Infinix Note 11i is the most affordable member of the 2021 Infinix Note. It still features the same screen size and resolution as the more premium Infinix Note 11s and Note 11 Pro, but features downgrades in processor, camera, and memory/storage capacity that accounts for the lower price. Like other members of the series, the Infinix Note 11i features a good display and camera with decent battery life.
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Infinix Note 11i Key Specs and Features
- 6.95 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2460 pixels (~387 ppi density)
- Android 11, XOS 7.6
- 4GB RAM
- MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm) Octa core Processor
- 48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Camera
- 16 MP Front Camera
- 64GB Built-in Storage
- Fingerprint sensor (Side Mounted)
- 4G LTE
- 5000 mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
Infinix Note 11i has a stylish design built on plastic and available in three colours: Black, Blue, and Green. The front of the phone is covered in glass with a similar infinity-O cutout as seen in the Infinix Note 11s and Note 11 Pro.
Rear camera placement and fingerprint sensor placement are also similar with a triple camera setup and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Infinix Note 11i features a brilliant 6.95-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1080 x 2460 pixels (387 ppi). The display offers Low Blue Light Technology Certified by TÜV Rheinland. This reduces eye fatigue and results in a more pleasurable viewing experience.
The display offers up to 180Hz touch sampling rate which means faster response time for touch. Fast response time can be beneficial when playing games.
Infinix Note 11i sports a 48 megapixels wide angle lens with an aperture of f/1.8 and phase detection autofocus, a 2 megapixels macro camera, and a 2 megapixels depth camera. The rear camera supports 1440p Video recording, packs a quad-LED flash, and boasts of good low light performance.
A 16 megapixels camera with AI beauty features is provided in the front for taking selfies. The selfies camera can record full HD videos.
Hardware and Software
Infinix Note 11i is powered by a MediaTek Helio G85 chipset. Compared to the processors provided for the rest of the Note 11 series, this is a bit of a downgrade, though not by much when compared to the Mediatek Helio G88 chipset available in the Infinix Note 11. However, the Mediatek Helio G96 chipset provided for the Note 11s and 11 Pro has a significant edge.
The Helio G85 processor is built on a dual-cluster architecture with a dual-core Cortex-A75 clocked at 2.0GHz and a hexa-core Cortex-A55 also clocked at 1.8GHz. This processor scores the same on battery performance, so you should expect the affordable smartphone to give battery within the same range as its other siblings.
You also get 64GB built-in storage and 4GB RAM. If you need more storage capacity the android phone has a dedicated microSD slot that supports up to 256GB memory card.
A non-removable 5000mAh battery is also provided boasting of up to 38 hours talktime and up to 68 days standby time. It supports 33W fast charging capability via USB Type C port.
Infinix Note 11i runs XOS 10 user interface on top of the Android 11 operating system.
This smartphone features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port with OTG support, low energy Bluetooth 5.0, and dual-band WiFi. Internet connectivity is capped at 4G LTE.
Infinx Note 11i Price and Availability
Infinix Note 11i price in Nigeria starts at around 101,000 Naira. The Note 11i costs around 1,210 GHC in Ghana, and 18,999 KES in Kenya.
This affordable android phone in the Infinix Note series was announced and became available for purchase starting November, 2021.
Infinix Note 11i Specs
Here are a few specs of the Infinix Note 11i:
- Platform: Android 11, XOS 7.6
- Processor: MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm) Octa core Processor (2.0 GHz dual-core Cortex-A75 and 1.8 GHz hexa-core Cortex-A55)
- GPU: Mali-G52 MC2
- Memory: 4GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Blue, Green
- Dimension: 173.2 x 78.7 x 8.8 mm
- Weight: –
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 6.95 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2460 pixels (~387 ppi density), ~84.2% screen-to-body ratio
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: –
- Rear Camera: 48 MP f/1.8 PDAF + 2 MP f/2.4 (macro) + 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
- Rear Camera Features: Quad-LED Flash, HDR, Panorama, 1440p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
- Front Camera: 16 MP Camera, 1080p@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 64GB
- Memory Card Support: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: HSDPA 900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: HSDPA 900 / 2100
- 4G LTE: LTE band 1, 3, 7, 8, 20, 28
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes, HSPA 42.2 Mbps / 5.76 Mbps
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: Yes, USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes, with Dual Speakers, DTS Audio Processing
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (side mounted)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: –
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: 5000 mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: 18W Fast Charging Capacity