Xiaomi 13 vs Xiaomi 13 Pro: Comparison

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

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Xiaomi 13
Xiaomi 13
Global · 8GB · 256GB
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Xiaomi 13 Pro
Xiaomi 13 Pro
Global · 12GB · 256GB
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Score

Ki Cost-effective
Score
9.2 Ki Cost-effective
Score
9.2 Ki Cost-effective
Score
Design and Screen score 9.1Design & Materials 9.5Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 8.7Performance & Hardware 8.7Performance & Hardware
Camera score 8.1Camera 8.7Camera
Connectivity score 8.7 Connectivity 8.9 Connectivity
Battery score 6.3 Battery 7.1 Battery

User reviews

User score
9.1
22 reviews
9.0
13 reviews

Technical specifications of the Xiaomi 13 vs Xiaomi 13 Pro

Specs Xiaomi 13 price comparison Xiaomi 13
Global · 8GB · 256GB
Xiaomi 13 Pro price compare Xiaomi 13 Pro
Global · 12GB · 256GB
Inches 6.36" 6.73"
Resolution FHD+ WQHD+
Usable surface 89% useful 89% useful
Aspect Ratio 20:9 20:9
Dimensions 71.5 mm
152.8 mm
8.0 mm
74.6 mm
162.9 mm
8.7 mm
Weight 189 g 210 g
Micro SnapD. 8 Gen2
Octa-Core
SnapD. 8 Gen2
Octa-Core
RAM 8 GB RAM 12 GB RAM
Storage 256 GB 256 GB
AnTuTu 1.532.113
v10
1.532.113
v10
Battery 4500 mAh 4820 mAh
Main Camera 1
54 Mpx · ƒ/1.8
IMX800
2 3
1
50 Mpx · ƒ/1.9
IMX989
2 3
Selfie Camera SELF 32 Mpx · ƒ/2.0 SELF 32 Mpx · ƒ/2.0
Bands
OS Android 14 Upside-down cake Android 14 Upside-down cake


About this comparison

The Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro: A Comparison of Two Top-end Smartphones

Xiaomi, the Chinese technology company, is launching two top-end smartphones in December 2022: the Xiaomi 13 and the Xiaomi 13 Pro. Both of these devices boast a number of impressive specs and features, and here we will compare the two.

Design & Materials

The Xiaomi 13 has a 6.36-inch OLED screen with a FHD+ resolution (1080x2400) and a maximum brightness of 1000 cd/m². The screen has a refresh rate of 120 Hz, as well as HDR10+ support. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, and has an 88.9% usable surface. The device is also available with a plain leather version, which is 8.1mm thick and weighs 185g.

The Xiaomi 13 Pro has a 6.73-inch OLED screen with a WQHD+ resolution (1440x3200) and a maximum brightness of 1200 cd/m². The screen has a refresh rate of 120 Hz and HDR10+ support, and it features dual edge display. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, and has an 89.5% usable surface. The device is also available with a ceramic version, which is 8.38mm thick and weighs 229g.

Audio Both devices feature stereo speakers, Hi-Res Audio, and Dolby Atmos.

Hardware

Both devices are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen2 (4nm) processor. The devices come with 8GB or 12GB of RAM (LPDDR5X) and 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB of UFS storage (either 3.1 or 4.0). Both devices have an Antutu (v9) score of 1255000. They both have a fingerprint display for security and a cooling system. The Xiaomi 13 features a 4642mm² VC vapor chamber and X-axis linear motor, while the Xiaomi 13 Pro features a 3400mm² VC vapor chamber.

Camera

The Xiaomi 13 has a triple camera setup, featuring a Sony IMX800 54.0Mpx camera with an f/1.8 aperture and CMOS sensor, an Omnivision OV13B10 13.0Mpx wide angle lens with an f/2.2 aperture, a Samsung S5K3K1 10.0Mpx telephoto lens with an f/2.0 aperture, and an Omnivision OV32C 32.0Mpx selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture. It also has optical stabilization (OIS), 4K and 8K video, a 3.2X optical zoom, Leica professional optical lens, and support for 4K60fps and 8K24fps video.

