Xiaomi announces the Xiaomi 14 Series with the first Snapdragon® 8 Gen 3 Mobile Platform.
Xiaomi Announces Xiaomi 14 Series, Xiaomi HyperOS, and Other AIoT Products at the Beijing Launch Event
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Beijing, CHINA – Xiaomi held its launch event on October 26, 2023, to introduce the Xiaomi 14 Series and Xiaomi HyperOS under the theme “Leap Beyond the Moment”, showcasing a human-centric approach to technology, and unveiled the “Human X Car X Home” smart ecosystem alongside the Xiaomi 14, Xiaomi 14 Pro, and other AIoT products.
Xiaomi 14: Compact Size, Pro-Level Performance
Xiaomi 14 introduces a new chapter in industrial design, adopting industry-leading ultra-thin bezel design with incredibly advanced FIAA technology. This innovation achieves an exceptionally slim chin, providing users with an immersive visual experience. It is available in four distinct colors: Jade Green, Black, White, and Snow Mountain Pink, catering to diverse preferences. In particular, the Snow Mountain Pink version uses second-generation nano-tech skin, first seen in Xiaomi 13 Ultra, which is highly durable and resistant to discoloration.
In terms of the display, the Xiaomi 14 utilizes C8 light-emitting material with a peak brightness of 3,000 nits, the highest peak brightness screen in the industry. This ensures a clear display even in direct sunlight and supports the Dolby Vision® HDR format. The screen pixel density has been enhanced to 460 ppi, delivering more details than ever. Furthermore, thanks to LTPO technology, it achieves a variable refresh rate ranging from 1 to 120 Hz, ensuring a seamless visual experience for activities such as web browsing, reading, or gaming. This represents a significant breakthrough for Xiaomi 14.
Xiaomi 14 offers the new Light Fusion 900 image sensor. Designed with outstanding native high-dynamic range, excellent photo and video imaging quality, high bandwidth and throughput, and impressive power efficiency, the Light Fusion family is a series of professional high-dynamic sensors developed especially for the mobile optical era. Light Fusion 900 is the highest of the series, with a Type 1/1.3 image sensor size and an impressive 13.5EV native high dynamic range to capture subtle details from light and shadow, providing users with a pro-level shooting experience.
As a significant achievement of the collaboration between Xiaomi and Leica, Xiaomi 14 has been engineered with Leica Summilux optical lenses with an upgraded ƒ/1.6 aperture on the main camera, working together with the Light Fusion sensor to reach light intake that is up to 180% higher than that of Xiaomi 13. Moreover, the resolution of the ultra-wide-angle camera has been upgraded to 50 MP while also offering the highly acclaimed Leica 75mm floating telephoto lens, supporting a focus distance from 10cm to infinity.
World’s first Snapdragon® 8 Gen 3 Mobile Platform
Xiaomi 14 implements the world’s first Snapdragon® 8 Gen 3 Mobile Platform to provide superior performance and higher power efficiency with the most advanced processing technology. Meanwhile, a stable and comfortable user experience is enhanced by Xiaomi Loop LiquidCool technology, even under intensive operations such as gaming, high-resolution video streaming, or running complex applications.
In terms of audio, the Xiaomi 14 is equipped with a 4-mic array, stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos®, and a USB 3.2 Gen1 5Gbps port, which boasts a data transfer speed 10 times that of the previous generation.¹ We have also brought a customized high-vibration X-axis linear motor for an experience similar to Xiaomi 13 Ultra in a more compact body.
Besides, Xiaomi 14’s battery management system implements the Xiaomi Surge P2 charging chipset and a Xiaomi Surge G1 battery management chipset, achieving fast charging and high-efficiency battery management. With 90W wired HyperCharge and 50W wireless HyperCharge, the device can be fully charged quickly to meet the everyday needs of users. It is equipped with a 4610mAh high-energy-density battery, offering dependable battery life.
Xiaomi 14 Pro
Built upon Xiaomi 14, Xiaomi 14 Pro comes with enhanced technologies and innovative experience.
One of the main highlights of Xiaomi 14 Pro is Xiaomi Ceramic Glass. This display panel adopts a special powder formula that is heated at over 800℃, and through crystal formation, microcrystals are produced, which form an interlocking structure and become evenly dispersed in the glass. This design allows Xiaomi Ceramic Glass to far exceed the strength of typical glass, boasting 10 times higher drop resistance and 1.25 times higher scratch resistance while maintaining high transparency.
The Xiaomi 14 Pro features an innovative All Around Liquid Display. After experimenting with one-side curves, dual-curves, and quad-curves, Xiaomi has redefined the smartphone display form. This unique display shape curves slightly down on all four sides and corners with consistent curvature, retaining the visual aesthetic of a flat screen while providing the smooth feel of a curved edge. All Around Liquid Display resolves issues found in traditional curved screens, such as screen distortion, color inaccuracies, accidental touches, and reliability concerns. From specific angles, it gives the impression that content is suspended above the screen, offering an entirely new visual and tactile experience.
