Along with the launch of the Mi 13 series in overseas markets, Xiaomi also introduced a new model, the Mi 13 Lite, which offers performance and video improvements over the 12 Lite.
Similar to the domestic Xiaomi Civi 2, this model is equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 chip, which delivers a more than 20 percent GPU and more than 30 percent AI performance improvement compared to Snapdragon 778G in the 12 Lite. However, the new phone still uses LPDDR4X and UFS 2.2. It will be available in two configurations, starting at 499 euros for an 8/128GB version and 549 euros for a 256GB version.
Pre-installed with MIUI 14 based on Android 12, it is equipped with 50MP SONY IMX766 sensor, 8MP IMX355 ultra-wide Angle lens with 119° field of view and 2MP macro lens, which is basically unchanged compared to 12 Lite except for the main lens.
It has a 32MP front-facing portrait lens, an 8MP depth-of-field sensor, a 100° FoV, and automatic group photo framing. There are some differences compared to the Civi 2. The Civi2, for example, has twin 32MP cameras on the front, only one of which has a 100° lens and a 20MP ultra-wide Angle lens.
The Mi 13 Lite features a 6.55-inch curved AMOLED display with a 1,080 x 2,400 resolution, 120Hz refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate, support for Dolby Horizon and HDR10+, support for 1920Hz high frequency PWM dimming, Typical brightness of 500 nits, peak of 1000 Nits, with IP53 water and dust resistance.
On the battery side, it has a 4,500mAh capacity (200mAh more than the 12 Lite), supports 67W wired charging and can be charged to 100% in 40 minutes.
In addition, it has Dolby Atmos, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2 and NFC support (NFC is not available in some areas), built-in Snapdragon X62 modem, weighing 171g, 7.23mm thick, It goes on sale March 8.