Speaking of Xiaomi mobile phones, the recently launched Xiaomi 13 series is quite popular, especially the Xiaomi 13 Pro, with the support of LEICA-certified lenses, a portrait mode to travel around the world, easy to take pictures, even a certain person I know A friend, never thought she would buy Xiaomi 13 Pro! And every time Xiaomi’s digital series, there will always be a Lite model with relatively low specifications, the price is relatively more affordable, and it can meet the needs of users with different needs! What kind of experience can this unboxing of the latest Xiaomi 13 Lite, priced at $3299, bring to users? Check out the review now!
Equipped with a 6.55-inch AMOLED hole-digging curved screen, it has a good experience in daily use, games, etc.
Xiaomi 13 Lite is equipped with a 6.55-inch AMOLED hole-digging curved screen. In addition to supporting FHD+ (2,400 x 1,800) resolution, 5,000,000:1 contrast ratio, 402ppi pixel density, and 500nits brightness (peak brightness is 1,000nits), it also supports HDR10+, Dolby Vision, With TrueColor technology, 1920Hz PWM dimming, 120Hz screen refresh rate and 240Hz touch sampling rate… and other functions, the screen performance can be regarded as the level of the previous class, whether it is for daily use or high-demand applications, it can provide quite good use experience.
However, unlike the previous generation which adopted a flat screen design, the Xiaomi 13 Lite adopts a hyperboloid screen design. Although it can bring a fairly smooth touch experience and a visual experience close to an extremely narrow frame, it is still difficult for those who want to attach a glass protector. , Friends who don’t like curved screens are relatively unfriendly. You can consider your usage habits and preferences before buying a machine.
▲Xiaomi 13 Lite is equipped with a 6.55-inch AMOLED hole-digging curved screen that supports FHD+ resolution, 5,000,000:1 contrast ratio, 402ppi pixel density, and 1,000nits peak brightness, as well as HDR10+, Dolby Vision, TrueColor technology, and 1920Hz PWM dimming.
▲Xiaomi 13 Lite provides three screen update rates. In addition to the default mode that will be automatically adjusted according to the usage, the custom mode also provides options to fix the screen update rate at 120Hz or 60Hz, allowing users to choose according to their own needs .
▲Xiaomi 13 Lite adopts a dual selfie lens design, with a 32-megapixel selfie lens on the left (f/2.4 aperture, 0.8μm pixel size, 100° wide angle), and an 8-megapixel depth sensor on the right. As for the earpiece, it is hidden in the frame of the screen and the fuselage. Unfortunately, it does not support dual stereo playback.
▲Xiaomi selfie soft light is hidden in the upper left and upper right corners of the screen frame, which can provide a fairly natural and bright fill light effect when taking selfies.
▲The fingerprint reader under the screen is set at the lower part of the screen. In addition to unlocking the phone, a long press can also wake up shortcut functions such as scanning barcodes, searching, adding calendars, etc., which is more convenient to use.
▲Xiaomi 13 Lite provides two system navigation methods, full-screen gestures and classic navigation keys, which can be selected according to personal habits or preferences. In addition, these two system navigation methods both support the hidden function, which minimizes the covered part when the full screen is displayed, and provides a better viewing experience.
Simple lines with light blue eye-catching color matching, the high-quality appearance is still eye-catching
The back cover of Xiaomi 13 Lite adopts the consistent design vocabulary of Xiaomi digital series, with simple lines and fashionable colors as the back cover design, and there is a rectangular camera module in the upper left corner of the back cover. The back cover is also made of glass material. However, due to the cancellation of the flat frame design, the joint between the back cover and the middle frame has a very obvious curved surface design, which greatly improves the stability of the phone in the hand, and the one-handed operation will fit the palm more closely.
In addition, Xiaomi 13 Lite launched three colors, in addition to the relatively low-key black, there are quite eye-catching light blue (the color of this evaluation) and light pink to choose from, no matter men, women, old or young, you can easily choose the most Match your color scheme.
▲The back cover of Xiaomi 13 Lite is made of glass material, with simple lines and stylish colors, making it have a texture like a flagship phone.
▲ Xiaomi 13 Lite has a body width of 72.7mm and a body weight of 171g. Compared with mobile phones that easily exceed 200g on the market, it is a relatively thin and light mobile phone, with a rounded middle frame that can greatly improve the fit With the back cover design, even if you hold it with one hand for a long time, you will not feel any fatigue.
▲Xiaomi 13 Lite is equipped with a three-lens main camera consisting of a 50-megapixel main lens + an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens + a 2-megapixel macro lens, and a dual-color temperature LED fill light on the side. The area and height of the protrusions of the entire camera module are properly controlled without being particularly obtrusive.
▲Xiaomi’s Logo is set in the lower left corner of the back cover, which adds the finishing touch to the simple back cover.
