Redmi Note 13R with 6.79″ FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 Advanced Edition, up to 12GB RAM announced

Xiaomi has silently introduced the Redmi Note 13R, the company’s latest budget 5G smartphone in China, as the successor to last year’s Note 12R. It has a 6.79-inch FHD+ 120Hz LCD screen with a centre punch-hole that houses an 8MP front camera, is powered by Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 Advanced Edition with up to 12GB of RAM.

It has up to 512GB storage, has a crystal glass design, is just 8.32mm slim and also comes with IP53 ratings for dust and splash resistance. The Note 13R has a 50MP rear camera along with a 2MP macro camera.

The phone uses a new magnetically controlled ink process that offers wave texture under the sun, creating the flowing light and shadow of the sea waves. The visual effect is smart and three-dimensional, which complements the silky and smooth glass feel, said the company.

The phone runs Android 14 with Xiaomi HyperOS, has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, packs a 5030mAh battery and comes with 33W fast charging.

Redmi Note 13R specifications
  • 6.79-inch FHD+ (2460 x 1080 pixels) FHD+ LCD screen with 30/48/50/60/90/120Hz adaptive refresh rate, 550 nits peak brightness
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 Advanced Edition 4nm Mobile Platform (2.3 GHz x 2 A78-based +2GHz x 6 A55-based Kryo CPUs) with Adreno 613 GPU
  • 6GB / 8GB / 12GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB / 256GB / 512GB UFS 2.2 internal storage, expandable memory up to 1TB with microSD
  • Android 14 with Xiaomi HyperOS
  • Dual SIM
  • 50MP rear camera with 1/2.76″ sensor, f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, 2MP macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture
  • 8MP front camera
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, Bottom firing loudspeaker
  • Dimensions: 168.6×76.28×8.32mm; Weight: 205g
  • 5G SA / NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 5030mAh (typical) battery with 33W fast charging
Pricing and availability

The Redmi Note 13R comes in ice crystal blue, silver and midnight black colours and is listed on official website for 1399 yuan (USD 193 / Rs. 16,435 approx.) for 6GB+128GB and goes up to 2199 yuan (USD 304 / Rs. 25,355 approx.) for 12GB+512GB, but it should be cheaper when it goes on sale soon, likely for the carrier China Mobile soon.

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