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Xiaomi debuts its latest flagship line-up – the Xiaomi 13 series

Coming to a pocket near you in 2023

Xiaomi 13 series smartphones against an orange background

While not always on the tip of the tongue for affordable smartphones, Xiaomi remains a popular choice. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer works closely with Qualcomm for the latest Snapdragon chipsets. And this year’s flagship series is no different. The brand has unveiled its flagship line-up for this year – the Xiaomi 13 series.

The standard Xiaomi 13 boasts a 6.4-inch, 120Hz AMOLED display, alongside aluminium sides and glass or leather back. It packs Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipsets to handle almost anything you could throw at the smartphone. In fact, it’s one of the first smartphones to take advantage of the new tech. You can spec this out in either 8GB or 12GB RAM, with up to 512GB internal storage.

Close-up of the standard Xiaomi 13

On the front, you’ll find a 32MP hole-punch selfie cam to capture shots of your mug. The main Leica-collab, triple camera system on the back consists of a 50MP main sensor, 10MP zoomer, and 12MP ultrawide snapper. Powering this device is a 4500mAh battery, kitted out with both wireless charging and fast charging.

Things ramp up with the more premium Xiaomi 13 Pro. It’s higher-resolution and slightly larger, with a 6.7-inch 2K, 120Hz AMOLED display. Inside, it packs the same Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, with the same storage and RAM options. You’ll also benefit from Dolby Atmos audio when watching content.

Close-up of the Xiaomi 13 Pro

The Leica triple camera system is a step-up, with a 50MP main sensor, 50MP zoomer, and 50MP ultrawide snapper. You’ll find the same 32MP selfie-snapper, but a larger battery. It’s a 4820mAH beast, with 120W fast charging that Xiaomi reckons will go from 0 to 100% in less than 20 minutes, and wireless charging.

Xiaomi’s new flagship series will first be available in China – from 14 December. The standard Xiaomi 13 will set you back ¥4000 (roughly £470), while the Xiaomi 13 Pro will retail for slightly more at ¥5000 (roughly £585). You can expect the new smartphones to make their way to Europe in early 2023; last year, the 12 Series arrived in March. The devices won’t, however, head to the US.

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Connor is a writer for Stuff, working across the magazine and the Stuff.tv website. He has been writing for around six years now, with writing across the web and in print too. Connor has experience on most major platforms, though does hold a place in his heart for macOS, iOS/iPadOS, electric vehicles, and smartphone tech. Just like everyone else around here, he’s a fan of gadgets of all sorts! Aside from writing, Connor is involved in the startup scene. This exciting involvement puts him at the front of new and exciting tech, always on the lookout for innovating products.

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