Xiaomi Series 13 has only recently entered the global market, which did not escape the DxOMark portal, which tested its cameras. Has the cooperation with Leica paid off or do smartphones fall short of expectations?
Xiaomi started working with the photography company Leica already with its Xiaomi 12S series, but it did not reach the global market. The world premiere is just now with the Xiaomi 13 series.
Expectations were higher
If we look at the current DxOMark ranking for the category of smartphones with the best photography, the current unit is Honor Magic5 Pro. If we look at the Xiaomi 13 series, we find that the model Xiaomi 13 Pro is current on 17th place so 136 points a younger sibling occupied 31. the place with the number of points 130.
However, so that it does not sound like a bad result, yes Xiaomi 13 it is in the third place in the premium class of smartphones from 600 to 800 dollars. It was overtaken by iPhone 14 and Samsung Galaxy S23. Model Xiaomi 13 Pro but it already belongs to the ultra-premium class, where it ranks 15th.
Interestingly, the Xiaomi 13 Pro model is only one rung higher than last year's photomobile Xiaomi 12S Ultra, which ultimately did not make it to the global market. It will also be that the smartphones share the main 50-megapixel 1-inch Sony IMX989 sensor.
But there are also advantages
Among the benefits Xiaomi 13 include neutral white balance and nice colors, good exposure in daylight and almost no artifacts in the video. Disadvantages include limited dynamic range indoors and in low light, video autofocus failures, and inaccurate depth estimation in portrait mode.
Xiaomi 13 Pro scores with good exposure and details, wide dynamic range, neutral white balance and high-quality zoom. Disadvantages include exposure instabilities, artifacts in the photo, frequent delays between pressing the shutter button and autofocus failures.
These are probably not the ranks that the Chinese giant wanted to achieve and certainly aspired to at least the top ten. The upcoming smartphone can still save the reputation Xiaomi 13Ultra, which we should know in the second quarter.
It is he who will try to continue in the footsteps of his predecessor Xiaomi mi 11 ultra, which at one time was the king of the DxOMark ranking as the smartphone with the best photography.
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