Xiaomi had previously teased that they had some new handsets in the works, and sure enough the company has since announced the new Xiaomi 13T and 13T Pro smartphones, adding to the company's lineup of Android devices.
Now, despite both these phones being part of the 13T series, they do pack quite different hardware. With the base Xiaomi 13T, the handset features the use of MediaTek's Dimensity 8200-Ultra chipset with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage.
It also comes with a 6.67-inch OLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate, along with a triple camera setup with a 50MP main, a 50MP telephoto, and a 12MP ultrawide with Leica branding. There is also a 5,000mAh battery with support for 67W charging.
As for the Xiaomi 13T Pro, under the hood, this handset will also be powered by a MediaTek chipset but it will be the Dimensity 9200+. It will maintain the same 6.67-inch display with the same 144Hz refresh rate, and will also use the same 50MP main, 50MP telephoto, and 12MP ultrawide camera combo.
Another difference is that the Xiaomi 13T Pro will come with more RAM, up to 16GB of LPDDR5X, and will also be offered in storage configurations of up to 1TB in size. Its battery is also of the 5,000mAh variety, but it will come with support for 120W charging speeds, allowing it to go from 0% up to 100% in a mere 19 minutes.
The Xiaomi 13T will be priced starting at €650, while the Xiaomi 13T Pro will be priced higher starting at €800.
Customarily talking, most Android OEMs normally offer anyplace between 2-3 years of significant operating system refreshes. This fails to measure up to Apple's iPhones where the organization keeps supporting gadgets that were sent off as far back as quite a while back, however that is beginning to change.
More OEMs are currently offering longer update backing, and one of those organizations is Xiaomi. This is as indicated by a declaration on X by Xiaomi's correspondences chief, Daniel Desjarlais, who uncovered that beginning with the Xiaomi 13T series, the organization will offer four years of significant operating system refreshes, trailed by five years of safety patches.
This places Xiaomi in a comparable situation as other Android OEMs, for example, Samsung, who recently declared a comparable change to their update strategy. This is incredible information for clients who don't overhaul their phones each several years, so at any rate, reliable updates to the most recent variant of Android ought to keep things new and invigorating.
That being said, Google is likewise supposed to be changing their arrangement. Last month, it was supposed that Google could clearly be intending to present Pixel clients to five years of updates. Since Google controls the product and presently the equipment with its Tensor chipsets, it seems OK, albeit the organization hasn't formally declared anything yet.
While utilizing applications and online administrations that are free, the typical compromise comes as promotions, similar to when you use Google, Gmail, Instagram, Facebook, X, etc. Yet, when you pay for a help or gadget, we don't believe it's totally irrational to anticipate that it should be ad-free, correct?
Sadly for Xiaomi clients, it seems to be following the update to MIUI 14, clients are finding that adware called Mintnav has been introduced on their gadgets and has basically captured the Chrome program.
Before the update, the default landing page that heaps on Chrome is Google with the Google Find feed beneath it. Presently after the update, clients have found that the default page has been barraged with advertisements, supported applications, and different sorts of inconsequential substance.
It was at first felt that this was malware, however Xiaomi has since affirmed that this was done deliberately their ally as a feature of an organization with Mintnav. Fortunately, this can be turned around. Clients can go to the settings in the Chrome application and under Cutting edge, select Landing page and select the default landing page rather than Mintnav.
This ought to return things to how it was previously, and clients can likewise erase the custom Mintnav URL on the off chance that they like. This change influences Xiaomi's phones, yet in addition different phones that are important for Xiaomi's image including Redmi and POCO.
Xiaomi's been developing its tablet choice of late, with the organization as of late divulging the Redmi Pad SE, a financial plan accommodating tablet that the organization says is intended for understudies and youthful experts searching for a somewhat reasonable Android tablet.
As far as equipment, the Redmi Pad SE accompanies a 11-inch show with a FHD+ goal and 16:10 perspective proportion, close by a fairly humble 400 nits of splendor, and up a 90Hz invigorate rate. Xiaomi says that the tablet accompanies "Perusing Mode 3.0", an element that is intended to give clients perusing solace with "exemplary" and "paper" modes.
The tablet is worked with an aluminum permit unibody, with accompanies a quad-speaker arrangement, and a plan that is suggestive of the Redmi Note 12 series. It likewise comes in purple, dark, and mint green variety variations. Inside you'll find a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 chipset, up to 8GB of Smash and 128GB of expandable stockpiling, as well as a 8,000 mAh battery.
Different elements incorporate a 8MP principal camera, 5MP forward looking camera, a 3.5mm earphone jack, and Android 13 with MIUI Pad 14 on top. The tablet begins at around $216 for the 4GB + 128GB base model, and around $270 for the 8GB + 128GB variation.
Just this year alone, Xiaomi has launched a multitude of Android-powered smartphones for different price brackets, although a lot of these are admittedly aimed at developing markets or consumers on a budget. With that in mind however, the company finally launched its newest premium device, the Xiaomi Mix Fold 3.
Designed to compete with the likes of the Galaxy Z Fold and Honor Magic V series devices, the Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 comes with some design upgrades including a slim 10.89mm profile when folded, in addition to an all-new hinge design that's 17% smaller, allowing users to unfold the device in 45 to 135-degree angles.
Running inside the phone is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset alongside up to 16GB RAM and 1TB storage, powered by a 4,800 mAh battery with support for 67W wired charging speeds, as well as 50W wireless charging speeds. The phone ships with Android 13 onboard, although it does come layered with MIUI.
In terms of display technology, the Mix Fold 3 comes with a main 8.03-inch LTPO panel with a 1,960 x 2,160px resolution and a 120Hz variable refresh rate, Ultra Thin Glass, and HDR 10+ support. Meanwhile, the external 6.56-inch LTPO OLED display features Gorilla Glass Victus 2 and gets bright at up to 2,560 nits peak brightness.
For optics, the Mix Fold 3 features a quad camera system that Xiaomi says was developed in collaboration with Leica. The main camera module consists of a 50MP Sony IMX800 lens, a 12MP ultrawide camera, a 10MP telephoto lens, and a 10MP periscope camera.
Pre-orders for the Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 for buyers in China are open, with sales beginning on August 16. Starting at around $1240 for the base model (when converted), the phone is currently exclusive for Chinese markets, with no international availability announced at the moment.