Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite: What you need to know about the India launch of the slimmest smartphone of 2021

Pre-orders for the Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite will begin on June 25, 2021 at 12 PM on Mi.com, Mi Home, Flipkart, and retail stores.

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched the Mi 11 Lite in India with a starting price of Rs 21,999. Touted as the slimmest and lightest smartphone available in 2021, pre-bookings for the Mi 11 Lite will begin on June 25, 2021.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite specifications

The 6.8 mm phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G SoC and an Adreno 618 GPU. Xiaomi is offering the phone in two storage options, one with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage, and one with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage. Both the variants support microSD up to 512 GB and have Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top with IP 53 certification.

The lightweight body of the phone tips the scales at 157 grams and features a 6.55-inch full HD+ flat, flexible AMOLED display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. Mi 11 Lite’s 10-bit display has a 90 Hz refresh rate with HDR 10 support. Besides, the smartphone comes with 240 Hz touch sampling rate for precise and sensitive touch feedback.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite is a dual SIM 4G smartphone and boasts of a redesigned circuit board, which is 35 percent smaller in size compared to a traditional smartphone printed circuit board.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Infrared (IR), Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and a USB Type-C port. Sensors include ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, accelerometer, and proximity sensor.

Mi 11 Lite draws juice from a 4,250mAh battery with support for 33 watt fast charging. The company will be providing the charger in box.

The camera

The Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite is fitted with a triple camera setup in the rear with a 64-megapixel f/1.79 primary shooter. Other lenses include an 8-megapixel f/2.2 ultrawide lens with a 119 degrees field of view and an f/2.4, 5-megapixel telephoto lens.

The front camera in the new smartphone is a 16-megapixel f/2.45 lens with night mode, timed burst, AI Beautify mode, and time-lapse selfie.

Colour, price, and offers

The Mi 11 Lite will be available in three colour options – Jazz Blue, Tuscany Coral, and Vinyl Black. Xiaomi will be offering the new smartphone with an anti-glare matte back for the Tuscany Coral and Jazz Blue colour options. The Vinyl Black shade will be offered only in a Mirror finish making it a fingerprint magnet.

Prices for the 6GB/128 GB variant have been set at Rs 21,999 while the top-spec 8GB/128 variant will set you back by Rs 23,999. Customers making a pre-order will get a discount of Rs 1,500 and an additional discount of Rs 1,500 for HDFC credit card users.

Edited by Megha Reddy