This 6.7-inch display offers remarkable WQHD+ resolution, achieving a pixel density of 522ppi. It utilizes C8 light-emitting material co-developed by Xiaomi and CSOT, which stands as the industry’s highest luminous efficiency, reaching a peak brightness of 3000 nits and supporting Dolby Vision® HDR format. Furthermore, this display employs LTPO technology, enabling a variable refresh rate from 1-120 Hz, alongside DC dimming and 1920 Hz PWM dimming, and receiving triple eye protection certification from TÜV Rheinland Certified.
Xiaomi 14 Pro Camera
Xiaomi 14 Pro introduces an industry-leading ƒ/1.42 – ƒ/4.0 variable aperture capability for the first time. Similar to a camera’s aperture, this variable aperture automatically adapts to changes in ambient light, allowing for adjustments within the ƒ/1.42 – ƒ/4.0 range. This means that in diverse lighting conditions, the Xiaomi 14 Pro can precisely control the amount of light entering the lens, ensuring optimal exposure in various shooting scenarios.
The Xiaomi 14 Pro’s ƒ/1.42–ƒ/4.0 variable aperture not only offers better shooting results, it also offers users a wealth of creative possibilities. For example, users can control the depth of field and bokeh effects by adjusting the aperture value. In low-light conditions, a larger aperture can produce brighter photos, while in strong light, a smaller aperture can prevent overexposure. In addition, a smaller aperture can naturally create dazzling starburst effects from point light sources, enhancing artistic expression in photography.
In pro mode, users can manually adjust the aperture value with a 1/3 EV increment for finer exposure control. Additionally, the system can adjust the aperture continuously based on a set shutter speed to achieve ideal exposure results in various shooting environments. The Xiaomi 14 Pro’s ƒ/1.42–ƒ/4.0 variable aperture undoubtedly brings more possibilities to mobile photography, allowing every user to capture and craft creations just like a professional photographer.
The Xiaomi 14 Pro features a USB 3.2 10Gbps port, providing up to 20 times the data transfer speed of its predecessor. The Xiaomi 14 Pro also includes a dedicated security chip for better protection of user-sensitive information and enhanced data security. It incorporates a natural haptic feedback engine jointly developed with Tsinghua University, along with a 1016 CyberEngine motor, to provide users with an outstanding tactile experience. Furthermore, it is equipped with a 4-mic array and stereo speakers and supports Dolby Atmos®.
In terms of battery management, the Xiaomi 14 Pro implements two Xiaomi Surge P2 charging chipsets and one Xiaomi Surge G1 battery management chipset, supporting 120W wired HyperCharge and 50W wireless HyperCharge, as well as a 4880mAh high-capacity battery. Users can be assured of an excellent, fast charging experience while also ensuring battery life and safety.
UltraSpace storage expansion is a patented Xiaomi technology implemented on Xiaomi 14 Series. It makes use of available UFS memory to expand available storage beyond its original capacity. This technology allows the 256GB version of Xiaomi 14 Pro’s storage to be expanded by 8GB, while the 512GB version of Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Pro’s storage can be extended by 16GB,¹ allowing users more storage space to store more applications, photos, videos, and other data without unnecessarily increasing their hardware costs.
The Xiaomi 14 Series ships with the new Xiaomi HyperOS. This is a human-centric, smart ecosystem for human, cars, and homes, developed by Xiaomi over a period of 7 years. It focuses on four major goals: Low-level Refactoring, Cross-End Intelligent Connectivity, Proactive Intelligence, and End-to-End Security. We aim to build an open ecosystem that benefits people around the world, providing a completely new system experience.
The Xiaomi HyperOS kernel is a fusion of Linux and self-developed Vela systems. It has excellent heterogeneous compatibility and precise and powerful system resource management capabilities, unleashing the full performance potential of Xiaomi 14 Series.
Xiaomi’s self-developed HyperConnect framework allows the Xiaomi 14 Series to achieve real-time networking, high-speed connection, and capability sharing with your other Xiaomi devices. The self-developed AI subsystem allows for the implementation of cutting-edge AI capabilities. HyperMind utilizes the active sensing capabilities of the device to provide users with active services. The AI foundation models deeply empower system applications while also supporting NPU deployment of foundation models, bringing more efficient, capable, and interactive experiences. Reconstructing the security and privacy framework provides comprehensive protection, whether using a single device or when connected to multiple devices.
With the unveiling of Xiaomi 14, Xiaomi 14 Pro, new AIoT devices, and Xiaomi HyperOS, Xiaomi further establishes its leading role in technological innovation and design. The innovations inherent in these products underscore Xiaomi’s unwavering commitment to innovation, superior quality, and exceptional user experience.
