Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2023 is currently taking place, Xiaomi officially unveiled its Xiaomi 13 series of smartphones to the world market. The Xiaomi 13 series, which consists of the Xiaomi 13, Xiaomi 13 Lite, and Xiaomi 13 Pro, is now formally available for purchase. In actuality, the top-tier Xiaomi 13 Pro has also been introduced in India, and tomorrow the local price will be made public.
Together with the Xiaomi 13 series, Xiaomi also unveiled a number of additional goods, such as the Watch S1 Pro, Wireless AR Glasses Discovery Edition, and Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro. Additionally, Xiaomi also released a list of devices that are compatible with MIUI 14, which is accessible here.
Highlights of the Xiaomi 13 series unveiling event
Xiaomi 13 Pro
Xiaomi 13 Pro boasts a display that is comparatively larger at 6.73 inches, has a refresh rate of 120 Hz, and reaches a maximum brightness of 1900 nits. The flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 CPU, along with up to 512GB of storage and 12GB of Memory, powers the Xiaomi 13 Pro. The MIUI 14 skin, which is based on Android 13, also comes pre-installed on the Xiaomi 13 Pro. The Xiaomi 13 Pro includes a 4,820mAh battery that can enable wireless fast charging at 50W, 120W, and 10W, as well as 120W fast charging. Dolby Atmos is supported by the device’s twin stereo speakers.
Tomorrow will bring the price and availability of the Xiaomi 13 Pro in India.
Price: EUR 1,299 (approximately Rs 1,15,000).
The 6.36-inch FHD+ 120Hz refresh rate AMOLED screen of the Xiaomi 13 supports Dolby Vision, HDR10, and HDR10+. The gadget boasts the most recent flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 CPU inside, along with up to 12GB of Memory and 256GB of storage. The device comes pre-installed with the most recent MIUI 14 skin over Android 13. A 4,500mAh battery powering the Xiaomi 13 is supported by 67W fast charging, 50W wireless fast charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging.
It’s unlikely that the Xiaomi 13 will debut in India.
Price: EUR 999 (approximately Rs 87,000)
Xiaomi 13 Lite
The entry-level model in the Xiaomi 13 series, the Xiaomi 13 Lite, features a curved AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and a notch that resembles a Dynamic Island and holds a 32MP + 8MP dual front camera configuration. The smartphone sports three rear cameras, with a 50MP Sony IMX766 sensor serving as the primary camera. The phone is equipped with 8GB RAM and up to 256GB of storage, and its Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 processor powers it. The MIUI 14 operating system, based on Android 12, comes preinstalled on the Xiaomi 13 Lite.
It seems improbable that the Xiaomi 13 Lite will be released in India and will only be available in a few locations.
Price: EUR 499 (approximately Rs 44,000)
Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro
Finally, the Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro have been released on the international market. The earbuds feature 11mm Dual-magnetic dynamic drivers, Hi-Fi audio, and Bluetooth 5.3 support. With ANC on, the Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro provide noise cancelling of up to 48dB. The TWS is IP54 dust and water-resistant and has a 3Mic+ bone voiceprint sensor. The Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro provide nine hours of battery life with ANC off and a total battery life of 38 hours with ANC off. As they support Qi wireless charging, the earbuds may also be charged wirelessly.
Price: EUR 249 (approximately Rs 21,775)
Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro
The 1.47-inch AMOLED screen on the Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro is protected by Sapphire glass. The watch includes a heart-rate sensor, accelerometer sensor, gyroscope, geomagnetic sensor, atmospheric pressure sensor, ambient light sensor, and a capacitive sensor for wear detection in addition to supporting Always-on displays. The Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro is compatible with Apple smartphones running iOS 10 and above as well as Android devices running Android 6.0 and higher in terms of connectivity. According to manufacturer claims, the watch’s 500mAh battery may last up to 10 days under intensive use and up to 14 days under normal use.
Price: EUR 299 (approximately Rs 26,000)
Xiaomi Wireless AR Glasses, Discovery Edition
Low-latency wireless connectivity, a retina-eye near-eye display, and compatibility with Xiaomi’s own Xiaomi AR gesture controls are all features of the Xiaomi Wireless AR Glasses Discovery Edition. To track the movement of the wearer and their surroundings, the glasses will feature numerous cameras and sensors. Carbon fibre components and a magnesium-lithium alloy frame make up the Xiaomi Wireless AR Glasses Discovery Edition. On the other hand, the lenses make use of electrochromic technology, allowing users to easily toggle between the virtual and physical worlds at the touch of a button.
Xiaomi Electric Scooter 4 Ultra
During its MWC 2023 event, Xiaomi also unveiled a brand-new electric scooter alongside its other items. A 940W motor powers the Xiaomi Electric Scooter 4 Ultra, which offers a range of up to 70 kilometres. The scooter is dust and water-resistant to IP55 standards. It has a dual suspension system built in. The Xiaomi Electric Scooter 4 Ultra supports a wide range of first-party accessories and has four different acceleration modes.
Price: EUR 999 (approximately Rs 87,000)