Xiaomi has announced that it has released Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G, a mid-range phone which is identified for its thin and light build to the market. The phone is observed to measures under 7mm thick and weighs in at 158 grams, and it is as such, nearly 100 grams lighter than the iPhone 13 Pro Plus. Xiaomi made this announcement on Thursday. It is said that the Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G will be released to the market on October 2 initially released to the market on October 2 and it’ll be offered in two RAM variants (6GB and 8GB). The 6GB retailing cost will be $365 while that of the 8GB option will cost $392.
The new Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G measures under 7mm thick and weighs in at 158 grams making it nearly 100 grams lighter than the iPhone 13 Pro Plus. It packs a 6.55-inch FHD+ AMOLED panel with 10-bit color depth, Dolby Vision, and HDR 10 Plus support. It also has a 90Hz refresh rate, a 240Hz touch sampling rate, and Gorilla Glass 5 protection upfront.
Internally, Xiaomi employs the Snapdragon 778G mated to 6/8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage. There’s an option to expand that storage via a hybrid card slot, too. It has a 4,250mAh battery topped up via 33W charging. Xiaomi claims that it’s quick enough to provide a 50% charge in 20 minutes.
“Xiaomi has just launched 11 Lite NE 5G and it packs a thin and light body, the Snapdragon 778G, and a triple camera array.”
Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G is headlined by a 64MP camera, with 8MP ultra-wide and 5MP telemacro shooters in support. A 20MP selfie camera also features.
In addition, it has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Wi-Fi 6 support, an IR blaster, and dual stereo speakers. The phone’s body is also splashproof.
The company promises that the phone will gain three years of Android updates with four years of security patches in tow and it is said that the phone lands with Android 11 and MIUI 12.5.