Redmi 13 5G vs TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G: Price, Specifications, and Features Compared

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Xiaomi has announced its Redmi 13 5G in India as part of the 10th anniversary of the brand in the country. The Redmi 13 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 AE SoC, with up to 8GB of RAM. The budget smartphone sports a 6.79-inch IPS panel with FHD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate.

The latest Redmi 13 5G will rival the TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G, which also launched on the same day. TECNO’s smartphone is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 6080 SoC, with up to 8GB of RAM. The TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G flaunts a 6.78-inch IPS panel with a 120Hz refresh rate, FHD+ resolution, and a centred punch hole cutout.

If you are confused between the Redmi 13 5G and the TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G, we are here to help. We will compare both devices to help you get the perfect smartphone.

Redmi 13 5G vs TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G: Specs at Glance

₹ 13,999
₹ 15,999
ProcessorSnapdragon 4 Gen 2MediaTek Dimensity 6080
Display6.79″ (17.25 cm)
120Hz Display
6.78″ (17.22 cm)
120Hz Display
Rear Camera108+2 MP Rear108+2 MP Rear
Front Camera13 MP Front8 MP Front
RAM & Storage6 GB RAM
128 GB Storage
8 GB RAM
128 GB Storage
Battery5030 mAh
33W Charging
5000 mAh
33W Charging
OSAndroid v14Android v14

Redmi 13 5G vs TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G: Price in India

Smartphone Configuration Price Availability
Redmi 13 5G 6GB + 128GB Rs 13,499 Amazon India, Xiaomi India e-Store
8GB + 128GB Rs 15,999

TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G

8GB + 128GB Rs 15,999 Amazon India
8GB + 256GB Rs 16,999

The Redmi 13 5G is the more affordable option since it is available in a lower variant with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Xiaomi is also offering an instant discount of Rs 1,000 on the Redmi 13 5G as part of its 10th anniversary celebrations. The Redmi 13 5G will go on sale in the country starting July 12.

The Redmi 13 5G and TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G cost Rs 15,999 for the variant with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. TECNO offers an instant discount of Rs 2,000 for all the variants with every debit, credit, and UPI transaction. The TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G will be available starting July 11.

Redmi 13 5G vs TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G: Design and Build

  • Xiaomi launched the Redmi 13 5G in Black Diamond, Hawaiian Blue, and Orchid Pink colourways with a Crystal Glass design and IP53 rating. The device is claimed to be the only 5G device in the segment with a dual glass body, a thickness of 8.2 mm, and a weight of 205 grams.
  • The TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G is available in Startrail Black and Glossy White colour options, with a textured pattern design on the rear. The latest TECNO smartphone has a thickness of 8.29 mm and weighs 201 grams.

The Redmi 13 5G has an advantage over the TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G due to its dual-glass body design, a segment-unique feature. The smartphone is also quite thin despite its dual-glass body. Both Xiaomi and TECNO smartphones are IP53 dust and splash-resistant.

The Redmi 13 5G sports individual camera rings on the rear, offering a more premium look than the TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G’s squircle camera module.

Redmi 13 5G vs TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G: Display

  • The Redmi 13 5G has a 6.79-inch IPS screen with FHD+ resolution and a 120Hz adaptive sync refresh rate. The display has a peak brightness of 550 nits, TUV Rheinland Hardware Level Low Blue Light certification, TUV Rheinland Flicker Free certification, a wet touch display, and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 certification.
  • The TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G features a 6.78-inch IPS screen with FHD+ resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, and a centred punch hole cutout. The smartphone also has a Dynamic Port, allowing users to access calls and other notifications quickly.

The Redmi 13 5G has a slight advantage over the TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G due to its slightly better specifications. The TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5 G lacks Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and a wet touch display.

Redmi 13 5G vs TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G: Performance

  • The Redmi 13 5G is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 AE SoC, manufactured on the flagship 4nm process. It sports two Cortex A78 cores, six Cortex A55 cores, and an Adreno 613 GPU—the chipset pairs with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.2 storage. The smartphone also includes support for up to 8GB virtual RAM expansion.
  • The TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G packs the MediaTek Dimensity 6080 SoC fabricated on a 6nm process with two Cortex A76 cores, six Cortex A55 cores, and a Mali G57 MP2 GPU. TECNO also equips the smartphone with support for virtual RAM expansion.
Xiaomi Redmi 13 5G
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AnTuTu Overall benchmark score analysis
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Geekbench single-core benchmark score analysis
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Geekbench multi-core benchmark score analysis

The Redmi 13 5G offers better performance with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 AE SoC packed inside the smartphone. The better performance is evident in the higher AnTuTu V10 benchmarking platform, Geekbench, for single—and multi-core tests.

Redmi 13 5G vs TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G: Software

  • The Redmi 13 5G is the first Redmi smartphone to run on Hyper OS based on Android 14. Xiaomi claims it will offer lag-free performance for up to 36 months. The smartphone will receive two major Android updates and three years of security patch updates.
  • The TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G runs on Hi OS, based on Android 14. TECNO has yet to confirm the updates policy for this phone.

The Redmi 13 5G has an advantage over the TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G with its confirmed update policy of receiving two major Android updates. The smartphone also comes with the company’s popular Xiaomi Dialler, a user favourite in India.

Redmi 13 5G vs TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G: Cameras

  • The Redmi 13 5G sports a dual camera setup in individual camera rings on the rear, alongside an LED flashlight placed inside a ring. The setup includes a 108MP primary camera with an f/1.75 aperture, a 9-in-1 superpixel, and a 2MP depth camera. Xiaomi equips the smartphone with a 13MP snapper with an f/2.5 aperture for selfies.
  • The TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G packs a similar dual camera setup with a 108MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture and 3x lossless zoom and a 2MP macro camera with f/2.4 aperture. TECNO debuts the smartphone with an 8MP selfie camera with dual-colour temperature flash.

Although the Redmi and TECNO smartphones have similar rear camera setups, Redmi has an advantage due to its higher-resolution selfie camera.

Redmi 13 5G vs TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G: Battery and Charging

  • The Redmi 13 5G packs a large 5,030mAh battery with 33W fast charging support, which is claimed to charge from 0 to 50% in 30 minutes. Xiaomi has included a 33W fast charger in the box, unlike its previous one, which came with slower adaptors.
  • The TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G has a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging over a USB Type C port.

The Redmi 13 5G and TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G sport similar batteries and charging tech. Both also include a 33W fast charger in the box, resulting in no additional costs when purchasing a smartphone.

Redmi 13 5G vs TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G: Verdict

The Redmi 13 5G has an advantage over the TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G in many segments. It sports an infrared blaster and wet touch display, which are advantages in this price segment. The Redmi 13 5G also flaunts a dual-glass body with individual camera rings, adding to a premium finish.

On the other hand, the TECNO Spark 20 Pro 5G offers more storage at Rs 16,999, which makes it attractive for users who want this at an affordable price. It is also powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 6080 chipset, which we’ve seen on phones such as Redmi Note 13 5G, Poco X6 Neo 5G and offers reliable performance for the price.