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Xiaomi 13T Series Android Smartphone Now Available – Features 50MP Leica Camera System

A few days ago, Xiaomi announced its latest Android smartphone, co-engineered with Leica, the Xiaomi 13T Series. The new lineup consists of the 13T and 13T Pro. Both models are built with a Leica Vario-Summicron lens system with a 50MP sensor. That’s 2MP larger than the iPhone 15 Pro (Max) and iPhone 15 Plus‘ camera. But the higher the megapixels doesn’t necessary mean the better quality. A MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ SoC powers the 13T, while a Dimensity 8200-Ultra powers the 13T Pro. Both models are built with a 6.67″ AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 144Hz. It also supports up to 5G network, Wi-Fi 7, and Bluetooth 5.4. It’s available in three colors, and the Xiaomi 13T is already available in the US via Amazon here. You can check out more of its features, specifications, and prices from the official news release below.

Xiaomi Announces Global Launch of Xiaomi 13T Series

Xiaomi revealed its latest Xiaomi 13T Series smartphones, designed and engineered for customers worldwide who are ready to unleash their visual artistry. Co-engineered with Leica and incorporating its iconic features, the Xiaomi 13T Series delivers Authentic Leica Imagery that captures the essence of the iconic Leica experience. Equipped with advanced performance optimization architecture, lasting battery life, and a crystal-clear display, the Xiaomi 13T Series ensures outstanding smartphone experiences whether shooting photos, watching videos, or in daily usage.

Craft your masterpiece with Pro-level Leica photographic capabilities

Responding to the new generation of smartphone users’ passion for creativity, the Xiaomi 13T Series brings forth photography at a professional caliber. Both Xiaomi 13T Pro and Xiaomi 13T offer a triple camera setup featuring Summicron lenses co-engineered with Leica, including a 50MP wide-angle camera with 24mm equivalent focal length and a 7P aspherical lens designed to capture more light supporting high dynamic range shooting and a 50MP telephoto lens with 50mm equivalent focal length. A 12MP ultra-wide-angle camera with a 15mm equivalent focal length is ideal for taking panoramic shots and capturing stunning landscapes. Powered by 100% DCI-P3, both Xiaomi 13T Pro and Xiaomi 13T cameras have a wider color range which helps to capture every magical moment with classic Leica quality.

Xiaomi 13T Series delivers two original Leica photographic styles: Leica Authentic Look and Leica Vibrant Look, providing highly striking imagery possibilities with natural color reproduction, strong contrast, and shadow definition, along with the classic Leica image aesthetics. Six Leica filters reveal legendary homages of Leica imagery, including the latest Leica Sepia and Leica Blue adapted from LeicaM-Typ240 Film Mode.

Xiaomi 13T series also features a custom photographic styles function under Pro mode that was first applied on Xiaomi 13 Ultra, allowing users to adjust Tone, Tonality, and Texture at the pre-set stage, retaining more details and colors for post-processing. Preferred pre-sets can also be saved for distinctively personal photographic styles.

Featuring Xiaomi ProFocus technology, the Xiaomi 13T Series allows photographers to capture unmissable action with incredible detail, from stunning close-up photographs of fast-moving subjects such as dogs and birds to fascinating images of people and places.

Take video-shooting to stunning new levels

With Xiaomi 13T Pro, your videography dreams become reality. Immerse yourself in the world of 10-bit LOG 4:2:0 H.265 video recording, offering you never-before-seen control of color and detail. The pre-installed Rec.709 LUT adds a touch of professional magic to your videos, rendering them with unparalleled color accuracy and visual depth.

Personalization always takes center stage for Xiaomi smart devices, and Xiaomi 13T Pro is also designed to offer you the freedom to express your unique vision. Import your favorite LUT style to the device and infuse your video with your signature flair. In addition, Xiaomi 13 Pro brings 8K video shooting capability to ensure every scene, nuance, and detail of your videography is immortalized with theater-screening quality. The 50MP wide-angle camera supports both OIS and EIS, ensuring your videos remain rock-steady even during movement.

Xiaomi 13T rear cameras support 4K video recording at all focal lengths, along with fast and efficient editing. Enter the Pro mode of the Video editor feature in the Xiaomi Gallery application enables captions and additional soundtracks to be easily edited as separate tracks, ideal for creating short videos for social media platforms or personal vlogs.

Dive into a breathtaking visual and audio experience

Delivering new levels of clarity and vibrant colors, Xiaomi 13T Pro and Xiaomi 13T elevate the viewing experience thanks to a 6.67″ CrystalRes Display that supports up to 144Hz refresh rate and 1.5K (2712 x 1220) resolution. Xiaomi 13T Series uses a 1200nits high brightness display, with a peak brightness of up to 2600nits. Additionally, it offers 100% DCI-P3 coverage with support for 68 billion colors, providing end-to-end HDR10+ compatibility. This enhances the contrast between dark and bright parts of images, restores the true texture of details, and provides greater balancing of color saturation, enabling content creators to create stunning professional visual content from selfies and portraits to attention-grabbing videos and vlogs with impressively striking image quality. And, when it’s time to sit back and view the latest social media video or movie, the Xiaomi 13T Series supports Dolby Atmos® with built-in dual speakers for full immersion in their favorite content.

