Xiaomi 14, Xiaomi 14 Pro with Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC, HyperOS Launched: Price, Specs

Xiaomi 14 and the Xiaomi 14 Pro was unveiled at the company’s launch event in China on Thursday. The new pair of smartphones comes with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC and runs on Xiaomi’s HyperOS, a replacement for the company’s MIUI interface. Xiaomi 14 series smartphones have LTPO OLED displays with up to 2K resolution and 120Hz dynamic refresh rate. They show a Leica-tuned triple rear camera setup. Both phones have up to 16GB of RAM and up to 1TB of storage. Both the Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Pro have an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance.

Xiaomi 14 Pro, Xiaomi 14 price

Xiaomi 14 Pro pricing starts at CNY 4,999 (approx. Rs. 56,500) for the 12GB + 256GB RAM and the stock model. The price goes up to CNY 5,499 (approx. Rs. 62,000) for the 16GB + 512GB variant, CNY 5,999 (approx. Rs. 68,200) for the 16GB + 1TB configuration and CNY 6,499 (approx. Rs. 74,0000) for the 16GB + 1TB model

On the other hand, the Xiaomi 14 is priced at CNY 3,999 (approx. Rs. 50,000) for the 8GB + 256GB RAM and stock variant, CNY 4,299 (approx. Rs. 48,000) for the 12GB + 256GB variant. It costs CNY 4,599 (approx. Rs. 52,000) for the 16GB + 512GB model and CNY 4,999 (approx. Rs. 56,000) for the 16GB + 1TB configuration.

Both smartphones are available in Classic Black, Rock Blue, Snow Mountain Pink and White (translated from Chinese) color options and are currently available for pre-order.

Details regarding the launch of the Xiaomi 14 series in India are yet to be announced by the company. To remember, the Xiaomi 13 Pro (Review) was launched in India with a price tag of Rs. 79,999 for the only 12GB + 256GB RAM and storage configuration. That Xiaomi 13 was launched globally in February for EUR 999 (almost Rs. 87,600), but it was never introduced in India.

Xiaomi 14 Pro specifications

Dual SIM (Nano) Xiaomi 14 Pro runs on the company’s new HyperOS interface and has a 6.73-inch 2.5D LTPO display with a 2K resolution (1,440×3,200 pixels) with up to 120Hz refresh rate. It runs on the brand new 4nm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset announced this week. The new series is the first phone to feature Qualcomm’s new chipset, marking a significant upgrade from its predecessor, the Xiaomi 13, which used a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. It has up to 16 GB of LPDDR5X RAM and up to 1 TB of UFS 4.0 built-in storage.

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Xiaomi 14 Pro
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For optics, the Xiaomi 14 Pro has a Leica-branded triple rear camera unit with a Summilux lens. The camera setup consists of a 50-megapixel Hunter 900 sensor with optical image stabilization (OIS) with f//1.6 aperture, a 50-megapixel telephoto camera and a 50-megapixel ultra-wide-angle shooter. For selfies and video chats, there is a 32-megapixel front camera.

Connectivity options on the Xiaomi 14 Pro include 5G, Wi-Fi 7, USB 3.2 port, Bluetooth, GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, Beidou, NavIC and a USB Type-C port. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, e-compass, proximity sensor, linear motor, IR blaster, flicker sensor and color sensor. Additionally, the phone comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor and supports a face unlock feature. It also includes an X-axis linear vibration motor for games. The handset also has stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support. Both models in the new series are IP68 rated for dust and water resistance.

Xiaomi 14 Pro houses a 4,880mAh battery with support for 120W charging and 50W wireless charging. The handset also supports 10W wireless reverse charging. The handset measures 161.4×75.3×8.49mm and weighs 223g.

Xiaomi 14 specifications

The Xiaomi 14 has the same SIM and software specifications as the Xiaomi 14 Pro. However, the vanilla model has a 6.36-inch LTPO AMOLED (1,200×2,600 pixels) screen with 1.5K resolution, 460ppi pixel density and an adaptive refresh rate from 1Hz to 120Hz. The screen is rated to deliver a maximum brightness of 3000 nits and full DC dimming. It is also powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC, coupled with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 1TB of UFS 4.0 storage.

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Xiaomi 14
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50-megapixel triple rear camera setup, 32-megapixel selfie camera and an IP68 rating are also available on the standard Xiaomi 14 model. The connectivity options are identical to the Xiaomi 14 Pro, since the sensors.

Xiaomi has equipped the regular Xiaomi 14 with a 4,610mAh battery with support for 90W wired charging, 50W wireless charging and 10W wireless reverse charging. It measures 152.8 x 71.5 x 8.20mm and weighs 193g.

Xiaomi launched its camera-focused flagship Xiaomi 13 Ultra smartphone, while Apple opened its first stores in India this week. We discuss this development as well as other reports of smartphone-related rumors and more Orbital, the Gadgets 360 podcast. Orbital is available at Spotify, Gaana, JioSaavn, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Amazon music and wherever you get your podcasts.
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