Xiaomi Redmi 13 5G: aptX Bluetooth Codecs, Infrared/IR Blaster, IP Rating, Other Specs

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The Redmi 13 5G follows after its slightly 4G LTE sibling. It launched with HyoerOS based on Android 14 and uses a Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 AE chipset. It has an IP53 dust and splash proof rating, has an IR blaster, and has a 3.5mm audio jack as well. However, it lacks any wireless charging options and lacks aptX Bluetooth codecs.

Redmi 13 5G

There are notable differences in the Xiaomi Redmi 13 5G compared to its 4G version, particularly in terms of the chipset and cameras. The chipset, or the phone’s central processing unit, and the camera capabilities vary significantly between these two models. The other specs are largely identical.

Specs in brief

  • OS: Android 14
  • Release Date: 2024
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G/5G
  • Display: 6.79-inch, 1080 x 2640 pixels resolution
  • Processor: Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 AE
  • Selfie Camera: 13 MP
  • Rear camera: 108 MP dual
  • RAM: 8GB
  • ROM: 128GB
  • Battery: 5000 mAh

Your Questions Answered

In this section, we answer some of the most common questions users are asking about this budget Android smartphone.

Is the Xiaomi Redmi 13 5G waterproof?

It is rated IP53 meaning that it has some dust resistance, and can handle light sprays of water.

Can Xiaomi Redmi 13 5G use eSIM?

The 13 5G does not support for eSIM, so you will not be able to use an eSIM with it.

Is Xiaomi Redmi 13 5G dual SIM?

This is a dual-SIM smartphone.

Does Xiaomi Redmi 13 5G have wireless charging?

Unfortunately, it does not have any form of wireless charging. You can only charge it via a cable.

Does Xiaomi Redmi 13 5G have glass back?

The back panel is made of glass.

Does Xiaomi Redmi 13 5G have fingerprint?

It has a fingerprint sensor located in the power button on the right edge of the phone.

Does Xiaomi Redmi 13 5G have Gorilla Glass?

Redmi 13 5G has a 6.79-inch LCD display with a 1080p resolution and it is protected by a sheet of Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3.

Does Redmi 13 5G support fast charging?

This phone is equipped with a 5000mAh battery and 33W fast charging.

Does the Redmi 13 5G have a headphone jack?

It has a headphone jack slot, so you can use wired earpieces with it

Will it get Android 15?

It isn’t clear at the time of publishing this whether it will get updated to Android 15.

Is Xiaomi Redmi 13 5G unlocked?

In the United States, the Redmi 13 5G is not officially on sale. However, you can buy it unlocked from any online retailer and use on your carrier. Note that full network support depends on your carrier. Ask your carrier for details.

Does it have Google Play Store?

It supports Google Services and software applications, including Play Store and Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and others.

Will Redmi 13 5G work in the USA?

This is a GSM phone and is supported on US GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile and other networks riding on their networks. It does not support CDMA networks. Do make inquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on their service.

Having answered these key questions, you might want to have a look at the detailed specifications and price of the phone in the section below.


Mobile Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE.
  • 5G mobile network bands: NSA/SA
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: HyperOS based on Android 14

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 168.6 x 76.28 x 8.3mm
  • Weight: 205g
  • Display: 6.79 inches, 1080 x 2460 pixels, 120 Hz refresh rate, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD screen, Gorilla Glass 3.
  • Colours: Black Diamond. Hawaiian Blue. Orchid Pink
  • Physical Build: Glass front, plastic frame, crystal glass back. IP53 dust and splash resistance.

Internal Hardware Specs

  • CPU/Processor: 64-bit, 2.2 GHz Octa-core
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 AE (4nm Process Technology)
  • GPU/Graphics Processing Unit: Adreno
  • RAM: 6GB. 8GB.
  • Extended/Virtual RAM:
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB.
  • External Storage: microSD (hybrid slot) up to 1TB.

Photography, Video Recording

  • Main Camera: 108 MP main sensor + 2MP depth sensor lens, autofocus, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front Camera: 13 MP, fixed focus, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speaker
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: N/A.

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: Yes.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes (virtual).
  • Ambient Light Sensor: No.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor):
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; side-mounted.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Blaster: Yes.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth Version: 5.3
  • Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, Galileo
  • USB: microUSB v2.0. Type-C. USB-OTG.
  • NFC: Yes.

Miscellaneous Specs

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 5000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 33W fast charging
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Version/Number:

Launch/Release Dates

  • Announced: July 9, 2024
  • Release Date: July 9, 2024

Price in the USA, UK, and EU

  • USA: from $170 (6/128 GB). $185 (8/128 GB).
  • United Kingdom (UK): £175 (6/128GB). £190 (8/128GB).
  • European Union (EU): €155 (6/128 GB). €170 (8/128 GB).

The above prices may change with time from country to country, as market forces and economic policies influence product price movements.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we cannot guarantee that the specifications and information on this page are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please leave a comment below.

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