Xiaomi Drops a Teaser for an Upcoming Phone in India; Could Be the CIVI Series

  • Xiaomi might launch a new smartphone with Leica branding in India.
  • It might be priced around Rs 45,000-50,000.

Xiaomi India is preparing to launch a new smartphone in India and it could be the first smartphone with the CIVI moniker. The brand just dropped a new teaser talking about Cinematic Vision. The teaser shows ‘CI’ (of Cinematic) and ‘VI’ (of Vision) text in red colour, which suggests Xiaomi is bringing a CIVI series smartphone to the Indian market. Take a look at the teaser.

Xiaomi CIVI Phone Coming to India Soon

Xiaomi hasn’t yet revealed anything about the upcoming launch. However, Xiaomi executives have been hinting towards the arrival of a mid-range device with Leica branding and a true flagship experience. These conversations do not reveal anything about the device but hint at the possibility of a Leica camera smartphone around a price point of Rs 45,000-50,000 for the Indian market.

A few days ago, popular tipster Kacper Skrzypek claimed that Xiaomi will soon launch the Xiaomi 14 CIVI smartphone in India. The tipster also said that the Xiaomi 14 CIVI for the Indian market will be a rebranded Xiaomi CIVI 4 Pro. To recall, the Xiaomi CIVI 4 Pro was launched as the world’s first Qualcomm Snapdragon 8s Gen 3-powered smartphone in March. Take a quick recap of Xiaomi CIVI 4 Pro specs,

Xiaomi CIVI 4 Pro: Specs

Xiaomi CIVI 4 Pro MySmartPrice

  • Display: 6.55-inch AMOLED screen, micro-curved panel, 1.5K (2750×1236 pixels) resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, 3000nits peak brightness, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 protection
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 SoC (fabricated on TSMC’s 4nm process), Adreno 735 GPU
  • Memory: 12GB / 16GB LPDDR5X RAM
  • Storage: 256GB / 512GB UFS 4.0 storage
  • Cameras: Triple-rear camera setup with Leica co-engineering
    • 50MP Light Fusion 800 camera with a 1/1.55-inch sensor size, an f/1.63 aperture, and optical image stabilisation
    • 50MP telephoto camera with 2x optical zoom, 50mm focal length, f/1.98 aperture, and optical image stabilisation
    • 12MP ultra-wide angle lens with 120° field of view, and an f/2.2 aperture
  • Front Camera: 32MP primary camera with an f/2.0 aperture and 2x portrait, a 32MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 100° field of view and an f/2.4 aperture
  • Battery: 4,700mAh
  • Charging: 67W fast charging, USB Type-C charging port
  • Security: In-display fingerprint scanner
  • Dimensions: 157.2 × 72.77 × ~7.5
  • Weight: ~180 grams