Excited to unwrap and give you our first impressions of the yet to be released Xiaomi’s smartphone the Redmi 13 5G. This budget phone has an array of impressive features and an attractive design. Let us unbox it and see what sets this device apart.


Upon opening the package, you’ll come across another small box inside which contains a sim tray ejector pin, some booklets and a good quality silicone case. The main attraction, the Redmi 13 5G handset comes in the amazing Hawaiian Blue color. Phone feels pretty good in hand but is a bit bulky too. Also, the box includes a charger rated at 33W and a USB Type-C cable.


The phone boasts of having beautiful design unlike any other. This back panel features a pattern that changes when observed from different angles increasing its aesthetic value. It has Corning Gorilla Glass guarding it at the back; hence making it strong enough for regular use. The sides are made up of polycarbonate material leading to its light weight build.


The phone comes with a display measuring about 6.7 inches full HD+ IPS LCD with protection by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top of screen. Although it may not be great under direct sunlight, but its display quality is commendable enough to offer satisfactory viewing experience especially considering its low-price tag.


Based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Gen4 processor, Redmi 13 offers decent performance for daily routine tasks. It has got LDPPR4x RAM of eight gigabytes onboard that can be upgraded up to four more gigabytes as well as eMMC storage capacity at one hundred twenty-eight GB . The Antutu benchmark score of the phone is close to 437,000 meaning that it will handle almost every application and games very well.


The Redmi 13 5G comes with a dual AI camera setup at the back composed of a primary lens of 108 MP and secondary lens of 8MP. For good selfie-results, there’s a front facing camera of 13 MP. The camera app has options such as photo, portrait, video, time-lapse and night mode. On the other hand, for detailed shots with good depth-of-field, you may prefer the108MP high-resolution mode or otherwise portrait mode could give enough background blur.


This device is powered by a Li-Po battery having a capacity of up to 5030 mAh which gives an excellent battery life. You can charge your phone rapidly using the support for quick charging technology up to 33W which makes sure that you remain connected throughout the day.


Hybrid SIM Slot: Can hold either two nano sim cards or one nano sim card and one microSD card.

5G Connectivity: Making your phone future proofed with support for fifth generation networks.

Side Fingerprint Sensor: It is placed on side conveniently for easy access.

Audio Jack and IR Blaster: Features loved audio jack port (3.5mm) as well as infrared blaster providing extra functionality.


Redmi 13 looks promisingly beautiful budget smartphone incorporated with strong features in it. While we wait for the official prices details to be released, it seems that this phone is going to offer some best value deals in market today.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor - gogi.in