Update: After postponing the event, Xiaomi today confirmed that the Xiaomi 13, Xiaomi 13 Pro and MIUI 14 will be introduced on December 11th.
Earlier: After rumours, Xiaomi has confirmed the launch of Xiaomi 13 series – Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro and the MIUI 14 on December 1st in China. The teaser image shows the flat screen of the Xiaomi 13 and curved screen of the Xiaomi 13 Pro. Both these will have a metal frame, similar to the predecessors.
Xiaomi also confirmed that the Xiaomi 13’s flat screen will use custom high-end OLED panel with ultra-narrow bezels of just 1.61 mm on all the sides. The phones will feature Leica optics, as mentioned in the teaser.
The company has confirmed IP68 dust and waterproof ratings and also teased nano-skin technology, a new material innovation that will offer a leather-like feel, better anti-wear, anti-discoloration and anti-dirt features. This also offer anti-ultraviolet, anti-yellow, anti-erosion and anti-fouling features.
Xiaomi already confirmed Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for its next flagship, which should be the Xiaomi 13 and the 13 Pro. Based on earlier rumours, the Xiaomi 13 will feature a 6.2-inch FHD+ 120Hz OLED screen, and the Pro version could get a 6.7-inch Samsung 2K E6 AMOLED curved screen with a narrower frame compared to the Xiaomi 12 Pro.
The Xiaomi 13 Pro is said to feature an 1-inch Sony IMX989 sensor and the Xiaomi 13 is said to feature a 50-megapixel Sony IMX8 series main rear camera, both with support for OIS.
We should know more details about the phones in the coming days before they go official this Thursday.