Xiaomi’s ‘Cinematic Vision’ teaser hints at a new mid-range smartphone. Is Xiaomi 14 Civil?

Tech giant Xiaomi has teased an upcoming smartphone launch in India, creating a buzz with its cryptic message, ‘Cinematic Vision’. This teaser hints at a new device, potentially from Xiaomi’s Civi series, which has previously only been available in China. of this new smartphone seems to be in the display and entertainment features.

The Civi series, first introduced in 2021, is Xiaomi’s mid-range smartphone line in China. To date, Xiaomi has not launched any Civi phones in India and traditionally offers its mid-range smartphones through the Redmi line. However, the introduction of the Civi series in the Indian market could offer consumers an additional option in this segment.

According to a report by India Today, the device could be introduced as Xiaomi 14 Civi, a rebranded version of the Civi 4 Pro launched in China in March. This speculation is backed up by leaked listings and the trailer hinting at Civi’s name. If true, the Xiaomi 14 Civi will join the existing Xiaomi 14 series in India, which currently includes the Xiaomi 14 and the high-end Xiaomi 14 Ultra, priced at $99,999. The base model, Xiaomi 14, starts at $69,999. The expected price for the Xiaomi 14 Civi round $35,000.

If the Xiaomi 14 Civi mirrors the Civi 4 Pro, it is expected to feature a 6.55-inch AMOLED display with a 1.5K resolution, supporting a 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate. Notably, the display can reach a maximum brightness of 3,000 nits and include 2,160 Hz PWM dimming, with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 for protection.

As for performance, the smartphone is expected to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 processor, paired with 12GB of LPPDDR5x RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 4.0 storage. These specifications suggest solid performance and significant storage capacity, bringing it in line with other high-end devices in Xiaomi’s flagship series.

Camera enthusiasts can expect a 50MP main camera with a Leica Summilux lens, similar to the camera setups on the Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Ultra. The rear camera array is also likely to include a 12MP ultra-wide-angle sensor and a 50MP 2X telephoto camera. A 32MP front camera is expected to meet the selfie needs.

Additionally, this smartphone is likely to house a 4,700mAh battery with 67W fast charging support and run on Android 14-based Xiaomi HyperOS.

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