The mid-range Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G is finally making its debut in India on September 29th via an online event. The Xiaomi device had a global launch earlier this month alongside the premium Mi 11T and Mi 11T Pro.
The Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G comes as a revised version of Mi 11 Lite that was launched back in March. The device features the exact same design and comes with roughly the same specifications except for the new Snapdragon 778G chipset.
Xiaomi is also branding the 11 Lite NE 5G to be one of the slimmest and lightest 5G smartphones in the market. In this article, we will discuss everything we know about the Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G.
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Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G: Launch Date, Event Time, Where to Watch It Live
Xiaomi has confirmed that it will launch its lightest 5G smartphone, the 11 Lite NE 5G in India on September 29th at 12:00 PM. It will be a virtual event which will be streamed on Youtube and Xiaomi’s official website.
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Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G: Expected Price in India
For your reference, the 4G version of Mi 11 Lite was introduced at Rs 21,999 in India. We can expect the 5G version to be priced at somewhere between Rs 24,999 to Rs 27,999 in the country. That being said, Xiaomi will announce the price of the 11 Lite NE 5G on September 29th.
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Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G: Expected Sale Date
The company has confirmed that the phone will be sold via Amazon and Xiaomi’s official website. One can expect the 11 Lite NE 5G to go on sale during the Amazon Great Indian Festival sale that will start from October 3, 2021
Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G: Expected Specifications and Features
Thanks to its global launch, we already know everything about the Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G including its specifications, features, and more. Here’s a recap of what is coming with the Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G smartphone.
120Hz AMOLED Display
The Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G will feature a 6.55-inch full HD+ AMOLED display with a support of up to 90Hz refresh rate. Xiaomi has already confirmed that the display comes with Dolby Vision and HDR10+ certification. Furthermore, it will feature Netflix’s Dolby Vision.
Slimmest and Lightest 5G Phone
Xiaomi is claiming the 11 Lite NE 5G to be the slimmest and lightest 5G phone ever. The company has been teasing the device with the tagline ‘Super Lite 5G Loaded’ on various platforms which clearly indicates that it will be a slim and lightweight phone. The 11 Lite NE 5G is just 6.8mm thick and weighs about 158 grams, which will make it one of the slimmest 5G smartphones in the country.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC
The latest 5G smartphone from Xiaomi will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor. The chipset is made using a 6nm process and comes with Adreno 642L GPU that is said to deliver up to 40 per cent faster graphics rendering compared to the previous generation. The handset might come with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal storage.
64MP Triple Rear Camera Setup
The device will come loaded with a triple-camera setup. The primary lens will be a 64MP sensor with f/1.79 aperture along with an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens with 119-degree FoV and f/2.2 aperture. Apart from this, the phone will also feature a 5MP telemacro lens with f/2.4 aperture and Contrast AF. For the front, there will be a 20MP selfie shooter with an f/2.45 aperture. The phone might come with some interesting modes such as Timed burst, AI skyscaping, One-click AI cinema, 8 cinematic video filters and Time-lapse video. It can shoot videos up to 4k resolution at 30fps.
Coming to the other features, the 11 Lite NE 5G will run on MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11. The handset will be loaded with a 4,250mAh battery and offers 33W fast charging support via Type-C. Connectivity options include Dual Sim, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g, Bluetooth 5.1, and GPS. We already confirmed that the smartphone has been confirmed to feature 12 5G bands in India. It will have a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and AI face unlock for security.