Redmi Note 13 in Kenya
The Redmi Note 13 brings reasonable prices to an otherwise high end, top of its class flagship performance device, with AMOLED screen, a primary 48MP camera, fast 33W charging, an insanely huge battery at 5000mAh and a Qualcomm SM4375 Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 (6 nm) chipset. It ticks pretty much every box, and then some. This phone is nothing but a beast!
Redmi Note 13 price in Kenya and key features
|Display||6.43-inch AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate|
|Processor||Snapdragon 680 6nm with Adreno 610 GPU|
|RAM/Storage||4GB with 64GB / 128GB , 6GB with 128GB|
|OS/UI||Android 11 with MIUI 13|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)|
|Rear Cameras||50MP + 8MP+ 2MP + 2MP|
|Features||Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, IR blaster, 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers, Hi-Res Audio certification, Splash resistant (IP53)|
|Dimensions||159.87 x 73.87 x 8.09mm|
|Connectivity||Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC (select markets only)|
|Battery/Charger||5000mAh (typical) battery with 33W fast charging|
Redmi Note 13 Overview
The Redmi Note 13 is an upgrade from its predecessor the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12. The phone was released in 2023, September 21 and it has major upgrades. The main improvements are seen in the performance of the Note 12 thanks to the MIUI 13 which is significantly faster than the previous-gen MIUI 12.5. On top of that, you get an all-improved display with a whooping 100MP main camera. Read this detailed product description to determine if the phone is worth your money.
The Redmi Note 13 Build
- Design: AMOLED
- Display: 6.67 inches
- Color: Black, White, Blue
The Redmi Note 13 comes with a unique and sleek design. The phone is available in our Phone stores in Kenya in two color options, black, white, and blue. One thing is for certain, the Redmi Note 13 is designed to grab your eye’s attention straight from the box. The Redmi Note 13 is slim and light. The phone weighs 173.5 g giving you a good distribution when you hold it in your hands.
The back of the Redmi Note 13 is protected by a corning gorilla glass 5 giving it a more luxurious feel. You also get a dual camera module that hosts 100 MP and a depth camera of 2MP that makes the phone stand out. On the sides of the Redmi Note 13 you get power buttons and the volume rockers. These are responsive when you want to adjust the audio settings in the Redmi Note 13 phone. On the bottom, you get a dual stereo speaker with 24-bit/192kHz audio audio support.
Redmi included IP54 water and dust protection. This gives you peace of mind when the Redmi Note 13 is exposed to dust or water. Safe to say Redmi did an amazing job with the display of the Redmi Note 13 because it gives you a premium feel on your hands.
Display and Visual Experience
The front of the Redmi Note 13 is made up of a 6.67-inch AMOLED display. Redmi ensured that the display had a 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution with a 120 Hz refresh rate. You are going to enjoy smooth scrolling on the Redmi Note 13 with the high refresh rate. The display of the Redmi Note 13 is curved with minimal bezels at the sides. Providing you with an immersive visual experience.
The display of the Redmi Note 13 comes with a peak brightness of 1000 nits and supports 1B colors. This gives you a bright, sharp, and responsive visual experience. Especially when you are watching the content on social media, or even browsing the internet. When it comes to security, you have an in-display fingerprint sensor with the Redmi Note 13 on the side. This enables you to primarily lock your phone. You can also choose to unlock it using the PIN code or facial recognition.
The Redmi Note 13 Cameras
- Main Camera: 100 MP (wide) and 2 MP (depth)
- Front Camera: 16 MP
- Video(Main/Front): 1080p@30fps
Main-lens camera system
At the back, you will find a 108 MP wide primary camera with a high-dynamic range. During the day or when the light conditions are good, the photos captured with the 100MP primary camera lens offer you a good dynamic range with decent attention to detail. You will be happy with the quality of images and videos you capture with this camera.
The main camera offers an f/1.7 aperture and support for phase detection autofocus. This enables the Redmi Note 13 to give you a good performance even when the light conditions are low. You also get additional features such as Super Night mode that add some brightness to shots taken with the main camera. Coupled with LED flashlight and panorama. You also get a depth 2 MP lens shooter that gives impressive performance when taking content during the day. Lastly, videos taken with the Note 13 support 1080p@30fps.
Front Camera Specifications
At the front, you will get a 16 MP single sensor for capturing high-resolution selfies. The front camera definitely provides you with impressive selfie photos and portrait photos that have enough details. You also get color reproduction that separates your subjects. Redmi ensured to include an eye autofocus, that allows the phone to focus on your eyes when taking selfies.
The Redmi Note 13 Performance
- Processor (CPU, GPU, RAM): Mediatek Dimensity 6080
- Storage: 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM
- OS: Android 13, MIUI 14
- Connectivity (sim conf): Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
Under the hood, the Redmi Note 13 is powered up by the MediaTek Dimensity 6080. This phone comes with 6 GB /8GB/ 12 GB RAM with 128 GB and 256GB of internal storage. Realme hasn’t provided you with an extra slot where you can add the internal storage of the phone. But the good thing is, you can always store your photos and videos on the cloud. This additional memory simply enhances the overall performance of your device. While providing you with ample space for your photos, apps, and videos.
CPU and GPU
The chipset also comes with an Octa-core high-performance 2×2.4 GHz Cortex-A76. Running at 2.0GHz clock speed, with another set of octa-core power-efficient 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55. There are currently not many smartphones in the market using this type of chipset.
To complete this combo, the Redmi Note 13 comes with a Mali-G57 MC2. One thing is for certain, the hardware combination of the Redmi Note 13 provides you with a great performance during gaming or multitasking. The Redmi Note 13 comes with Android 13, which has a layer of MIUI 14. This provides you with a smooth software experience. Especially when you are installing and customizing the mobile applications.
The Redmi Note 13 Battery
- Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh
- Charging Speed: 33W wired
When it comes to battery, the Redmi Note 13 is powered by a 5,000 mAh non-removable battery. The battery supports 33W wired fast charging and offers you a reliable battery life. If you are not using the phone on a maximum refresh rate with 1000 nits at its peak then the battery can comfortably last you the whole 24-hour day. When you need to recharge it in less than 1 hour you are back to fully charged Redmi Note 13 in your hand.
The Redmi Note 13 Summary
The Redmi Note 13 is a great phone with a lot to offer. Here is a summary of its key features, benefits, and why it’s a perfect fit for the target audience:
- The Redmi Note 13 comes with an incredible design
- Redmi included IP54 water and dust protection
- Redmi Note 13 is made up of a 6.67-inch AMOLED display
- A 100 MP primary camera with phase detection autofocus
- The Redmi Note 13 is protected by a corning gorilla glass 5 giving it a more luxurious feel.
- Enjoy a smooth scrolling on the Redmi Note 13 with the high refresh rate
- Redmi Note 13 provides you with great performance during gaming or multitasking.
- Android 13 gives you a smooth software experience.
If you are someone who is seeking a well-balanced smartphone under Ksh.40,000. Then the Redmi Note 13 should definitely be on your radar. You get incredible value for your money with an exceptional design and a vibrant display. Couple that with the performance of Note 12 which is fast thanks to the MIUI 13 which is a significantly faster and capable 100MP camera that you are getting
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