Xiaomi Malaysia announced the launch of the company’s latest flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi 13 Series for Malaysia today. The dual flagship models are co-engineered with Leica and offer the camera-maker’s professional optical lenses, as well as a host of computational and software capabilities to complete an authentic Leica experience. Other premium features include the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and Xiaomi’s own Surge battery management system.
Leica Camera System
Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro’s camera system, from hardware and image quality to UI/UX design, has been created in collaboration with Leica to deliver a pro-grade smartphone photography experience. Both smartphones are kitted with a triple camera setup featuring Leica optical lenses.
The range topping Xiaomi 13 Pro is equipped with the Leica Vario-Summicron 1:19-2.2/14-75 ASPH camera system covers focal lengths from 14mm to 75mm, and consists of a 23mm wide-angle main camera with a 1-inch IMX989 sensor, a 75mm floating telephoto camera, as well as a 14mm ultra-wide angle camera. The smartphone’s new 75mm telephoto lens utilizes a floating lens design to achieve a focal range from 10cm to infinity – perfect for framing stunning portraits and beautiful close-ups. The Xiaomi 13 Pro also supports 10-Bit RAW DNG Camera and Color Profiles.
Meanwhile, the Xiaomi 13 has an optical zoom range of 0.6x to 3.2x, and also features a 75mm telephoto lens.
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 & Xiaomi Surge Charging
Xiaomi 13 and Pro variant are both powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile platform. The devices also offer Wi-Fi 7 support with the Qualcomm FastConnect 7800 Mobile Connectivity System.
The standard variant is equipped with a 4,500mAh battery, which the company claims can easily last through the day. It also supports 67W wired turbo charging and 50W wireless turbo charging. Meanwhile, Xiaomi 13 Pro boasts an even larger 4,820mAh battery with 120W HyperCharge, capable of charging to 100% in just 19 minutes.
Xiaomi Premium Services
Both smartphones will offer 3 generations of Android system updates, along with 5 years of security patch updates. Users of the two devices are also entitled to experience 6 months of free trial for both Google One cloud storage of up to 2TB, and up to 6 months of YouTube Premium with ad-free access to YouTube and YouTube Music app.
In addition, users will get 1 out-of-warranty repair without labor cost within the first 12 months after purchase.
Pricing & Availability
The smartphones are available in Malaysia starting March 8 via Authorized Xiaomi stores, official Xiaomi retailers and online at official stores on Lazada and Shopee.
Xiaomi 13 will be available in three colors – Black, White and Flora Green – with one storage variant of 12GB+256GB. It will retail for RM3,499.
Whereas, the Pro variant comes in two colors – Ceramic Black, Ceramic White – and two storage variants, 12GB+256GB for RM4,499 and a limited edition package for the 12GB+512GB storage variant for RM5,999 where you can get a special bundle worth RM,7496, which includes the following:
- Xiaomi 13 Pro Limited Edition
- Xiaomi Watch S1 Pro
- Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro
- XIaomi 33W Power Bank 10,000mAh Pocket Edition Pro
Pre-order for Xiaomi 13 Series starts from February 27 until March 7. Those interested can pre-order in the link below: