Xiaomi Launches Mi 11 Lite 5G with new 5nm Snapdragon 780G Chipset 

    Xiaomi launched Mi 11 in China in December 2020; the smartphone was the first to have Snapdragon 888 chipset. On 29th March 2021, Xiaomi launched Mi 11 Lite 5G having Snapdragon 780G again for the first time. The expected price of Mi 11 Lite 5G in Nepal is NPR 45,000 for the base variant (8/128 GB) and NPR 50,000 for the 8/256 GB variant. If we look at the Xiaomi mobile price in Nepal, Mi 10 Lite also has the similar price range.

    Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G Overview

    Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite is available in both 4G and 5G variants, differing only in their processor. The smartphone packs most of the flagship features into a lightweight and stylish design. It is the upgrade to the Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite.

    Design and Build Quality

    It has a 6.55-inches flat AMOLED DotDisplay producing 1 billion colors. It also supports HDR10+ and creates dynamic images giving sharper contrast and a lifelike viewing experience. Similarly, the display has a 90Hz refresh rate and a touch sampling rate of 240Hz.

    Mi 11 Lite 5G Design and Build Quality
    Design and Build Quality

    The smartphone has a thickness of 6.81mm and weighs 159 grams; it is very light. It has thin bezels around, giving maximum screen size. The screen has a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection to withstand damage from drops and scratches.

    Following this, the smartphone also has fresh color options designed for the fashionable young generation. The color options include Truffle Black, Mint Green and Citrus Yellow.

    The selfie camera is inside a punch-hole cut out on the top-left corner. The rear camera is a triple-camera inside a square module with round corners. Following this, the rear panel has a matte glass finish, which prevents fingerprints and smudges.

    It has a side-mounted fingerprint reader embedded in the power button.


    Mi 11 Lite 5G has Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G 5G mobile platform. It is the first-ever smartphone to have the Snapdragon 780G. Similarly, the chipset offers more power, speed, and higher reliability with its 5nm fabrication process. It also has LiquidCool technology. Adreno 642 handles the graphical processing.

    Mi 11 Lite 5G Processor

    The RAM type is LPDDR4X, whereas the storage type is UFS 2.2. Likewise, the smartphone’s memory configuration is available in three options: 6/128 GB, 8/128 GB, and 8/256 GB.

    The 4G variant of the smartphone has Snapdragon 732G and 6 GB RAM combined with either 64 GB or 128 GB of inbuilt storage.

    Mi 11 Lite 5G boots on Android 11 based on MIUI 12 out of the box.


    The smartphone flaunts a triple-camera array with a 64 MP primary camera, an 8 MP ultra-wide camera, and a 5 MP tele macro camera. The main camera has an aperture of f/1.8, whereas the ultra-wide camera has f/2.2; the macro camera has an aperture of f/2.4.

    Mi 11 Lite 5G Camera

    The main camera can record the footage in 4K at 30fps and 1080p at 30/60/120fps.

    The in-display selfie camera has a 20 MP sensor with an f/2.2 aperture. The selfie camera is optimized for low-light conditions.

    The selfie camera can capture the video in 1080p at 30/60fps and 720p at 120fps.


    Mi 11 Lite 5G Battery

    Mi 11 Lite 5G packs a 4,250 batter that supports 33W fast charging. A full charge can keep the smartphone alive for a whole day.

    Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G Specifications

    Dimension160.5 x 75.7 x 6.8 mm (6.32 x 2.98 x 0.27 in)
    Display6.55-inches AMOLED, HDR10+, 500 nits (typ), 800 nits, 1B colors
    1080 x 2400 pixels (~402 ppi density), 20:9 aspect ratio
    90Hz refresh rate
    Corning Gorilla Glass 6
    Weight159 grams
    ChipsetQualcomm SM7350-AB Snapdragon 780G (5 nm) 
    CPUOcta-core (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 670 & 3×2.2 GHz Kryo 670 & 4×1.90 GHz Kryo 670)
    GPUAdreno 642
    RAM & Storage6 GB RAM with 128 GB storage
    8 GB RAM with 128 GB storage
    8 GB RAM with 256 GB storage
    OSAndroid 11, MIUI 12
    Rear CameraTriple:

    • 64 MP (f/1.8), primary lens 
    • 16 MP (f/2.2), 119-degree, ultra-wide
    • 2 MP (f/2.4), depth sensor

    4K at 30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps

    Front Camera20 MP (f/2.2), wide

    1080p@30/60fps, 720p@120fps

    BatteryLi-Po 4250 mAh, non-removable
    33W Fast Charging
    Quick Charge 4+
    Power Delivery 3.0
    SensorsFingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass
    Color optionsTruffle Black, Mint Green, Citrus Yellow

    Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G Expected Price in Nepal and Availability

    The expected price of Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G in Nepal is NPR 45,000 for the 8/128 GB variant and NPR 50,000 for the 8/256 GB variant. The authorized distributors of Xiaomi gadgets in Nepal are Vatsal Impex Pvt. Ltd. and Teletalk Pvt. Ltd.

    You can get the smartphone from any online stores or offline stores after it gets launched in Nepal.

    Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G VariantsPrice in China Expected Price in Nepal 
    Mi 11 Lite 5G (8/128 GB)2,299 YuanNPR 45,000
    Mi 11 Lite 5G  (8/256 GB)2,599 Yuan NPR 50,000

    A good competitor to the Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G is the recently launched Samsung Galaxy A52 5G.

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    Akriti Pant
    Akriti is a content writer for Techsanchar. She covers tech related news and is a tech enthusiast. Being an IT Graduate, she loves to code and is passionate about STEM. She has been a part of the team since the beginning.

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