The realme V13 is an Affordable 5G Phone with a 90hz Display

by Duey Guison  April 1, 2021

If you are in for an affordable 5G phone that is better than the realme V11, the brand launched a better version with the realme V13 5G in China.

realme V13 5G specs

  • MediaTek Dimensity 700 processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB storage, expandable via microSD
  • 6.52-inch IPS Full HD+ display, 90hz refresh rate, 180hz touch response rate
  • 48-megapixel f/1.8 main camera, 2-megapixel mono camera, 2-megapixel depth-sensing camera, LED flash
  • 8-megapixel camera
  • LTE, 5G
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • 18W fast charging
  • 5000mAh battery
  • Android 11, realme UI 2.0

Despite looking similar to the V11, the V13 gets a better display–specifically a Full HD+ panel with a 90hz refresh rate and a 180hz touch response rate. The V13 also gets a higher-resolution 48-megapixel main rear camera and an additional 2-megapixel mono sensor. You also get double the RAM at 8GB, along with up to 256GB of expandable storage

Just like the V11, the V13 rocks a Dimensity 700 processor and has a 5000mAh battery that charges via 18w USB-C. Other features include an 8-megapixel selfie snapper, side-mounted fingerprint scanner, a headphone jack, and dual 5G over SA/NSA networks.

realme V13 5G Price

With the first sales commencing in China on April 2, the V13 5G will retail for CNY 1599(~Php 11.9k) for the 128GB variant and CNY 1799(~Php 13.4k) for the 256GB variant. The Php 3k premium it commands over the realme V11 is not bad, as you are getting double the RAM, a significantly better display, and a higher-resolution main rear camera.

realme has yet decided to bring its affordable V-series 5G phones outside of China, so we will have to wait and see if the brand will compete in the budget 5G segment globally. As of this writing, realme has the flagship X50 Pro for its global 5G offering, while the realme 7 5G is exclusive to Europe.


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