Mi 11X Vs Vivo V21 5G: Which one is best smartphone?

Let’s compare both the smartphone, Mi 11X and Vivo V21 5G, and see what will the conclusion of Mi 11X Vs Vivo V21 5G.

Xiaomi recently launched Mi 11X with Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Processor in India at the starting price of Rs 29,999. Vivo also launched the Vivo V21 5G with Mediatek Dimensity 800U Processor in India at the starting price of Rs 29,990.

Since the price of both the devices is very close, it is worth checking out which device outperforms the other. Let’s take a closer look at the Mi 11X and Vivo V21 5G to see which one is best.

Let’s see which 5G smartphone should you choose and which one should you ignore under the price of 30k!

Mi 11X Vs Vivo V21 5G

ModelMi 11XVivo V21 5G
Display6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED Display6.44-inch FHD+ AMOLED Display
Refresh Rate 120Hz Refresh Rate90Hz Refresh Rate
Rear Camera48MP + 8MP + 5MP64MP (OIS) + 8MP + 2MP
LED FlashYesYes
Front Camera20MP Selfie Camera44MP OIS Selfie Camera
Battery4520 mAh Battery4000 mAh Battery
Charging33W Fast Charging33W Fast Charging
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G ProcessorMediatek Dimensity 800U 5G Processor
Back MaterialGorilla Glass 5AG Matte Glass
Operating SystemMIUI 12 Based on Android 11FuntouchOS 11.1 based on Android 11
Card Slot2 SIM slotHybrid SIM slot (2 SIM or 1+1 microSD)
FingerprintSide-mounted Fingerprint ScannerIn-Display Fingerprint Scanner
Sensors Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Electronic compass, Linear motor, and IR blasterAccelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, Gyroscope sensor
Bluetooth Versionv5.1v5.1
Graphics PPI395 PPI (Pixels Per Inch)480 PPI (Pixels Per Inch)
Thickness7.8 mm7.39 mm (7.29 mm for Dusk Blue color)
Weight196 grams176 grams
ROM or Storage128GB UFS 3.1 Storage128GB / 256GB UFS 2.2 Storage
Headphone Jack NoNo
ColorsCelestial Silver, Lunar White, and Cosmic BlackSunset Dazzle, Dusk Blue, and Arctic White
Pricing6GB+128GB – Rs 29,999
8GB+128GB – Rs 31,999
8GB+128GB – Rs 29,990
8GB+256GB – Rs 32,990


Mi 11X comes with a 6.67-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The phone offers a 120Hz screen refresh rate along with HDR10+ support with MEMC and a peak brightness of 1300nits brightness.


On the other hand, Vivo V21 5G packs a 6.44-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 2404 x 1080 pixels. The screen offers HDR10+ support, up to 800nits brightness, and comes with a 90Hz screen refresh rate.

Both the smartphone comes with an AMOLED screen, Xiaomi Mi 11X offers a higher 120Hz screen refresh rate and better peak brightness than Vivo V21 5G. However, you get a slightly bigger display on the Xiaomi Mi 11X and that’s why it wins this round with a margin.


Mi 11X comes with 48MP triple rear camera setup consists of a 48MP primary lens with f/1.79 aperture, a 8MP ultra-wide angle lens with 119-degree field-of-view, and a 5MP tele-macro lens with f/2.4 aperture. There is a 16MP selfie camera.

On the other hand, the Vivo V21 5G comes with 64MP triple rear camera setup consists of a 64MP primary lens with f/1.79 aperture and OIS support, a 8MP ultra-wide angle lens with 119-degree field-of-view and a 2MP macro lens. There is 44MP selfie camera with OIS and a 4K video recording option.

The major highlight of the Vivo V21 5G is the 44MP selfie camera with OIS support, which is a segment-first feature. Furthermore, the phone tends to offer better specs on paper when it comes to rear cameras as well. So, this round goes to Vivo V21 5G.


Mi 11X Vs Vivo V21 5G: Performance

The Xiaomi Mi 11X is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G chipset. The Mi 11X packs up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. The Xiaomi Mi 11x is currently the cheapest Snapdragon 870-powered smartphone in India at Rs 29,999.

In terms of connectivity, below is a list of the bands supported by the Mi 11X.

  • 5G: sub 6G: n77/n78
  • 4G: FDD-LTE Band 1,3,5,7,8
  • 4G: TDD-LTE Band 38, 40, 41
  • 3G: WCDMA Band 1,2,5,8
  • 2G: GSM 850 900 1800 1900 MHz

The Vivo V21 5G is powered by the latest MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor that is clocked at 2.4GHz. The phone comes with 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage.

In terms of the connectivity, below is the list of bands supported by Vivo V21 5G.

  • 2G: GSM B2/B3/B5/B8
  • 3G: WCDMA B1/B2/B4/B5/B8
  • 4G: FDD-LTE B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B8
  • 4G: TDD-LTE B38/B40/B41 (2535Mhz-2655Mhz)
  • 5G: N78

Mi 11X Vs Vivo V21 5G: Conclusion

Both the smartphone comes with some premium design language and offer some interesting features. The Vivo V21 5G brings some segment-first features with a combination of 44MP selfie camera with OIS support. The handset also offers some good display and charging speeds.

Whether it be the Snapdragon 870 chipset or 4520 mAh Battery or even 120Hz Refresh Rate, the Mi 11x that offers the most value-for-money proposition.

The smartphone is the cheapest smartphone in India that comes with the latest Snapdragon 870 processor. This coupled with a higher refresh rate and interesting camera configurations makes it a good option to consider.

However, if you want a smartphone only for photos then you can go with Vivo V21 5G, otherwise Mi 11X is the clear winner in this price point.

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