Users of the two devices are entitled to experience 100GB Google One cloud storage for a 6-month trial, and 3 months of YouTube Premium with ad-free access to YouTube and YouTube Music app.

Stellar performance with elevated overall experience

Both Xiaomi 13T Pro and Xiaomi 13T feature wide-ranging power efficiency enhancements and lasting battery life, enabling users to enjoy a faster and more efficient smartphone experience.

Xiaomi 13T Pro is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ chipset with a fast Octa-core CPU, delivering speeds of up to 3.35GHz. It also has a built-in Arm Immortalis-G715 GPU that improves image processing, making gaming experiences smooth and free from worries about battery life. Xiaomi 13T is equipped with a MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra, built for superb power efficiency using the latest TSMC 4nm process, enabling CPU and GPU performance improvements. Thermal dissipation on the Xiaomi 13T Series is improved with a 5000mm VC stainless steel soaking plate, ensuring the phones remain cool.

xiaomi 13t Cooling system

JC Hsu, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of MediaTek’s wireless communications business unit at MediaTek:
“MediaTek Dimensity 9200+ in the Xiaomi 13T Pro brings flagship device performance and outstanding power efficiency, and the MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra in the Xiaomi 13T enhances the premium smartphone experience,”. “We continue to raise the bar for premium and flagship devices through providing the ultimate performance in gaming, imaging, AI, and connectivity, ensuring consumers get the most out of their smartphones for longer.”

Xiaomi 13T Pro supports Xiaomi 120W HyperCharge, which enables a 100% charge in just 19 minutes. Both devices have fast-charging options, with Xiaomi 13T Pro achieving 36% and Xiaomi 13T 21% charge in just 5 minutes.

Developed with ISP (Internal Shortage Precaution), SOA (Safety Operating Area), and DTPT (Dynamic Turbo Power Technology) technologies, Xiaomi 13T Series ensures safe usage of the large 5000mAh (typ) battery.

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Contemporary on-trend styling with proven IP68 water and dust resistance

Showcasing the classic design language of Xiaomi 13 Series, Xiaomi 13T Pro and Xiaomi 13T are available in three color options: Alpine Blue, Meadow Green, and Black. The back panel of the Alpine Blue model features premium Xiaomi BioComfort vegan leather with a soft and delicate texture that is super comfortable to hold and handle. In contrast, the Meadow Green and Black models have a glossy glass back panel that adds a sleek touch of luxury. Both smartphones are tough, and their IP68 ratings mean they are water and dust-resistant. These attractive yet durable smartphones can be used confidently to capture, view, and immerse yourself in every thrilling life moment.

Xiaomi 13T Series Price and Availability

Xiaomi 13T Pro and Xiaomi 13T will be available in three color options: Alpine Blue, Meadow Green, and Black. The 13T Pro has three storage variants, starting from EUR 799. While the 13T comes with two storage variants, starting from EUR 649.

Xiaomi 13T and Xiaomi 13T Pro will include four generations of Android OS upgrades, as well as five years of security patches.

Check the latest pricing and availability: (#ad)
Xiaomi 13T Android Smartphone is available on Amazon here.
Xiaomi 13T Pro check on Amazon here.

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Xiaomi 13T Pro and Xiaomi 13T Specifications

Xiaomi 13T ProXiaomi 13T
Design·  Dimensions:
 – Meadow Green, Black: 162.2mm x 75.7mm x 8.49mm2
 – Alpine Blue: 162.2mm x 75.7mm x 8.62mm2
·  Weight:
 – Meadow Green, Black: 206g2
 – Alpine Blue: 200g2
·  Xiaomi BioComfort vegan leather|Glass back
·  Corning®️ Gorilla®️ Glass 5 front
·  IP685
·  Colors: Alpine Blue, Meadow Green, Black
·  Dimensions:
 – Meadow Green, Black: 162.2mm x 75.7mm x 8.49mm2
 – Alpine Blue: 162.2mm x 75.7mm x 8.62mm2
·  Weight:
 – Meadow Green, Black: 197g2
 – Alpine Blue: 193g2
·  Xiaomi BioComfort vegan leather|Glass back
·  Corning®️ Gorilla®️ Glass 5 front
·  IP685
·  Colors: Alpine Blue, Meadow Green, Black
Camera·  LEICA VARIO-SUMMICRON
1:1.9-2.2/15-50mm ASPH.
·  24mm Leica main camera
 – 50MP wide angle camera
 – 1/1.28″ sensor size
 – 1.22μm pixel size, 2.44μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel
 – f/1.9, 7P aspherical lens, OIS
 – Supports HDR10+ video recording for up to 4K at 30fps
 – Supports 8K video recording at 24fps
 – 10-bit LOG video recording, supports LUT import
·  50mm Leica telephoto camera
 – 50MP
 – f/1.9, 5P aspherical lens
·  15mm Leica ultra-wide camera
 – 12MP
 – f/2.2, 5P aspherical lens
·  Two Leica photographic styles: Leica Authentic Look & Leica Vibrant Look
·  Leica custom photographic styles
·  Master-lens system: 35mm Documentary lens, 50mm Swirly bokeh lens, 90mm Soft focus lens
·  Xiaomi ProFocus
·  Night mode
 
