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Samsung Galaxy M13

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy M13
Samsung Galaxy M13 (Galaxy M Series)
Processor
Samsung Exynos 850 8 x - 2 GHz, Cortex-A55
Graphics adapter
Memory
4 GB 
Display
6.60 inch 20:9, 2408 x 1080 pixel 400 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, PLS, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 55 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5mm audio jack, Card Reader: microSD (dedicated, up to 1TB), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: acceleration sensor, compass, virtual light sensor, virtual proximity sensor
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, 2G (850/​900/​1800/​1900), 3G (B1/​B5/​B8), 4G (B1/​B3/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B20/​B28/​B38/​B40/​B41) , Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.4 x 165.4 x 76.9 ( = 0.33 x 6.51 x 3.03 in)
Battery
5000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 12
Camera
Primary Camera: 50 MPix f/​1.8, phase detection AF, LED flash, videos @1080p/​30fps (camera 1); 5.0MP, f/​2.2, wide-angle lens (camera 2); 2.0MP, f/​2.4, depth of field (camera 3)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/​2.2
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker, USB-C cable, SIM tool, 24 Months Warranty, SAR: 0.447W/​kg (head), 1.360W/​kg (body) , fanless
Weight
192 g ( = 6.77 oz / 0.42 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
189 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 72.9% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 57%, features: 45%, display: 77% mobility: 485%, workmanship: 77%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy M13

75.8% Smartphone review: Samsung Galaxy M13 – budget phone with Wi-Fi 5 and Full HD | Notebookcheck
While still using the same SoC, the Samsung Galaxy M13 is finally catching up with similarly priced phones when it comes to screen resolution. Read on to find out whether its cameras take better pictures than the ones on its predecessor and how this inexpensive smartphone performs in our review.
70% Samsung Galaxy M13 5G review: a decent 5G device for budget buyers
Source: 91mobiles English
It is quite clear what Samsung is trying to do here. With 5G services just around the corner, the company is offering a 5G-ready device to budget buyers and how. At Rs 13,999, the Samsung Galaxy M13 5G is among the cheapest 5G smartphones in India. What’s more, the handset comes with a serviceable 90Hz display, clean UI, and a MediaTek chipset, which despite being a year old, manages to hold its ground. The phone could have done better with an FHD+ screen and an ultra-wide sensor, which have become quite common in the segment. However, if you are in the market looking for a 5G device at a budget price, the Samsung Galaxy M13 5G will undoubtedly appeal to you.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/04/2022
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 880% workmanship: 70%
Samsung’s most affordable 5G smartphone: 7-point quick review of Samsung Galaxy M13 5G
Source: Gadgets Now English
Samsung launched its most affordable 5G smartphone -- Galaxy M13 5G in India recently. The affordable smartphone is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 700 paired with up to 6GB of RAM. Samsung Galaxy M13 5G comes in two storage options and it features a 6.5-inch HD+ display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/22/2022
Samsung Galaxy M13 Specifications, Pros and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The Samsung Galaxy M13 smartphone was announced in May 2022 and its expected price is USD 150 (Rs 12,000 in India) approx. The phone equips a 6.6-inches PLS LCD display panel with a 90Hz refresh rate. In terms of the performance aspect, the phone is powered by the 8nm – Exynos 850 chipset and Mali-G52 GPU. Besides this, the device runs on the latest Android 12 OS with One UI Core 4.1 user interface. The device is available in 4GB RAM with 64GB/128GB internal storage option. For photography and videography, the phone offers a triple-rear camera with a 50MP main lens and an 8MP selfie camera on the front. Both cameras can record 1080p videos at 30 fps. Apart from this, the phone has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, NFC, GPS, and Bluetooth. For the battery section, you will get a Li-Po 5000 mAh battery with a 15W fast charging support. This smartphone doesn’t support wireless charging and reverse charging. As for the color options, the phone comes in Deep Green, Orange Copper, and Light Blue color variants.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/03/2022

