Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE lands in India with Snapdragon 778G and a 10-bit AMOLED display

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE lands in India with Snapdragon 778G and a 10-bit AMOLED display

Following the official debut earlier this month in Europe, the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (New Edition) has now landed on the Indian shores. It joins the Mi 11 Lite 4G that launched in India just three months ago. The Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE is identical to the Mi 11 Lite 4G in many respects, including the design, the camera setup, battery capacity and charging speed, etc. However, it’s the chipset and connectivity where the new model sets itself apart as it packs a much powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G chipset and comes with 5G support.

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE: Specifications

SpecificationXiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE
Dimensions and Weight
  • 160.53mm x 75.72mm x 6.99mm
  • 157g
Display
  • 6.55-inch AMOLED
  • Full HD+
  • 90Hz screen refresh rate
  • 240Hz touch sampling rate
  • 10-bit color depth
  • Dolby Vision
  • HDR10+
  • DCI-P3 wide color gamut (coverage unspecified)
SoC
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G
    • 4x ARM Cortex-A78 @ 2.4GHz
    • 4x ARM Cortex-A55 @ 1.8GHz
  • Adreno 642L
  • 6nm process
RAM and Storage
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • 128GB UFS 2.2 flash storage
  • MicroSD card support
Battery & Charging
  • 4,250 mAh battery
  • 33W fast charger (inside the box)
Rear Camera
  • Primary: 64MP f/1.79 primary
  • Secondary: 8MP f/2.2 ultra-wide
  • Tertiary: 5MP telemacro f/2.4
Front Camera
  • 16MP f/2.4
Ports
  • USB Type-C port
  • No 3.5mm headphone jack
Connectivity
  • 5G NR
  • NFC
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • Type-C port
  • WiFi 802.11.b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz)
Other features
  • Side-mounted fingerprint reader
  • Dual speakers
  • Hi-Res Audio certification
Software
  • Android 11 with MIUI 12.5
  • Three years of software updates
  • Four years of Android security updates

The Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE sports a 6.5-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 10-bit color depth. The display also offers a 240Hz touch sampling rate, Dolby Vision and HDR10+ certification, 800nits brightness, and Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The phone is just 6.81mm thick and weighs 157g. It also has a near-flat camera module, with the camera bump protruding just 1.77mm from the back.

XIaomi 11 Lite 5G NE in four colors

Under the hood, the phone is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 778G chipset, paired with 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB flash storage.

The triple camera setup is unchanged from the Mi 11 Lite lineup. You get a 64MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, and a 5MP macro lens. Meanwhile, a 16MP shooter on the front takes care of the selfie and video calling needs.

The phone packs a 4,250mAh cell that charges via a 33W fast charger. Elsewhere, the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE comes equipped with NFC, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, 5G support, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, and dual stereo speakers. On the software front, the phone comes running Android 11 with MIUI 12.5 on top, with Xiaomi promising three years of software updates and four years of security updates.

Pricing & Availability

The Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE starts at ₹26,999 for the base 6GB/128GB model and goes up to ₹28,999 for the 8GB/128GB variant. Launch offers include flat ₹1,500 off on both models during Amazon’s Great Indian Festival sale and an additional ₹2,000 off through a special bank offer. The phone will be available from Amazon India, Mi.com, and select retailers starting October 2.

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