Update: The leaked retail box of the Xiaomi 14 is fake. Xiaomi has officially confirmed that its next flagship series will be called the Xiaomi 13 series.
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Xiaomi is gearing up for the launch of its next flagship smartphone series in China. The company has already confirmed that the next Xiaomi flagship smartphone series will feature the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. Xiaomi did not reveal the official name of the next flagship smartphone series at the time of the announcement. It was expected that the next flagship series could be called the Xiaomi 13 series, which will be the successor to the Xiaomi 12S series. However, it looks like the company might skip the number and launch its next flagship as Xiaomi 14.
Alleged retail boxes of the upcoming Xiaomi 14 have leaked online. The branding on the box has the Xiaomi 14 text on it. The images shared on Weibo also reveal the specifications of the vanilla model. Let’s take a look at the Xiaomi 14 specifications, features and other details known so far.
Xiaomi 14 Specifications
The Xiaomi 13 series could launch as Xiaomi 14 instead, according to a new leak. The flagship devices are likely to launch in December 2022. Xiaomi has not confirmed the name of the devices officially. However, an image on Weibo has revealed that the phones will launch as part of the Xiaomi 14 series. The retail boxes also confirm the Leica partnership for the next Xiaomi flagship.
In addition to the moniker, the images further reveal more specifications of the device. The vanilla model has model number 2211133C. The moniker and model number seen in the leaked screenshot match the device which was listed on 3C.
The leaked About Phone screenshot also confirms that the phone will launch with up to 12GB of RAM. It will have a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC clocked at 3.2GHz. The device will run Android 13 out of the box and have a layer of MIUI 14 on top.
The design renders of the vanilla model have leaked in the past. It is said to get a new square-shaped camera module. There will be a triple-camera setup on the back with an LED flash module. The phone is said to feature a 50MP main camera.
On the front, the display is flat and will sport a hole-punch cutout at the top centre. The 6.2-inch screen will have a Full HD+ resolution and come with 120Hz refresh rate support. The device is also said to pack a 5000mAh battery and support 67W fast charging out of the box.
Xiaomi is yet to confirm the China launch date of the next flagship series. We can expect the devices to be available in India early next year.