Poco F5 Pro vs Xiaomi 13: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Poco F5 Pro vs Xiaomi 13. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Poco F5 Pro
Poco F5 Pro
Global · 8GB · 256GB
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Xiaomi 13
Xiaomi 13
Global · 8GB · 256GB
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Score

Ki Cost-effective
Score
8.7 Ki Cost-effective
Score
9.2 Ki Cost-effective
Score
Design and Screen score 8.2Design & Materials 9.0Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 8.4Performance & Hardware 8.6Performance & Hardware
Camera score 7.4Camera 8.1Camera
Connectivity score 8.1 Connectivity 8.7 Connectivity
Battery score 8.1 Battery 6.1 Battery

User reviews

User score
8.9
58 reviews
9.1
24 reviews

Technical specifications of the Poco F5 Pro vs Xiaomi 13

Specs Poco F5 Pro price comparison Poco F5 Pro
Global · 8GB · 256GB
Xiaomi 13 price comparison Xiaomi 13
Global · 8GB · 256GB
Inches 6.67" 6.36"
Resolution WQHD+ FHD+
Usable surface 87% useful 89% useful
Aspect Ratio 20:9 20:9
Dimensions 75.4 mm
162.8 mm
8.6 mm
71.5 mm
152.8 mm
8.0 mm
Weight 205 g 189 g
Micro SnapD. 8+ Gen1
Octa-Core
SnapD. 8 Gen2
Octa-Core
RAM 8 GB RAM 8 GB RAM
Storage 256 GB 256 GB
AnTuTu 1.317.798
v10
1.532.113
v10
Battery 5160 mAh 4500 mAh
Main Camera 1
64 Mpx · ƒ/1.79
OV64B
2 3
1
54 Mpx · ƒ/1.8
IMX800
2 3
Selfie Camera SELF 16 Mpx · ƒ/2.45 SELF 32 Mpx · ƒ/2.0
Bands
OS Android 13 Tiramisu Android 14 Upside-down cake


About this comparison

The two newest flagship phones from Xiaomi and POCO are finally on the market. The POCO F5 Pro and the Xiaomi 13 both provide superior performance for their respective price points and each has unique features that set them apart from the competition. In this article, we will compare and contrast these two devices to give you a full understanding of what each phone offers.

Design & Materials

Starting with the design, the POCO F5 Pro is a mid-range device that comes with an exterior made of polycarbonate plastic. It has a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440x3200 (WQHD+) and a refresh rate of 120 Hz. To protect the display, it comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 which gives it an 87.1% usable surface.

On the other hand, the Xiaomi 13 is a high-end device that comes with an exterior made of aluminium alloy and faux leather. It has a 6.36-inch OLED display with a resolution of 1080x2400 (FHD+) and a refresh rate of 120 Hz. To protect the display, it comes with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus which gives it an 88.9 % usable surface. There is also a plain leather version but it has a thicker 8.1mm profile and weighs 186g.

Hardware

Both phones come with the Snapdragon 8+/8 Gen 2 processor (depending on the model) and 8/12 GB of RAM. However, the POCO F5 Pro has higher internal storage options of 256 and 512 GB which are UFS 3.1 compared to the 128/256/512 GB of the Xiaomi 13 which is UFS 4.0. Additionally, the POCO F5 Pro comes with a 5000 mm² stainless steel VC vapor chamber for better cooling, while the Xiaomi 13 comes with a 4642mm² VC vapor chamber and an X-axis linear motor.

The POCO F5 Pro scored 1113713 points on AnTuTu v9 while the Xiaomi 13 scored 1255000 points. Both phones also have a Fingerprint Display as their security technology.

Camera

Let’s now move on to the camera department. The POCO F5 Pro comes with a triple camera set up that consists of a 64 Mpx f/1.79 standard lens, an 8 Mpx f/2.2 wide angle lens, and a 2 Mpx f/2.4 macro lens. It also has optical stabilization, 4K video, 8K video, a 6P lens, and a 120º FOV ultra wide angle lens. For selfies, it has a 16 Mpx f/2.45 lens.

On the other hand, the Xiaomi 13 sports a triple camera set up that consists of a 54 Mpx f/1.8 standard lens, a 13 Mpx f/2.2 wide angle lens, and a 10 Mpx f/2.0 telephoto lens. It also has optical stabilization, 4K video, 8K video, a Leica professional optical lens, and a telephoto lens with OIS and a 3.2X optical zoom. For selfies, it has a 32 Mpx f/2.0 lens.

