone to 100% by accident when I am busy working or doing something... LIKE I DID JUST NOW!!! and thats just a 22.5W charger.
I want to hear LTT's thoughts on new battery technologies and charging them fast, I've heard production was starting in 2023 but idk whether it was delayed
Honestly, I would get this phone just because of the features it has, from a headphone jack, microSD, and actually decent speakers. These were the benchmarks for phones a couple of years past, and now we ignore that. If this thing had a customer-friendly replaceable battery, I would've just thrown my money at them.
Still happy to have got the regular 'Redmi Note 11' ❤️❤️ 33 watt charging is fast enough for me, even lasted a whole 31 hours before needing a charge ❤️😍🤟
as far as I understand it only charges 120w if you request it to but usually it defaults to a lower wattage anyways. also technically there are two cells in the phone which means that they are only charged at 60w each anyways which is not too vad
@kiss peter I also met dozens of people which repaired their smartphone and never knew if it's still waterproof.
@kiss peter xiaomi stated that they didn't made waterproof phones till xiaomi mi 11 ultra because based on their warranty / service stats, they've observed that less than 15% of phones returned for repair were water damage, so they said it's pointless to almost double the price to waterproof the phone for only a maximum of 15% of clients. We, consumers, should be more responsible for our actions, currently, over 85% of consumer pay the price for a waterproof design while in the daily life they will never use it. Just like "under water photography" which still needs an underwater protective case, even if the smartphone is already waterproof. But yeah, the comeback of replaceable batteries would be nice.
You guys are really arguing here about this shit? It's literally a 20-30$ per 1-2 years for battery replacement. It's literally a 30min wait time on a repair shop.
@nukularpictures you know that you can disable the ultra giga hyper fast charge mode , right ? 2 or 3 power steps exist for sure , if not , you can limit it with a 33W charger (or 15W or 50W , whatever) . Altough charging that fast all the time cannot be good for sure .
This phone feels like Samsung A52 5G- it has all of its cool features. I wonder if almost all smartphones manufacturers release very similar phones the same year. 🤔
I use a Xiaomi 11T Pro since the first week it got released and charged it every 1-2 days with the 120W brick. It has no problems so far, the only time it got hot was when I was using it while charging.
For any doubters - I had a OnePlus phone over a year ago that full charged in under half an hour. Now I have a galaxy device that takes over an hour "fast charging" and it kills me.
Okay, headphone jack and expandable storage is actually insanely awesome. As Linus said, I have no idea either why it is that the budget phones come with both these in 2022 phones but flagships dropped them years ago..
Not all flagships, Sony Xperia still got them
I think it would be interesting to see Linus to use this phone as his daily driver for 1 month.
Xiaomi has gone absolutely mad, love to see it!
Xiaomi phones are great. I have a Poco (Xiaomi subsidiary) F3 5G 256GB with a Snapdragon 870 and I'm super happy with it. Paid 269€ (nice). It does even have a 120Hz AMOLED screen instead of the TN or IPS panels that are common for this price tier. The only thing that could improve is the software, but since the bootloader is unlockable, this is not a biggie for me.
This was already included with the Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 last year (in the chinese market version anyway) and I could not believe my eyes when I pulled the charger out of the box 😂
The key feature for me that barely gets mentioned that is so important to me is a flat screen!! Curved screens are the worst I hate accidentally registering touches on the edges when watching videos
@anindita basak i can deny it, curved screens are good
I've got a note 9 and I honestly haven't had an issue with it in the many years I've owned it. I've also owned a XIAOMI note 9 (their names are similar lol) which has a flat screen and honestly the extra screen space is kinda nice for media consumption occasionally.
@c r i have a oneplus 8 which was never above 700 usd and it has a curved display, although the curve is less pronounced than on the Pro model.
@Nicolas Ct Huawei honor do they still exist? I haven't seen a single person in Europe use Huawei since google ban🤣
I had some hands on with this device yesterday and I have to say very very impressed with this for a budget device. It will sell well!
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I have the Redmi Note 10 Pro and I have to say it is great value for money. I feel like battery life is the same as the first day, one year ago. It gets me through the day easily (social media, IRglo, ~1 hour of talking, data on throughout the day, a couple of work related apps, location and Bluetooth always on). Hardware specs are great for the price, but MIUI is a problem. It feels laggy sometimes, especially when in Settings. If Xiaomi manages to improve MIUI without changing the pricing of their models, their Redmi Note line will be the absolute best value for money phones out there.
Slow charging is actually good for the battery in the long run. Will not add too much pressure and stress by fast charging. 😎😤😤😎
I have the Xiaomi 11t Pro with 120W Power Charge as well, and i must say, its amazing. Havent had any problems or anything like that so far.
I used its last gen version Redmi Note 10 pro and I can say it does have a great stereo speakers output for the price it's the best Bang for buck smartphone.. Exchanged it for Iqoo 9 it too comes with the 120W fast charger
2:31 So true and it's still a deal breaker for me even though I begrudgingly bought an Xiaomi Pad 5 even though it didn't have expandable storage. I've started to come around on the headphone jack - sacrificing the audio quality of my Sennheiser IE8 (though USB-C to audio adaptor is a solution) for the convenience and noise cancelling of bluetooth headphones. However, I'm still a dinosaur with 100+GB of weeb music on an SD card which won't all be on Spotify so expandable storage is still a must for me.
i have the 4g version, 128gb, got to say its really good. I'm coming from a Redmi Note 8T, and even then was good. it's a 33w charging on the Redmi 11, but still really quick, in about 1 hr/2 hrs, it's fully charged from a 5% battery or less.
