Xiaomi is said to be in the process of developing its upcoming flagship series, the Xiaomi 14 series smartphones. A famous tipster, Digital Chat Station, has revealed a glimpse of the launch timeline for these smartphones. The smartphone is also expected to roll out with Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and could launch this year in China as well. Apart from that, the Xiaomi 14 series might launch with two models: the standard one and the Pro model.
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Qualcomm’s annual Tech Summit event is scheduled from October 24 to October 26 in Maui, Hawaii. The most awaited Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset could roll out in this event. According to Digital Chat Station, the Xiaomi 14 series phones are likely to be the first devices powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC. These phones are expected to debut in China by November.
The upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC is said to use TSMC’s 4nm process. The Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 recently spotted on Geekbench in the Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus for testing, and in result, it gave 2723 points in single-core and 7525 points in multi-core.
Digital Chat Station has also tipped some specifications of the vanilla Xiaomi 14 smartphone. It will reportedly be equipped with a 50-megapixel primary sensor of a larger 1/1.28 inch sensor than the 50-megapixel 1/1.49 inch sensor on the Xiaomi 13. Along with that, the smartphone is tipped to feature a telephoto sensor with 3.9x optical zoom, accompanied by a design with thin display bezels. Additionally, a previous leak revealed a 4860mAh battery for the Xiaomi 14.
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Fast charging will be fast, as the smartphone is tipped to support 90-watt wired fast charging and 50-watt fast wireless charging. Global and Chinese variants of the device have been identified through IMEI certification by model numbers 23127PN0CC and 23127PN0CG. The codename for the vanilla Xiaomi 14 is “Houji.” The Xiaomi 14 Pro is speculated to feature a 5000mAh battery, supporting 90-watt/120-watt wired fast charging and 50-watt wireless charging.
Xiaomi could launch the smartphones with both flat and curved panel options. IMEI listings for the Xiaomi 14 Pro indicate model numbers 23116PN5BC and 23116PN5BG. This Pro model is tipped to include WLG High-Lens sensors. Lastly, there’s speculation that the Chinese brand might introduce the new MIUI 15 along with the Xiaomi 14 series smartphones.