Xiaomi has confirmed that the Mi 11 Lite will be launched in India on June 22. The smartphone maker has confirmed the India launch of the phone through social media posts. India Today Tech was first to report that Xiaomi is planning to launch the Mi 11 Lite in India in June and will only bring its 4G variant to the country. The Mi 11 Lite India launch will take place on the mentioned date at 12 noon. It will only be an online launch event, keeping up with the current times.
The Mi 11 Lite launch date was also tweeted by Global VP Xiaomi and MD Xiaomi India, Manu Kumar Jain. The smartphone is expected to compete with the upcoming OnePlus Nord CE and also the recently launched iQOO Z3.
Mi 11 Lite has already been launched in China and few other global markets. So, most of its features are known anyway. Xiaomi had launched the phone in both 4G and 5G variants globally but is only bringing the 4G model to India. This means the Indian variant will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G processor and will be paired with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage.
It should feature a 6.55-inch full HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate, HDR10 support and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The Mi 11 Lite should run MIUI 12 on top of Android 11. It will be interesting to see if Xiaomi equips the phone with MIUI 12.5 out of the box. The phone should pack a 4,250mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging.
Mi 11 Lite is likely to feature a triple camera setup at the back featuring a 64-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens and a 5-megapixel tele-macro lens. On the front, it features a 16-megapixel sensor for selfies.
The device is available in six colour options in China: Black, Pink, Blue, Green, Yellow and White. However, Xiaomi is unlikely to bring all of them to India.
As for the pricing, the Mi 11 Lite is confirmed to cost less than Rs 25,000 in India, In China, it costs Yuan 2,299 (around Rs 26,238) for the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant. The 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variant is priced at Yuan 2,599 (around Rs 29,662).
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