The Xiaomi Mi 13 Ultra – Another Exciting Launch From The Chinese Giant

Xiaomi has become a giant in the mobile manufacturing business. The company has grown to be one of the most reliable manufacturers of Android devices, as they can deliver quality phones for lesser prices. So, the company continues to gain popularity in the market and expand to different regions. 

The Xiaomi collection has seen significant growth over the years. Users can testify to their utility. You can use the phones for different things, including following the NFL schedule. We expect more from the company, and with that, we want to explore the Mi 13 Ultra, Xiaomi’s latest release, in this guide.

About the Phone

The Xiaomi Mi 13 Ultra was released on the 18th of April, 2023. It has different features than the previous release, Xiaomi Pro, although it has the same size and resolution. The first thing that catches anyone’s attention is the vast round camera and the edges around the phone. Next, we will explain its specification, features, and color. 

The Specifications


There are numerous specifications for the latest Xiaomi product, Mi 13 Ultra, but the main specifications of this device are; 


  • Software: Operating System (Android 13)
  • Hardware: CPU (Octa-core (1×3.2 GHz Cortex-X3 + 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 + 2×2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 + 3×2.0 GHz Cortex-A510), GPU (Adreno 740), RAM (Memory- 12GB, 16GB), Internal Storage (256GB,512GB,1TB), No memory card slot
  • Camera: Rear Camera (50 MP (wide) + 50 MP (periscope telephoto) + 50 MP (telephoto) + 50 MP (ultrawide) + TOF 3D (depth), Image (4320p), Video (8K@24fps, 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/120/240fps, 720p@3840fps)
  • Network: Sim (Nano Sim), Dual Sim (yes)
  • Connectivity:  GALILEO (E1+E5a), Wifi (wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e, dual-band, wifi Direct), USB (Type-C 3.2), GPS (GPS (L1+L5), GLONASS (L1), BDS (B1I+B1c+B2a), QZSS (L1+L5), NavIC (L5), Wireless Charging(Yes) 
  • Battery: Capacity (Li-Po 5000 mAh + 90W wired, PD3.0, QC4, 100% in 35 min (advertised) + 50W wireless, 100% in 49 min (advertised) + 10W reverse wireless), placement ( Non-removable) 
  • Media: Video Playback (Yes), Video Out (Yes), FM Radio (No), Ring Tones (Yes), Loudspeaker (Yes), Handsfree(Yes)
  • Data: 4G LTE ( 1,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,18,19,26,34,38,39,40,41,42), 5G NR Bands (1,3,5,28,38,40,41,77,78,79,SA/NSA, Speed (HSPA,LTE-A,5G)

The Mi 13 Ultra Features


The main feature of the Mi 13 Ultra is that it comes in 6.73 inches size, and the display is LTPO3 AMOLED, providing a resolution of 1140 x 3200 pixels. The display also features 1B colors, 120Hz, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, and 2600 nits (peak). 


This phone is powered by the Qualcomm Sm8550-AB Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Octa-core processor, while the GPU is Adreno 740.


The dimension of this phone is 163.2 x 74.6 x 9.6mm, and it is built with a glass front known as Gorilla Glass Victis. It is also built with an eco-leather back and aluminum frame and supports IP68 dust/water resistance up to 1.5m for thirty minutes. 


The sensors include an optical fingerprint under the display, accelerometer, color spectrum, gyro, compass, barometer, + virtual proximity sensing. The Mi 13 Ultra has a 50MP IMX989 primary camera and three other 50MP rear cameras (IMX858). 


The former was a one-inch camera sensor on devices like the Xiaomi 13 Pro and vivo X90 Pro. In addition, Mi 13 ultra main camera offers a variable aperture, which varies from wide f/1,9 to a very narrow f/4.0 aperture.



The Mi 13 Ultra device was launched in China with three color options- Black, Olive Green, and White. Although, according to some reports from China, three more hues are coming. A device recognition feature on the Chinese social media platform QQ shows six color options for the Xiaomi 13 Ultra. The additional colors are Chixia Oranage, Starry Sky Blue, and Ginkgo Yellow. 


A deep dive into the Xiaomi 13 Ultra Firmware revealed three new wallpaper options and three additional color options that match those mentioned above. However, based on the rumors, Xiaomi may launch new color options exclusively in China, just like the Xiaomi 13 online exclusive Yellow, Red, Green, and Blue color options.



After the Xiaomi Mi 13 Ultra was launched in China and globally as the latest and new premium offering, it came as a follow-up to the Xiami 11 Ultra. As mentioned above, it comes with a leather finish claimed to be resistant to wear, dirt, and UV rays with anti-degradation material. Because it comes with a device’s storage size, it makes the price different from each other. 


For the base 12GB+256 model, the price is set at RMB 5999, which is approximately Rs 71,600. So Rs 71,600 in dollars is around $870.96, which is costly compared to other hand phones, but it is worth buying for people who know its features. The second size is 16GB+512, and it costs RMB 6499, which is approximately Rs 77,600 and $943.94 dollars. 


The last size is 16GB+1TB, which is the biggest one, costs RMB 7299, approximately Rs 87,200, and is $1060.72 dollars as of the current rate. 


Benefits of Using this Phone


There are many benefits of using the Xiaomi Mi 1 Ultra phone, and one of them is its camera for people who love taking nice pictures with a clear view. Its extra-large primary camera features a 1-inch lens to enhance image brightness and a variable aperture. Its standard mode is more lively than the iPhone 14 Pro Max when compared after taking a picture with the two phones. 


Although the iPhone image is a touch sharper, it is also grainier whenever you zoom in, which fits with Xaomi’s assertion that it and Leica have taken a light touch to photo processing with the 13Ultra. It lets the hardware do most of the work of getting good shots.


Our Thoughts


This device is worth buying based on its specifications, and for those who love taking pictures, the camera is good enough for any purpose. Therefore, anyone should try the Xiaomi Mi 13 Ultra.

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