Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE is the brand’s latest mid-range 5G smartphone; here are the details
Xiaomi held an event in China yesterday where it introduced a handful of new products across categories. At the event, the brand launched the highly-anticipated Xiaomi 11T and 11T Pro flagship smartphones, apart from the Mi Smart Projector 2, Mesh System AX3000, Mi Smart Band 6 NFC, and Xiaomi Pad 5. In addition, the company also introduced the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE as the successor to the last year’s Mi 11 Lite 5G. The new Lite-branded device will be competing against the likes of the OnePlus Nord CE 5G in markets like India.
Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE features and specs: a decent mid-range offering with 5G support
Talking about the design first, the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE sports an attractive and appealing design with an almost truly bezel-less screen. There’s a cutout on the top-left corner of the display to house the selfie snapper. The device has a glass back, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a large camera module on the top-left corner of the back that houses three sensors and an LED flash unit.
As for the specs, the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE has a 6.55-inch full HD+ AMOLED display, which offers a refresh rate of 90Hz, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, and Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Under the hood, there’s a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 6nm processor, which is aided by up to 8GB of RAM and up to 256GB of native storage. Software-wise, the device boots Android 11 with MIUI 12.5. The connectivity features include 5G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, a USB Type-C port, and NFC.
Coming to the cameras, the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE has a 64MP primary camera on the back with an aperture of f/1.79. The main sensor is accompanied by an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens with f/2.2 aperture and a 5MP macro camera featuring f/2.4 aperture. As far as the selfies and video calling is concerned, the device is fitted with a 20MP camera on the front, which has an aperture of f/2.4. Lastly, a 4,250mAh battery with 33W fast charging support completes the list of the specifications of the smartphone.
Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE pricing and availability
Coming to the pricing, the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE is priced competitively at around Rs 32,000 for the base variant, while the higher-end version is being offered for Rs 34,600. The smartphone will be initially available in the European markets, followed by a global launch in the near future.