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Xiaomi brings Xiaomi 13 series with Leica-powered cameras to PH

Just days after it was introduced at MWC 2023, technology company Xiaomi introduced its dual flagship smartphones, Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro, to the country.

Xiaomi teamed up with globally recognized camera and optics manufacturer Leica to equip the latest Xiaomi 13 series with professional-grade photography capabilities. Xiaomi has also tapped world-renowned National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry to promote the latest flagships.

The Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro are built with Leica professional optical lenses, advanced software capabilities, and the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and Surge battery management system for powerful performance. 

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The camera system’s hardware and image quality to UI/UX design have been created in collaboration with Leica to deliver a pro-grade smartphone photography experience. Both models feature triple cameras equipped with Leica optical lenses.

Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro’s Master-Lens System offers optimal focal length and depth of field to capture flawless portraits. Users can choose between two photographic styles — Leica Authentic Look, and Leica Vibrant Look — that maintain accuracy while giving moderate saturation. Xiaomi 13 Pro supports 10-Bit RAW DNG Camera and Color Profiles designed by Adobe, providing professionals greater flexibility in post-editing with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.

Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro offer top-notch computational photography with Xiaomi Imaging Engine, fast photo capture, ProFocus for moving subjects, 4K Ultra Night Videos, and HyperOIS video stabilization for exceptional video quality.


Xiaomi’s devices support Wi-Fi 7 with Qualcomm FastConnectTM 7800, allowing for lightning-fast speeds. Both devices offer excellent image optimization and manual adjustment of shooting parameters in pro-mode.

Xiaomi 13 and 13 Pro feature Surge battery management systems, with 4,500mAh and 4,820mAh batteries, respectively. Xiaomi 13 supports 67W wired and 50W wireless turbo charging, while Xiaomi 13 Pro charges to 100% in 19 minutes with 120W HyperCharge.

Xiaomi 13 comes in Black, White, and Flora Green, with a 93.3% screen-to-body ratio and ultra-thin bezels, it offers an incredible viewing experience on its 6.36″ FHD+ AMOLED display.

Xiaomi 13 Pro flaunts a sleek 3D-curved ceramic body in Ceramic White and Black.

Pricing and Availability

The Xiaomi 13 (8+256GB) comes in Black, White, and Flora Green and sells for P44,999 with Free Xiaomi Watch S1 Active (worth P8,999).

The Xiaomi 13 Pro (12+256GB) is available in Ceramic Black and Ceramic White at P59,999 with Free Xiaomi Watch S1 Active (worth P8,999).

Local Xiaomi fans who pre-order a Xiaomi 13 or Xiaomi 13 Pro from March 3 to 10 will also get 2TB of free Google One cloud storage for 6 months. Installment payment is also available via Home Credit at 0% interest for up to 18 months. 

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