Following the Hong Kong launch last week, Xiaomi has launched the Xiaomi 13 Ultra in several European countries. In the same way as Hong Kong, it has only launched the 12GB + 512GB version.


The smartphone’s back design is one of its most striking features. The olive green and pigmented leather back cover, combined with the camera design, contribute to a stunning visual appeal. Furthermore, the device has a disc camera module wrapped in a gold circle, which adds an elegant touch to the design.

Xiaomi 13 Ultra features a punch-hole cutout in the center for the selfie camera and curved edges on all sides, giving it a premium appearance. On the right edge are the volume rocker and power button.

At the bottom edge are the USB Type-C port, the primary microphone, the SIM tray section, and the speaker grills. In the top portion, there is another speaker grille and a microphone for noise cancellation while recording videos. There are two finishes available for the Xiaomi 13 Ultra: White Ceramic and Black Leather.


The Xiaomi 13 Ultra will sport 6.73 inches QHD+ Samsung E6 C7 AMOLED quad curved LTPO 2.0 display. It also gets a 120Hz refresh rate along with a 480Hz touch sampling rate. The display also supports HDR10+ and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus on top. It is powered by SD 8 Gen 2 SoC coupled with 12GB/16GB RAM and 256GB/512GB storage.

In addition to aerospace-grade toroidal cooling, Xiaomi’s LiquidCool tech uses a vapor chamber to cool the Snapdragon chip.

In terms of imaging capabilities, the device really shines. Xiaomi 13 Ultra comes with a new Leica Summicron lens, a new generation of cameras, and a large aperture at all focal lengths. Four Leica cameras with 50 million pixels and large apertures are included on the device. The camera supports snapshots, night scenes, and 8K video, making it a photographer’s dream.

A Sony IMX989 sensor is used in the device, along with four IMX858 sensors. This device also features a “Leica One-inch Variable Aperture,” providing two aperture sizes: f/1.9 and f/4.0. Photography enthusiasts can take stunning pictures under different lighting conditions using this feature.

As for the main camera, it has a new 50MP UltraRAW mode, which provides 14-bit DNG files with multi-frame sharpening, noise reduction, and dynamic range adjustment. Lightroom will receive a custom camera profile from Adobe.

Xiaomi 13 Ultra will indeed feature 50MP Sony IMX989 1-inch main sensor. It is coupled with another 50MP Sony IMX858 Ultra-wide sensor along with 50MP same Sony IMX858 telephoto lens with 3x Optical zoom. Lastly, there is 50MP Sony IMX858 periscopic lens with 5x optical zoom and OIS support. The good thing is that all four of them can shoot videos up to 8K resolution. It also gets Dual color temperature LED flash, Laser AF.

There is a 32MP selfie shooter under the punch-hole notch. It also features an in-display fingerprint sensor and X-Axis motor along with Harmon Kardon stereo speakers.

Xiaomi 13 Ultra comes with IP68 dust and is water-resistant. Xiaomi’s Surge P2 and Surge G1 custom chips will monitor battery life and charging.

The connectivity option includes Dual SIM with Dual 4G LTE and 5G (Dual-Mode support), A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS, Dual Band Wifi/Wifi 7, Bluetooth 5.3, NFC, USB Type-C port. Both run on Android 13 with the latest MIUI 14 on top. It packs a massive 4900 mAh battery with 90W fast wired & 50W wireless charging support.


Xiaomi 13 Ultra comes in Black and Olive Green colors. It comes in a single storage variant with 12GB+512GB which cost 1500 Euros (Rs.1,33,260/-). Beginning on June 21st, it will be available to order in France, Germany, Spain and Italy.