Compared with the Xiaomi Mi 11, the OnePlus 9 nonetheless offers a strong general package and will probably be the better smartphone for the majority of users, although personal preferences can surely lead to a different result. The Xiaomi smartphone seems thinner and easier to handle because of its more curved spine, and it also highlights points with all the thinner and brighter 1440de panel in terms of the display. We also see minor advantages for your Xiaomi Mi 11 as it comes to the speakers.
But especially in terms of battery life, the OnePlus 9 is in a different league having over 14 hours in our Wi-Fi evaluation with an adjusted screen brightness of 150 cd/m². OnePlus also manages heat development as well as also the reliability of the fingerprint detector better. A thorough camera comparison involving the OnePlus 9 and the Xiaomi Mi 11, in which the installed camera modules along with the photos taken are analyzed in much more detail, will follow shortly.