Earlier this year, Xiaomi grabbed the headlines when they launched the Xiaomi 12S which not only came with a 1-inch camera sensor, but it also utilized camera technology developed alongside Leica.
If you weren’t planning on upgrading your phone then but are looking for a new phone now, then you might want to take a look at Xiaomi’s latest smartphones, the Xiaomi 13 and 13 Pro.
Both handsets will share some similarities in which they are both powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, making them some of the first Android phones to be using Qualcomm’s latest flagship chipset. They will also both be paired with RAM going up to 12GB, and can also be configured with 512GB of UFS 4.0 storage.
In terms of differences, the Xiaomi 13 will come with a smaller 6.36-inch 2400×1080 OLED display. It will also boast a 120Hz refresh rate and on the back of the phone, there are three cameras bearing Leica’s branding which includes a 50MP main, a 10MP telephoto with OIS and 3x zoom, and a 12MP ultrawide. It will also feature a 4,500mAh battery with 67W wired charging, 50W wireless, and 10W reverse.
As for the Xiaomi 13 Pro, it will sport a larger 6.73-inch 3200×1400 display with a LTPO OLED display with support for 120Hz refresh rate. For its cameras, it will also boast Leica’s branding with a 50MP 1-inch Sony IMX989 sensor, a 50MP telephoto with 3x optical zoom, and a 50MP ultrawide.
It will also come with a 4,820mAh battery with 120W wired charging, 50W wireless, and 10W reverse.
The Xiaomi 13 will be priced starting at CNY3999, while the Xiaomi 13 Pro will go for CNY4999, and both phones are expected to be available on the 14th of December.