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Xiaomi Unveils Global Launch of Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Ultra at MWC

by Aiman MaulanaFebruary 28, 2024
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In a grand event held in Barcelona ahead of MWC, Xiaomi introduced its latest flagship smartphones to the international market. The spotlight was on the Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Ultra, both powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipsets, while the Xiaomi 14 Pro remains exclusive to the Chinese market.

Xiaomi 14

Xiaomi Unveils Global Launch of Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Ultra at MWC

To begin with, the Xiaomi 14 features a 6.36” LTPO OLED display with a remarkable peak brightness of up to 3000 nits. The panel boasts a 1200p resolution and is protected by Gorilla Glass Victus. The rear camera setup has undergone a complete overhaul, housing three 50 MP shooters.

Xiaomi Unveils Global Launch of Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Ultra at MWC

The primary camera features a brighter f/1.6 aperture with a larger 1/1.31” sensor equipped with dual-pixel PDAF. The telephoto camera boasts a 75 mm equivalent 3.2x zoom lens, accompanied by an ultra-wide-angle lens. Notably, the Xiaomi 14 packs a slightly larger 4,610 mAh battery, supporting faster 90W wired charging, and maintaining the 50W wireless and 10W reverse wireless charging capabilities.

Xiaomi 14 Ultra

Xiaomi Unveils Global Launch of Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Ultra at MWC

Meanwhile, the recently unveiled Xiaomi 14 Ultra in China has now made its global debut. Sporting a 6.73” LTPO AMOLED panel with a peak brightness of up to 3000 nits, the device features a custom protective sheet called Shield Glass. The primary 50 MP camera has an upgraded variable aperture, reaching a brighter f/1.6 with a stepless function for all intermediate positions.

Xiaomi Unveils Global Launch of Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Ultra at MWC

It also adopts a new 1”-type sensor. The telephoto, 3.2x telephoto, and ultra-wide-angle shooters retain the same specifications as the predecessor, featuring 50 MP Sony IMX858 sensors. Surprisingly, the European market gets a 5,000 mAh battery, while maintaining support for 90W wired charging, 80W wireless charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging. The phone comes with Android 14-based HyperOS out of the box.

Pricing in Europe

The Xiaomi 14 will be available in Black, White, and Jade Green, offering two storage variants (12GB/256GB, 12GB/512GB) with a starting price of €1,000 (RM5,166). On the other hand, the powerful Xiaomi 14 Ultra comes with a price tag of €1,500 (RM7,750), available in Black or White, and offers a single storage variant (16GB/512GB). Both smartphones include a complimentary screen repair within the first 6 months of ownership, enhancing the overall value for users. Local pricing and availability will be announced soon so stay tuned.

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Pokdepinion: While I’m very excited to see the Ultra in person, I’m more invested in the base model as it’s a lot more accessible to a whole lot more people. We might have something to share on that soon so stay tuned.

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Aiman Maulana
Jack of all trades, master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one. YouTuber, video editor, tech head, and a wizard of gaming. What's up? :)