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Xiaomi 13 Ultra with Leica Optics, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC launched

If you are looking for a smartphone that can deliver a professional camera experience, you might want to check out the Xiaomi 13 Ultra, the latest result of Xiaomi and Leica’s collaboration in further advancing mobile imaging technology. The Xiaomi 13 Ultra debuted today at the Xiaomi 13 Ultra Launch Event, and it has some impressive features that make it stand out from the crowd.

The Xiaomi 13 Ultra flaunts a quad camera system that covers six focal lengths, ranging from 12mm to 240mm. The main camera is a 50MP Leica Summicron lens with a 1-inch IMX989 sensor and a variable aperture that can switch between ƒ/1.9 and ƒ/4.0. This allows for more flexibility and creativity in different lighting conditions and scenarios.

The other three cameras are also 50MP sensors with Leica optics, offering ultra-wide, telephoto and super-telephoto capabilities. The Xiaomi 13 Ultra also supports In-Sensor-Zoom, which uses pixel binning to achieve high-quality zoom without losing details.

The Xiaomi 13 Ultra is not only a camera beast, but also a performance beast. It is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, which is the first Qualcomm Snapdragon platform to be manufactured using an advanced 4nm process technology. This means faster performance, lower power consumption and better AI capabilities. The Xiaomi 13 Ultra also has a Loop Liquid Cool technology that uses a vapor liquid separation design and a one-way circulation structure to improve cooling efficiency and thermal conductivity.

The Xiaomi 13 Ultra also boasts a stunning display that can rival any flagship device. It has a 6.73-inch 2K OLED display with a variable refresh rate of up to 120Hz and an adaptive LTPO C7 technology that can dynamically adjust the refresh rate according to the content.

The display also supports HDR10+, Dolby Vision and has a peak brightness of up to 2600 nits. The display has excellent color accuracy and contrast, thanks to the TrueColor+ technology and the E4 material.

The Xiaomi 13 Ultra is a premium device that offers the ultimate in all capabilities. It has a classic design with a ceramic back and an aluminum frame, and it comes in two colors: black and white. It has a large battery of 5000mAh that supports 120W wired fast charging and 50W wireless fast charging. It also has stereo speakers tuned by Harman Kardon, an IR blaster, an NFC chip and an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance.

Xiaomi 13 Ultra Specifications:

Xiaomi 13 Ultra
  • Dimensions: 163.18mm x 74.64mm x 9.06mm¹
  • Weight: 227g¹
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus® front
  • Antibacterial nanotech silicone leather back
  • IP68⁵
  • Colors: Black, White, Olive Green
  • LEICA VARIO-SUMMICRON 1:1.8-3.0/12-120 ASPH.
  • 23mm variable aperture 1-inch main camera- 50MP wide angle camera

    – IMX989, 1″ sensor size

    – 1.6μm pixel size, 3.2μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel

    – f/1.9, f/4.0, HyperOIS, 8P aspherical lens

  • 75mm Leica telephoto camera- 50MP IMX858

    – f/1.8, OIS

  • 120mm Leica super-telephoto camera- 50MP IMX858

    – f/3.0, OIS

  • 12mm Leica ultra-wide camera- 50MP IMX858

    – f/1.8, 122° FOV

    – AF

    – Supports 5cm macro photography

  • Two photographic styles: Leica Authentic Look & Leica Vibrant Look
  • Leica custom photographic styles
  • Enhanced Master-lens system: 35mm Documentary, 50mm Swirly bokeh, 75mm Portrait, 90mm Soft focus
  • Leica Filters: Leica Sepia, Leica Blue, Leica Vivid, Leica Natural, Leica BW Natural and Leica BW High Contrast
  • Create in Dolby Vision® up to 4K at 60fps
  • 8K professional video recording at 24fps across all focal lengths
  • Director mode
  • 10-bit LOG video recording, supports LUT import
  • 14-bit Ultra RAW
  • Ultra Night Photography
  • 32MP in-display selfie camera- 0.7μm, 1.4μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel size

    – f/2.0 – Dynamic Framing (0.8x, 1x)

    – Night mode

    – Portrait mode

    – HDR

  • 120Hz WQHD+ 6.73″ AMOLED display- 20:9, 3200 x 1440, 522 ppi

    – 1-120Hz AdaptiveSync Pro, up to 240Hz touch sampling rate

    – Brightness: HBM 1300 nits (typ), 2600 nits (peak)

    – P3 color gamut

    – 68 billion colors

  • Pro HDR display
  • Dolby Vision®, HDR10+, HDR10, HLG
  • Sunlight mode
  • Adaptive reading mode
  • 1920Hz PWM dimming
  • In-display heart rate monitoring⁶
  • Snapdragon®️ 8 Gen 2- 4nm power-efficient manufacturing process

    – Qualcomm® Adreno™ GPU

    – Snapdragon® X70 5G Modern-RF System

  • LPDDR5X + UFS 4.0 Storage- 12GB+256GB, 16GB+512GB, 16GB+1TB
  • MIUI 14 based on Android 13
  • Loop LiquidCool technology
Battery & Charging
  • 5,000mAh (typ) battery
  • Xiaomi AdaptiveCharge
  • 90W wired turbo charging
  • 50W wireless turbo charging⁷
  • Reverse wireless charging
  • Dual speakers
  • Dolby Atmos®️


Xiaomi 13 Ultra Price

Xiaomi 13 Ultra is set to debut in Mainland China on April 21, followed by international markets in the coming months. The device will be offered in three stunning colors – Black, White, and Olive Green – with multiple storage options. The pricing starts at RMB 5,999 (Rs. 71,616 approx.) for the 12GB+256GB variant, RMB 6,499 (Rs. 77,596 approx.) for the 16GB+512GB variant, and RMB 7,299 (Rs. 87,135 approx.) for the top-tier 16GB+1TB variant.

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