Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE launched in India with Snapdragon 778G

The price starts at ₹26,999!

Release Date
September 29, 2021
Starting Price in India

A couple of weeks after its launch in the European market, Xiaomi launched the 11 Lite 5G NE today in the Indian market. So, after the Motorola Edge 20, Realme GT Master Edition, iQOO Z5, and the Samsung Galaxy M52 5G, this is yet another phone under the 30,000 rupees price segment that offers the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SOC. As for the price, the phone starts at ₹26,999, so all the leaks and rumors of the price being under ₹25,000 for the Indian market were wrong.

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE

Design-wise, this is the same phone as the Mi 11 Lite 4G, which is already official in India. So, you get the same ultra-slim form-factor as the phone is just 6.81mm thick. The device also weighs just 158 grams. There is a triple camera setup on the back, a fingerprint scanner on the right side, and a hole punch cutout on the top left corner of the screen where the selfie shooter is placed. The phone lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack, so the only port that you get is the USB Type-C port. There is a stereo speaker setup as well. In terms of the build quality, there is a frosted glass back and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front.

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE has a 6.55-inch FHD+ display on the front and is an AMOLED panel with a 90Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ support, 10-bit color depth, and Dolby Vision. Under the hood, it gets the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G SOC which is paired with 6GB or 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB UFS 2.2 storage. The battery size is 4,250mAh, and the phone supports 33W fast charging as well. You get a 33W adapter in the box.

In terms of the cameras, you get a triple camera setup on this phone where the primary camera has a 64 Megapixel sensor, the secondary camera has an 8 Megapixel sensor, and this one is for ultrawide shots, and the third camera has a 5MP sensor, and this one takes macro photos. You can also take 4K videos at 30fps with the primary camera. Finally, on the front, the phone has a 20MP sensor.

The phone comes in four colors named Diamond Dazzle, Jazz Blue, Tuscany Coral, and Vinyl Black. There are two storage options, and here is the pricing for India –

  • 6GB + 128GB – ₹26,999
  • 8GB + 128GB – ₹28,999

The phone will be available to buy online on the 2nd of October via Xiaomi India’s website and Amazon.