Xiaomi 14 Ultra, a prize for the best photography in a mobile phone that bursts with its features

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Xiaomi’s brown beast is now official: the Xiaomi 14 Ultra aims to rival the most powerful mobile phones, including the iPhone 15 Pro Max

 

A few days before the final celebration of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Xiaomi has just revealed in its country of origin what will be its biggest bet on smartphones for 2024: the Xiaomi 14 Ultra. It is a mobile phone heir to the impressive Xiaomi 13 Ultra which, like its predecessor, is committed to maximum power and a sublime photographic experience.

The entire Xiaomi 14 family is finally presented, three high-end phones that aspire to dominate the top Android catalog. Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for the whole family, enviable design and materials, top quality capabilities and a set of rear cameras perfect for mastering mobile shooting. And there the new Xiaomi 14 Ultra especially stands out, its quad rear camera is as versatile as it is all-terrain.

Xiaomi 14 Ultra technical sheet

  XIAOMI 14 Ultra
SCREEN 6.73 inch LTPO AMOLED

Resolution of 1,440 x 3,200 pixels

120 Hz refresh rate

Brightness up to 3,000 nits

PROCESSOR Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
RAM 12GB/16GB LPDDR5X
STORAGE 256GB / 512GB / 1TB UFS 4.0
REAR CAMERAS Major: 50 megapixel Sony LYT-900, variable aperture f/1.63-f/4.0, OIS

Wide angle: 50 megapixel Sony IMX858, 122º viewing angle, f/1.8 aperture

Telescopic telephoto: 50 megapixel Sony IMX858, f/1.8 aperture, OIS

Macro telephoto: 50 megapixel Sony IMX858, f/2.5 aperture, OIS

FRONT CAMERA 32 megapixels, f/2.0 aperture, 90º viewing angle
BATTERY 5,180 mAh

90W fast wired charging

80W wireless charging

SOFTWARE HyperOS + Android
CONNECTIVITY Wi-Fi 7

5G

Bluetooth 5.4

NFC

Dual SIM

USB-C (USB 3.2)

OTHERS Fingerprint sensor on screen

IP68 certification

Dual stereo speakers

Two-way satellite communication

DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT 161.4 x 75.3 x 9.2mm

224.4 grams

PRICE About 835 euros to change

The Ultra thing is for a reason: its quadruple camera points ways

Xiaomi 14 Ultra

Being the highest step in terms of the mobile phone catalogue, with an upper floor that would already belong to the folding ones, the Xiaomi 14 Ultra looks down on the rest of the competition with the superiority of having a outstanding camera set. Although of course, that does not imply that it masters the rest of the features, let’s see what the new mobile phone offers to those who intend to purchase it.

Recently presented in China, the Xiaomi 14 Ultra has a 120 Hz LTPO AMOLED display with a 6.73-inch diagonal and a maximum brightness of 3,000 nits. Resolution of 1,440 x 3,200 pixels and a hole-shaped cutout that protects the 32 megapixel front camera.

There are no surprises in terms of power: Xiaomi includes the more than solvent Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, a high-capacity SoC, low consumption and ready for generative AI at the device level. Apart from the chip, the Xiaomi 14 Ultra offers up to 16 GB of LPDDR5X RAM and up to 1 TB of UFS 4.0 storage. It should be very fast throughout, including connectivity: Bluetooth 5.4, dual SIM 5G, NFC, WiFi 7 and two-way satellite coverage.

Xiaomi 14 Ultra 2

Let’s go with the strong point of the Xiaomi 14 Ultra, its set of rear cameras. The phone has four such cameras nestled in a circular module. The main one offers a sensor Sony LYT-900 one inch, big words for a smartphone. Additionally, they add a sensor with wide-angle and double telephoto lens, one of them periscopic. All sensors are 50 megapixels, Xiaomi maintains collaboration with Leica for processing and filter settings, the brand equips the shooting application with various systems based on Artificial Intelligence and records video with up to 8K resolution.

Xiaomi 14 Ultra

In terms of autonomy, the Xiaomi 14 Ultra includes a 5,180 mAh battery with 90 W fast charging via cable and 80 W wirelessly. It has IP68 certification, is equipped with a double stereo speaker and a fingerprint sensor under the screen.

Price and availability of the Xiaomi 14 Ultra

Xiaomi 14 Ultra

The mobile phone is now ready in China, its distribution will begin there. Xiaomi has confirmed on its social networks the marketing of all Xiaomi 14s internationally, so we will see the Xiaomi 14 Ultra at the next MWC. As for the prices in China, they are as follows:

  • Xiaomi 14 Ultra 12/256 GB. About 835 euros at the exchange rate (6,499 yuan).
  • Xiaomi 14 Ultra 16/512 GB. About 900 euros to change (6,999 yuan).
  • Xiaomi 14 Ultra 16GB/1TB. About 1,002 euros at the exchange rate (7,799 yuan).

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