When Xiaomi announced its new HyperOS, it also revealed that the Xiaomi 14 series will be the first phones to have the OS. Now, Xiaomi fans and smartphone enthusiasts do not have to wait long for the Xiaomi 14. Xiaomi has officially declared that the Xiaomi 14 series is set to make its debut on October 26 in China. This will be the site for the first launch. Also, it is at this event that Xiaomi will unveil its latest new Xiaomi Watch S3.
Xiaomi is placing a significant emphasis on this launch, branding it as a remarkable leap forward for the company. Furthermore, Xiaomi will introduce its newly developed HyperOS at this event, officially bringing an end to MIUI.
Xiaomi 14 Specs
Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Pro are set to be the two flagships unveiled. It is expected that both phones will have a Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset under the hood. It remains unclear whether the Chinese company has an Ultra model lined up for a later release.
In terms of design, the latest flagship will retain the right-angle mid-frame design that was first introduced with the Xiaomi Mi 13. Also, the rear camera setup of the devices maintains a square design ,with some minor differences in the camera aesthetics. The variable aperture camera is co-developed with Leica in their continued partnership.
For colour, both devices will be available in Black, White, or Green. There will also be a vanilla option with a pink paint job. The Xiaomi 14 will support 90W fast charging, while the 14 Pro will boast an even more impressive 120W fast charging capability.
An unusually early Chinese launch means the global unveiling will follow in the first weeks of 2024. This is when Kenyans may expect to have the devices in local stores. For those in a hurry to get their hands on a new Xiaomi phone, there is Redmi 12 that is launching in Kenya today.