The Xiaomi 13 and 13 Professional are making their world debut right this moment, beginning with a launch occasion at Cellular World Congress. The 13 sequence telephones have been introduced in China late final yr, every with Leica co-branded cameras and top-shelf Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipsets. Primarily based on earlier releases, they received’t be coming to the US, however might be accessible within the UK, Europe, and different components of Asia.
On condition that we’ve identified the telephones’ specs since December, there’s nothing shocking there, however right here’s the recap: they’re each higher midrange telephones, however the 13 Professional stands out with a 1-inch-type sensor borrowed from the Xiaomi 12S Extremely and 120W wired quick charging.
Each are geared up with 120Hz fast-refresh OLEDs — the 13 has a smaller 1080p 6.3-inch show and the 13 Professional has a 6.7-inch 1440p LTPO display screen. Every gadget carries an IP68 ranking for water and dirt resistance and helps 50W wi-fi charging. Did I point out they’re not coming to the US? That’s an enormous friggin’ bummer, as a result of these are the sorts of options we simply don’t see on premium midrangers bought right here. We’re thrilled to loss of life over a $700 cellphone with an IP64 ranking and no wi-fi charging. In the meantime, the remainder of the world will get this.
Anyway, in the event you occur to stay in a rustic the place the Xiaomi 13 and 13 Professional might be bought, go away us a remark and tell us in the event you’re planning on choosing one up. Whereas the Xiaomi 13 Professional prices €1,299, the Xiaomi 13 is priced at €999. Xiaomi didn’t present any info on a attainable launch date, however we’ll replace this text as soon as we get extra info.