Chinese company Xiaomi at the alternative date of the end-of-year press conference in 2022, it presented its new model range for 2023. At the non-traditional Sunday event, we saw a compact flagship model called Xiaomi 13.
This model impresses especially with its design, powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, as well as top Leica cameras.
Square design, compact dimensions and water resistance!
smartphone Xiaomi 13 impresses at first sight with its premium construction. The shiny sharp frame is complemented by rounded edges and a back wall made of protective tempered glass (ed. note: selected versions will offer a back wall made of artificial leather). Another advantage is the resistance of the structure to water and dust, even with IP68 certification.
On the front is located 6,36 ″ Samsung E6 AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels and a high refresh rate of 120 Hz. It has support for Dolby Vision, HDR10+, as well as HLG technology and an ambient color temperature sensor. The maximum brightness is 1200 rivets (peak up to up to 1900 rivets).
Thanks to its compact dimensions with a width of 71,5 mm and a thickness of 7,98 mm, the smartphone has a comfortable grip. The weight is only 198 grams.
The latest generation of processor, memory and top sensors modified by Leica
A new octa-core processor will take care of the performance Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen2, which is manufactured by TSMC's 4nm manufacturing process. There is also the latest generation RAM memory type LPDDR5X with a capacity of 8 / 12 GB and UFS 4.0 memory chip with capacities of 128 / 256 / 512 GB.
On the back there is a massive square camera module with dual LED flash. The latter protrudes from the body of the device and includes the main SONY IMX800 resolution camera 54 MPx and support Hyper OIS technology (f/1.8, 23 mm, 1/1,56″, 1.0 μm).
The f/2.0 aperture sensor in the role of a telephoto lens with a focal length of up to 75 mm, which also offers optical stabilization and 3,2 x optical zoom, will also please you. The ultra-wide-angle sensor then has 12 MPx (f/2.2).
Other functions include stereo speakers with support Dolby Atmos and technology Dolby Head Tracking, infrared sensor for controlling home electronics or 4500 mAh accumulator. It supports up to 67 W fast cable charging, 50 W fast wireless chargingea 10 W reverse charging.
Price and availability of a new flagship smartphone
Xiaomi 13 is starting to be sold exclusively on the Chinese market. It will be available in different colors Ink, light green, Light Blue, Gray a White.
Xiaomi also introduced bolder pastel designs for China, which are limited editions. These are colors in the form of red, yellow, green and blue. On the back, they will offer tempered protective glass. The only exception is the Light Blue "leather" version.
These are the selling prices in individual configurations:
- 8 GB RAM + 128 GB for 3999 Chinese yuan (545 €)
- 8 GB RAM + 256 GB for 4299 Chinese yuan (586 €)
- 12 GB RAM + 256 GB for 4599 Chinese yuan (626 €)
- 12 GB RAM + 512 GB for 4999 Chinese yuan (681 €)
Note ed.: This is the Chinese version of the device with sales prices calculated according to the conversion rate. We do not yet have any further information about a possible global version intended for the international market.
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Hello... When and how much will they be sold in Slovakia?
Hi, we don't know any info yet.