Xiaomi 13 to beat iPhone 14 Pro Max in ONE key area, 2-day battery phone coming soon

    Xiaomi 13 is claimed to beat the iPhone 14 Pro Max with regards to its battery life. Here are all the details.

    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Nov 30 2022, 09:16 IST
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    Xiaomi 13’s battery score surpasses the entire iPhone 14 range, Xiaomi’s previous Xiaomi 12 range, and Samsung’s Galaxy S22 Ultra as well. (OnLeaks)
    Xiaomi 13
    Xiaomi 13’s battery score surpasses the entire iPhone 14 range, Xiaomi’s previous Xiaomi 12 range, and Samsung’s Galaxy S22 Ultra as well. (OnLeaks)

    Xiaomi 13 is already making big claims that could worry Apple's iPhone 14 Pro Max! Xiaomi's flagship smartphone lineup will be unveiled to China on December 1 and Founder Lei Jun has revealed some of the key features on the Xiaomi 13. Jun in his post expresses concerns over a phone's form factor rather focusing on the battery life, but assures his Xiaomi 13 will have enough stamina to surpass the Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max in a full day of use. A graph was shared to show the gains in battery stamina.

    The Xiaomi 13 will come with a 4700mAh battery, which on paper is larger than that of the iPhone 14 Pro Max. A battery life DOU test was done amongst all the high-end flagship phones from Apple, Samsung and Huawei, and the Xiaomi 13 topped the chart with a battery COU score of 1.37. This is much higher than the score of 1.28 that the iPhone 14 Pro Max managed to achieve.

    Xiaomi 13 beats iPhone 14 Pro Max battery

    In fact, the Xiaomi 13's battery score surpasses the entire iPhone 14 range, Xiaomi's previous Xiaomi 12 range, and Samsung's Galaxy S22 Ultra as well. That shows a lot of promise, considering that the iPhone 14 Pro Max has been our battery champion in the recent smartphone reviews we have done.

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    Jun also says that his R&D department is working on a smartphone that could deliver up to 2 days of battery life on generic usage. 

    Note that the the Xiaomi 13 is the base model in the Xiaomi 13 lineup and there is expected to be a Pro variant with a larger battery capacity and superior specifications. The Xiaomi 13 is expected to use the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip paired to a 6.2-inch Quad HD+ AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz. The phone is expected to feature new cameras as well as fast 120W wired charging.

    The Xiaomi 13 design has also been leaked and there seems to be a major design overhaul. The phone resembles the iPhone 14 series to a larger extent, complete with flat sides. Instead of a display notch, Xiaomi is using the tried and tested camera hole cutout. The phone will also debut the MIUI 14 skin, which is expected to bring some big changes to the Xiaomi user experience.

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    First Published Date: 30 Nov, 09:15 IST
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