Xiaomi 14 with Leica cameras set to launch in India on March 7th

Highlights
  • Xiaomi 14 series made its debut last October.
  • Xiaomi will announce the Xiaomi 14 series globally at MWC later this month.
  • The Xiaomi 14 will be released in India in early March, there’s no word on Xiaomi 14 Ultra yet.

Xiaomi 14 India launch date has been officially announced. The latest flagship smartphone from Xiaomi will be making its debut in India early next month. Xiaomi 14 along with the Xiaomi 14 Pro launched in China last October. These were the first phones to ship with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, and also the first to come with Xiaomi’s new HyperOS software.

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Xiaomi 14 India launch date revealed

Xiaomi 14 is scheduled to launch in India on March 7th, the company announced on Monday. The brand hasn’t confirmed though if both the phones are coming here or just the Xiaomi 14. From the previous gen, only the Xiaomi 13 Pro made its way here. Xiaomi 14 Ultra is debuting in China on February 22nd and will be announced for global markets at MWC 2024 later this month. There’s no word yet on whether the Ultra will be released in India. 

In terms of pricing, Xiaomi 14 starts at CNY 3,999 (Rs 45,500 approx) for the base model. Xiaomi 14 Pro has a starting price of CNY 4,999 (Rs 56,900 approx). The India pricing is expected to be higher than the direct conversion prices. For reference, the Xiaomi 13 Pro is currently available at Rs 74,999 in India.

Other than the pricing, the Xiaomi 14 series would have the same set of specifications and features. Here’s a recap:

Xiaomi 14 Pro specifications

  • Display: Xiaomi 14 Pro features a 6.73-inch 2K LTPO C8 AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 3000 nits of peak brightness.
  • Processor: The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset.
  • RAM and storage: It comes in three variants of 12GB+256GB, 16GB+512GB, and 16GB+1TB.
  • Cameras: Xiaomi 14 Pro features Leica-branded cameras including a 50MP primary sensor, a 50MP ultra wide-angle lens, and a 50MP telephoto lens. It has a 50MP front-facing camera for selfies.
  • Battery, charging: The smartphone packs a 4,880mAh battery with 120W fast charging support, and 50W wireless charging support.
  • Software: On the software front, the Xiaomi 14 Pro runs Android 14-based HyperOS out-of-the-box.

Xiaomi 14 specifications

  • Display: Xiaomi 14 comes with a smaller 6.36-inch 1.5K C8 LTPO OLED display with 3000 nits max brightness, a 120Hz refresh rate, and Gorilla Glass Victus protection on top.
  • Processor: The vanilla Xiaomi 14 is also powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset.
  • RAM and storage: It comes in four variants: 8GB + 256GB, 12GB + 256GB, 16GB + 512GB and 16GB + 1TB.
  • Cameras: Xiaomi 14 has a Leica-branded triple camera setup with a 50MP primary camera, a 50MP ultra-wide sensor and a 50MP telephoto sensor. For selfies, there’s a 32MP front camera on the Xiaomi 14.
  • Battery, charging: It has a slightly bigger 4,610mAh battery but with 90W fast charging support, and 50W wireless charging support.
  • Software: Xiaomi 14 too runs HyperOS based on Android 14.

Key Specs

Xiaomi 14
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 | 12 GBProcessor
6.36 inches (16.15 cm) Display
50 MP + 50 MP + 50 MPRear camera
32 MPSelfie camera
4610 mAh Battery
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Xiaomi 14 Price
Rs. 69,999
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Review Summary

Expert Rating
8.0/10

Design
★  
8.0
/10
Display
★  
8.0
/10
Software
★  
7.5
/10
Camera
★  
8.0
/10
Performance
★  
8.5
/10
Battery
★  
8.0
/10

Pros

  • Handy size
  • Versatile Leica cameras
  • Smooth performance
  • Superfast wired & wireless charging

Cons

  • Pre-installed apps
  • Small light flare issues
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