Xiaomi 13 Pro India Launch Likely Soon as New Smartphone Spotted on BIS

In India, the Xiaomi 13 Pro could arrive in the first half of 2023. It will debut as a successor to the Xiaomi 12 Pro.

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Xiaomi 13 series is expected to launch soon. The company is yet to announce the new launch date after postponing the previously-scheduled December 1 event. The company is expected to launch two premium smartphones later this month. The Xiaomi 13 Pro will sit at the top of the lineup before the company unveils its Ultra model next year. The 13 Pro is also likely to launch in India.

Xiaomi has not confirmed any details about the launch of the next-generation Pro smartphone. However, the launch is expected to take soon as the Xiaomi 13 Pro has been spotted on the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) website. 

The listing on BIS (via tipster Mukul Sharma) reveals that the global variant will have the model number 2210132G. The smartphone was also spotted on the SIRIM Malaysia website, suggesting an imminent launch. Xiaomi has not confirmed the launch date of the 13 series outside China at the moment. We can expect the company to officially unveil the global launch date soon. In India, the Xiaomi 13 Pro could arrive in the first half of 2023. It will debut as a successor to the Xiaomi 12 Pro, which was launched earlier this year in India. 

More details about the global launch should surface on the web soon. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at the Xiaomi 13 Pro specifications, features and other details known so far.

Xiaomi 13 Pro Specifications 

The 13 Pro 5G is confirmed to feature Sony IMX989 50MP main camera sensor. Xiaomi has also confirmed that the telephoto camera will feature a Leica lens with a 75mm focal length. The company has also confirmed that the device will draw power from a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC.

Other details have been leaked via the rumour mill. The phone is said to sport a 6.73-inch OLED display with curved edges. It will feature support for a 120Hz refresh rate and offer a 2K resolution. There is a hole-punch cutout at the top centre for the front camera.

On the back, the 13 Pro will feature a triple-camera setup. There will be a 50MP Sony IMX989 main camera, a 50MP Samsung JN1 telephoto sensor and a 50MP Samsung JN1 ultrawide camera. 

The device will launch with a 4820mAh battery. It will support 120W fast charging, 50W wireless charging and 10W reverse wireless charging. The phone is also claimed to launch in four storage options — 8GB + 128GB, 8GB + 256GB, 12GB + 256GB and 12GB + 512GB. Lastly, the 13 Pro will run on the Android 13-based MIUI 14 out of the box. 

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