In addition to the basic Xiaomi 13 model, we also saw the global presentation of the larger of the pair with the designation Xiaomi 13 Pro. In addition to its dimensions, it is distinguished mainly by different photographic equipment.
Xiaomi 13 Pro: Up to 6,73″ 120 Hz Samsung E6 AMOLED
Naturally, a larger display also brings with it an increase in dimensions. The glass-metal construction with 3D bio-ceramic back cover measures 162,9 x 74,6 x 8,4 mm and weighs 210 grams. Even in this case, you can count on increased resistance to water and dust with IP 68 certification (can withstand a depth of 1,5 meters under water for 30 minutes).
The front side impresses with its dimensional and slightly curved shape up to 6,73″ AMOLED display with LTPO technology, refresh rate up to 120 Hz and high resolution 3200 x 1440 pixels. It also has Dolby Vision, HDR10+, HLG, DC Dimming technology at 1920 Hz or an ambient sensor for color temperature regulation.
The maximum brightness is 1200 rivets (the so-called "peak" reaches up to 1900 nits with HDR content) and unlike the basic model, in this case the display is protected by a protective glass Corning Gorilla Glass Foods.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen2 as the latest and premium flagship processor, it offers TSMC's 4 nm manufacturing process and a high-quality Adreno 740 graphics chip. This processor is also complemented by 12 GB of LPDDR5X RAM and 256 GB of fast UFS 4.0 internal storage.
A trio of 50 MPx Leica cameras and 120 W fast charging
The square camera module offers different Leica lenses compared to the base model. It offers in equipment 50,3 MPx main sensor with Hyper OIS technology and Dual-PDAF focusing (f/1.9, 23 mm, 1,6 µm). This is a large 1″ sensor, which you may recognize from, for example, the latest Ultra smartphone from Xiaomi.
The next one is too 50 MPx telephoto lens with a focal length of up to 75 mm, PDAF focusing and 3,2 x optical zoom. The ultra-wide-angle sensor also has 50 MPx (f/2.2) and a shooting angle up to 115°. The smartphone offers recording capability 8K videos at 24 fps. The front camera has 32 MPx, HDR and is located in the recess in the display. On the software side, it will offer Android 13 and the new MIUI 14 superstructure.
Exemplary connectivity of this device includes technology WiFi 6e, as well as Bluetooth 5.3, GPS, GLONASS or NFC chip for mobile payments via Google Pay. The fingerprint sensor is optical and is located under the surface of the screen, in its lower part. Smartphone do not contain 3,5 mm audio connector and does not offer storage expansion using a microSD card, so definitely think about the value of the internal memory before buying.
Other features include powerful stereo speakers with support Dolby Atmos and integrated technology Dolby Head Tracking, as well as an infrared sensor for controlling home electronics or 4820 mAh accumulator. You can charge to full capacity with a power of up to 120 W, but also has 50 W fast wireless charging and 10 W reverse charging, for example for charging accessories.
Price and availability of a new flagship smartphone
The pre-sale of the Xiaomi 13 series will start on February 27, 2023 and will last until March 12, 2023. At this time, gifts will be prepared for Slovak customers. By buying a model Xiaomi 13 Pro customers will get Xiaomi Watch S1 Active completely free. When purchasing the basic Xiaomi 13 model, customers will receive another smartphone as a gift Redmi A1.
The official start of sales through the official distribution of Xiaomi is planned from March 13, 2023. Xiaomi 13 Pro will be sold in "Ceramic Black" and the following configuration:
- 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage at a price of €1299
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