Xiaomi 14 Ultra with Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, 50MP Leica cameras, 90W charging launched in China: price, specifications

 

Xiaomi 14 Ultra was announced in China on Thursday, ahead of its global debut at MWC 2024 on Sunday. The handset is the latest flagship offering from the brand and features Leica cameras, a 2K OLED display, an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance, and 80W wireless charging support. The new Xiaomi phone comes as a successor to the Xiaomi 13 Ultra. Check out the flagship’s price in China and its specifications.

Xiaomi 14 Ultra price in China

  • The Xiaomi 14 Ultra is priced at RMB 6,499 (approx Rs 74,900) for the 12GB + 256GB version, RMB 6,999 (around Rs 80,700) for the 16GB + 512GB variant, and RMB 7,799 (approx Rs 89,900) for the 16GB + 1TB model.
  • There is also a Xiaomi 14 Ultra Titanium model and this costs RMB 8,799 (around Rs 1,03,300) for the 16GB + 1TB storage version.
  • The sale of the phone in China starts later this month on February 27th. The titanium model will be on sale from March 3rd.
  • The Xiaomi phone comes in Black, White, and Blue colour options.
  • The Xiaomi 14 Ultra will have a global launch at MWC 2024 on Sunday, February 25th.
  • The 80W Xiaomi wireless charger is priced at RMB 499 (around Rs 5,900).
  • The Xiaomi professional photography package costs RMB 999 (around Rs 11,800) but will be available at just RMB 699 (approx Rs 8,200) when purchased together with Xiaomi 14 Ultra.

What’s new with Xiaomi 14 Ultra?

The new Xiaomi 14 Ultra gets the faster Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 compared to the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 on the predecessor. This upgrade offers improved and better performance. The display on the Xiaomi 14 Ultra gets the same 6.7-inch QHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The Xiaomi 14 Ultra retails the same leather back panel design as the Xiaomi 13 Ultra and we also get the same large circular module design.

We also get a larger 5300mAh battery compared to the 5000mAh cell on the Xiaomi 13 Pro.

Xiaomi is continuing its partnership with Leica and the Xiaomi 14 Ultra features a Sony LYT900 main sensor compared to a 50MP Sony IMX989 sensor on the 13 Ultra. The company is claiming the resulting images will be better with ample details and rich colours. The low-light performance of the phone is also improved, as per the brand, thanks to a new sensor and better optimisations.

Xiaomi also introduced a new photography suit attachment. This latches on to the phone through a USB Type-C port. This has a 1,500mAh battery on its own and is aimed at offering more control and options to the camera hardware. The photography suit has a wave wheel that allows you to adjust/control the camera options like modes, brightness, etc. There is a video recording shortcut button, which should instantly start recording videos. The photography attachment comes in Black and White colours.

Xiaomi is also introducing satellite communication with the Xiaomi 14 Ultra. This enables emergency communication via satellite when you are in areas where mobile networks are not accessible. The company also launched a signal amplifier in areas where mobile signal is not available. This also covers the camera lenses.

Xiaomi 14 Ultra specifications

  • Display: The Xiaomi 14 Ultra sports a 6.73-inch QHD+ LTPO OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 3200 x 1440 pixels resolution, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, DCI-P3, 240Hz touch sampling rate, 3000nits peak brightness a punch-hole cutout and an in-screen fingerprint reader.
  • Processor: The flagship is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 coupled with an Adreno 750 GPU.
  • RAM+Storage: The chipset could be paired with up to 16GB LPDDR5x RAM and 1TB UFS 4.0 storage.
  • Software: Running the show is Android 14-based HyperOS custom skin out of the box.
  • Cameras: The Xiaomi 14 Ultra features Leica optics, with a 50MP Sony LYT900 main camera, a 50MP Sony IMX858 telephoto zoom lens, a 50MP Sony IMX858 telephoto zoom lens, and a 50MP ultrawide shooter.
  • Front camera: There is a 32MP shooter on the front for selfies and video chats.
  • Battery: The Xiaomi 14 Ultra packs a 5,300mAh battery with 90W wired charging and 80W wireless charging support.
  • Connectivity: 5G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, and a USB-C Type-C port for charging.

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