The Xiaomi 13 Pro also has a triple camera setup, featuring a Sony IMX989 50.0Mpx camera with an f/1.9 aperture and CMOS sensor, a Samsung S5KJN1 50.0Mpx wide angle lens with an f/2.2 aperture, a Samsung S5KJN1 50.0Mpx telephoto lens with an f/2.0 aperture, and an Omnivision OV32C 32.0Mpx selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture. It also has optical stabilization (OIS), 4K and 8K video, an 8P lens, a 3.2X optical zoom, a 115º ultra wide angle lens, and support for 4K60fps and 8K24fps video.

Connectivity

Both devices have Bluetooth 5.3, dual SIM, NFC, WiFi 6 (802.11ax), GPS (L1+L5), and infrared connectivity.

Battery

The Xiaomi 13 has a 4500mAh battery with 67.0W fast charge and wireless charging. It also has reverse charging. The Xiaomi 13 Pro has a 4820mAh battery with 120.0W fast charge and wireless charging. It also has reverse charging.

Conclusion

The Xiaomi 13 and the Xiaomi 13 Pro are two top-end devices that offer significantly improved specs and features over their predecessors. Both devices are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen2 (4nm) processor, have 8GB or 12GB of RAM and 128GB, 256GB or 512GB of UFS storage, and feature triple cameras with support for 4K and 8K video. They both have Bluetooth 5.3, dual SIM, NFC, WiFi 6 (802.11ax), GPS (L1+L5), and infrared connectivity. The Xiaomi 13 Pro has a larger display and battery, as well as an 8P lens and an ultra wide angle lens, while the Xiaomi 13 features an X-axis linear motor and faux leather back.

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Brand

Brand Xiaomi Xiaomi
Aliases 2211133G, mi 13, xiaomi mi 13 2210132G

Release Date

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

Design & Materials

Structure

Xiaomi 13
Xiaomi 13 Pro
Xiaomi 13
Xiaomi 13 Pro
Size
71.5 mm 152.8 mm 8.0 mm
Print 3D Model
74.6 mm 162.9 mm 8.7 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 189 g 210 g
Usable surface 89 % 89 %
Materials Aluminium alloy, Faux leather, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Aluminium alloy, Faux leather, Ceramics, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
Resistance IP68 IP68
Colors
Black

White

Green
Black

White

Screen

Diagonal 6.36" 6.73"
Type Oled Samsung E6 Oled Samsung E6
Aspect Ratio 20:9 20:9
Resolution FHD+
1080 x 2400 px
WQHD+
1440 x 3200 px
Density 414 Pixels per inch 521 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • 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
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • SGS Certified
  • 1-120 Hz refresh rate
  • 1920 Hz PWM
  • Refresh rate 120 Hz
  • Touch sampling rate 240 Hz
  • Peak brightness - 1900 cd/m²
  • Max brightness HBM - 1200 cd/m²
  • HDR10+
  • DCI-P3
  • 10 Bits panel
  • Dolby Vision
  • Scratch resistant
  • Dual Edge display
  • Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless
  • LTPO (Low Temperature PolySilicon oxide)

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
8.5
9.1
Do you think it's a nice phone?
9.4
9.4
Is it comfortable?
8.8
9.7
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
9.5
9.4
Number of reviews
22 reviews
13 reviews

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen2 Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen2
CPU 1x3.2GHz Cortex-X3 + 2x2.8 GHz Cortex-A715 + 2x2.8 GHz Cortex-A710 + 3x2.02 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 740 Qualcomm Adreno 740

RAM

RAM 8 GB 12 GB
Type RAM LPDDR5X RAM LPDDR5X

Storage

Capacity 256 GB 256 GB
Type UFS Storage 4.0 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
  • RGB
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • RGB

