Xiaomi has just launched its latest flagship smartphones, the Xiaomi 13 Series, in Singapore, and they come with a pro-grade camera system that is co-engineered with Leica. The launch event was attended by Xiaomi representatives, Qualcomm, Leica Camera Singapore, media, and partners.
Master-level Photography with Leica Co-Engineered Camera System
Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro boast a camera system that has been designed in collaboration with Leica to deliver a pro-grade smartphone photography experience. The dual flagship models feature triple camera setups with Leica optical lenses, and the cameras on the Xiaomi 13 Pro have a focal range from 14mm to 75mm. The IMX989 sensor, which is the largest sensor ever incorporated into a smartphone, captures high dynamic range images with superb light-capturing capabilities and fast responses.
With the adoption of a DSLR-level internal focusing technology, the new 75mm telephoto lens utilizes a floating lens design to achieve a focal range from 10cm to infinity, perfect for capturing stunning portraits and beautiful close-ups. Xiaomi 13, on the other hand, has an optical zoom range of 0.6x to 3.2x, and also features a 75mm telephoto lens.
Both Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro offer a wide range of detailed camera setting options to thrill both shutterbugs and professional photographers. Users can select two distinct photographic styles – Leica Authentic Look and Leica Vibrant Look, offering aesthetic possibilities with images maintaining accuracy and offering moderate saturation. The devices also allow manual adjustment of shooting parameters in pro-mode, and Xiaomi 13 Pro supports 10-Bit RAW DNG Camera and Color Profiles created by Adobe, leaving professionals greater post-editing room on Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.
Dazzling Speed + Performance with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and Reliability + Power with Xiaomi Surge
The Xiaomi 13 Series is powered by the leading Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile platform, with enhanced graphics processing through a GPU performance and power efficiency improvement of 42% and 49%, respectively, compared to the previous generation. The CPU performance and power efficiency is also improved by 37% and 47%, respectively. This powerful performance guarantees ease and speed when handling tasks like computational photography, real-time AI, and gaming while prolonging the daily battery life.
In addition, the devices offer Wi-Fi 7 support with Qualcomm FastConnect 7800 Mobile Connectivity System. Xiaomi 13 Pro’s featured High Band Simultaneous (HBS) Multi-Link technology allows for multiple and simultaneous 5GHz and 6GHz connections and is capable of realizing ultra-high speeds of up to 5.8 Gbps, along with reduced latency and great network capability. Xiaomi 13, on the other hand, features Dual Band Simultaneous (DBS) Multi-Link operation, and is capable of realizing network speeds of up to 3.6Gbps.
The Xiaomi 13 Series is also equipped with the Xiaomi Surge battery management system that utilizes Xiaomi’s self-developed Surge charging chip for a longer service life and upgraded experience. With a 4,500mAh battery, the devices have the highest energy density under the same power, ensuring a longer battery life.
Premium, Minimalist Design
The Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro feature an all-new minimalistic design language that enhances their sleekness and elegance. The devices come in classic and captivating colors of Black, White, and Flora Green, which gives users a wide range of options to choose from.
Xiaomi 13 flaunts a stylish flat screen design with flat-edges and a 2.5D curved back design. This feature makes it attractive and comfortable to hold. Xiaomi 13 boasts of an incredible screen-to-body ratio of 93.3% and 1.61mm ultra-thin bezels and chin. These features deliver an incredible viewing experience, especially for a device of this size.
On the other hand, Xiaomi 13 Pro features a 3D-curved ceramic body that provides a uniform look that transitions smoothly, especially into the camera mode. Xiaomi 13 Pro comes in two colors, Ceramic White and Ceramic Black. This device is also pleasant to hold.
The Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro feature top-of-the-range displays that offer an immersive visual experience. Xiaomi 13 is equipped with a large 6.36″ FHD+ AMOLED display, ensuring that content is displayed in top-notch color accuracy and brightness with the E6 AMOLED material at lower power consumption.
Xiaomi 13 Pro, on the other hand, features a larger 6.73″ screen with a 120Hz WQHD+ AMOLED display. This screen is a true marvel that is capable of achieving 1,200 nits full-screen brightness and 1,900 nits peak brightness. Additionally, it displays accurate colors with its TrueColor display. With Dolby Vision®, HDR10+, HDR10, HLG, as well as Dolby Atmos® support, the device delivers a truly immersive audiovisual experience.
Both devices come with IP68 dust and water resistance, ensuring optimal protection and peace of mind. This feature makes the Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro perfect for use in different environments, whether indoors or outdoors.
Premium Services to Match
Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro smartphones are offering 3 generations of Android system updates, along with 5 years of security patch updates. Additionally, users will get 6 months of free trial for both Google One cloud storage and up to 3 months of YouTube Premium. The smartphones also support Android’s digital car key feature, allowing users to share their digital car keys with loved ones. Both devices offer one out-of-warranty repair without labor cost within the first 12 months after purchase, and Xiaomi now offers International Warranty Service in over 40 markets worldwide, providing warranty service globally for eligible Xiaomi 13 Pro users at any designated Xiaomi authorized service provider.
Pricing and availability
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The Xiaomi 13 Series co-engineered with Leica offers Singaporeans a brand-new smartphone photography experience with pro-grade camera systems, authentic Leica experience, and advanced computational and software capabilities. With its exceptional camera system, dazzling speed and performance, and reliable battery life, the Xiaomi 13 Series is worth getting excited over.