Mi 11 Lite went official just a day ago, and the phone comes with competitive specifications like a Snapdragon 732G SoC and a triple rear camera setup with a 64-megapixel front camera. The phone competes with a host of other handsets in the Indian market, including OnePlus Nord CE 5G and Redmi Note 10 Pro. The Redmi Note 10 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G SoC, whereas OnePlus Nord CE 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 750G SoC.
We pit the newly launched Mi 11 Lite against Redmi Note 10 Pro and OnePlus Nord CE 5G to understand how it fares against the other two on paper.
The new Mi 11 Lite is priced in India at Rs. 21,999 for the 6GB + 128GB storage variant and Rs. 23,999 for the 8GB + 128GB storage configuration. It comes in Jazz Blue, Tuscany Coral, and Vinyl Black options. The phone will go on pre-orders starting June 25 via Flipkart, Mi.com, Mi Home stores, and other retail channels, with its first sale scheduled for June 28.
Redmi Note 10 Pro price in India starts at Rs. 15,999 for the 6GB + 64GB storage variant, Rs. 16,999 for the 6GB + 128GB variant, and Rs. 18,999 for the 8GB + 128GB variant. It is offered in Dark Night, Glacial Blue, and Vintage Bronze colours and is available via Amazon and Mi.com.
Lastly, OnePlus Nord CE 5G is priced at Rs. 22,999 for the 6GB + 128GB storage model and Rs. 24,999 for the 8GB + 128GB storage configuraion. There is also a 12GB + 256GB storage variant that costs Rs. 27,999. It is offered in Blue Void, Charcoal Black, and Silver Ray colours. It is up for grabs via Amazon and OnePlus.in.
All the three phones run on Android 11 with different skins on top. Mi 11 Lite and Redmi Note 10 Pro runs on MIUI 12 whereas OnePlus Nord CE 5G runs on OxygenOS 11. Mi 11 Lite features a 6.55-inch full-HD+ (1,080x2,400 pixels) AMOLED 10-bit display with 20:9 aspect ratio and 60Hz as well as 90Hz refresh rate options. The display also comes with 240Hz of touch sampling rate and has a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top. Redmi Note 10 Pro, on the other hand, has a larger 6.67-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED display with 100 percent DCI-P3 wide colour gamut coverage, HDR10 support, 1,200 nits of peak brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. OnePlus Nord CE 5G features a 6.43-inch full-HD+ (1,080x2,400 pixels) AMOLED display with 20:9 aspect ratio and 90Hz refresh rate. All three have hole-punch display design with the cutout on the left edge for Mi 11 Lite and OnePlus Nord CE 5G. Redmi Note 10 Pro's cutout is centered.
The OnePlus phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC, paired with up to 12GB RAM and up to 256GB storage options. Both the Xiaomi phones are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G SoC, paired with up to 8GB RAM and up to 128GB storage options.
Mi 11 Lite has a triple rear camera setup that houses a 64-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel sensor with an f/2.2 ultra-wide lens that has a field-of-view (FoV) of 119 degrees, along with a 5-megapixel sensor with an f/2.4 telephoto lens. Redmi Note 10 Pro features a quad rear camera setup as well that comes with a 64-megapixel primary sensor, along with a 5-megapixel super macro shooter that features 2x zoom, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. In terms of optics, OnePlus Nord CE 5G features a triple rear camera setup that includes a 64-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.79 lens, an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.25 ultra-wide lens, and a 2-megapixel monochrome sensor with an f/2.4 lens.
The three phones feature a 16-megapixel front camera for video calls and selfies. Xiaomi has provided a 4,250mAh battery on Mi 11 Lite that supports 33W fast charging. Redmi Note 10 Pro has a slightly bigger 5,020mAh battery with the same fast charging support. On the other hand, OnePlus has packed a 4,500mAh battery with support for Warp Charge 30T Plus fast charging in OnePlus Nord CE 5G.
OnePlus Nord CE 5G and Redmi Note 10 Pro support a 3.5mm audio jack and all three come with USB Type-C ports for charging. They all support dual-SIM slots as well. There is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner on Mi 11 Lite and Redmi Note 10 Pro, whereas OnePlus Nord CE 5G has an in-display fingerprint scanner. Redmi Note 10 Pro is the heaviest, weighing at 190 grams, and Mi 11 Lite is the lightest, weighing at 157 grams. OnePlus Nord CE 5G weighs at 170 grams. Mi 11 Lite is also the thinnest at 6.81mm thickness, Mi 11 Lite is 7.90mm thick, and Redmi Note 10 Pro is 8.10mm thick.
|Overall NDTV Rating||-||-|
|Battery Life Rating||-||-|
|Value for Money Rating||-||-|
|Model||Nord CE 5G||Mi 11 Lite||Redmi Note 10 Pro|
|Release date||June 10, 2021||March 29, 2021||March 4, 2021|
|Launched in India||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Dimensions (mm)||159.20 x 73.50 x 7.90||160.53 x 75.73 x 6.81||164.50 x 76.15 x 8.10|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||4500||4250||5050|
|Colours||Blue Void, Charcoal Ink, Silver Ray||Jazz Blue, Tuscany Coral, Vinyl Black||Dark Night, Glacial Blue, Vintage Bronze|
|Screen size (inches)||6.43||6.55||6.67|
|Resolution||1080x2400 pixels||1080x2400 pixels||-|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||410||402||-|
|Protection type||-||Gorilla Glass||Gorilla Glass|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G||Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G||Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G|
|Expandable storage type||-||microSD||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||-||-||512|
|Dedicated microSD slot||-||-||Yes|
|Rear camera||64-megapixel (f/1.79, 0.7-micron) + 8-megapixel (f/2.25) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)||64-megapixel (f/1.79) + 8-megapixel (f/2.2) + 5-megapixel (f/2.4)||64-megapixel (f/1.9, 0.7-micron) + 8-megapixel + 5-megapixel + 2-megapixel|
|No. of Rear Cameras||3||3||4|
|Front camera||16-megapixel (f/2.45, 1.0-micron)||16-megapixel (f/2.45)||16-megapixel (f/2.45, 1.0-micron)|
|No. of Front Cameras||1||1||1|
|Operating system||Android 11||Android 11||Android 11|
|Skin||OxygenOS 11||MIUI 12||MIUI 12|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.10||Yes, v 5.10||Yes|
|Number of SIMs||2||2||2|
|In-Display Fingerprint Sensor||Yes||-||-|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes||Yes|