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Discover how sound should sound with Xiaomi and Snapdragon Sound

Jul 28, 2021

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Xiaomi recently revealed several powerful new mobile and audio products that have been optimized with Snapdragon Sound technology to deliver exciting low latency audio for a new kind of immersive listening experience. These products are some of the first to include our end-to-end optimized chain of audio technologies and software designed to support premium sound from mobile device to wireless earbuds and headphones, and we’re excited to say these devices are now available in China.

Mi 11 Pro and Mi 11 Ultra smartphones built on the latest Snapdragon 888 Mobile Platform, and the Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro earbuds based on the Qualcomm QCC5151 Bluetooth audio SoC, have built-in support for Snapdragon Sound. They are designed to deliver high-resolution music, crystal-clear voice calls, and lag-free gaming along with superior connectivity and extended battery life.

Optimized end-to-end for premium sound experiences

Snapdragon Sound brings together the very best audio, connectivity, and mobile innovations from Qualcomm Technologies for a premium sound experience whether you’re listening direct from a mobile device or via wireless earbuds. Xiaomi has closely collaborated with us to integrate the technology into their latest Mi 11 Pro, Mi 11 Ultra and Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro devices to bring their customers crystal clear, consistent, and captivating sound. Listeners will experience:

Music as the artist intended

When streaming music over Bluetooth, Snapdragon Sound is designed to deliver 24-bit 96kHz studio master quality thanks to Qualcomm aptX Adaptive Audio technology. When listening directly from the mobile phone, Snapdragon Sound utilizes the latest Qualcomm Aqstic audio codec that supports high-resolution standards that recording studios use to master tracks, creating a pure audiophile listening experience. It has an integrated DAC (digital-to-analog converter) that supports Hi-Fi audio playback up to 384kHz/32bit PCM with native DSD support. The Qualcomm Aqstic codec also has ultra-low Total Harmonic Distortion plus Noise (THD+N), which means no additional noise or signal is added for the most authentic sound reproduction possible.

Lag-free gaming

A totally immersive gaming experience with ultra-low latency of just 89 milliseconds, allowing gamers to hear and react as quickly as possible.

True-to life voice calls

32kHz super wide-band voice quality for crystal clear calls, thanks to Snapdragon Sound with aptX Voice.

Robust sound on the go

Designed for consistent, glitch-free audio – even in very congested RF environments like a busy train station – because Snapdragon Sound is optimized to work between the phone and earbuds for premium music and voice quality no matter where the devices are used.

Xiaomi and Snapdragon Sound

Mi 11 Pro boasts an extremely powerful pro-grade camera array and professionally tuned audio, offering users unprecedented low-light shooting performance, incredibly fast wireless charging, and excellent audio-visual capability that has been recognized by industry experts.

Mi 11 Ultra is Xiaomi’s top-of-the-line flagship smartphone, and revolutionizes smartphone photography and videography. It’s an enthusiast powerhouse with Xiaomi’s most powerful pro-grade triple camera to date, the Snapdragon 888 mobile platform, quad-curved 120Hz display, industry-leading stereo speakers, and both 67W wired and wireless turbo charging.

Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro are among Xiaomi’s premium true wireless earbud offerings. They feature crystal-clear sound performance as well as top-notch features including up to 40dB Hybrid ANC, transparency mode, wireless charging, and dual-device connectivity. To keep up with every modern lifestyle, Xiaomi FlipBuds Pro also provides 2 hours of non-stop music streaming with merely 5 minutes of in-case charging.

Snapdragon, Snapdragon Sound, Qualcomm QCC5151, Qualcomm Aqstic, and Qualcomm aptX are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

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