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Xiaomi 13 Ultra first impressions: Razor sharp camera in a faux leather-back design

Xiaomi 13 Ultra first impressions: Razor sharp camera in a faux leather-back design
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  • The Xiaomi 13 Ultra is a premium camera-centric device from the Chinese smartphone maker.
  • The device comes with a 50MP quad camera co-engineered with German camera giant Leica.
  • Here’s a hands-on overview of the smartphone which is expected to be launched globally soon.

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi launched the Xiaomi 13 Ultra in China and is expected to hit the global market soon. While it is not going to be launched in India, I recently got my hands on the device and here is my experience with it.

The Xiaomi 13 Ultra is a premium offering from the company and is packed with powerful hardware. It comes with a faux leather back and an aluminium frame, that gives it a great in-hand feel.

Xiaomi 13 Ultra camera specifications

Xiaomi 13 Ultra camera specifications
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The main highlight of the device is its quad camera setup. The Xiaomi 13 Ultra features a quad camera setup at the back, consisting of a 50MP 1-inch Sony IM989 sensor with f/1.9-f/4.0 variable aperture and HyperOIS. It is also equipped with a 50MP Sony IMX858 ultra-wide-angle lens, a 50MP Sony IMX858 telephoto lens with 5cm super macro and a 50MP Sony IMX858 super-telephoto lens with 5x optical zoom and OIS.

Xiaomi 13 Ultra camera performance

Xiaomi 13 Ultra camera performance
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Packed with powerful hardware built with Leica, the device is able to capture excellent images without any difficulty. It is able to capture good colour details and accuracy. You can also capture excellent portrait images with the device and there are several Leica filters to choose from, among which my favourite was the Leica Sepia.

Camera

Camera
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Packed with powerful hardware built with Leica, the device is able to capture excellent images without any difficulty. It is able to capture good colour details and accuracy. You can also capture excellent portrait images with the device and there are several Leica filters to choose from, among which my favourite was the Leica Sepia.

Xiaomi 13 Ultra display

Xiaomi 13 Ultra display
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The phone features a large 6.73-inch Quad HD+ AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection and up to 2600 nits of peak brightness, making it one of the brightest displays on a smartphone. The display supports Dolby Vision and delivers vibrant colours and deep blacks.

Xiaomi 13 Ultra performance

Xiaomi 13 Ultra performance
Sourabh Jain

The Xiaomi 13 Ultra is equipped with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset and the base variant comes with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. It also comes with a new liquid cooling system aimed at keeping the device cool even during extended gaming sessions. The device easily handles whatever you throw at it and is a great option for multi-taskers and gamers.

Xiaomi 13 Ultra price

Xiaomi 13 Ultra price
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The Xiaomi 13 Ultra is priced starting at CNY 5,999 (approx. ₹69,900) for the base variant with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.

Xiaomi 13 Ultra colour options

Xiaomi 13 Ultra colour options
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The phone comes in six colour options – three regular colour options and three custom colour options. The device comes In Black, Olive Green, White, Cabernet Orange, Ginkgo Yellow and Starry Sky Blue colour options.

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