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Redmi Note 11 vs Samsung Galaxy A13: Specs Comparison


In Nepal, if you’re looking to buy a budget smartphone you can find two brands Xiaomi and Samsung which have been retailing Redmi Note 11 and Samsung Galaxy A13. Therefore in this article, we will be comparing Redmi Note 11 vs Samsung Galaxy A13 with in-depth specifications, features, and prices in Nepal.

Furthermore, Redmi Note 11 and Samsung A13 were launched a while back and it’s almost going to complete a year of launch. Whereas per the internal data corporation the Redmi Note 11 was the highest imported smartphone in Nepal in Q1 of 2022.

Redmi Note 11 vs Samsung Galaxy A13 Comparison

Redmi Note 11 Samsung Galaxy A13
Display:6.43 inches, AMOLED,
90Hz refresh rate,
1000 nits brightness,
Gorilla Glass 3
6.6 inches, PLS IPS LCD,
60Hz refresh rate,
587 nits
Gorilla Glass 5,
Resolution:1080 x 2400 pixels, FHD+1080 x 2408 pixels, FHD+
Protection:IP53, dust and splash protectionN/A
Main camera:50 MP, f/1.8 (main)
8 MP, f/2.2 (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4 (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4(depth)
Video recording: 1080p@30fps
50 MP, f/1.8 (main)
5 MP, f/2.2 (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4 (depth)
Video recording: 1080p@30fps
Front camera:13 MP, f/2.4 aperture 
Video recording: 1080p@30fps
8 MP, f/2.2
Video recording: 1080p@30fps
Processor:Qualcomm Snapdragon 680Exynos 850 (8nm)
Operating system:Android 11, MIUI 13Android 12, One UI 4.1
Storage support UFS 2.2eMMC 5.1
Configuration:64/4GB RAM
128/4GB RAM
128/6GB RAM
Battery:5000 mAh
Fast charging 33W
5000 mAh
Fast charging 15W

Redmi Note 11 vs Samsung Galaxy A13

Built and Design

First talking about the Redmi Note 11 build and design the device has AG glass on the back with a soft and silky finish while we can find the frame of the Redmi Note 11 built of plastic whereas the Samsung Galaxy A13 comes with plastic at the back and a plastic frame.

Furthermore looking at the dimension of the device the Samsung Galaxy seems to be heavier and larger weighing 195 grams along with dimensions of 165.1 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm whereas the Redmi Note 11 has smaller dimensions of 159.9 x 73.9 x 8.1 mm and weights only 179grams. While we can only find IP53 dust and splash resistance on the Redmi Note 11.


Moving on to the display the Redmi Note 11 features a 6.43 inches AMOLED display whereas the Samsung galaxy A13 features a larger 6.6 inches PLS LCD Display. Furthermore, the Redmi comes with a faster 90Hz refresh rate, Full HD resolution, and 1000 nits of peak brightness whereas the Samsung Galaxy A13 has a 60hz refresh rate, full HD resolution, and only 587 nits of peak brightness.

Moreover, the Samsung Galaxy A13 comes with Corning Gorilla glass 5 which is comparatively newer than the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 featured in the Redmi Note 11.


Powering both smartphones Redmi Note 11 and Samsung Galaxy A13 are two different chipsets Snapdragon 680 4G and Exynos 850 chipset whereas we can find a similar Octa-core CPU with 2.4Ghz max clock speed on Redmi Note 11 and a slightly low clock speed of 2.0 GHz on the Samsung Galaxy A13. Moreover, we can find Redmi Note 11 featuring Adreno 610 GPU whereas Samsung Galaxy A13 features Mali-G52.

Furthermore, according to various benchmarks such as AnTuTu, Geekbench, and GFXBench, we can find a score difference of almost half where Redmi Note 11 gets a score of 228044 (v8), 1662, and 6.8fps respectively and the Samsung Galaxy A13 get 122822 (v8), 588 and 5.2fps.

Additionally, the Redmi Note 11 come in 2 variant of RAM (4GB/6GB) and 2 variant of storage (64GB/128GB) that supports UFS 2.2. Furthermore, the Samsung Galaxy A13 also has 2 variants of RAM (4GB/6GB) and 2 variants of storage (64GB/128GB) that support an eMMC 5.1 which is slower than UFS 2.2.


Though Redmi Note 11 came with an Andriod 11, later Xiaomi pushed the Android 12 update. Whereas the Samsung Galaxy A13 came with Andriod 12 out of the box. In contrast, the Redmi Note 11 features an MIUI 13 theme while the Samsung Galaxy A13 features a One UI 4.1 theme.

andriod 12 1

Furthermore, Xiaomi has promised the Redmi note 11 will get Andriod 13 and a Security Update for up to 2025 whereas Samsung has promised to deliver 2 major android OS updates and 4 years of Andriod security patches.


Moving on to the optics both of the device has a 50MP wide primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture and 3 various secondary camera which are ultrawide, macro, and depth. Furthermore, we can see that the Redmi Note 11 has a slightly higher megapixel 8MP ultra-wide camera whereas the Samsung Galaxy A13 gets a 5MP ultra-wide camera while the other two macro and depth pack the same 2MP camera.

While on the front of the Redmi Note 11 packs a 13MP single wide camera whereas Samsung Galaxy A13 gets a slightly lower megapixel at 8MP.

Battery and other features

Under the hood of both devices packs, a large 5000mAh battery paired with 33W of the wired charger on the Redmi Note 11 whereas the Samsung Galaxy A13 only gets a 15W wired charger.

At last, talking about other features both the devices Redmi Note 11 and Samsung Galaxy A13 come with dual-band Wifi, Bluetooth 5.0, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Moreover, the Redmi Note 11 features a stereo speaker whereas the Samsung Galaxy A13 only packs a single loudspeaker.

Redmi Note 11 vs Samsung Galaxy A13 Price in Nepal

The Redmi Note 11 comes in three different configurations in Nepal which are 4/64GB, 4/128GB, and 6/128GB whereas the Samsung Galaxy A13 in Nepal is available in only two configurations which are 4/64GB and 6/128GB. Furthermore in the table below you can find a price comparison between 4/64GB and 6/128GB configurations.

Smartphone Price in Nepal
Samsung A13 4G (4GB+64GB)NPR 21,499
Redmi Note 11 (4/64GB)NPR 23,999
Samsung A13 4G (6GB+128GB)NPR 24,499
Redmi Note 11 (4/128GB)NPR 24,999
Redmi Note 11 (6/128GB)NPR 27,999


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