Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2022, March 17
  • Dimensions: 159.6 x 74.8 x 8.1 mm
  • Weight: 189 g
  • Screen: 6.5", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Quad, 64 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 32 MP
  • Memory: 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer, proximity

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General specs
Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
Release date 2022, March 17
Dimensions 159.6 x 74.8 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.94 x 0.32 in)
Weight 189 g (6.67 oz)
Body build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frame, plastic back
Colors Black, White, Blue, Peach
Battery 5000 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
Approximate price$ 320
Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 6.5" inc
Screen area 102.0 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio85.4%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2400 px
PPI /points per inch/ 405 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other - 120Hz
-800 nits (HBM)
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 64 MP, Quad
Camera specs
-64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7X", 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
-12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm
-5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
-5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps; gyro-EIS
DxOMark Main Score105
DxOMark Photo111
DxOMark Video93
Front camera, selfie 32 MP, Single
Specifications 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8'', 0.8µm
Functions HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Operating system OS Android 12, One UI 4.1
Chipset - Exynos 1280 (5 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (2x2.4 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-G68
External memory microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal memory 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 6GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
GeekBench 5 Single Core691
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1789
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes (market/region dependent)
USB USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 0.75 W/kg (head) 1.58 W/kg (body)
SAR EU - 0.89 W/kg (head) 1.60 W/kg (body)
Music and Audio
Radio No
Headphone jack No
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer, proximity
- Fast charging 25W
- IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)

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Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Review

Galaxy A53 5G is a smartphone with a Super AMOLED display with a frequency of 120 Hz, which belongs to the middle price range and is as close as possible to the flagships of 2022. In addition, it is equipped with protection against water and dust according to IP67, 64-megapixel camera OIS and is available in four different colors. From his name you immediately understand that he supports 5G networks.


There are smartphones that are very clear that they will become a favorite of consumers. Galaxy A53 5G ranks among them with its unique back panel with Ambient Edge design. On the back we see another impressive block of four cameras.

The overall look of the phone is pleasant and the device rests securely in the palm of your hand. You can choose from several colors - peach, blue, white and black.


The front panel has a 6.5-inch Super AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz and Full HD + resolution. The screen is protected against scratches with Corning Gorilla Glass 5. On the front you will find the selfie camera and fingerprint scanner.

The impressive level of maximum brightness - 800 nits, will overcome all conditions. Even if you go to the desert, the screen will remain legible and visible.


Galaxy A53 5G runs on Android 12 and the latest version of Samsung OneUI 4.1. The latter is perfectly optimized and improved. You get a bunch of interesting features. Thanks to the 120 Hz refresh rate, the interface is smooth and immersive. Productivity is good and you will not feel the slowdown.

Under the beautiful exterior of the Galaxy A53 5G is an 8-core Exynos 5 processor clocked at up to 2.4 GHz and a Mali-G68 graphics processor, which will leave you happy with games and graphics applications.

The Exynos 5 processor is a 5-nm processor and consists of 2 high-performance Cortex-A78 cores and six energy-efficient ones. You can expect performance similar to that of the Snapdragon 750 G and Snapdragon 778G. Impressive with lower charge consumption and given the optimized interface you can expect good battery life.

Galaxy A53 5G is available in several modifications. You can select a minimum of 4 GB and a maximum of 8 GB of RAM. Storage varies from 128 to 256 GB. At the expense of one SIM card you can insert a memory card.


Galaxy A53 5G has a quadruple rear camera, whose main module is 64-megapixel with f / 1.8 aperture and Sony IMX682 image sensor. The other three cameras are selected as follows: 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle module, 5-megapixel macro camera and 5-megapixel depth sensor. The front panel has a single, 32-megapixel selfie camera. It is perfect for video calls and selfies.

The Galaxy A53 5G camera will win you over with its OIS. It will come into use when shooting on the go. You can choose between several levels of approach and a set of modern modes - portrait, professional, night, food, slow motion, macro, hyperlapse, ultra-stable mode, etc.

Galaxy A53 5G supports 4K video recording at 30 frames per second. The super slow motion photos are 960 frames per second and 720 resolution.

Autonomous work

This Samsung model has a 5000 mAh battery and supports 25W fast charging technology. Yes, this is definitely not a top achievement, but it is a positive side of the smartphone. In comparison, some competitors provide fast charging with 50 and even 65W.

Since the Galaxy A53 5G does not come with a charger, you need to buy one extra. Battery performance is good. You can count on about 2 days at medium load.


Galaxy A53 5G is gifted with a shockingly good screen. It is Super AMOLED and has an increased refresh rate of 120 Hz. The 8-core processor based on a 5-nm processor, the quality cameras and the support of optical image stabilization also make a strong impression.

IP67 protection is extremely important and sought after by many users. It gives security to everyone with a dynamic everyday life and an adventurous spirit.

Galaxy A53 5G is an excellent choice for gamers. It comes complete with a special mode that optimizes battery consumption, keeps the temperature normal and blocks background activities. This way you remain captive to the game.


Smooth display Super AMOLED

120 Hz refresh rate

Top performance for this class

Impressive rear camera

Protection against dust and water according to IP67 standard

Quality and loud sound

Memory card slot support (though shared)

Support for contactless payments

Support for 5G networks

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G was around $ 320 after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2022, March 17.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G is 189 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G is 6.5" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G is 159.6 x 74.8 x 8.1 mm (HxWxD).
Yes, it supports fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Quad main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.