Redmi 13 5G vs CMF Phone 1 – best budget smartphone under ₹20,000?

Jul 10, 2024

By: Sourabh Jain

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Redmi 13 5G launched in India

The Redmi 13 5G is the latest budget smartphone launched in India. The device competes with the likes of the CMF Phone 1 in the sub-₹20,000 segment.

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Redmi 13 5G – Starting at ₹13,999 | CMF Phone 1 – Starting at ₹15,999

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While the Redmi 13 5G features a 6.79-inch Full HD+ LCD display, the CMF Phone 1 features a 6.67-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display.

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Refresh rate and protection

The Redmi 13 5G and the CMF Phone 1 both feature a 120Hz display. While the Redmi 13 5G offers Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, the CMF Phone 1 does not offer any additional display protection.

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While the Redmi 13 5G is powered by the Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 AE chipset, the CMF Phone 1 is powered by the Dimensity 7300 chipset. The Dimensity 7300 chipset offers better performance of the two.

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Redmi 13 5G – 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB | CMF Phone 1 – 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 128GB

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Rear camera

Redmi 13 5G – 108MP primary camera and a 2MP depth sensor | CMF Phone 1 – 50MP primary camera and a depth sensor

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Front camera

While the Redmi 13 5G features a 13MP selfie camera, the CMF Phone 1 features a 16MP selfie camera.

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Battery and charging

Redmi 13 5G – 5,030mAh with 33W charging | CMF Phone 1 – 5,000mAh with 33W charging.

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Colour options

Redmi 13 5G – Black Diamond, Hawaiian Blue and Moonstone Silver | CMF Phone 1 – Black, Orange, Blue and Light Green

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