Yesterday, Xiaomi announced the launch date of the Xiaomi 14 series. If you missed it, the devices will land on October 26. Earlier, Xiaomi announced that its partnership with Leica would continue with the new series.
Now, Xiaomi is showcasing the camera capabilities of the Xiaomi 14 devices. The brand has confirmed that they will boast the Leica VARIO-SUMMILUX camera lens. It is a step up from the Leica VARIO-SUMMICRON found in the Xiaomi 13 series.
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Xiaomi has given the most details of the camera setup that the Xiaomi 14 will feature. As mentioned, the back will sport a Leica VARIO-SUMMILUX 1:1.6-2/14-75 ASPH camera configuration. Let’s simplify the abbreviation to understand what this setup will bring to the table.
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So, ASPH means that the Xiaomi 14 will come with an aspherical lens. This will make the camera setup capable of capturing photos and videos from a wide aperture ranging from f/1.6 to f/2.2. This aperture range will come into play in distances from 14 mm to 75 mm. And the devices will deliver Leica DLSR-level quality.
For those wondering, it is one of the premium Summilux lenses from Leica. And the Xiaomi 14 series will be the first flagship lineup to feature this setup from Leica. In general, you only see such camera configurations on DLSR cameras. Their pricing is usually above the USD$2000 range.
Besides, the Xiaomi 14 will feature a three-sensor camera configuration on the back. There’s an ultra-wide angle lens. It can offer a 0.6x view. Also, the camera setup has a telephoto sensor. It’s capable of offering 3.2x optical zoom. These two will accompany the main sensor.
Things are looking great for the Xiaomi 14 series. And it will be interesting to see the photo samples. As with other launches, Xiaomi will share the samples on October 26. So, we don’t need to do too much waiting.