OnePlus Nord CE4 vs Redmi Note 13 Pro battery comparison: which phone offers a better backup?

The OnePlus Nord CE4 (review) and the Redmi Note 13 Pro (review) are both popular phones in their price category. While these handsets offer some unique features that might appeal to different customers, today we will specifically talk about the battery performance offered by these smartphones. From charging speeds to battery backup, and battery drain during video streaming to gaming, we will be covering everything to help you understand which phone is more suitable for your use. So, without wasting any time, let’s dive directly into the comparison. 

Here are the battery specifications of both smartphones:

ONEPLUS NORD CE4REDMI NOTE 13 PRO

5,500mAh battery with 100W fast charging 

5,100mAh battery 67W fast charging 

PCMark benchmark

The PCMark battery benchmark assesses the time it takes for a smartphone’s battery to drop from 100 percent to under 20 percent. The OnePlus Nord CE4 registered a total time of 16 hours and 2 minutes to drop to 20 percent, while the Redmi Note 13 Pro took 12 hours and 46 minutes to achieve the same. The results are surprising, as the Nord CE4 does not feature a substantially bigger battery to offer such a better backup. 

OnePlus Nord CE4 vs Redmi Note 13 Pro PCMark

Winner: OnePlus Nord CE4

Video streaming

We set both phones to stream the same 30-minute YouTube video at similar resolution, brightness, and volume settings to gauge the battery drain on each device. While the OnePlus Nord CE4 shows a battery drain of 3 percent at the end of the streaming test, the Redmi Note 13 Pro depicted a drain of 4 percent.

OnePlus Nord CE4 vs Redmi Note 13 Video Test
ONEPLUS NORD CE4REDMI NOTE 13 PRO
Battery drain: 3 percentBattery drain: 4 percent


Winner:
OnePlus Nord CE4

Gaming test

To gauge the battery drain, we played BGMI, Real Racing, and Call of Duty: Mobile on both phones for 30 minutes each and at similar graphics settings. The OnePlus Nord CE4 registered a battery drain of 5.5 percent at the end of the test, while the Note 13 Pro registered a battery drain of 6 percent. The OnePlus Nord CE4 wins the gaming test with a miniscule margin.

OnePlus Nord CE4 vs Redmi Note 13 Pro Gaming Test

Winner: OnePlus Nord CE4

Charging speed

In terms of charging speeds, the Nord CE4 comes with 100W SuperVOOC fast charging support and takes 35 minutes to recharge completely from 20 percent to 100 percent. In comparison, the Note 13 Pro comes with 67W fast charging support and takes roughly 46 minutes to achieve the same. Clearly, the Nord CE4 comes out ahead in the charging test, which isn’t surprising due to its faster charging speeds.

OnePlus Nord CE4 vs Redmi Note 13 Charging Speed
ONEPLUS NORD CE4ONEPLUS NORD CE3
Charging time: 35 minutesCharging time: 46 minutes


Winner:
 OnePlus Nord CE4

Verdict

Unsurprisingly, the OnePlus Nord CE4 wins the battery comparison against the Redmi Note 13 Pro. In line with the on-paper specifications, the Nord handset came out ahead in both the benchmark and real-world usage tests in comparison with the Redmi Note 13 Pro. However, do keep in mind that battery backup is only one aspect of usage and the Redmi Note 13 Pro brings along a 200MP primary camera and a higher resolution display to the table. 

But again, the Nord CE4 features a more powerful processor and better battery performance. Once you consider your priorities and daily use case, you can choose one of these phones. As both phones are pretty good, you can’t go wrong here.