Foreign Reviews

Samsung Galaxy M13. Pros y contras
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Large battery capacity; beautiful display; headphone jack; support both dual SIM and microSD card slot. Negative: Weak processor; unsupported 5G; mono speakers; only 64GB ROM.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/18/2022
Trên tay Samsung Galaxy M13: Sở hữu thiết kế thanh lịch cùng hiệu năng cực ổn
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Stylish design; great built quality; decent hardware; high performance; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/25/2022

Comment

Model:

Samsung Galaxy M13 is an entry level smartphone equipped with a large power of 5,000mAh and a large 6.6-inch screen. The Galaxy M13, like most entry-level models, does not support functions such as waterproof and dustproof, wireless charging, etc. However, the mobile phone supports NFC, so if users really need mobile payment, they can still download Google Pay and use it. The back cover of the fuselage is made of plastic material and has a light hairline to create a good metal texture. The colors launched this time are more colorful than before, and the appearance is much younger. The aluminum frame is integrated with the back cover. There is only one radio microphone at the top and no LED indicator light; the other microphone is at the bottom. In addition, there is a 3.5mm headphone jack at the bottom. With a 6.6-inch screen and a 5,000mAh battery capacity, the body weight is controlled at about 192g. Although it is not as light as the Galaxy M53 5G , it is not too burdensome to carry around. The rounded design of the surrounding frame also adds to the overall grip.

The 6.6-inch V-Ultimate flat screen supports a maximum screen resolution of 2,408 x 1,[email protected] (FHD+). It is also made of Corning Gorilla Glass 5 glass. The screen-to-body ratio is around 82.5%. The upper lens and the lower frame are still slightly thicker, and the Always On Display display is not supported. The screen has a basic refresh rate of 60Hz, but it is quite sufficient for daily watching YouTube videos or general browsing. The Galaxy M13 uses Samsung's eight-nanometer Exynos 850 octa-core processor, and has 4GB LPDDR4X + 64GB eMMC. Samsung also introduced the RAM Plus function  in most entry-level M series to provide an expandable virtual memory of maximum 4GB. The operating system used is One UI 4.1 based on Android 12, which is also Samsung's latest mainstream interface. For the charging part, the Galaxy M13 supports up to 15W lightning fast charging, but does not support wireless charging. 

The rear lenses of the Galaxy M13 are 5MP ultra-wide-angle lens (f/2.2, 123°), 50MP wide-angle main lens (f/1.8, PDAF) and 2MP depth-of-field lens (f/2.4), whereas the front Lens is a 8MP selfie front lens (f/2.2). The rear lens adopts auto focus, and does not support scene intelligence, dynamic photos and my filter functions; however, basic functions such as custom watermarks, automatic HDR, filters, and skin beauty are provided. User can also turn on the " High " from the camera settings. " Efficient Image " to shoot HEIF and HEVC files to save space. Rear lens video recording, can shoot up to [email protected] video, and can also adjust the focal length of 0.5x – 10x. As for connectivity, although it only has 4G communication specifications, it supports dual-band Wi-Fi. Galaxy M13 does not support 5G and 4×4 MIMO, but supports 4G FDD LTE and 4G TDD LTE, VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 5 (2.4 + 5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct and NFC functions. Almost all Samsung mobile phones provide two sets of facial recognition, and the Galaxy M13 is no exception. As a conclusion, the Galaxy M13 lacks a bunch of functions that mid-range phones and flagship phones have, but it is relatively simple to use. It is suitable as a smartphone for users who only have basic needs, such as younger kids or elderly.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-G52 MP1: Integrated mid range graphics card with 1 clusters. ARM states that the G52 series is 30% faster and 15% more efficient compared to the G51 series on the same process node. The MC1 / MP1 variant is the smallest version.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Exynos 850: Mid range octa core SoC with 8 small and power efficient ARM Cortex-A55 cores that can clock up to 2 GHz. Furthermore, the SoC integrates a LTE Cat 7 (300 Mbit/s download) modem and WiFi-5 (ac). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


6.60":

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.192 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

 

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


72.9%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2022-09- 5 (Update: 2022-09- 5)