- Xiaomi 13 Pro has been certified by the BIS authority of India
- It hints that the flagship phone will debut soon in the country
- It will feature a 120Hz AMOLED display and Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
Xiaomi 13 Pro India launch could be drawing near. The reason behind it is that the flagship phone, which has model number 2210132G, has been approved by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) in the country.
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At the same time, the Xiaomi 13 Pro and Xiaomi 13 with model number 2211133G have been approved by Thailand’s NBTC authority. Xiaomi did not release the Xiaomi 12 in India last year. Hence, it is unclear whether the Xiaomi 13 will be released in 2023. However, the vanilla and Pro models are expected to arrive on the global market.
Xiaomi 13 Pro specifications
The Xiaomi 13 Pro’s BIS listing has no information on its specifications. Since it has already launched in China, all the details of the flagship phone are already known. It features a 6.73-inch AMOLED display with a centred punch hole and curved edges. It has a Quad HD+ resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, and an under-display fingerprint scanner.
The Xiaomi 13 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. It offers 12GB of LPDDR5x RAM, 512GB of UFS 4.0 storage, and a 4,820mAh battery that offers 120W wired and 50W wireless charging. The phone runs on the Android 13 OS with MIUI 14 on top.
On the front, the device has a 32-megapixel selfie camera. Its rear camera setup has a 50-megapixel main camera with laser autofocus and OIS, a 50-megapixel ultra-wide snapper, and a 50-megapixel telephoto camera with 3.2x optical zoom. It offers other features, such as dual stereo speakers, an IR blaster, and 5G connectivity.
Xiaomi 13 Pro India launch timeframe (rumoured)
Xiaomi will be present at the Mobile World Congress (MWC). The company will be releasing a flagship phone equipped with Leica-engineered cameras. The Xiaomi 13 and 13 Pro are expected to be globally announced at MWC 2023. Hence, it appears that the Indian market may receive the Xiaomi 13 Pro after its global launch.
The Xiaomi 12 Pro was released in April 2021. As per a recent report, the Xiaomi 13 Pro will be available in India in March of this year. There is a possibility that the 13 Pro could be priced between Rs 60,000 and Rs 70,000.