If you’ve put off buying your phone until Black Friday, you’ve done the right thing. A slew of retailers and manufacturers are joining the deal, and Xiaomi is hosting its own Black Friday sale event where you can get the Mi 11 5G for £ 599 for a limited time.
Argos offers it for the same price but demands a larger £ 200 discount. Regardless of what the retail price should be, it’s a good price for a top-end phone. Meanwhile Mobile Phones Direct includes free Nintendo Switch with Mi 11 Lite 5Gwhat could be better if you need this console anyway.
There’s also the Mi 11 Ultra, but this phone remains elusive in the UK. We’ve done the hard work for you and have tracked down all the best Black Friday deals for the Mi 11 lineup – both contract and SIM-free.
You may already know, but the Mi 11 was the first phone in the world to use the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset. It launched alongside the Mi Watch, Mi Watch Lite and Mi Electric Scooter Pro 2 version of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1.
Do not confuse the Mi 11 with the similar-sounding budget Mi 11T and 11T Pro – these phones were a continuation of the Mi 11 line.
Xiaomi Mi 11 – Best Black Friday Deals SIM-free
Amazon currently has best price for 128GB Mi 11 with £ 200 discount, bringing the price down to £ 549. This is a Limited Time Offer and ends on Cyber Monday.
Xiaomi’s Black Friday sale trims £ 150 from the 128GB variant, but only £ 140 from the 256GB version.
You can pick up Mi 11 from AO.com – this is just £ 16 off, but up to £ 250 with exchange.
Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G – Best Black Friday Deals SIM-free
The Mi 11 Lite has a £ 90 rebate from Xiaomi, with the rebate being reflected in other retail stores. But Amazon has the best discount at £ 112.
The phone is available in black, citrus and mint green.
V Mi 11 Lite, with 6.55-inch AMOLED display, 90Hz, available with 4G or 5G connectivity. The 4G variant will offer the Snapdragon 732G, while the 5G variant will offer the Snapdragon 780G.
In terms of cameras, the Mi 11 Lite has a 64MP main sensor, 8MP ultra-wide and 5MP tele macro. The phone also supports 33W fast charging from a 4250mAh battery.
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra – Best Black Friday Deals SIM-free
The Mi 11 Ultra SIM-free is available in Xiaomi but is currently out of stock.
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Xiaomi Mi 11 – Best UK Contract Deals
- Vodafone – the best offers of the tariff plan 50 GB of data for £ 29 upfront and £ 49 per month with free YouTube Premium, Amazon Prime, or Spotify Premium for two years. See all Mi 11 plans on Vodafone
- Fonehouse – 150GB data for £ 41 per month no prepaid on Vodafone
- Mobile Phones Direct – The best offers of the tariff plan 150 GB of data for £ 41 per month and £ 69.99 upfront on Vodafone
- Three – sold out
Best Contract Deals for Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite – Nintendo Switch for Free!
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra Contract Offers
We do not see any contracts for the Mi 11 Ultra. Vodafone was the only network to offer Mi 11 Ultra with plans, but currently out of stock.
How much does the Xiaomi Mi 11 usually cost?
Mi 11 phones are available at different prices depending on the model you need:
Prices for Xiaomi Mi 11
The British and European RRPs for the standard Mi 11 are as follows:
- 8GB RAM / 128GB storage – £ 749 /749 €
- 8GB RAM / 256GB storage – £ 799 / € 799
There’s also a 12GB RAM / 256GB variant that is available in China but won’t be available in Europe. Unlike the iPhone 12, iPhone 13 and Samsung Galaxy S21 phones, the Xiaomi Mi 11 will ship with a charger. See the best iPhone 12 deals and the best iPhone 13 deals are here.
Xiaomi Prices for Mi 11 Ultra
- 12GB RAM / 256GB storage – £ 1199
The Mi 11 Ultra went on sale in the UK on May 6th. Xiaomi only shows availability for 12GB of RAM with 256GB storage in black for £ 1199.
We expectI’d like to see an 8GB RAM / 256GB storage variant at around £ 660 / € 775 / $ 915 at a Chinese price of ¥ 5,999, but that doesn’t look affordable.
Xiaomi Prices for Mi 11 Lite 5G
- 8GB RAM / 128GB storage – £ 399
Like the Mi 11 Ultra, the Mi 11 Lite is only available in one configuration: 8GB RAM + 128GB storage for £ 399.
We were also expecting a 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant, but it looks like it’s for Europe for only 369 euros.
Prices for Mi 11i (Europe only)
The Mi 11i is exclusive to Europe for now, starting at € 649 (around £ 555 / $ 765) for 8GB RAM / 256GB storage.
Prices for Mi 11 Pro (China only)
The Mi 11 Pro will only be sold in China where it is available for pre-order starting at 4,999 yen (around £ 550 / € 645 / $ 760) for 8GB RAM / 128GB storage.
Watch the Xiaomi Mi 11 launch again if you missed it.
About the Mi 11 line – Which phones can I buy in the UK?
The full range includes five phones: Mi 11, 11 Pro, 11 Ultra, 11 Lite and 11i. While the UK gets Mi 11, 11 Ultra and 11 Lite (5G), the rest of Europe gets additional 4G Mi 11 Lite and Mi 11i. Availability is distributed as follows:
- Mi 11 – UK and Europe
- 11 Ultra – UK and Europe
- 11 Lite 5G – UK & Europe
- 11 Lite 4G – Europe
- 11i – Europe
- 11 Pro – China only
V Mi 11 offers a 6.81-inch AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and 2K resolution (3200×1440) – a first for Xiaomi. Other features include a 4,600mAh battery suitable for 55W fast charging and 50W wireless charging, as well as a 108MP main camera. Check out our full Mi 11 review where it received 4/5 stars and a technical advisor recommendation badge.
Follow all Mi 11 related news here. We also highlight here all the news and updates of the Xiaomi 11T and 11T Pro separately.
Both Ultra and Pro will offer a Snapdragon 888 processor and up to 12GB of RAM. As with the Mi 11, you can expect 2K quadrangular AMOLED panels at 120Hz on both phones, but with a larger 5000mAh battery (compared to the 4600mAh in the Mi 11) that supports fast wired and wireless charging at 67 Tue
The Mi 11 Pro will also offer a 50-megapixel main camera, a 13-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera and an 8-megapixel tele-macro lens with optical image stabilization. The 11 Ultra will offer a 48MP main camera and, most importantly, a mini-display on the rear camera module that serves as a viewfinder so that the main camera can be used for selfies.