Alongside the 11T series, Xiaomi also introduced the 11 Lite 5G NE with a 90Hz AMOLED display, Dolby Vision, and it is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 778G. The Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE starts at €369 ($437) for 6GB RAM and 128GB storage.
While the 8GB / 256GB version will be available in some countries, and Xiaomi is keeping the 6GB / 128GB version at 399 Euros ($471). These configurations will be available in some local carriers and online stores in Europe soon.
The Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE comes with a 4,250mAh battery, which the company says fills in “no time,” Although, there is no specific data presented on that case aside from 33W fast charging. It misses out on the 11T Pro’s 120W fast charging tech, as the 11T.
One striking feature is the ultra-thin and lightweight body, the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE measures 6.81mm and weighs 158g. While both top and side bezels feature a razor-thin 1.88mm design. It arrives with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE is available in Truffle Black, Bubblegum Blue, and Peach Pink and a new Snowflake White color with matte and frosted white similar to freshly fallen snow. It comes with a USB Type-C audio with stereo speakers supported.
The 11 Lite 5G NE comes with a 6.55-inch AMOLED Dot Display with a 90Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 10-bit TrueColor support, up to 800nits high brightness mode, and Dolby Vision. It comes with support for Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
It comes with support for Hybrid Dual SIM -nano + nano / microSD. The connectivity options include NFC support, 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS.
The Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE arrives with three cameras, f/1.79 64-megapixels main camera, an 8-megapixels 119° ultra-wide-angle camera with f/2.2 lens, and an f/2.4 5-megapixels telemacro camera with Contrast AF, from 3cm-7cm.
However, there are some upgrades to the camera, there is One-click AI cinema, cinematic video filters, and a new Vlog mode. Inside the top-left-notch display is the 20-megapixels front camera with an f/2.4 lens.
It is powered by Snapdragon 778G 6nm Mobile Platform with its 4x Kryo 670 CPU clocking at 2.4GHz and 1.8GHz processor. It comes with Adreno 642L GPU and runs on Android 11 with MIUI 12.5 out of the box.
The Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE is available in four memory configurations – 6GB / 8GB RAM with 128GB storage / 8GB RAM with 256GB storage, and any of the memory up to 1TB via dedicated microSD support. It uses LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.2 storage.
Mi Smart Band 6 NFC
During the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE official launch, the company also unveiled other accessories and one of them is the Mi Smart Band 6 NFC with a built-in Alexa voice assistant and micro-phone. However, it isn’t that much different from the original Mi Band 6.
With the NFC support, the Mi Smart Band 6 NFC offers NFC payments in collaboration with Mastercard. It comes with a 1.53-inch AMOLED 24bit color touch screen display with 3D scratch-resistant glass, AF coating, 326PPI Shows time.
It comes with heart rate, activities, weather, notifications from apps, calls, and more. There are 30 fitness modes, 6 automatic fitness tracking, PAI health analysis, Women’s health tracking, 5ATM water-resistant that can go deep as 50 meters.
The Mi Smart Band 6 NFC comes with a 125mAh battery with up to 12 days of battery life and it costs 54.9 Euros ($64.85 / NGN26,700 Nigerian Naira). It comes with Bluetooth 5.0 LE, 12.7mm thick and weighs 12.8g.