At the end of the first quarter, Samsung announced the official arrival in Brazil of the Galaxy A13 and A23 cell phones. Models that are in the most affordable basic and intermediate line. The simpler of the two is already on our testing table.
It features a 6.6″ 60 Hz TFT Full HD+ screen, Exynos 850 Octa-core platform, 4 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage (expandable to 1 TB via microSD), quad rear camera (50 MO / 5 MP). / 2 MP / 2 MP), 8 MP front camera, side fingerprint sensor and 5,000mAh battery with 15W charging support.
Our official battery test runs many popular apps, games and services on timed cycles until the battery is completely depleted, with standby time given between cycles to track background consumption. Screen brightness and network settings are standardized so that we can draw a parallel between all the models that have passed through our benches.
The apps present in the cycles, and their certain execution times per cycle, are:
- 6 minutes of usage (each) – WhatsApp, Youtube, MX Player (offline video), Spotify, PowerAmp (offline music) and Chrome;
- 1 minute (each) – Pokémon Go, Asphalt 8, Subway Surfers, Candy Crush, Modern Combat 5 and Injustice;
- 4 minutes of 3G/4G calls;
- 2 minutes of usage (each) – Facebook, Gmail and GMaps
The Samsung Galaxy A13 is available on Yell Mobile for BRL 1,149 and at Submarino by BRL 1,259. The cost-benefit is Good. There are 14 better models. To see the other 139 offers click here.