Also launched in Mainland China alongside Xiaomi 14 series are Xiaomi Watch S3, Xiaomi S Pro Mini LED TV, Mijia Built-in Refrigerator 4-Door 521L, Mijia Intelligent Washing Machine 10kg pro, and other AIoT products.
Xiaomi Watch S3
The Xiaomi Watch S3 boasts a vibrant 1.43″ AMOLED display, featuring a smooth 60Hz refresh rate at 326ppi in addition to 600nits and 256 levels of adaptive brightness. The watch dial offers a full viewing experience that is both functional and comfortable. The device introduces Xiaomi’s first innovative interchangeable bezel design, allowing you to effortlessly switch to custom watch bezels by simply twisting and setting. These watch faces include exclusive dynamic animation and sound effects, offering a feel of triggering a precision mechanism.
Xiaomi Watch S3 operates on the all-new Xiaomi Hyper OS, providing a seamless and unified interactive experience across various Xiaomi products. It supports over 150 sports modes, including outdoor activities, skiing, ball games, dancing, and more, covering a wide range of activity scenarios.
Moreover, the Xiaomi Watch S3 supports independent dual-frequency five-satellite positioning for accurate GPS tracking. With the L1+L5 dual-frequency GNSS chip, it can leverage five major satellite systems for precise positioning. The watch also incorporates a surround dual-layer antenna design, significantly enhancing GNSS antenna reception by 50% and guaranteeing precise recording of outdoor routes while delivering a balance of speed and accuracy.
Xiaomi S Pro Mini LED TV
Xiaomi S Pro Mini LED TV has been engineered with mini light-emitting diodes to offer backlighting. The diodes on the Xiaomi S Pro Mini LED TV’s backlight panel are significantly smaller than those used in traditional LCD TVs and more densely packed per unit area to solve the low or uneven brightness found in traditional LCD TVs. Moreover, the Xiaomi S Pro Mini LED TV offers a Light Sensor, which adapts screen brightness automatically following changes in ambient light for a more comfortable viewing experience. Supporting 1.07 billion colors and covering up to 94% DCI-P3, each Xiaomi S Pro Mini LED TV has been calibrated to produce more accurate colors.
Xiaomi S Pro Mini LED TV supports a 144Hz high refresh rate with VRR 48-144Hz to match different video formats and is equipped with two built-in HDMI 2.1 interfaces for lower input latencies. Xiaomi S Pro Mini LED TV can reach up to 240Hz ultra high refresh rate in gaming mode, working together with MEMC to offer a smooth gaming experience with less screen flickering and ghosting. Supporting Dolby Vision®, Dolby Atmos®, DTS-X, Filmmaker Mode, IMAX Enhanced and HDR10+, Xiaomi S Pro Mini LED TV ensures an incredibly immersive audiovisual experience.
Mijia Built-in Refrigerator 4-Door 521L
The Mijia Built-in Refrigerator 4-Door 521L is Xiaomi’s groundbreaking foray into the world of built-in refrigeration. This innovative appliance boasts a depth of just 630mm, making it a seamless fit for cabinet-depth designs, ensuring a truly integrated refrigerator experience. Departing from conventional cooling methods, this refrigerator adopts a unique bottom cooling layout, purpose-built for space-constrained environments, allowing it to snugly fit against walls with an impressive 5mm clearance required on each side for installation.
Mijia Built-in Refrigerator 4-Door 521L also features a specialized embedded door hinge, enabling the door to swing a full 180° angle, granting effortless access to your culinary essentials. In addition, this refrigerator embraces advanced frost-free technology to ensure your food is surrounded by cool air, preventing your food from clumping while preserving flavor. Furthermore, it boasts a well-thought-out design that includes humidity control, distinctly tailored compartments with maternal-infant care considerations, and silver ion antibacterial features, all dedicated to ensuring the utmost freshness for your food.
Mijia Intelligent Washing Machine 10kg pro
Mijia Intelligent Washing Machine 10kg Pro adopts a 530mm large drum diameter, easily handling the laundry needs of an entire family. Its unique spindle-like inner cylinder design with four shock absorbers can effectively suppress the vibration of the fuselage. Utilizing built-in laundry detergent pre-mix functionality, laundry detergent and water flows through a pre-mix space composed of 90 columns to activate the dispersal of laundry detergent. These form smaller droplets through high-pressure spray through roller rotation, ensuring full contact with clothing to help remove stubborn stains and accelerate cleaning speed.
Mijia Intelligent Washing Machine 10kg pro supports 26 laundry modes, which can intelligently sense the weight of loaded clothes and automatically calculate the amount of laundry detergent and softener needed, avoiding waste and reducing the possibility of residuals left on clothing. Equipped with an independent sterilization button, it offers a built-in high-temperature sterilization function and high-temperature steam, ensuring a hygienic and clean washing environment.