Xiaomi 14, 14 Pro codenames tipped, top-notch performance expected
Xiaomi 14 series of smartphones are in the works. It is expected to soon go official after Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 SoC in October this year. Hence, it is speculated that the Xiaomi 14 and 14 Pro may debut as early as November in China. In a new Weibo post, tipster Digital Chat Station has revealed the codenames of the Xiaomi 14 and 14 Pro.
According to the tipster, the upcoming Xiaomi 14 series has “Houji” and “Shennong” codenames. In all likelihood, these codenames belong to the Xiaomi 14 and the Xiaomi 14 Pro, respectively. To recall, the codenames of the Xiaomi 12 series of smartphones were mostly related to Greek mythology and movie characters. On the other hand, many of the codenames of the Xiaomi 13 series of smartphones were based on characters from Chinese mythology.
The Xiaomi 14 and 14 Pro codenames are also based on characters from Chinese mythology. The tipster further said that the Xiaomi 14 series will feature an attractive design, provide an excellent user experience, and offer improved photography capabilities with Leica-optimized cameras.
An earlier report revealed that the Xiaomi 14 has the model numbers 23127PN0CC and 23127PN0CG for China and the global market, respectively. On the other hand, the Xiaomi 14 Pro has the model numbers 23116PN5BC and 23116PN5BG for China and the global market, respectively.
The Xiaomi 14 and 14 Pro are said to be equipped with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset. Both phones are expected to feature a triple camera unit housing a periscope zoom camera. The Xiaomi 14’s periscope zoom camera is said to offer 3.9x optical zoom, whereas the periscope telephoto snapper of the 14 Pro may support 5x optical zoom. Both phones may ship with the MIUI 15-based Android 13.
The USB-C port of the Xiaomi 14 duo is said to be equipped with support for the USB 3.2 standard, which promises faster data transfer and improved bandwidth. It is likely that the Xiaomi 14 series will come with up to a 5,000 mAh battery. The vanilla model may support 90W charging, whereas the Pro model may offer 120W charging.