The Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+ has one of the most tastefully done phone designs around. It is a fairly high-end smartphone that offers some impressive features at a fair price.

Its predecessor, the Redmi Note 12 Pro+ was one of the most searched phones in Nigeria in 2023. It is expected that Xiaomi will double down on that to push the Note 13 Pro+ in the country in 2024.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+: Key Specs

The key features of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+ are:

  • A 200 MP main camera with OIS, which is the highest resolution camera on any smartphone to date.
  • A 6.67-inch OLED 3D curved edge display with 120Hz refresh rate, Dolby Vision, and 1800 nits peak brightness.
  • Under-display, optical fingerprint scanner.
  • Glass back or PU leather back options. PU leather is an artificial leather made of thermoplastic polymer. This synthetic leather looks like real leather and has the same feel and appearance. It is also known as vegan leather.
  • A Mediatek Dimensity 7200 Ultra chipset, which is a powerful 4nm processor that supports 5G connectivity.
  • A 5000 mAh battery with 120W fast charging, which can fully charge the phone in just 19 minutes.
  • Up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage, which provide ample memory and space for multitasking and media.
  • IP68 water and dust protection. This means it can stay submerged under 1.5 metres of water for up to 30 minutes.
  • Dual stereo speakers.

These features, along with the elegant design, make the Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+ global version a standout device in the smartphone market. Below, I have provided answers to your questions about this interesting device.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+ has a catchy, elegant vegan leather back design
Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+ has a catchy, elegant vegan leather back design

When will the Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+ be released? 

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 13 series in China on September 21, 2023. It was then followed up with a launch in India on January 4, 2024, with sales starting on the 10th. The global launch has been confirmed for January 15, 2024, and we can expect the phone to be available in Nigeria shortly after that.

One delightful bit of news is that the global Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+ will arrive with HyperOS 1.0 based on Android 14. This is in contrast to the Chinese version that was released with MIUI 14 based on Android 13. Of course, the HyperOS update is already rolling out and those units will be updated.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+ will also get 3 major Android updates and 4 years security patch updates.

How much will the Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+ cost? 

At this time, we do not have confirmed pricing for the Redmi Note 13 Pro+ in Nigeria, but looking at the current price of its predecessor will give you an idea of what to expect.

The 8GB RAM + 256GB memory option of the Redmi Note 12 Pro+ currently sells for about ₦390,000. You can expect the Redmi Note 13 Pro+ to sell for at least ₦400,000 for the 8/256GB memory option. The full range of memory options for the Redmi Note 13 Pro+ are: 8/256GB, 12/256GB, 12/512GB, and 16/512GB.

United States residents should not expect a U.S. launch, as Xiaomi is not officially present in the country. However, Xiaomi sells phones in the United Kingdom and the European Union, so residents can expect to the phone for upwards of £449 and €499 respectively.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+
Redmi Note 13 Pro+ is available in (L-R) Fushion White, Fushion Black, and Fushion Purple colour schemes.

Which networks does Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+ support?

The Redmi Note 13 Pro+ supports 2G, 3G, and 4G networks on all of MTN, Glo, Airtel and 9mobile. In addition, it supports 5G networks on both MTN and Airtel.

Does Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+ support eSIM technology?

The Note 13 Pro+ is a dual-SIM phone that supports only physical SIMs, specifically nano SIM cards. You cannot use an eSIM with it.

Does Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+ support 3.5mm headphone jack?

If you must absolutely use a 3.5mm audio headset, you are out of luck. The Redmi Note 13 Pro+ does not support it. Your options are limited to using a USB-C headphone adapter or a Bluetooth earphone.

Does Redmi Note 13 Pro+ have wireless charging?

Not at all. The 13 Pro+ does not support wireless charging.

Does Redmi Note 13 Pro+ have NFC?

Yes, Redmi Note 13 Pro+ has NFC.

Does Redmi Note 13 Pro+ have OIS?

Yes, the main 200-megapixel camera supports Optical Image Stabilization (OIS).

Does Redmi Note 13 Pro+ have glass back?

It has two back options. One is glass and the other is PU leather. The Fushion White and Fusion Black options have glass back, while the Purple colour option has the PU leather back.

In Summary

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+ stands out due to its impressive performance, robust features, and ample storage options. It is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 7200 Ultra processor, offering a seamless user experience. Additionally, the device boasts a high-quality camera system, a long-lasting battery, and a sleek design, making it a standout performer in its category.

It is a fact that you no longer need a premium flagship smartphone that costs around a million naira to get excellent performance and a smooth user experience. An upper mid-range smartphone like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 13 Pro+ is an example of a device that delivers superior value at about half the cost of a premium flagship.

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Tech blogging since 2003, I have owned and reviewed hundreds of smartphones running EPOC, Symbian, Palm, PocketPC, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, BB10, webOS, Windows Phone, Firefox, Ubuntu Touch, Android, iOS, and KaiOS operating systems.

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