Xiaomi has marked its entry into the global market with the Redmi 13 series by launching the Redmi 13C in Nigeria, a move that signifies the brand's expanding footprint. Initial sightings of the device on Amazon US had sparked interest, which culminated in its official unveiling.
The Redmi 13C is presented with a 6.74-inch LCD display that boasts HD+ resolution and a smooth 90Hz refresh rate. At its core, the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset powers the device, with configurations allowing for up to 8 GB of RAM, ensuring robust performance for its users.
In terms of software, the Redmi 13C operates on the latest Android 13 with Xiaomi's custom MIUI 14 overlay, providing a user-friendly interface and additional features. The photography capabilities of the Redmi 13C are considerable, featuring a 50-megapixel primary sensor complemented by a 2-megapixel depth sensor and a 2-megapixel macro lens. Selfie enthusiasts and video callers can rely on an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. Storage is generous, with options peaking at 256 GB, and the device supports an additional 4 GB of virtual RAM and expandable storage through a MicroSD card slot.
Here is the Redmi 13C in all its glory!
The Redmi 13C's 5,000mAh battery supports 18W fast charging, promising prolonged usage. Security is conveniently managed with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. The device's connectivity suite is comprehensive, with support for dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB-C, and a 3.5mm audio jack. Its slim and lightweight design, with dimensions of 168 x 78 x 8.09mm and a weight of 192 grams, enhances its appeal as a practical and portable smartphone.
Now available in Nigeria, the Redmi 13C comes in two hues: Black and Clover Green. The pricing is competitive, with the base variant offering 4GB RAM and 128GB storage at approximately $122, while the higher-end model with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage is set at around $135.