Samsung Galaxy M13 5G powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC and the 4G variant equipped with Exynos 850 SoC were launched in India on Thursday as the company's latest smartphones in the Galaxy M-series. With similar pricing and specifications, the new Galaxy M13 5G and Galaxy M13 are poised to compete with Galaxy A13 in the Indian market. The two new handsets offer up to 6GB of RAM and pack up to 128GB of inbuilt storage. The Galaxy M13 feature triple rear camera unit, while the Galaxy M13 5G has dual rear cameras. Meanwhile, the Galaxy A13 packs a quad rear camera setup. However, all three smartphones have 50-megapixel primary sensors.
Let's take a look at the differences and similarities between Samsung Galaxy M13 5G, Galaxy M13 and Galaxy A13.
Samsung Galaxy M13 5G vs Galaxy M13 vs Galaxy A13 price in India
Price of the Galaxy M13 5G starts at Rs. 13,999 for the base 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. The phone also comes in a 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model that carries a price tag of Rs. 15,999. The Galaxy M13 price in India, on the other hand, is set at Rs. 11,999 for the base 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and Rs. 13,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model. However, the price of Galaxy A13 in India starts at Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage model, while the 6GB RAM+ 128GB variant is priced at Rs. 17,999.
The Galaxy M13 smartphones are offered in Aqua Green, Midnight Blue, and Stardust Brown colour options, while the Galaxy A13 comes in Black, Light Blue, Orange, and White colour options.
Samsung Galaxy M13 5G vs Galaxy M13 vs Galaxy A13 Specifications
The Samsung Galaxy M13 5G, Galaxy M13, and Galaxy A13 — all three models come with dual-SIM (Nano) support. On the software part, the Galaxy M13 models run on Android 12-based One UI 4, while the Galaxy A13, in contrast, runs on Android 12-based One UI 4.1.
The Galaxy M13 5G features a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate, while the Galaxy M13 packs 6.6-inch full-HD+ LCD display. Meanwhile, the Galaxy A13 sports 6.6-inch full-HD+ (1,080x2,408 pixels) LCD display.
Under the hood, the Galaxy M13 5G has a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC. In contrast, the 4G variant of Galaxy M13 is powered by an Exynos 850 SoC. The Galaxy A13 is powered by an unspecified octa-core processor. All the three phones pack up to 6GB of RAM and a maximum of 128GB of onboard storage. The RAM of Galaxy M13 5G and Galaxy M13 can be extended to up to 12GB with Samsung RAM Plus feature. However, the Galaxy A13 lacks this feature. The inbuilt storage on the three Samsung Galaxy phones can be also expanded (up to 1TB) via a microSD card.
For photos and videos, the three phones have different rear camera setups. The Galaxy M13 5G carries a dual camera setup, with a 50-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. The Galaxy M13 has a triple rear camera unit comprising a 50-megapixel main sensor, a 5-megapixel ultra-wide angle shooter and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The Galaxy A13, on the other hand, has a quad rear camera unit with 50-megapixel primary sensor, a 5-megapixel ultra-wide angle shooter and two 2-megapixel sensors.
For selfies and video calls, the Galaxy M13 5G houses a 5-megapixel front camera, while both Galaxy M13 and Galaxy A13 feature an 8-megapixel selfie camera.
The Galaxy M13 5G and Galaxy A13 pack a 5,000mAh battery. Meanwhile, the Galaxy M13 carries a 6,000mAh battery with support for 15W charging. The battery of Galaxy M13 5G supports 15W charging. Both, Galaxy M13 5G and Galaxy M13 come with the Samsung Knox security suite as well.
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Samsung Galaxy M13 5G vs Samsung Galaxy M13 vs Samsung Galaxy A13 comparison
|Key Specs|| || || |
|Front Camera||5-megapixel||8-megapixel ||8-megapixel |
|Rear Camera||50-megapixel + 2-megapixel||50-megapixel + 5-megapixel + 2-megapixel ||50-megapixel + 5-megapixel + 2-megapixel |
|RAM||4GB, 6GB||4GB, 6GB||4GB, 6GB|
|Storage||64GB, 128GB||64GB, 128GB||64GB, 128GB|
|OS||Android 12||Android 12||Android 12|
|Processor||-||Samsung Exynos 850||octa-core|
|GENERAL|| || || |
|Model||Galaxy M13 5G||Galaxy M13||Galaxy A13|
|Release date||July 14, 2022||July 14, 2022||March 5, 2022|
|Launched in India||No||No||-|
|Dimensions (mm)||164.00 x 76.50 x 8.80||165.40 x 76.90 x 9.30||165.10 x 76.40 x 8.80|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||5000||6000||5000|
|Colours||Aqua Green, Midnight Blue, Stardust Brown||Aqua Green, Midnight Blue, Stardust Brown||Black, Blue, Peach, White|
|DISPLAY|| || || |
|Screen size (inches)||6.50||6.60||6.60|
|Protection type||Gorilla Glass||-||-|
|HARDWARE|| || || |
|Processor make||MediaTek Dimensity 700||Samsung Exynos 850||-|
|RAM||4GB, 6GB||4GB, 6GB||4GB, 6GB|
|Internal storage||64GB, 128GB||64GB, 128GB||64GB, 128GB|
|Expandable storage type||microSD||microSD||-|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||1024||1024||-|
|CAMERA|| || || |
|Rear camera||50-megapixel + 2-megapixel||50-megapixel (f/1.8) + 5-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)||50-megapixel (f/1.8) + 5-megapixel (f/2.2) + 2-megapixel (f/2.4)|
|No. of Rear Cameras||2||3||4|
|Front camera||5-megapixel||8-megapixel (f/2.2)||8-megapixel (f/2.2)|
|No. of Front Cameras||1||1||1|
|Lens Type (Second Rear Camera)||Ultra Wide-Angle||Ultra Wide-Angle||-|
|SOFTWARE|| || || |
|Operating system||Android 12||Android 12||Android 12|
|Skin||One UI 4||One UI 4||OneUI 4.1|
|CONNECTIVITY|| || || |
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac||-|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00||Yes, v 5.00||Yes|
|Number of SIMs||2||-||2|
|SIM 1|| || || |
|SIM 2|| || || |
|SENSORS|| || || |
|Ambient light sensor||Yes||Yes||Yes|