Xiaomi announced the new new flagship smartphone, Xiaomi 13 e 13 Prowhich among the features have a powerful camera Leica and the chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. The brand has announced prices and availability for China, but soon this exceptional device on paper should also debut in Italy.
Xiaomi 13 and 13 Pro, features and prices (in China) of the new top-of-the-range smartphones
This year Xiaomi cannot boast absolute primacy: vivo announced live about ten days ago X90 Pro+first smartphone to use Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. But Xiaomi confirms the excellent relations with Qualcomm by launching a smartphone with the new chip, which is powerful and more energy efficient than last year.
Together with the new top of the range chip, Xiaomi has provided its new smartphones with all the technical specifications you can expect in a top of the range that will arrive in Europe in 2023. Let’s talk about memory RAM LPDDR5X and the very fast memory UFS 4.0, for performances that promise to break every record. The cuts should be from 8/128, 8/256, 12/256, e 12/512, both for Xiaomi 13 that for Xiaomi 13 Pro.
If under the body the new devices promise absolute performance, even on the screen the brand pays no attention to savings. Xiaomi 13 there is a display 6.36 inch 1080p OLED that clocks in at 120Hz, while among the features of the Pro model we find a screen of 6.73 inches with 1440p resolution (sempre a 120Hz).
Features Xiaomi 13 and 13 Pro: Absolute quality cameras
Instead, the company that Xiaomi relies on for its cameras changes: let’s go from Samsung a Sony. The new main sensor is a IMX800 and 1/1.49 inchthe same one we saw on Honor 70. On Xiaomi 13 we should therefore take pictures up to 50MP and record videos 8K24. The one-inch sensor seen on the Xiaomi 12s Ultra comes up Xiaomi 13 Pro: si deals with the Sony IMX989, large and capable of capturing much more light. The Pro also has telephoto and 50MP ultrawidewhile the basic model has a sensor from 10MP and one 12MP. They both have a sensore selfie da 32MP.
The main sensors use stabilization HyperOIS, while telephotos use the standard OIS. Then there are the professional functions of Leicawhich offers filters (Professional Master Lens) per simulare scatti a 35mm, 50mm, 75mm, e 90mm.
Fast charging and top performance with MIUI 14
Also this year the Chinese company is surprising for its charging technology, especially the wireless one. In fact, the Xiaomi 13 base has a battery of 4.500 mAh and charging by cable a 67Wwhile the Pro gets to 4.820mAh e 120W. But both support the wireless charging up to 50W (more than many rivals via cable) with proprietary chargers, or at 10W via the Qi standard.
As for the operating system, it comes MIUI 14which it exploits Android 13. Which as we know has lots of interesting customizations. But Xiaomi also promises that it has worked to minimize the processes for the apps, in order to offer even more snappy performance.
Prices in China: how much will arrive in Italy?
Xiaomi has announced that Xiaomi 13 will start from 3,999 yuan (542.81 euros), while Xiaomi 13 Pro will start from 4,999 yuan (678.55 euros) to get up to 6,299 yuan (855.02 euros). However, when they arrive in Italy, expect decidedly higher prices: with these characteristics, they could be worth even double.
They will be available Nero e Biancoas well as in “Wild Green” e “Blue Mountain“. In addition, a special edition of the 12/512 version of Xiaomi 13 will also be released in China with bright colors: Red, Blue, Yellow, Green and Powder. The sale will start on December 14th in China. At the moment we do not know when it will arrive in Italy, but judging by the previous ones February/March they seem like real possibilities. We will keep you posted.