Connectivity & Battery

Finally, let’s look at the connectivity and battery options. Both phones come with Bluetooth 5.3, Dual SIM, NFC, WiFi 6 (802.11ax), GPS (L1+L5), and Infrared. But the Xiaomi 13 also has an eSIM feature.

As for the batteries, the POCO F5 Pro has a 5160 mAh capacity with 67.0W fast charge and wireless charging capabilities. On the other hand, the Xiaomi 13 has a smaller 4500 mAh capacity, but it also has the same 67.0W fast charge and wireless charging capabilities as the POCO. Both phones also have reverse charging capabilities.

Conclusion

To conclude, both the POCO F5 Pro and the Xiaomi 13 are powerful smartphones that come with flagship features at very reasonable prices. The POCO F5 Pro is a mid-range device with excellent performance and great camera specs. It stands out for its larger internal storage options and advanced cooling system. The Xiaomi 13, on the other hand, is a high-end device with a more refined design and a more robust camera setup. It stands out for its eSIM support and advanced gyroscope for gaming. Ultimately, it comes down to personal preference which one you prefer and each phone certainly has certain qualities that make them unique.

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Brand

Brand POCO Xiaomi
Aliases 23013PC75G 2211133G, mi 13, xiaomi mi 13

Release Date

Release date May 2023,
1 year ago
December 2022,
1 year ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi 13
Poco F5 Pro
Xiaomi 13
Size
75.4 mm 162.8 mm 8.6 mm
Print 3D Model
71.5 mm 152.8 mm 8.0 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 205 g 189 g
Usable surface 87 % 89 %
Materials Polycarbonate Aluminium alloy, Faux leather, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Resistance IP53 IP68
Colors
Black

White
Black

White

Green

Screen

Diagonal 6.67" 6.36"
Type AMOLED CSOT C6 Oled Samsung E6
Aspect Ratio 20:9 20:9
Resolution WQHD+
1440 x 3200 px
FHD+
1080 x 2400 px
Density 526 Pixels per inch 414 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • SGS Certified
  • 1920 Hz PWM
  • Refresh rate 120 Hz
  • Touch sampling rate 480 Hz
  • Brightnes 500 cd/m² (typ)
  • Max brightness HBM - 1000 cd/m²
  • Peak brightness - 1400 cd/m²
  • 5000000:1 contrast ratio
  • HDR10+
  • DCI-P3
  • 12 Bits panel (10-bit +2-bit FRC)
  • Dolby Vision
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • 1920 Hz PWM
  • Refresh rate 120 Hz
  • Touch sampling rate 240 Hz
  • Max brightness HBM - 1000 cd/m²
  • Peak brightness - 1900 cd/m²
  • Max brightness HBM - 1200 cd/m²
  • HDR10+
  • DCI-P3
  • 10 Bits panel
  • Dolby Vision
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
7.7
8.6
Do you think it's a nice phone?
8.7
9.4
Is it comfortable?
8.9
8.9
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
8.9
9.5
Number of reviews
58 reviews
24 reviews

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen2
CPU 1x3.2 GHz Cortex-X2 +3x2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 + 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A510 1x3.2GHz Cortex-X3 + 2x2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 + 2x2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 + 3x2.02 GHz Cortex-A510
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 4 nm 4 nm
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 730 875 MHz Qualcomm Adreno 740

RAM

RAM 8 GB 8 GB
Type RAM LPDDR5 RAM LPDDR5X

Storage

Capacity 256 GB 256 GB
Type UFS Storage 3.1 UFS Storage 4.0
SD Slot No No

Security

Fingerprint Yes, in screen Yes, in screen

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • RGB

Audio

Audio
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Hi-Res Audio
  • Stereo Speakers
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Hi-Res Audio
  • Stereo Speakers

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system Yes Yes
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
8.5
8.6
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
9.5
9.4
What's your experience been with demanding games?
9.0
9.7
Number of reviews
58 reviews
24 reviews

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Triple rear camera Triple rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 64 Mpx 54 Mpx
Sensor Omnivision OV64B Sony IMX800
Type CMOS CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ 1.79 ƒ/ 1.8
ISO -- --
Pixel size 0.70 µm 1.00 µm
Pixel Binning 1-4 (2x2) 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size 1/2" 1/1.49"
2
Camera type

