XIAOMI 13. The new Xiaomi 13, Xiaomi 13 Pro and Xiaomi 13 Lite smartphones are currently available for purchase from your usual merchants. The Xiaomi 13 Pro is available at the reduced price of 1099 euros at Fnac.
During the Xiaomi Mobile World Congress international event taking place on February 26 in Barcelona, the firm unveiled its latest high-end smartphones. The Xiaomi 13, Xiaomi 13 Pro, and the Xiaomi 13 Lite, which is more affordable. Both standard and Pro models are equipped with Leica optical lenses, with whom Xiaomi has collaborated on this new range. The smartphones also incorporate the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip which guarantees good overall performance as well as very good battery life.
You can find the new Xiaomi smartphones at reduced prices at Rakuten and Fnac. Indeed, the Xiaomi 13 classic 256 GB Black is currently on sale already at these two merchants at the price of 889 €. The Xiaomi 13 Pro 256 GB Black is available there for €1,099 and the Xiaomi 13 Lite 128 GB for €452.
The Xiaomi 13 has a 6.36 inch OLED flat screen with 1.61 mm thick bezels and a width of 71.5 mm while the Pro version has a 6.73 inch screen, the design of the screens is also different, the version standard features a straight frame and the Pro version features a hyperboloid design. The Xiaomi 13 Pro is heavier and sturdier than the standard model.
Both Xiaomi 13 are equipped with Android 13 operating system and IP68 protection. The refresh rate of the Xiaomi 13 is 120 fixed, on the other hand, the Pro including HTPO technology has a refresh rate ranging from 1 to 120 Hz. The Xiaomi 13 is equipped with a Full HD display (1080p) and the Xiaomi 13 Pro with a Quad HD (2K) display.
Both versions feature a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip that vastly improves GPU performance by 42% and 49% over the previous generation. In terms of performance, they are on par. The memory options are also identical, both smartphones are available in 8 / 12 GB of RAM versions and have 128, 256 or 512 GB of internal storage.
The first novelty concerning the Xiaomi 13 is in terms of its power. It is important for a manufacturer to offer a more powerful version each year than its previous smartphone, and Xiaomi is no exception. The firm has equipped both Xiaomi 13 with a latest generation processor. That's good, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip is equipped on the new Xiaomi 13, or at least the basic and Pro versions.
Xiaomi is still one of the kings in a very particular segment: charging. Xiaomi 13 are compatible with 120W fast charging. The 4500mAh battery allows smartphones to last all day as well as ultra-fast charging. Xiaomi confirms that its smartphones are able to charge 100% in just 19 minutes. The smartphones also incorporate support for Wi-Fi 7, the Qualcomm® FastConnect M 7800 mobile connectivity system, which enables high-speed connectivity and large network capacity.
There is a change in the design of the Xiaomi 13. The front of the phone is very flat with a 2.5D screen with a 1.5K definition (2712 x 1220 pixels). The 32MP selfie camera sits in the center of the front screen. The edges of the phone have also been flattened. Unlike the iPhone, the glass back includes a slight curve around the edges, designed to make it easier to grip. The dimensions of the phone are 152.8 x 71.5 x 8.3mm and the camera bump is 10.3mm thick. The dimensions of the Xiaomi 13 Pro are 182.9 x 74.6 x 8x4 mm. The latest Xiaomi 13 smartphones also benefit from an AMOLED screen with a refresh rate of up to 120 Hz.
The Xiaomi 13 Pro relies heavily on the photo part by equipping itself with no less than three sensors. The camera system consists of a 23mm wide-angle main lens with a 1-inch ultra-wide IMX 989 sensor, a 75mm telephoto lens as well as a 14mm ultra-wide angle. It guarantees colorful images, distinguished contrast and defined textures. The main lens system built into the Xiaomi 13 and 13 Pro offers a long focal length, good depth of field to maintain sharp images and well-detailed portraits. Both smartphones allow manual adjustment of shooting parameters that allow excellent image optimization. The production of the videos allows a good contrast ratio, rich details and very good stabilization.
The Xiaomi 13, Xiaomi 13 Pro and Xiaomi 13 Lite are available from your usual merchants: Orange, Sosh, SFR, Red-By-SFR, Bouygues, Free, Welcom, Coriolis, Fnac, Darty, Boulanger, Carrefour, Auchan, Leclerc, System U, Cdiscount, Rue du Commerce, LDLC and on mi.com.
The pre-order date from Xiaomi 13, Xiaomi 13 Pro and Xiaomi 13 Lite is from February 26 to March 7. The official release date for these smartphones is March 8. We keep you up to date with the latest news on new Xiaomi smartphones.