It has been officially confirmed that the upcoming Xiaomi 13 Ultra smartphone will use Leica’s latest Summicron lens. The phone is scheduled to go on sale in April. There are rumors as it will happen on April 18. Plus, we should recall that the handset is going to be available for purchase worldwide, unlike the previous Ultra models that were limited to China.
Today, the design of the Xiaomi 13 Ultra has been revealed by Smartprix X OnLeaks. From the renders, we can see that it uses a curved display with a hole in the middle, four rear cameras, and thin bezels.
The Mi 13 Ultra’s power button and volume controls can be seen on the right edge. The USB Type-C port, primary microphone, SIM tray area and speaker grill are all located on the bottom bezel. On the top, there is another speaker grill and a secondary microphone. The latter ought to reduce background noise when recording videos.
The Xiaomi 13 Ultra has a massive circular camera module on the back, which houses two 50MP telephoto cameras, a 50MP ultra wide-angle lens and a 50MP primary camera (1-inch Sony IMX989 sensor).
The phone measures 163.2 x 74.6 x 9.57 mm, and the camera bump measures a total of 15.61 mm thick. As a reference, the Xiaomi 12S Ultra has a thickness of 9.1 mm, while the raised part of the camera has a total thickness of 13.5 mm.
The 6.7-inch QHD+ AMOLED LTPO display on the Xiaomi 13 Ultra phone is expected to have a refresh rate of 120Hz. It will also feature a 32MP front-facing camera.
A Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor with up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of internal storage will power the Xiaomi 13 Ultra phone. The smartphone reportedly offers a 1TB storage option. It comes pre-installed with the MIUI 14 operating system, which is based on Android 13, and has a built-in 4900mAh battery that supports 90W fast charging.
The Mi 13 Ultra smartphone has been approved for sale after passing three certifications. In other words, its launch is around the corner.