We tested Redmi Note 13 Pro+, a smartphone with great photography possibilities and autonomy at an affordable price

MADRID, Feb 10 (EDIZIONES/Portaltic) – –

Xiaomi presented its new series of mid-range smartphones Redmi Note 13 in China in September 2023, with the Redmi Note 13, 13 5G, 13 Pro, 13 Pro 5G and 13 Pro+ models. After that, in January of this year the company launched the new range globally of devices and, from Portaltic, we have been able get up close and personal with the most powerful model in the series, the Redmi Note 13 Pro+.

This is a series of ‘smartphones’ that continues to reflect the intention of the Chinese technology company to bring the benefits of a high range closer to lower pricesso that more people can enjoy good quality when taking photographsas well as a autonomy capable of supporting any activity.

Specifically, Xiaomi is betting on the model 13 Pro+ to address, mainlyalthough not exclusively, to the generation Z users (those born between mid-1990 and mid-2000), since it focuses on its 200 MP camera to Capture any moment and upload it to social networks.

At first glance, especially highlights its designwhich presents the edges rounded, that have only been introduced in the Pro+ model, with which the company intends to add a more premium touch to device. Reinforce this feeling with the materials usedwhich ensure resistance and durability.

Specifically, the Pro+ model has been launched in the colors black, white and purple, and we have had the opportunity to try one in purple and another in black to compare the finishes.

The purple version It combines different shades in the camera module, providing a distinguished and more modern touch. In addition, it has a finish between matte and satin that makes fingerprints not so noticeable with regular use. As a result, it is a ‘smartphone’ comfortable in handwhich is not heavy at 199 grams and can be handle easily.

In it black model he rear finish is completely glass and therefore it can be something slippery and facilitate the fingerprints remain impregnated easily on the surface.

As for the screen, it is a panel AMOLED with 1.5K resolution (2,712 x 1,220 pixels)with an adaptive refresh rate of 120 Hz, which means that it adapts this value to what the user is doing so that they always have a fluid experience.

Another feature worth highlighting is the Brightness of the screenwhich in the previous generation reached a peak of 900 nits and, in the Redmi Note 13 Pro+ model reaches 1,800 nits. This makes the content displayed on the screen in brightly lit spaces or outdoors look good, while maintaining image quality.


One of the highlights of the Pro+ model is its main camerawhich has a lens 200 MP “ultra high” resolutionas well as a large lens 8 MP wide angle and a camera 2 MP macro.

The 200 MP sensor has a 1/1.4-inch optical format and an aperture of f/1.65, it also includes optical stabilization of image (OIS) in order to facilitate the capture of images with a high level of detail. In addition, it includes a zoom that reaches 2x and 4x for close-ups, with which good images are obtained, although the photograph loses some detail and makes the colors more artificial.

In general, the 200MP sensor manage to capture more natural and highly defined photographs, which are significantly different from when captures are taken in the automatic mode offered by the company. Furthermore, thanks to the quality, It allows you to cut out a photograph, obtaining very good results.

On the other hand, in night photography The Redmi Note 13 Pro+ camera also ensures quality results. With night mode, the camera manages to capture vibrant colors of the city lights, although in some cases, it is It is advisable to lower the light exposure since, if it is not done, you will not be able to obtain the real colors of light.

Likewise, in panoramic and wide-angle photography, the camera meets its specifications, although loss of detail is also observed.

All this is seen reinforced by image processing that has improved in this generation. For this, Xiaomi has included the technology of Tetra2 pixel binning, which which makes the images clearer and brighter. In the same way, technology stands out Xiaomi Imagine Engine, the algorithm that manages the camera system to improve capture efficiency and optimize image quality based on its main elements.


The battery of the Redmi Note 13 Pro+ is another of the features that stand out the most Of the device. Specifically, it offers a ability 5,000 mAh which, with regular use of the ‘smartphone’, as we have been able to verify, reaches reach two days of autonomy without any problem.

Likewise, fast charging HyperCharge with 120W It also works perfectly, charging at 100 percent the device in about 20 minutes. Which is very useful to have your smartphone ready at practically any time, with just a few moments of charging. Additionally, it includes the adapted charger in the box.

ANDn more intensive use of the smartphonethat is, taking a lot of photographs and videos, as well as using social networks and watching streaming movie content, all during the same day, the battery continues to ensure good performancewhile maintaining good autonomy that lasts the entire day.


The Redmi Note 13 Pro+ mounts a MediaTek 7200 Ultra processor. With this chip, manufactured with the 4 nanometer process, the company ensures performance capable of supporting any day-to-day activity.

Thus, when carrying out actions such as managing social networks, photographs, browsing the Internet and playing mobile video games, There are no strange behaviors with ‘lag’ or jerks. Likewise, it maintains a Smooth experience even when using multiple apps at the same time.

Following this line, with the MediaTek chip the ‘smartphone’ also presents a good heat managementsince an increase in temperature is not observed, neither when charging the battery, nor when executing any action.

All of this goes hand in hand with MIUI 14 operating system, based on Android 13, which also offers good performance at a general level. The Redmi Note 13 series has not yet included Xiaomi’s new operating system HyperOS, which will arrive later.


It is a device that shortens the distance between mid-range and high-end smartphonesespecially for features such as the camera and battery, and its price, which is 449.99 euros for a configuration of 8GB of RAM and 256GB internal capacity and 499.99 euros for 16+512GB.

Taking all this into account, in general terms it is a ‘smartphone’ that offers good features both in performance and photography, maintaining a affordable price in the mid-range smartphone sector.

In fact, something to keep in mind is that, in view of maintain an affordable price range, The company has assured that the ‘smartphones’ have been launched maintaining the price than the previous generationthe Redmi Note 12 series.

Likewise, although it is focused on young users, and its features are part of a mid-range, it is a ‘smartphone’ that can be used by all types of userssince it offers a wide variety of possibilities. Above all, it is a good option when using it to, for example, combine photography and the use of social networks.

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