·  20MP front camera
 – f/2.2, 5P aspherical lens
 – Night mode
 – Portrait mode
 – HDR
·  LEICA VARIO-SUMMICRON
1:1.9-2.2/15-50mm ASPH.
·  24mm Leica main camera
 – 50MP wide angle camera
 – 1/1.28″ sensor size
 – 1.22μm pixel size, 2.44μm 4-in-1 Super Pixel
 – f/1.9, 7P aspherical lens, OIS
 – Supports HDR10+ video recording for up to 4K at 30fps
·  50mm Leica telephoto camera
 – 50MP
 – f/1.9, 5P aspherical lens
·  15mm Leica ultra-wide camera
 – 12MP
 – f/2.2, 5P aspherical lens
·  Two Leica photographic styles: Leica Authentic Look & Leica Vibrant Look
·  Leica custom photographic styles
·  Master-lens system: 35mm Documentary lens, 50mm Swirly bokeh lens, 90mm Soft focus lens
·  Xiaomi ProFocus
·  Night mode
 
·  20MP front camera
 – f/2.2, 5P aspherical lens
 – Night mode
 – Portrait mode
·   – HDR
Display·  Up to 144Hz FHD+ 6.67″
CrystalRes AMOLED display1
 – 20:9, 2712 x 1220, 446 ppi
 – AdaptiveSync6, up to 480Hz touch sampling rate7
 – Brightness: HBM 1200 nits (typ), 2600 nits (peak)2
 – DCI-P3 color gamut3
 – 68 billion colors
·  Pro HDR display
·  Dolby Vision®, HDR10+
·  Adaptive reading mode
·  Up to 2880Hz PWM dimming
·  Up to 144Hz FHD+ 6.67″
CrystalRes AMOLED display1
 – 20:9, 2712 x 1220, 446 ppi
 – AdaptiveSync6, up to 480Hz touch sampling rate7
 – Brightness: HBM 1200 nits (typ), 2600 nits (peak)2
 – DCI-P3 color gamut3
 – 68 billion colors
·  Pro HDR display
·  Dolby Vision®, HDR10+
·  Adaptive reading mode
·  Up to 2880Hz PWM dimming
Performance·  MediaTek Dimensity 9200+
 – 4nm power-efficient manufacturing process
 – Arm Immortalis-G715 GPU
·  LPDDR5X RAM + UFS 4.0 storage
 – 12GB + 256GB, 12GB + 512GB, 16GB + 1TB8
·  MIUI 14 based on Android 13
·  MediaTek Dimensity 8200-Ultra
 – 4nm power-efficient manufacturing process
 – Arm Mali-G610 GPU
·  LPDDR5 RAM + UFS 3.1 storage
 – 8GB + 256GB, 12GB + 256GB8
·  MIUI 14 based on Android 13
Battery & Charging·  5000mAh (typ) battery
·  Xiaomi 120W HyperCharge
·  5000mAh (typ) battery
·  67W turbo charging
Audio·  Dual speakers
·  Dolby Atmos®
·  Dual speakers
·  Dolby Atmos®
Connectivity·  Dual SIM9
·  Wi-Fi 7 capability10
·  Supports NFC11
·  BLUETOOTH® 5.4
·  5G: Supports NSA + SA
·  Bands:
 – 5G:
n1/3/5/7/8/20/28/38/40/41/66/75/77/78
 – 4G: LTE FDD
B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/25/26/28/32/66
 – 4G: LTE TDD: B38/39/40/41/42/48
 – 3G: WCDMA: 1/2/4/5/6/8/19
 – 2G: GSM: 850 900 1800 1900 MHz
·  Dual SIM9
·  Wi-Fi 6 capability10
·  Supports NFC11
·  BLUETOOTH® 5.4
·  5G: Supports NSA + SA
·  Bands:
 – 5G:
n1/3/5/7/8/20/28/38/40/41/66/77/78
 – 4G: LTE FDD
B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/26/28/32/66
 – 4G: LTE TDD: B38/40/41
 – 3G: WCDMA: 1/2/4/5/6/8/19
 – 2G: GSM: 850 900 1800 1900 MHz
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