Audio

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

Others

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

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
8.6
9.4
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
9.4
9.1
What's your experience been with demanding games?
9.7
9.5
Number of reviews
22 reviews
13 reviews

Camera

Main

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

Standard

Standard
Resolution 54 Mpx 50 Mpx
Sensor Sony IMX800 Sony IMX989
Type CMOS CMOS
Aperture ƒ/ 1.8 ƒ/ 1.9
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.00 µm 1.60 µm
Pixel Binning 1-4 (2x2) 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size 1/1.49" 1"
2
Camera type

Wide Angle lens

Wide Angle lens
Resolution
13 Mpx
50 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV13B10
Samsung S5KJN1
Type
CMOS
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ƒ/ 2.2
Pixel size
1.12 µm
0.64 µm
Pixel Binning
--
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/3.06"
1/2.76"
3
Camera type

Telephoto lens

Telephoto lens
Resolution
10 Mpx
50 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K3K1
Samsung S5KJN1
Type
ISOCELL
ISOCELL
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.0
ƒ/ 2.0
Pixel size
1.00 µm
0.64 µm
Pixel Binning
--
1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size
1/3.9"
1/2.76"

Features

Flash 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
  • 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
  • Flicker sensor
  • 4K Video
  • 8K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Optical zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Ultra stable video
  • Gimbal
  • 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 32 Mpx 32 Mpx
Sensor Omnivision OV32C Omnivision OV32C
Type PureCel PureCel
Aperture ƒ/ 2.0 ƒ/ 2.0
Pixel size 0.70 µm 0.70 µm
Pixel Binning 1-4 (2x2) 1-4 (2x2)
Sensor size 1/3.2" 1/3.2"
Others
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DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score
130
Mobile
-
Photo
-
Video
136
Mobile
136
Photo
129
Video

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
9.3
9.5
Quality of nighttime photos
8.2
9.3
Quality of selfies
8.1
8.3
Does it have a powerful flash?
9.0
9.5
Number of reviews
22 reviews
13 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)
  • n66 (1700)
  • n71 (600)
  • n75 (1500)
  • 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)
  • n79 (4700)
4G LTE
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
  • B19 (800)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
  • B19 (800)
2G
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
No official network bands
No official network bands

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM / eSIM
  • 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)
  • WiFi 6E
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)
  • NavIC System
  • QZSS (L1 + L5)
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou
  • QZSS
  • Galileo
  • GPS (L1+L5)
  • GLONASS (L1)
  • BeiDou (B1)
  • Galileo (E1+E5a)
  • BeiDou (B2)
  • 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
  • No official network bands
  • eSIM
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • DLNA
  • VoLTE
  • No official network bands
  • eSIM

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.3
9.8
Quality of the GPS
9.5
9.8
And the WiFi?
9.4
9.8
Number of reviews
22 reviews
13 reviews

Battery

Battery

Capacity
4500 mAh
4820 mAh
Type Li-Ion Lithium
Fast charge Yes,
67.0W
Yes,
120.0W
Others
  • Wireless charging
  • Reverse charging
  • Non-removable
  • Wireless charging
  • Reverse charging
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 5%
    Less than a day
  • 27%
    One day
  • 64%
    More than one day
  • 5%
    Two days or more
  • 8%
    Less than half day
  • 0%
    Less than a day
  • 15%
    One day
  • 69%
    More than one day
  • 8%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
22 reviews
13 reviews

Software

Software

Operating System
  • MIUI 14 (Android 14)
    Android 14 Upside-down cake, 5 months ago
  • MIUI 14 (Android 14)
    Android 14 Upside-down cake, 5 months ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 0%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 95%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 5%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 0%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 100%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 0%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 33%
    Every six months
  • 67%
    Every two months or less
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 36%
    Every six months
  • 64%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
22 reviews
13 reviews