The Chinese tech giant Xiaomi recently revealed the Xiaomi 13 and 13 Pro in China and has stated that they will be showcasing the Xiaomi 13 duo and a new device, the Xiaomi 13S Ultra at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2023. However, in a surprise move, it seems that another member of the Xiaomi 13 family has surfaced online in the form of the Xiaomi 13 Lite.
This new device, codenamed Ziyi, has been spotted on the Google Play Console listing, giving us a glimpse of some of its key specifications. From the listing, we can see that the device has a centrally-aligned punch-hole cutout for the front-facing camera and curved edges, which is pretty standard these days. On the back, there is a rectangular camera module housing three sensors. The display resolution is listed as 1,080 x 2,400 pixels with a 440 ppi pixel density.
Xiaomi 13 Lite to feature Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
Under the hood, the Xiaomi 13 Lite is said to be powered by the SM7450 system-on-chip, which is believed to correspond to the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1. This chipset comprises of 4 cores clocked at 2.4GHz and another 4 cores ticking at 1.8GHz, paired with Adreno 644 GPU on board. The listing also reveals that the device will come with 8GB of RAM and will be running on Android 12 out of the box.
It is worth noting that this device was also spotted on the IMEI database back in October of last year, with the model number 2210129SG. It is believed that the Xiaomi 13 Lite will be the successor to the Xiaomi 12 Lite and that it will probably be a rebranded version of the Xiaomi Civi 2, which is currently available in China.
In summary, Xiaomi’s new device, Xiaomi 13 Lite has been spotted on the Google Play Console listing and it is believed that it will be a rebranded version of Xiaomi Civi 2. The device features a Centre-aligned punch-hole cutout and curved edges, a display resolution of 1,080 x 2,400 pixels and 440 ppi pixel density, and it runs on Android 12 OS. It’s expected to launch globally at the MWC 2023.