Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has unveiled two new high-end smartphones powered by the latest Snapdragon Qualcomm Gen 3 processor, which was introduced earlier this week. One of these devices is the Xiaomi 14, featuring a 6.36-inch OLED display with LTPO technology, allowing for a dynamic refresh rate ranging from 1 to 120 Hz. This display offers exceptional specifications, including a peak brightness of 3,000 nits, a claim by Xiaomi to be the highest peak brightness available, and a pixel density of 460 ppi.
In the camera department, the Xiaomi 14 is equipped with a 50MP Light Hunter sensor, coupled with a Leica Summilux optical lens for the primary sensor, boasting an aperture of f/1.6. The smartphone also boasts a 50MP ultra-wide-angle camera, a 50MP telephoto lens, and a 32MP front-facing camera designed for selfies and video calls. Powering the device is a 4610mAh battery, with support for 90W wired charging and 50W wireless charging. The Xiaomi 14 will be offered in four distinct colors: Jade Green, Black, White, and Snow Mountain Pink.
The Xiaomi 14 Pro, like its counterpart, is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Gen 3 processor. However, there are several distinctions in the higher-end variant. The Xiaomi 14 Pro boasts a larger 6.7-inch display with WQHD+ resolution, offering a peak brightness of 3,000 nits and a pixel density of 522ppi. In the premium smartphone category, the Xiaomi 14 Pro comes with a more capacious 4880mAh battery, supporting 120W wired charging and 50W wireless charging. Concerning the camera setup, the Xiaomi 14 Pro features a 50MP Light Hunter sensor with a variable aperture ranging from f/1.42 to f/4.0. Additionally, it includes a 50MP telephoto lens, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 32MP selfie camera.
As for pricing, the Xiaomi 14 is available starting at CNY 3,999 (approximately ₹45,800) for the 8GB RAM/256GB storage variant. Other configurations include CNY 4,299 (around ₹49,000) for the 12GB RAM/256GB storage, CNY 4,599 (approximately ₹52,300) for the 16GB RAM/512GB storage, and CNY 4,999 (about ₹57,200) for the 16GB RAM/1TB storage. On the other hand, the higher-end Xiaomi 14 Pro commences at CNY 4,999 (approximately ₹57,200) for the 12GB RAM/256GB storage variant. The 16GB RAM/512GB storage variant is priced at CNY 5,499 (about ₹62,500), and the 16GB RAM/1TB storage variant is available for CNY 5,999 (around ₹68,700). Xiaomi has not yet provided details regarding the potential launch of these premium smartphones in the Indian market. It’s worth noting that while the Xiaomi 13 Pro was introduced in India and other global markets with a three-month delay last year, the base variant of Xiaomi 13 did not make its way to the Indian market.