Xiaomi 13

Released December 2022

Premium ($600-$800)

Summary


Pros

  • Very good image colors in most conditions for photos and videos
  • Accurate display colors
  • Well-managed contrast and colors when watching HDR10 content
  • Rich and pleasant sound signature with the built-in speakers
  • Good for recording audio
  • Very good wired and wireless charging experience

Cons

  • Exposure instabilities indoors and in low light
  • Inconsistent autofocus performance in photo and video
  • Lack of display readability under sunlight
  • Unbalanced stereo sound
  • Lack of audio zoom and wind-noise handling features
  • Poor autonomy when streaming music and calling

Scores


130
camera
2023
6th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Camera Score i
130
45
Samsung Galaxy A05s
BEST 157

Sub-scores

Photo i
131
50
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 160
Bokeh i
55
20
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 80
Preview i
68
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
131
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 158
Top score
Huawei P60 Pro
Video i
121
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 158

Use Cases

BEST 149

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 132

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

135
display
2023
7th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Display Score i
135
52
Realme C21
BEST 155

Sub-scores

Readability i
137
40
Realme C21
BEST 163
Color i
160
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 164
Video i
126
40
Realme C21
BEST 162
Motion i
135
54
Realme C21
BEST 156
Touch i
118
40
Realme C21
BEST 170
Artifacts i
124
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 163
Top score
OnePlus Open
134
audio
2023
12th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Audio Score i
134
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
134
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
135
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 157

Use Cases

BEST 156

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 157

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

128
battery
2023
4th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Battery Score i
128
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 152

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
116
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 195
Top score
Honor X7b
Charging i
142
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 218
Efficiency i
141
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 6h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h29
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
0h46
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
5h28 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge

Specifications


152.8 x 71.5 x 7.98mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wireless

Charging

128/256/512 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide, Tele

Main camera
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