Redmi 13C 5G vs Redmi 12 5G – Battle of the budget Redmi smartphones

Dec 7, 2023

By: Sourabh Jain


Redmi 13C 5G, starting at ₹10,999 | Redmi 12 5G, starting at ₹11,999.

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Redmi 13C 5G – 6.74-inch HD LCD | Redmi 12 5G – 6.79-inch Full HD LCD

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Refresh rate and protection

Redmi 13C 5G – 90Hz and Corning Gorilla Glass | Redmi 12 5G – 90Hz and Corning Gorilla Glass 3

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While the Redmi 13C is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 6100 Plus chipset, the Redmi 12 5G is powered by the slightly more powerful Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 chipset.

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Redmi 13C 5G – 4GB 128GB, 6GB 128GB and 8GB 256GB | Redmi 12 5G – 4GB 128GB, 6GB 128GB and 8GB 256GB

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Rear camera

Redmi 13C 5G – 50MP camera | Redmi 12 5G – 50MP primary and a 2MP depth sensor

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Front camera

While the Redmi 13C 5G comes with a 5MP selfie camera, the Redmi 12 5G is equipped with an 8MP selfie camera.

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Battery and charging

Both the smartphones are powered by a 5,000mAh battery coupled with 18W charging support.

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Fingerprint sensor

Both the devices feature a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

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Colour options

Redmi 13C 5G – Starlight Black, Startrail Silver and Startrail Green| Redmi 12 5G – Moonstone Silver, Jade Black and Pastel Blue

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