As long as the phone stays cool, there will be absolutely no issues in the long run. Period. Temperature is the only thing that matters when charging a battery, as long as its been designed to charge at that wattage.
The longterm effects of heavy supercharging like this might be useful to test in the Lab?
been using 65 watt charging for more then a year now always try to keep it between 20 to 80 , battery health is very good and it charges in like 16-17minutes from 20 to 80 .
I know now what my next xiaomi phone will be, such a beautiful device! I am now rocking the Redmi 9 Power, which has such good batterylife. My phone has a 6000mAh battery, rivaling some smaller powerbanks, i can top up my iPhone X with my Redmi and still have enough juice left in my 9 Power to make it through the day
Ah, I miss Linus' savage honesty. Never change 😄
Been using the 120w charger on the 11t pro for about 6 month now, still alive. The battery health hasn't changed so far.
@Paul Stierle you're talking xiaomi 120watt phones vs iphone xs 18watt. 120w = 6.66 times more power than an iphone xs. more power = more heat. more heat = quicker battery degradation. you're comparing oranges to apples, in this case you're comparing xiaomi 120w to apple 18w. it's like saying all cars are fast because ferraris are fast. they're not, and it's stupid to say so.
ive been using the 33w one on mi 11 lite and after a year I'm at 86% health :/
I am using the Mi 11 Pro with 65W of charging power for a year now. The 5000mah battery is full in under 50 minutes. Still 100% battery performance, charging every or every 1,5 Day
@Jorge Aura it’s great when a phone gets used for awhile, say 5 years. But the average length of ownership for a smartphone is about 2.75 years. Most people usually replace their phone around then so that’s what manufacturers cater too. If a phone works great and you don’t need any new tech put in the phone, just spend a little and replace the battery and it should be off to the races. In your case, that’s money well spent. But I definitely wouldn’t worry about charging my phone to 100 and running it low.
This seems like one of those devices that you can charge for a minute, and then use for a few hours
Nice overview! Watching this on Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G! (chinese version, same as this Pro Plus but with 5160mAh battery and 67W charging) great phone! 😁
I really still believe that the OnePlus7 Pro's front facing camera approach is the flat out superior choice among all available. Notch, holepunch... all of it encroaches on screenspace.
I've recently got Redmi Note 10 Pro. If you don't need 120w charging and 5G it's a better choice IMO. Dual sim AND microSD is another plus.
I wonder if the speed advertised is for an EU home wall socket (230 volts), vs the American standard (120 volts). Thank you diligent people in the comments. The charger is listed as “Maximum output power will be 120W with 220~240V input; Maximum output power will be 96W with 100~120V input. Maximum output power may not be 120W based on different voltage input in some regions." Proprietary software and hardware in the charger and phone with a strict efficiency limiter is perhaps the cause. (speculation from others in the comments)
@Error989 i done this researc, i dididn't see anything like this plug before, is strage looking, but is only jugoslavian 380v plug, i'm italian and for 380v and very old plug i see only the standard plug 5 or 4 pin in red plastic. For standard civil application in Europe is 1 fase, but if you have some thing that is in 3 fase and you need it you can have it.
@eLNeroDiablo it's not the capacity of wiring, but the wire of the transformer and semiconductor itself. the transformer designed for 220v with thinner wire, so with 120v it will generate more heat as more current through, then the charger will throttle.
I mean, 120W at 220-240V is at minimum 0.5A (up to 0.55A on 220V), whilst 96W on 110-120V is 0.8-0.87A. If the phone told the brick "Hey, gimme 120W, I dun care it's 110-120V mains! I want 120W!" then the brick would be pulling 1-1.1A (or double the 220-240V line's amperage). [note: The amperage ratings for 110V and 220V are rounded up to a round multiple of 5, despite what calculators would tell you if you actually crunched the numbers yourself.] Most buildings are wired with like 10A or maybe 15A fuses (for high-draw circuits) for each circuit, so that brick pulling 120W on 110-120V mains (yes - I know that houses in the US and Canada are actually 230-240V from the transformer, but most circuits in houses only use 110-120V in the breaker box as a breaker for a 240V circuit takes 2 slots in the box! I have seen that video by Alec on Technology Connections!) is using up-to 10% of the circuit's amperage capacity on a 10A circuit whilst on a 220-240V pains with 10A breaker and fuses that 120W brick is only 5% of the capacity.
@Piotr Daniel SMPS are not all alike, and a charger optimized for one voltage will be slightly less efficient on another. And that can be the difference between crossing and not crossing your thermal budget limit.
For anyone looking to buy this, make sure you're getting the one with the 120w hypercharge and the Dimensity 920 and NOT the version with the Snapdragon. Xiaomi had already released a phone under this name in India. This phone was released as the Xiaomi 11i Hypercharge in India (which imo is a much better name than the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro Plus 5G). The link in the description does not lead to the correct device.
I've been using redmi note phones for years now, love em. The battery life is pretty damn impressive even without the fast charging too!