The Samsung Galaxy A13 is an entry-level smartphone that was announced in March of 2022 and in this write-up, I will be answering the most asked questions about this device. So, let’s get to it.
Samsung Galaxy A13 FAQ
Does Samsung A13 Have Wireless Charging?
No, the Galaxy A13 does not support wireless charging and I don’t think any Samsung phone in this price range will be having this feature anytime soon.
Does Samsung A13 Have NFC?
Yes, I am surprised as you are that an entry-level Samsung phone like the Galaxy A13 supports Near Field Communication(NFC) which means you get to make Payments via Samsung Pay and Google Pay with it.
Does Samsung A13 Have Fingerprint Sensor?
Yes, Galaxy A13 has a fingerprint sensor that is integrated into the power button. Its power button is mounted on the right-hand side with the volume rocker above it.
Does Samsung A13 Have Screen Recording?
Yes, you can record what you are doing on the screen of your Galaxy A13. All you have to do is go to Quick Settings -> Screen Recorder -> Sound Profile -> Start the recording
Does Samsung A13 Have SD Card Slot?
Yes, Galaxy A13 has a dedicated sd card slot. Not many recently announced smartphones can boost of an expandable memory slot, not to talk of a dedicated one.
Does Samsung A13 Have QR Scanner?
Yes, Samsung A13 has a QR scanner. To use, go to Quick Settings -> Scan QR Code -> Position the QR code you want to read in the square and wait till you are notified that the code has been read.
Does Samsung A13 Have Always on Display?
No, it does not. Samsung A13 uses a TFT display and Always on Display works on an AMOLED display. The closest smartphone to the A13 with an AMOLED display is the Samsung A33 5G.
Does Samsung A13 Have a Charger?
Yes, Samsung A13 comes with a 15 watts charger out of the box. With a 5000 mAh battery, it takes a while (around 2 hrs) for the battery to go from 0% to 100%.
Does Samsung A13 Have a Headphone Jack?
Yes, Samsung A13 has a 3.5mm headphone jack. It is one of the few smartphones recently announced that comes with it.
Does Samsung A13 Have Android 12?
Yes, Samsung A13 runs on One UI 4.1 based on Android 12 out of the box and Samsung has promised 3 years of OS updates as well as 4 years of security updates.
Does Samsung A13 Have Bixby?
No, Samsung A13 does not have Bixby. No Samsung phone in this price category comes with it.
Does Samsung A13 Have Dual SIM?
Yes, Samsung A13 supports 2 Nano sim cards. This means that you can use more than one network at a time on the device and that means more than one internet service provider.
Does Samsung A13 Have Compass and Gyroscope?
Samsung A13 has a compass sensor. This means you can use the device for navigation. But it does not come with a Gyroscope sensor.
Does Samsung A13 Have Call Recording?
Yes, you can record your call on Samsung A13. All you have to do is tap on the menu button at the top right corner and select record call.
Does Samsung A13 Have Dark Mode?
Yes, Samsung A13 has a dark mode. To turn it On, go to Quick Settings -> Tap on the Dark Mode icon. Follow the steps again to turn it off.
Does Samsung A13 Have eSim?
No, Galaxy A13 does not have eSIM support. This feature is still only available to some Samsung flagships. Maybe as technology gets better and becomes mainstream, more phones will have it.
Does Samsung A13 Have Fast Charging?
No, Samsung A13 supports 15 watts of charging and I don’t consider anything less than 25 watts charging on an Android phone fast charging.
Does Samsung A13 Have FM Radio?
Yes, you can listen to Radio on your Samsung A13. Just plug in an earphone into its 3.5mm headphone jack to serve as an antenna and tune to your preferred station.
Does Samsung A13 Have a Face ID?
Yes, Samsung A13 has Face ID, Face Unlock, or Face Recognition depending on what you decide to call it. The three mean the same thing, which is using your Face to unlock your phone or unlocking your phone with your face.
Does Samsung A13 Have Gorilla Glass?
Yes, Samsung A13 has Corning Gorilla Glass but only on the display, its back and frame are made out of polycarbonate plastic material.
Does Samsung A13 Have Hotspot?
Yes, Samsung A13 has a WiFi hotspot which means you can share your internet connection with others and others can share their internet connection with you.
Does Samsung A13 Have IR Blaster?
No, Samsung A13 does not have an IR blaster or Infrared. it has been years since Samsung released a phone with this feature and I don’t think it is ever going to make a comeback.
Does Samsung A13 Have LED Notification Light?
No, Samsung A13 does not have an LED notification light. Samsung phones with Infinity-O and Infinity-U displays do not have this feature.
Does Samsung A13 Have Slow Motion?
No, there is no official slow motion for the Samsung A13. If you want this feature, you may have to pay a little bit more to get yourself a smartphone with the feature.
Does Samsung A13 Have OIS?
No, none of the 4 rear cameras and the front-facing on the Samsung A13 supports Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) which allows you to take more stable and better pictures with your smartphone.
Does Samsung A13 Have Waterproof?
No, Samsung A13 is neither IP67 nor IP68 rated. This means it is not dust and water-resistant. So, do not use it under water such as inside a pool or in the rain.
How Many Cameras Does Samsung A13 Have?
Samsung Galaxy A13 uses 4 cameras at the rear which comprises of 50MP (Wide) + 5MP (Ultrawide) + 2MP (Macro) + 2MP (Depth) and its front facing camera is an 8MP (Wide) camera.
How Much RAM Does Samsung A13 Have?
You have the option to choose between 3GB, 4GB, and 6GB RAM as well as between 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB internal storage. The available memory configuration for the Samsung A13 is 3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB, 4GB + 128GB, and 6GB + 128GB.
Samsung A13 Release Date
The Galaxy A13 was officially unveiled on the 17th of March 2022 at a Samsung event where 4 other Samsung A series phones were announced.
In case you didn’t catch it, Samsung Galaxy A13 uses a 6.6-inches TFT display that has a 1080 x 2408 pixels screen resolution and 400 PPI pixel density.
Samsung A13 is powered by Exynos 850, an Octa-Core processor with Mali-G52 MP1 GPU and gives you the option to choose between 3GB, 4GB, and 6GB RAM as well as between 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB internal storage.
It runs on One UI based on Android 12, it is packed with a 5000 mAh battery and has its fingerprint on the power button which is on the right-hand side of the device. It has 4 cameras at the back and one selfie camera.
Galaxy A13 has a dedicated expandable memory slot and also comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack. Two things that are hard to find on smartphones announced recently.