Xiaomi has also brought the new 11 Lite 5G NE here in the Philippines.

Launched alongside the 11T series, the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE is powered by a Snapdragon 778G octa-core processor coupled with a fast and vibrant 90Hz AMOLED panel. Albeit, despite the OLED screen, it has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner instead of an in-display one.


It also comes with a decent 4,250mAh non-removable battery juiced by a 33W charger. It ships with the Android 11-based MIUI 12 operating system. Xiaomi also highlights its ultra-thin body of only 6.8mm.

Like all midrange phones, it has a pretty packed camera system. It may not have an ultra-sharp 108-megapixel sensor like the 11T series, but it does come with a 64-megapixel main shooter, and the typical 8-megapixel ultra-wide and 5-megapixel macro. There’s a 20-megapixel sensor on the front for selfies.


The Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE has a starting price of Php16,990 in the Philippines for the 6GB/128GB model, Php18,990 for the 8GB/128GB, while the top-tier 8GB/256GB variant comes in at Php20,990.

Pre-ordering them from October 23 to 29 on Authorized Xiaomi Stores entitles you to a free Mi Robot Vacuum and Mi Recyclable Eco Bag valued at Php10,000. An open day sale will happen on the 30th where it will come with a limited edition wireless speaker worth Php3,250. While purchasers on the Xiaomi Global Store on Shopee from 24 to 29 will take home a free Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 Basic.

Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE Specs

  • Android 11, MIUI 12
  • Dual SIM, Dual standby
  • 6.55-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, 2400 x 1080 pixel resolution, 402ppi
  • DCI-P3, 10-bit color, HDR10+
  • 90Hz refresh rate, 240Hz touch sampling
  • 2.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G octa-core processor
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • Adreno 642L GPU
  • 128GB internal storage, expandable via microSD
  • 20-megapixel front camera
  • 64-megapixel (f/1.8, PDAF) + 8-megapixel (ultra-wide, f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (macro) rear cameras, dual-tone flash
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner, Face unlock
  • Stereo speakers
  • No headphone jack
  • HSPA+, 4G LTE, 5G
  • WiFi 6, dual-band
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • NFC
  • IR Blaster
  • USB Type-C
  • Dimensions: 160.5 x 75.7 x 6.8 mm
  • Weight: 157g
  • Colors: Snowflake White, Peach Pink, Bubblegum Blue, Truffle Black
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • IP53 dust and splash resistance
  • 4,250mAh non-removable battery, 33W fast charging

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