You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to budget smartphones. But aside from Motorola and Nokia, you might be hard-pushed to find many options from brands you’ve heard of. This isn’t to say it’s a bad idea to buy one of the many Chinese Android phones under £200 – some offer amazing value.
But with Samsung’s A13 5G handset on the market, you’d be forgiven for sticking with what you know.
What is the Galaxy A13 5G release date and price?
The Galaxy A13 5G replaces 2021’s A12 as one of Samsung’s lowest-priced phone. It costs £179 in the UK, having launched on 25 March.
At the moment, it’s tricky to get your hands on the 5G variant of the A13, though you should be able to find the 4G variant in most places. We’ll go through the best retailers and prices below.
The handset released on 8 April in the US, where it costs $249.99 at Samsung, where you’ll also find the 4G variant for $189.99.
(It’s worth noting that the Galaxy A12 is still sold by Samsung in the US. It launched at $179.99, so any price below that is a bargain!)
Samsung Galaxy A13 5G key specs
Here’s a quick run-down of what you get with the A13:
- 6.5in 90Hz IPS display (720×1600 pixels)
- 64GB storage
- 2GHz octacore processor
- 4GB RAM
- MicroSD slot for up to 1TB additional storage
- 5000mAh battery
- 15W charging (charger not supplied)
- 50Mp main camera, 5Mp ultra-wide, 2Mp macro
- 8Mp selfie camera
- Android 12 + OneUI 4.1
- 164.5 x 76.5 x 8.8mm
- UK Colours: Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Blue
- US Colors: Black, Green
Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy A13
In the US, you can buy a Galaxy A13 5G from Samsung’s website where you can choose an unlocked model, or buy one from T-Mobile, AT&T, or US Cellular. It’s the same price from all: $174.99.
We can’t see the 5G variant listed at Samsung, but you can find the 4G version instead with prices starting at £129 (at time of writing). See the full list of all Galaxy A phones over at Samsung.
No other retailers were listing the phone for sale, but we’ll add more when that situation changes.
Samsung’s not the only option of course. You can compare prices from key retailers in your region using our comparison tool below:
Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy A13 5G
Currently, we can only see availability of the 5G option in the US. If you’re based in the US, you should be able to see our price comparison tool below:
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