A dubious new leak points to an impending Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro Plus model
Xiaomi can now always say it had the first Snapdragon 888-powered device on Earth in the Mi 11. It has only been available on the Chinese market thus far; however, this is to be corrected on February 8, 2021 (also known as tomorrow). Then again, any certainty of spending money on this 108MP main camera flagship might be dinged by a rising tide of Mi 11 Pro leaks.
This super-premium phone is rumored to have the top-end 120W fast-charging the vanilla Mi 11 lacks, as well as a new 50MP main sensor for its triple camera array. It is apparently called the Samsung S5KGN2, and also features in the even more elaborate Mi 11 Pro+ alluded to in a new leak.
This phone will apparently have quad rear cameras instead, as it also has a Samsung 12MP 2x sensor in addition to dual 48MP rear shooters, one of which is a Sony IMX586 with 10x zoom and OIS. The presence of such an addition to this 2021 flagship series is not beyond the realm of possibility: smartphone makers do seem to love variants with prices as inflated as their product names these days.
However, as the "Pro+" model in this new leak also apparently has 67W wireless charging, it is possible that it will actually be the Mi 11 Ultra instead. This possibly late-2021 flagship refresh is indeed linked to 4 rear cameras, as well as Xiaomi's best possible charging tech, in more credible leaks (even the blog publishing this new tip admits it can't speak as to its provenance).
Nevertheless, the Mi 11 might already have 2 problems emanating from its very own OEM, as well as from brands such as iQOO and Samsung. Nevertheless, it is still a powerful phone that rocks the same 120Hz high-resolution AMOLED display as its putative Pro and Pro Plus/Ultra siblings.