Launch date, value, specs and options

Key Takeaways

  • Xiaomi’s flagship smartphones, the Xiaomi 14 and 14 Professional, have launched in China with spectacular options, comparable to a robust Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor and intensely shiny shows.
  • European customers could have to attend for the worldwide launch of the Xiaomi 14 sequence, as earlier fashions debuted across the time of the Cell World Congress.
  • The Xiaomi 14 and 14 Professional provide an identical design to their predecessors however with bigger digicam arrays. Each fashions boast top-notch digicam capabilities with a triple-camera setup and improved sensor know-how.


Xiaomi’s flagship smartphones all the time ship the products, we had been impressed by the photography-focused 13-series when it launched earlier this yr, and now, the Xiaomi 14 and 14 Professional have launched in China.

As ordinary, although, these in Europe seemingly nonetheless have to attend – and for those who’re holding on for the Xiaomi 14 Extremely, then you definitely’ll be ready even longer. Nonetheless, there’s lots to get enthusiastic about, as we now have an official take a look at the handsets earlier than they make their world debut. Let’s take a better look.

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Xiaomi 13 Professional

If you cannot wait to get your fingers on a top-tier Xiaomi gadget. The Xiaomi 13 Professional remains to be among the finest handsets round.

Xiaomi 14 launch date and value

The Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Professional launched in China on 26 October 2023. Over there, they’re up for pre-order now, although there was no point out of a date for normal sale.

If the previous few generations are something to go by, we’ll be ready some time earlier than they arrive in Europe. The Xiaomi 12 and 13 sequence each made their European debut across the similar time as MWC in March 2022 and 2023, respectively.

Not one of the Xiaomi 13 sequence telephones had been made accessible in the USA, and we’re not anticipating that to alter with the 14 sequence. Xiaomi followers within the States will seemingly nonetheless need to resort to importing in the event that they need to get their fingers on the newest Xiaomi handsets.

We do not have world pricing simply but, however Xiaomi has introduced its pricing for the Chinese language market, and we have added approximate USD / GBP / EUR conversions.

Xiaomi 14

  • 8GB/256GB: CNY 3999 ($545 / £450 / €520)
  • 12GB/256GB mannequin: CNY 4299 ($590 / £480 / €560)
  • 16GB/512GB mannequin: CNY 4599 ($630 / £520 / €600)
  • 16GB/1TB mannequin: CNY 4999 ($690 / £560 / €650)

Xiaomi 14 Professional

  • 12GB/256GB mannequin: CNY 4999 ($690 / £560/ €650)
  • 16GB/512GB mannequin: CNY 5499 ($750 / £620 / €710)
  • 16GB/1TB mannequin: CNY 5999 ($820 / £680 / €780)

Nevertheless, as we have discovered many occasions earlier than, Chinese language pricing would not translate precisely to the worldwide market. In Europe, you may count on to pay considerably extra, and it is extra seemingly that the Xiaomi 14 and 14 Professional will match the pricing of the 13 sequence.

If that is the case, the Xiaomi 14 will begin at £850 / €999 and the Xiaomi 14 Professional will go for £1099 / €1299 in Europe.

Xiaomi 14 Pro (1)

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Design and show

The Xiaomi 14 and 14 Professional carry an identical design to their predecessors, although the digicam array is certainly slightly bigger this time round. Each telephones have a boxy iPhone-like design with flat edges, although there is a refined radius on all 4 edges of every cellphone’s entrance and rear.

It is a slight departure from the earlier fashions, the place the Xiaomi 13 Pro was a lot curvier than the Xiaomi 13. Now, each seem to have comparable geometry. There’s nonetheless a reasonably vital distinction in measurement between the 2 fashions, with the Xiaomi 14 sporting a 6.36-inch show and the Xiaomi 14 Professional measuring in at 6.73 inches.

Each fashions boast comparable show specs, and are capable of output a whopping 3000nits at peak brightness, making them a few of the brightest smartphone shows so far. With the Xiaomi 14, you get a decision of 2670 x 1200 and on the bigger Xiaomi 14 Professional, it is 3200 x 1440.

Each use OLED panels with adaptable refresh charges of as much as 120Hz and contact sampling charges as much as 240Hz. Which means that they’re going to each look buttery clean when swiping round, and will probably be environment friendly when displaying static imagery.

In terms of color choices, the usual Xiaomi 14 is out there in 4 colors: Jade Inexperienced, Black, White, and Snow Mountain Pink. The Xiaomi 14 Professional is out there additionally accessible in 4 colors: Black, Silver, Jade Inexperienced and Titanium.

Xiaomi 14 Pro (2)

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{Hardware} and specs

Each telephones run on Qualcomm’s brand-new Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, and early indications counsel that this implies they’re going to be a few of the quickest smartphones in the marketplace. Should you like graphically intensive gaming, hardcore multitasking or video modifying on the go, you may haven’t any points with these smartphones.

Every cellphone will probably be accessible with as much as 16GB of RAM, although the smaller Xiaomi 14 has a decrease base spec of 8GB. Storage choices vary from 256GB all the best way as much as 1TB on each fashions.

The Xiaomi 14 has a 4610mAh battery, whereas the 14 Professional has 4880mAh. In actual phrases although, you may seemingly see an identical battery life on each telephones, because of the variations in display measurement. The place you are extra more likely to discover a distinction is within the charging time, as you get 90W charging on the Xiaomi 14, and 120W on the 14 Professional. Nonetheless, they’re each extraordinarily quick, and so they each assist 50W wi-fi charging, too.

Xiaomi 14 Pro (3)

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Cameras

Simply as we noticed with the 13 sequence, the cameras are a particular spotlight of those smartphones. Each fashions characteristic a triple-camera array on the rear with every sensor capturing 50MP stills. The lenses are 14mm, 23mm and 75mm equal on each units

Apparently, there is not any 1-inch sensor possibility this time round, with each telephones providing a smaller 1/1.3-inch sensor on their major digicam. It is because they’re utilizing a brand-new sensor, dubbed the Hunter 900, which is claimed to have the ability to seize extra mild while not having the bodily measurement. As well as, the aperture has been opened as much as f/1.6 on the Xiaomi 14 and f/1.4 on the 14 Professional, so that you should not lose out on any of that beautiful bokeh, both.

The place the Xiaomi 14 Professional stands out is that it affords an adjustable aperture, which might change incrementally from f/1.4 to f/4.0, permitting the person to have extra management over the depth of area, or the shutter pace, relying on their wants.

It is a huge improve over even the Xiaomi 13 Extremely, which might change between f/1.9 and f/4.0, as this time you may alter the aperture in increments, reasonably than selecting one or the opposite.

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