The South Korean company Samsung regularly reminds of itself and does not give up its position as a manufacturer that offers high quality and original products. One of its new proposals - from March 2022, is the Samsung Galaxy A13. However, you should not confuse it with one that supports 5G networks. In the following lines we will talk about the model that supports only 4G. It works with Android 12 operating system and One UI 4.1 interface based on the single-chip system Exynos 850. It is available in several modifications according to memory and will win you over with its well-measured characteristics.
Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Samsung Galaxy A13 specs or watch the video below the article.
- Release date: 2022, March 04
- Colors: Black, White, Peach, Blue
- Dimensions: 165.1 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm.
- Weight: 195 g.
- Screen: 6.6" inc, 1080 x 2408, PLS TFT
- Camera : Quad, 50MP
- Chipset: Exynos 850 (8nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
Mediatek MT6769V/CU Helio G80 (12 nm)
- Memory: 32GB 3GB RAM, 32GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
- Battery: 5000, Li-Po, non-removable
- Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
- Operating system: Android 12, One UI 4.1
- Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, compass, proximity
As a representative of the low price range of smartphones, Samsung Galaxy A13 enjoys advanced functionality, packed in a nice design. The latter skillfully copies the features of the flagships. That's why the appearance of the smartphone turned out to be good. On the back panel you will find a block of four cameras, which does not extend above the body. It looks modern and beautiful. Another reason to look closely at the back of the Samsung Galaxy A13 is the colors. The fingerprint scanner is also conveniently located.
Turning the device over to look at the front of it may not leave you with the same impression. The framework is quite wide by modern standards. The selfie camera is positioned in a slot in the shape of a drop. It's high time Samsung came up with a new solution.
The South Korean company used quality materials for the body of the Samsung Galaxy A13. Plastic hardly accumulates fingerprints. However, protection against scratches is weak.
Samsung Galaxy A13 is equipped with a screen with a diagonal of 6.6 inches and an impressive resolution of 1080 x 2408 pixels. The ratio of the countries is standard - 20: 9. The pixel density per inch is high. Although the smartphone does not impress with the increased refresh rate, you must have been impressed by the resolution of the screen. It is difficult to find a competitor to beat this result.
For the display of Samsung Galaxy A13 we must also mention that it is equipped with solid protection. It is a protective glass Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Looking at the technical characteristics of the smartphone, you will hardly have more negative reviews than positive ones. At its heart lies the Exynos 850 in combination with the Mali-G52 graphics core. There are several modifications. You can choose at least 3 GB of RAM, but 4 and 6 GB are available. Internal storage varies from 32 to 128 Gb. A microSD memory card slot is also provided.
In tests, the graphics accelerator shows good results. So feel free to choose Samsung Galaxy A13 if you want to enjoy smooth web browsing and fast responsiveness of the interface. Although the speed is not flagship, applications run without delay. If you are a fan of mobile games, you can bet on medium levels of graphics. This way you will get the best out of the Samsung Galaxy A13.
The photo capabilities of the Android smartphone are at a good level. There are three modules on the rear panel, the main one being 50-megapixel. It is complemented by a 5-megapixel and 2-megapixel module that performs two functions. Respectively macro photos and depth measurement. As a result of daylight, you can count on shots with plenty of detail. When shooting conditions deteriorate, you will notice lower quality, noise, and color distortion. The cameras of the Samsung Galaxy A13 do not have the necessary lying images for evening photos, nor optical stabilization.
With this smartphone you can record videos with FullHD resolution. They will feature realistic colors and a satisfactory level of detail. If there is one thing that can be improved, it is smoothness.
For selfies with the Samsung Galaxy A13, you have a single, 8-megapixel front camera.
This Samsung model from 2022 has several strengths and battery life is one of them. Under its beautiful vision lies a battery with a capacity of 5000 mAh. In other words, this is enough for a day or two of active interaction with the smartphone. The manufacturer has provided 25W fast charging technology. This way you can count on new 100% in a minimum of time.
Samsung Galaxy A13 is a modern device with current features and affordable price. It is equipped with a large display, NFC support for contactless payments and is available in enough modifications to meet the preferences of a wider range of users. With its balanced capabilities, it will beat many of its competitors in the market.
Samsung Galaxy A13 video review
Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Samsung Galaxy A13 and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Samsung.