Wide Angle lens

Wide Angle lens
Resolution
8 Mpx
13 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV08D10
Omnivision OV13B10
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ƒ/ 2.2
Pixel size
1.12 µm
1.12 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/4"
1/3.06"
3
Camera type

Macro lens

Telephoto lens
Resolution
2 Mpx
10 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV02B10
Samsung S5K3K1
Type
CMOS
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.4
ƒ/ 2.0
Pixel size
1.75 µm
1.00 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/5"
1/3.9"

Features

Flash Dual LED LED
Optical Stabilisation Yes Yes
Slow Motion Video Yes,
1920 fps
Yes,
1920 fps
Others
  • Flicker sensor
  • Noise reduction
  • 4K Video
  • 8K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Ultra stable video
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Manual focus
  • Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • Night Mode
  • Flicker sensor
  • Noise reduction
  • 4K Video
  • 8K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Optical zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Ultra stable video
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Manual focus
  • Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • Night Mode

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 16 Mpx 32 Mpx
Sensor Omnivision OV16A1Q Omnivision OV32C
Type PureCel PureCel
Aperture ƒ/ 2.45 ƒ/ 2.0
Pixel size 1.00 µm 0.70 µm
Pixel Binning -- 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size 1/3.06" 1/3.2"
Others
--
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DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score --
130
Mobile
-
Photo
-
Video

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
8.3
9.3
Quality of nighttime photos
7.1
8.3
Quality of selfies
7.5
8.1
Does it have a powerful flash?
8.1
9.0
Number of reviews
58 reviews
24 reviews

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G
  • n1 (2100)
  • n3 (1800)
  • n5 (850)
  • n7 (2600)
  • n8 (900)
  • n20 (800)
  • n28b (700)
  • n28a (700)
  • n38 (2600)
  • n40 (2300)
  • n41 (2500)
  • n77 (3700)
  • n78 (3500)
  • n1 (2100)
  • n3 (1800)
  • n5 (850)
  • n7 (2600)
  • n8 (900)
  • n20 (800)
  • n28b (700)
  • n28a (700)
  • n38 (2600)
  • n40 (2300)
  • n41 (2500)
  • n66 (1700)
  • n71 (600)
  • n75 (1500)
  • n77 (3700)
  • n78 (3500)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B32 (1500)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B42 (TDD 3500)
  • B48 (TDD 3600)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
  • B19 (800)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
  • B19 (800)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
No official network bands

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM / eSIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi MiMO

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.3 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 5.3 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x
  • LDAC
  • SBC
  • AAC
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x
  • LDAC
  • SBC
  • AAC

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • QZSS
  • Galileo
  • GPS (L1+L5)
  • GLONASS (L1)
  • BeiDou (B1)
  • Galileo (E1+E5a)
  • BeiDou (B2)
  • QZSS (L1 + L5)
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • QZSS
  • Galileo
  • GPS (L1+L5)
  • GLONASS (L1)
  • BeiDou (B1)
  • Galileo (E1+E5a)
  • NavIC System
  • QZSS (L1 + L5)

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • USB Host 2.0
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • USB Host 2.0

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

-- --
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

-- --

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • DLNA
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • DLNA
  • VoLTE
  • No official network bands
  • eSIM

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.2
9.4
Quality of the GPS
9.0
9.6
And the WiFi?
9.3
9.4
Number of reviews
58 reviews
24 reviews

Battery

Battery

Capacity
5160 mAh
4500 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Fast charge Yes,
67.0W
Yes,
67.0W
Others
  • Wireless charging
  • Non-removable
  • Wireless charging
  • Reverse charging
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 12%
    Less than a day
  • 29%
    One day
  • 52%
    More than one day
  • 7%
    Two days or more
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 4%
    Less than a day
  • 29%
    One day
  • 63%
    More than one day
  • 4%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
58 reviews
24 reviews

Software

Software

Operating System
  • MIUI 14 (Android 13)
    Android 13 Tiramisu, 1 year ago
  • MIUI 14 (Android 14)
    Android 14 Upside-down cake, 9 months ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 0%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 78%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 22%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 4%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 92%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 4%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 2%
    Never
  • 12%
    Once a year
  • 53%
    Every six months
  • 33%
    Every two months or less
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 35%
    Every six months
  • 65%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
58 reviews
24 reviews