Not content material with merely having a ‘Professional’ telephone, Xiaomi’s newest entry to the 13 sequence is an Extremely mannequin – however how does it evaluate to the wonderful Samsung Galaxy S23 Extremely?
The S23 Extremely has extra megapixels, however the Xiaomi 13 Extremely has different digicam tips
Each of those telephones focus so much on digicam efficiency and whereas we haven’t absolutely reviewed the Xiaomi 13 Extremely, we are able to say with confidence the Samsung Galaxy S23 Extremely is among the finest digicam telephones round.
Let’s begin with the specs of each first. The huge round digicam housing on the again of the Xiaomi 13 Extremely holds 4 distinct cameras, every of them utilizing 50-megapixel sensors.
There are two telephoto cameras, one with a 75mm zoom and one other with a 120mm zoom, plus a 122-degree subject of view ultra-wide and a primary digicam with an aperture that may shift between f/1.9 and f/4.0.
Importantly, the primary sensor on the Xiaomi is far greater than the one contained in the S23 Extremely. Nevertheless, the S23 Extremely does have extra megapixels to play with, 200MP to be exact.
Paired with the primary sensor on the S23 Extremely is a whopping 10MP 230mm telephoto, one other 70mm telephoto and a 12MP ultra-wide. In the event you’ve learn our Samsung Galaxy S23 Extremely evaluate, you’ll know we actually do love the digicam it has.
Each telephones can shoot 8K video and in HDR codecs, though the Xiaomi is the one one to shoot within the Dolby Imaginative and prescient format. We’ll have much more to say about how these two cameras evaluate as soon as we’ve performed our full critiques.
They’re each top-end in terms of specs and internals
Neither are these telephones are missing it involves inside specs – hardly shocking given their Extremely branding and wallet-busting costs.
Each are powered by Qualcomm silicon, although due to an unique take care of Samsung and the chip maker the S23 Extremely does include a slightly souped-up model of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset that barely ups the GPU efficiency. We doubt you’d discover a lot distinction between the 2 although, and each are up there with the fasted Android telephone we’ve checked out in 2023.
Each telephones lack expandable storage – although they do provide inside storage choices as much as 1TB. The Xiaomi will get the win when it comes to most reminiscence providing, with the 13 Extremely providing as much as 16GB RAM versus the 12GB most on the Galaxy S23 Extremely.
Whichever you select you’re getting a wonderful OLED show. The 6.8-inch panel on the Galaxy is marginally bigger than the 6.7-inch panel on the Xiaomi 13 Extremely however each are massive panels which can be exceedingly brilliant and improbable for content material. Each adaptively shift refresh charges from 1-120Hz relying on what you’re doing and each have a slight curvature together with WQHD+ resolutions.
Samsung does have a slight benefit in display glass, with the S23 Extremely utilising the newer (and stronger) Gorilla Glass Victus 2 versus simply Gorilla Glass Victus.
Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Extremely is much extra broadly out there
Presently, the Xiaomi 13 Extremely has been launched solely in China and additional availability hasn’t been introduced on the time of writing. Which means for those who’re in different areas and wish this telephone, you’ll have to import it.
The Samsung Galaxy S23 Extremely, in the meantime, is much extra broadly out there each SIM-free and on pay month-to-month contracts. It’s the a lot simpler of the 2 telephones to purchase, and it’ll possible be this fashion for some time. See the very best offers for the S23 Extremely beneath.
The Xiaomi 13 Extremely has a design that stands out extra
Out of those two telephones, the Xiaomi 13 Extremely has a design that stands out extra – although we expect the S23 Extremely would possibly attraction to extra individuals.
Xiaomi’s effort has a silicone leather-based again with a textured end and that completely huge digicam hump and mannequin dominating the entire thing. It’s not refined and it, in some ways, appears much more like a basic digicam than a 2023 smartphone.
We love the flat sides although and the marginally smaller dimensions, alongside the marginally decrease weight, make it extra snug to carry than the S23 Extremely. That’s when you’ve obtained used to guiding your fingers across the digicam array.
Each telephones are available in inexperienced, black and white finishes – however S23 Extremely additionally is available in lavender, lime, blue and crimson.
You get a stylus with the Galaxy S23 Extremely
One neat function very a lot unique to the Galaxy S23 Extremely is the addition of the S Pen – a small stylus that slots right into a silo on the telephone’s backside when not in use and can be utilized for doodling, writing or simply navigating the telephone’s UI.
You received’t discover something like this on the Xiaomi mannequin and it provides one thing somewhat further to the S23 Extremely.
The Xiaomi 13 Extremely expenses a lot quicker (and comes with a charger)
Each telephones have healthy-sized 5000mAh batteries inside, an important addition for top-end highly effective units like this. The Xiaomi 13 Extremely wins out in terms of charging speeds, providing a lot quicker 90w wired and 50w wi-fi choices.
That is in comparison with 45w wired and 15w wi-fi charging featured on the Samsung Galaxy S23 Extremely. Xiaomi additionally features a 90w charger within the field, whereas it’s a must to present your individual for the S23 Extremely.