▲The power button and volume button are all set on the right side of the fuselage, making it easier to operate with one hand.
▲ There is a noise reduction microphone on the left side of the top of the machine, and an infrared transceiver on the right side.
▲The logo of Dolby Atmos sound effect technology is printed in the middle of the top of the machine.
▲From left to right at the bottom of the machine are the SIM card slot, microphone, USB Type-C port and stereo speakers.
▲The SIM card slot adopts double-sided dual-card design, supports 5G + 5G dual-card dual-standby, and does not support microSD memory card expansion.
▲A list of boxed accessories, in addition to a Xiaomi 13 Lite, it also provides a 67W fast charger, a USB Type-A to Type-C charging cable, a transparent protective case, a SIM card pin and several instructions for use.
▲The screen protector has been pasted before leaving the factory, and it can be used immediately after opening the box.
Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 processor performs well
In terms of hardware specifications, Xiaomi 13 Lite is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 processor, 8GB LPDDR4X RAM + 256GB UFS 2.2 ROM (does not support microSD memory card expansion), 4,500mAh large-capacity battery, and runs MIUI 14 based on Android 12. interface.
Although the hardware specifications are relatively entry-level in the Xiaomi 13 series, and the overall performance is relatively ordinary, such hardware specifications are sufficient to meet the needs of most daily use, games, etc., and also provide a good choice for friends with limited budgets. s Choice. In addition, the performance of Xiaomi 13 Lite’s battery life has improved slightly. The measured results are 12 hours (default screen update rate) / nearly 16 hours (screen update rate 60Hz). It only takes 40 minutes to fully charge With the advanced 67W fast charging technology, you no longer have to worry about the lack of battery life of the mobile phone, the inability to restore power in a short time… and other issues, bringing a better experience for heavy users.
▲ AnTuTu scored 578,569 points.
▲Geekbench 5 runs into single-core 806 points / multi-core 2,866 points, and the GPU part is 2,529 points.
▲ 3DMARK’s Wild Life Extreme Stress Test scored 839 points / 836 points, and Sling Shot Extreme – OpenGL ES 3.1 scored 4,672 points.
▲PCMARK Work 3.0 performance score is 10,539 points.
▲ PCMARK Work 3.0 battery life is 12 hours (screen update rate is set to default) / 15 hours and 47 minutes (screen update rate is set to 60Hz).
The performance of the photo scene is still remarkable
Xiaomi 13 Lite is equipped with a 50-megapixel main camera (f/1.8 aperture, 1.0 μm pixel size, Sony IMX766 1/1.56-inch sensor) + 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens (f/2.2 aperture, 1.12 μm pixel size, 119° viewing angle) Range) + 2MP macro lens (f/2.4 aperture, 4cm focusing distance) triple-lens main camera, equipped with dual-color temperature LED fill light, supports portrait, professional, night scene, 50MP, panorama, long exposure… In other camera modes, although the main camera has been upgraded from 108 million pixels to 50 million pixels, the overall camera performance is still remarkable, and it can provide a pretty good photo experience whether it is static or dynamic. In addition, Xiaomi 13 Lite also supports an upgraded Vlog mode. In addition to reshooting videos in segments and simplifying the process of making Vlogs, it also has the function of a teleprompter, allowing users who like to record life and have the need to shoot Vlogs to easily record life Bit by bit, enhance the overall shooting experience.
In terms of image quality, I think Xiaomi 13 Lite performs well in various photo scenes! The occasional inaccuracy of the white balance of the previous generation of day shots has been significantly improved. In addition, whether it is day or night shots, the vividness of the photos, the preservation of details, the clarity after double digital zoom, the distortion control of the ultra-wide-angle lens, and even It is the presentation of the details of macro shooting… etc., all of which have quite good performance and can easily meet various photo needs. It is a relatively good mid-to-high-end mobile phone.
▲Real shots from the main camera.
▲Real shot with super wide-angle lens.
Based on the above evaluations, I think Xiaomi 13 Lite, which is priced at 3,300 yuan, is quite good overall! In addition to the long-lasting battery life brought by the large-capacity battery and the new processor, the 50-megapixel three-lens main camera has a very good imaging performance, and more importantly, it feels smoother and better in performance when used overall, which also makes Xiaomi The 13 Lite brings a pretty good user experience, and it is a very suitable mobile phone for friends and students with limited budgets.
Of course, Xiaomi 13 Lite is not completely without shortcomings. Compared with the previous generation, it lacks dual stereo speakers, the main camera pixel is reduced from 108 million pixels to 50 million pixels, and the full flat screen is changed to a curved screen…etc. It slightly affects the user experience and CP value, which I think is a pity. I suggest that you try it before you buy it, and then decide whether to buy this phone.