Xiaomi Redmi 13C 5G With 50-Megapixel Camera Debuts in India: 4G Variant Tags Along

Xiaomi has additionally unveiled the 4G variant of the smartphone, named the ‘Redmi 13C.’

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Redmi 13C 5G offers up to 256GB of storage
  • It does not have an official IP rating
  • It has faster 18W charging compared to the Redmi 12C

The Redmi 13C 5G makes its debut merely six months following the release of the Redmi 12C, introducing substantial enhancements. Notably, the inclusion of 5G connectivity distinguishes this smartphone as Xiaomi’s most budget-friendly 5G offering within the entry-level to budget segment. In addition to this, the device boasts improvements in the processor and various other features when compared to its predecessor, as elaborated in our initial impressions. Alongside the 5G variant, Xiaomi has concurrently introduced a 4G version of the model, aptly named the ‘Redmi 13C.’

Redmi 13C 5G and Redmi 13C price in India, availability

The Redmi 13C 5G is set to launch with three distinct configurations in terms of RAM and storage capacities. These options include a 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant priced at Rs. 9,999, a 6GB RAM + 128GB storage variant with a price tag of Rs. 11,499, and an 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant available at Rs. 13,499 in the Indian market. The model is presented in a choice of two colors, namely Startrail Silver, Startrail Green, and Starlight Black.

The Redmi 13C (4G model) will be accessible in three configurations of RAM and storage. These include a 4GB + 128GB variant priced at Rs. 7,999, a 6GB + 128GB variant at Rs. 8,999, and an 8GB + 256GB variant at Rs. 10,499 in the Indian market. The model is presented in four distinct colors, namely Stardust Black and Star Shine Green.

Redmi has officially announced that the Redmi 13C 4G variant will be released for sale in India commencing December 12. Simultaneously, the Redmi 13C 5G will be available for purchase from December 16 onwards through various platforms, including Amazon, the Mi online store, and other reputable online retailers.

Redmi 13C 5G and Redmi 13C specifications, features

The Redmi 13C 5G boasts a 6.74-inch HD+ (1,600 x 720 pixels) LCD display, featuring a maximum refresh rate of 90Hz and a touch sampling rate of 180Hz. Running on MIUI 14, the phone is based on Android 13. Its triple-slot SIM card tray accommodates two Nano SIM cards and a dedicated slot for a microSD card, supporting capacities up to 1TB. Powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 6100+ SoC, the device offers up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB of UFS2.2 internal storage.

In the realm of optics, the rear camera setup comprises two cameras, with only one accessible to the user. This includes a 50-megapixel primary camera featuring an f/1.8 aperture, accompanied by a secondary camera dedicated to depth data capture during Portrait mode. Selfies are facilitated by a 5-megapixel front-facing camera housed within a U-shaped (dot drop) notch at the display’s top.

The phone integrates a robust 5,000mAh battery, now with added 18W charging support compared to its predecessor. It’s important to note that the included package contains a 10W charger, necessitating a separate purchase for the 18W charger. Xiaomi, while not assigning an official IP rating, asserts the device’s splash resistance and dust protection features. The phone supports various 5G bands (SA: n1/n3/n5/n8/n28/n40/n78, NSA: n1/n3/n40/n78/n8) and dual standby functionality. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 5.3, support for standard global positioning systems, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.

Redmi 13C specifications, features

The Redmi 13C, the 4G variant, shares similar specifications with its 5G counterpart. It features a 6.74-inch HD+ (1,600 x 720 pixels) LCD dot drop display with a 90Hz refresh rate and operates on MIUI 14, based on Android 13. The device is equipped with a triple-slot SIM card tray, accommodating two Nano SIM cards and a dedicated slot for a microSD card. Notably, the 4G model is powered by the MediaTek Helio G85 SoC, consistent with the Redmi 12C. It is available with up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB of eMMC 5.1 internal storage.

In contrast to its 5G counterpart, the Redmi 13C features a triple rear camera setup comprising a 50-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture, a 2-megapixel macro camera with an f/2.4 aperture, and a third camera for depth data capture. Selfies are facilitated by an 8-megapixel front-facing camera boasting a brighter f/2.0 aperture.

Similar to the 5G variant, the Redmi 13C is equipped with a 5,000mAh battery supporting 18W charging. However, it comes bundled with a 10W charger. The device supports 4G bands with dual standby functionality. Connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.3, standard global positioning systems, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.

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