Xiaomi announces 'Xiaomi 14 Ultra' equipped with a transformation camera with variable aperture system, three smart watches and fitness trackers with different functions and OS, etc.

China's Xiaomi announced multiple new products at the mobile related trade fair '

MWC ' being held in Barcelona, Spain from February 26, 2024.

The Xiaomi 14 and 14 Ultra will be available globally - The Verge

Everything Xiaomi Announced at MWC 2024 - Tech Advisor

Xiaomi 14 Series Arrives as Brand's Latest Flagship Phones | AndroidGuys

The Xiaomi 14 launches globally as the 14 Ultra makes its debut worldwide | Android Central

◆Xiaomi 14 series
During the keynote speech held by Xiaomi at MWC, it was announced that the Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Ultra, which are already on sale in China, will be sold worldwide except in the United States. Sales prices for Xiaomi 14 start from 999 euros (about 163,000 yen), and Xiaomi 14 Ultra starts from 1499 euros (about 244,000 yen).

The Xiaomi 14 is a 6.36-inch LTPO (Low Temperature Polycrystalline Oxide) panel model with a display refresh rate of 120Hz and a resolution of 1440p . On the other hand, the Xiaomi 14 Ultra is equipped with a 6.73-inch LTPO panel and also supports a refresh rate of 120Hz. In addition, both Xiaomi 14 and Xiaomi 14 Ultra use Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 for their SoC, but while the memory (RAM) of Xiaomi 14 is 8 to 16GB, the RAM of Xiaomi 14 Ultra is It is 12-16GB.

The main camera of Xiaomi 14 Ultra is a quad camera system, one of which uses Sony's LYT-900 sensor. While most smartphone cameras use a fixed aperture, the main camera of the Xiaomi 14 Ultra uses a variable aperture system with an f-number of 1.63 to 4.0. However, the overseas media The Verge, which experienced a demonstration set up at the MWC venue, pointed out, ``Although you can actually see the aperture opening and closing down, the usage examples are very limited.'' doing.

In addition, the Xiaomi 14 Ultra is equipped with two telephoto lenses, one with 3.2x and one with 5x optical zoom, and both lenses also support image stabilization. These three cameras plus an ultra-wide-angle camera make up a quad camera. In addition, Xiaomi 14 Ultra also supports Log shooting, and 10-bit HDR shooting is also possible.

In addition, the Xiaomi 14 Ultra also has a dedicated camera kit, and by attaching a grip that also functions as a 1500mAh external battery, you can handle it more like a camera.

The Leica brand logo is placed in the center of the camera module on the back, and the main body design uses the same flat edge design as the iPhone 14 series and

Galaxy S24 series .

◆Xiaomi Pad 6S Pro 12.4
The Xiaomi Pad 6S Pro 12.4 is a 12.4-inch tablet with a 144Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 3048 x 2032 pixels. The 3:2 aspect ratio makes it an ideal tablet for viewing video content.

The SoC is Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, RAM is 8GB or 12GB, and ROM is 256GB. A dedicated stylus pen and touchpad keyboard are available as options, and by using these, you can use the Xiaomi Pad 6S Pro 12.4 to take notes and treat it like a laptop. The battery capacity is 10,000mAh, and it also supports 120W fast charging.

The selling price starts from 599 pounds (about 114,000 yen).

◆Xiaomi Watch 2

Xiaomi Watch 2 is a next-generation smartwatch that uses 'Wear OS', an OS for smartwatches developed by Google. Equipped with 32GB worth of ROM, there is enough space to install popular apps such as Google Maps, Spotify, and WhatsApp.

The SoC uses Snapdragon W5 + Gen 1 and can operate for up to 65 hours under 'normal usage.' Battery capacity is 495mAh. The display size is 1.43 inches and the main body weight is 37g. It also supports activity tracker functionality for skiing and other winter sports. It also has a 12-channel heart rate monitoring module and the ability to measure blood oxygen levels and breathing rate during sleep.

The selling price starts from 169.99 pounds (approximately 32,000 yen).

◆Xiaomi Watch S3

A cheaper model than the Xiaomi Watch 2 is the Xiaomi Watch S3, which uses Xiaomi's own HyperOS instead of Wear OS. Hand gestures are supported, such as 'twist your wrist to decline a call.'

The bezel and strap parts are replaceable, so you can change the look to your liking at any time. In addition, the battery life is ``up to 15 days on a single charge'', and it is characterized by a very long battery life compared to Xiaomi Watch 2.

The selling price is 129.99 pounds (about 25,000 yen).

◆Xiaomi Smart Band 8 Pro

The Xiaomi Smart Band 8 Pro is a device for people who want a fitness tracker rather than a full-fledged smartwatch. Although it is ultra-thin and lightweight with a thickness of 9.99 mm and a weight of 22.5 g, the display size is relatively large at 1.74 inches.

It can track over 150 sports and has dedicated smart running features that remind the wearer to stick to a certain pace during training. You can also display animated stretches that can be used before and after training.

Xiaomi Smart Band 8 Pro is equipped with a 4-channel heart rate monitoring module, a 298mAh battery that can last up to 14 days under normal use, and is also waterproof.

The selling price is 59.99 pounds (about 11,000 yen).

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