The Xiaomi 14 series comprises two models: the Xiaomi 14 and the Xiaomi 14 Pro. These smartphones debut with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, marking them as the first devices to feature this flagship System-on-Chip. Both phones offer impressive specifications, including up to 16GB of LPDDR5X RAM and storage options of up to 1TB using UFS 4.0 technology.

Xiaomi 14: Both the Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Pro boast a vibrant 120Hz AMOLED display with a peak brightness of 3,000 nits. The Xiaomi 14 sports a 6.36-inch display with a sharp 1.5K resolution, while the Pro model flaunts a larger 6.73-inch display with a 2K resolution. Unlike its predecessor, the Pro model’s display doesn’t have curved side edges, but it now features a subtle 2.5D curve on all four edges, giving it an elegant curved appearance. Both phones feature slim bezels on the front, and the flagship design incorporates a flatter mid-frame.

Xiaomi 14 Pro

Xiaomi 14 Pro: On the Xiaomi 14, the primary camera stands out with a new 50MP 1/1.31-inch “Light Fusion 900” sensor, offering an f/1.6 aperture and Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). It is accompanied by a 50MP JN1 ultrawide sensor with an f/2.2 aperture and a wide 115° Field of View (FoV), as well as a 50MP JN1 telephoto sensor that provides 3.2x optical zoom with an f/2.0 aperture and OIS. Notably, the Leica Summilux lens is a highlight this year, allowing for a wider aperture.

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Front Camera: Both phones are equipped with a 32MP front camera sensor capable of recording 4K video at 60fps.

Battery and Charging: The Xiaomi 14 houses a 4,610mAh battery and supports 90W fast charging. Meanwhile, the Xiaomi 14 Pro packs a larger 4,880mAh battery and features even faster 120W fast charging. Both devices also support 50W wireless charging. Furthermore, they come with an IP68 rating for protection against dust and water. The Xiaomi 14 offers a USB 3.2 Gen 1 USB-C port for data transfer speeds of 5Gbps, while the Pro model steps up to USB 3.2 Gen 2, providing lightning-fast data transfer rates of 10Gbps.

HyperOS UX: Notably, the Xiaomi 14 and 14 Pro are the first smartphones to introduce Xiaomi’s new HyperOS UX.

Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Pro: Price and Availability

The Xiaomi 14 series offers a palette of color choices, including Jade Green, Black, and White. In addition, the standard Xiaomi 14 model is available in an eye-catching Snow Mountain Pink hue.

For buyers in China, the pricing stands as follows:

Xiaomi 14:

  • 8GB + 256GB: CNY 3,999 (approximately $546, SGD 749)
  • 12GB + 256GB: CNY 4,299 (approximately $587, SGD 805)
  • 16GB + 512GB: CNY 4,599 (approximately $628, SGD 862)
  • 16GB + 1TB: CNY 4,999 (approximately $683, SGD 937)

Xiaomi 14 Pro:

  • 12GB + 256GB: CNY 4,999 (approximately $683, SGD 937)
  • 16GB + 512GB: CNY 5,499 (approximately $751, SGD 1030)
  • 16GB + 1TB: CNY 5,999 (approximately $820, SGD 1124)

By Harry