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Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G India launch date confirmed: specifications, expected price

Highlights

  • Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G will launch on September 29th in India
  • It will feature a 90Hz display and Snapdragon 778G processor
  • It is likely to be priced under Rs 25,000

Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G India launch date has been confirmed. It was made official in global markets yesterday (September 15th), and will launch in India on September 29th. Like the Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 4G, the upcoming Lite-branded smartphone will sport a slim and lightweight design. In addition, it will support global 5G bands.

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The 11 Lite 5G NE (New Edition) sports a high refresh rate display and it features a 64-megapixel triple camera unit. With Snapdragon 778G chip onboard, it will be rivalling the likes of the Realme GT Master Edition (review), Motorola Edge 20, and the upcoming Samsung Galaxy M52 5G.

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G with Snapdragon 780G was announced alongside the Mi 11 Lite 4G earlier this year in global markets. However, the company skipped with the 5G variant in India, and it only launched the 4G version. The company is now bringing the all-new 11 Lite 5G NE to India by the end of the month.

It will be arriving as the first Xiaomi phone in India without the “Mi” branding. The microsite of the smartphone is now live on Xiaomi India’s website. Apart from the official online store, it will be also available through Amazon India.

Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G specifications and features

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Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G features the Snapdragon 778G

The Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G has a 6.55-inch AMOLED display with a punch-hole design. It offers Full HD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. The Snapdragon 778G chip is accompanied by 6GB / 8GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage. It runs MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11. For security, it has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

It has a 20-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls. Its back panel has a 64-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 5-megapixel telemacro snapper. It houses a 4,250mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging.

Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G price in India (expected)

The 11 Lite NE 5G variants such as 6GB RAM + 128GB storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage are priced at €369 (~Rs 31,900) and €399 (~Rs 34,500) in Europe. A recent report leak that the smartphone will be priced under Rs 25,000 in India. It is expected to arrive in four colours such as Truffle Black, Bubblegum Blue, Peach Pink, and Snowflake White.

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