Xiaomi 13 Price: The starting price of the Xiaomi 13 is about $799 for the base model with 8GB + 128GB (about €749). The price of this compact phone makes it one of the best affordable premium phones you can buy in 2023.
There are lots of things many people will like about this smartphone and if you’re into small phones, then you should check out the specifications of this phone below. In this post, along with the price and specifications of the Xiaomi 13, we’ll also be sharing its release date and where to buy the phone.
Xiaomi 13 is a compact 6.28-inch premium smartphone from Xiaomi. It is the successor to the Xiaomi 12 and features a brand-new Qualcomm chipset and now supports wireless charging. Below is the breakdown of the specifications of the phone starting from its chipset.
Chipset, CPU, and GPU
Xiaomi 13 features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. This 5G chipset is built on a 4nm process technology and it features an octa-core CPU and the Adreno 740 GPU. The CPU has one Cortex-X3 performance core, two Cortex-A715 prime cores, two Cortex-A710 prime cores, and three Cortex-A510 efficiency cores.
The chipset in this phone is powerful and features a fast 5G MODEM, fast Wi-Fi, and a powerful ISP and AI engine. The Xiaomi 13 has the following components:
- ISP: Qualcomm Spectra packs 18-bit triple Cognitive ISPs and an Always-Sensing camera with AI.
- AI Engine: AI Engine which includes the Qualcomm Hexagon Processor.
- 5G MODEM: Snapdragon X70 5G Modem-RF system is equipped with Qualcomm 5G AI Processor, Qualcomm Smart Transmit, and Qualcomm 5G PowerSave
- Wi-Fi: Qualcomm FastConnect 7800 Mobile Connectivity System.
Xiaomi 13 has a triple rear camera system and a single front camera. On the rear, it has a 50MP main camera that has PDAF and an OIS feature. The main camera is supported by a 10MP telephoto lens that has a PDAF feature and can do 2x optical zoom, a 12MP ultra-wide lens that has AutoFocus, and a 32MP front camera.
The 50MP main camera can record steady videos in 8K resolution while the 32MP front camera can record videos in 1080p resolution. Other camera features are Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama, gyro-EIS, HDR10+, etc.
Display, Design, and Durability
Xiaomi 13 has a 6.28-inch AMOLED display with a 1080 x 2400 pixels display resolution and support for 120Hz refresh rate, Dolby Vision, and HDR10+. The front screen is flat and it has a centered punch hole on the top of the screen that houses the front camera.
The phone is made of a Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), and aluminum frame. It is certified to be water and dustproof and the display is protected by Gorilla Glass Victus. The rear design of the phone looks cool with the camera module on the top left corner and the XIAOMI logo inscribed at the bottom left corner of the rear panel.
The phone has Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) and two speakers (one at the bottom the other at the top). The volume and power buttons are on the right side of the frame while the USB Type-C port and microphone are at the bottom frame of the phone. There is no 3.5mm headphone jack port and no microSD card slot.
RAM, Storage, and Battery
Xiaomi 13 comes in three storage models. It has an 8GB RAM + 128GB model, a 8GB RAM + 256GB model, and a 12GB RAM + 256GB model. There is no microSD card slot hence users can expand storage once they exhaust the internal storage.
The battery inside the phone is a 4,500mAh battery and it supports 67W wired fast charging, 50W wireless fast charging, and 10W reverse wireless charging. Using the 67W wired charger, you can charge the phone from 0 to 100% in about 40 minutes.
Software and Other Features
Xiaomi 13 boots MIUI 14 based on Android 13 out of the box. The phone will get about three years of major software updates and security patches. You can download and install apps from the Google Play Store on this phone and even download major updates over OTA. Other features available are:
- Fingerprint (under display, optical)
- USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- Infrared Port
- 32-bit/384kHz audio Tuned by Harman Kardon
- Bluetooth 5.3, A2DP, LE
- Virtual Proximity Sensing
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6 or 6e, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, etc.
Xiaomi 13 Price
The Xiaomi 13 Price is about $799 for the model with 8GB RAM and 128GB of storage. The models with 8GB + 256GB and 12GB + 256GB storage could cost as high as $899 and $999 respectively. Available colors are Green, Black, and White
For those living in Canada, the price of the Xiaomi 13 in Canada is about C$1099 for the 8GB + 128GB model, C$1200 for the 8GB + 256GB, and C$1349 for the 12GB + 256GB model. Details of how to buy the smartphone are available in the table below.
Xiaomi 13 Release Date
The Xiaomi 13 will be released in China on December 9th, 2022, and preorder is expected to start after it is launched. Details of how and where to buy the Xiaomi 13 are available in the table above. But tell us, what do you think of the Xiaomi 13 price? Let us know via the comment section below.