1.Xiaomi 13 Series Launching Globally on February 26th:
Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, is all set to launch its latest offering, the Xiaomi 13 series, on February 26, 2023. The launch is scheduled just in time for the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2023), which is set to take place in Barcelona, Spain. On the same day, Xiaomi has also confirmed that the Xiaomi 13 Pro will be released in India.
2.Qualcomm’s Latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC Powers the Xiaomi 13 Lineup:
The Xiaomi 13 smartphone lineup is powered by Qualcomm’s latest-generation Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 System-on-a-Chip (SoC). The chipset is built on the 4nm process and promises to deliver superior performance with its eight-core CPU and Adreno 730 GPU.
3.Details of Global Variants Leaked Ahead of Launch:
Ahead of the launch, details about the upcoming smartphone series’ global variants have leaked online. The devices were also previously listed on several certification sites, pointing to their global availability.
4.Pricing, Colourways, and Design Renders Leaked Online:
Tipster Sudhanshu Ambhore (@Sudhanshu1414) has leaked the global pricing for the Xiaomi 13 Lite, Xiaomi 13, and Xiaomi 13 Pro, along with high-resolution renders of all three models. According to the tipster, the base storage option of the Xiaomi 13 is likely to cost EUR 999 (roughly Rs. 88,700), and the Xiaomi 13 Pro is expected to be priced at EUR 1299 (roughly Rs. 1,15,300). The Xiaomi 13 Lite, rumoured to be a rebadged Xiaomi Civi 2, will be priced at EUR 499 (roughly Rs. 44,000).
Colour options for the Xiaomi 13 Pro will be limited to Black and White, while the base model will offer Green, Black, and White variants, according to Ambhore. The Xiaomi 13 Lite is expected to be available in Black, Pink, and Blue colour options.
5.Leica Tuned Camera Setups Featured in the Xiaomi 13 Series:
The Xiaomi 13 series of smartphones will be the first from the Chinese phone manufacturing company to feature Leica tuned camera setups after the companies signed a long-term partnership. The two brands previously collaborated on the Xiaomi 12S Ultra, which was the only phone in last year’s Xiaomi 12 series to feature Leica-branded cameras.
Xiaomi’s latest offering, the Xiaomi 13 series, is all set to hit the global markets on February 26th, 2023, promising superior performance and innovative features. With Leica-tuned camera setups and high-end SoCs, the Xiaomi 13 series is expected to make a mark in the fiercely competitive smartphone market. The leaked details of the pricing, colourways, and design renders have also generated a buzz among Xiaomi fans and smartphone enthusiasts, making the upcoming launch even more exciting.