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Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
Samsung Galaxy A53 5G
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7.9/10
Informr score
The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G currently has an Informr score of 7.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 40 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Android
Operating system
Operating system
Android
2.4 GHz
Processor
Processor
2.4 GHz
6.5"
Screen Size
Screen Size
6.5"
64+ MP, f/1.8
Camera
Camera
64+ MP, f/1.8
5000 mAh
Battery


What the Critics Are Saying...


TechENT
TechENT

Samsung proves it’s taking mid-range smartphones seriously with the new approach to the Galaxy A series. The Galaxy A53 5G is an epitome of that being in the middle of the new offerings this year. Even with the scaled back specifications, the Galaxy A53 5G has proven that the software does revolutio...

- Nur Jeevan, TechENT
Digital Trends
Digital Trends

The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G is a reasonably priced, reliable, pretty, and capable everyday smartphone, suited to anyone who isn’t going to be playing demanding games for hours each day and is mainly interested in the camera for photos to share with friends online. The Galaxy A52’s major downside, the...

- Andy Boxall, Digital Trends
Digital Camera World
Digital Camera World

With its improved screen, fancy new water-resistant design, 64MP camera with OIS, and solid spec sheet, the A53 5G should be a knockout 5-star phone. That said, it's sluggish sometimes, even when doing simple tasks. So while Samsung's made a cracking camera phone at a reasonable price, performance s...

- Basil Kronfli, Digital Camera World
Stuff
Stuff

Lag wreaks havok on this otherwise great smartphone, making it as frustrating as it is impressive.

- Basil Kronfli, Stuff
Notebookcheck
Notebookcheck

Samsung has once again built a good mid-range phone that will certainly find its audience. But again, it's also the case that the manufacturer isn't doing itself any favors with its own SoCs: The performance of the Exynos 1280 is definitely too low for this price range, which is also reflected in th...

- Florian Schmitt, Notebookcheck


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Common Questions


Samsung Galaxy A53 5G prices will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. Samsung's suggested retail price is $449.99. You can compare Galaxy A53 5G prices from around the web here on The Informr.


Samsung backs up the Galaxy A53 5G with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Galaxy A53 5G has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Samsung support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Samsung's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
6.5"

The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G's screen size is 6.5 inches with 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution.

Processor
2.4 GHz

There is a Samsung Exynos 1280 Octa-core 2.4 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 12 operating system (OS).

Camera
64+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 64+ MP, f/1.8 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

Storage
128/256 GB

Internal memory is 128/256 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
5000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5000 mAh battery.

Galaxy A53 5G Specs

Overview
Release Date April 1, 2022
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 12

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Processor Samsung Exynos 1280 Octa-core 2.4 GHz
Internal Storage 128/256 GB
RAM 6 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
TTY/TDD Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Manual, Data Cable
Cellular
Networks
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, 5G
Mobile / Cellular Data
5G, 4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
GPS Type A-GPS
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB)
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
64+ Megapixels, f/1.8, Wide
12+ Megapixels, f/2.2, Ultrawide
5+ Megapixels, f/2.4, Macro
5+ Megapixels, f/2.4, Depth
Zoom
10x digital
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, Slow motion recording
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
32+ Megapixels, f/2.2
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology Super AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel Density 405 pixels
Size 6.5 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, 120Hz refresh rate
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Up to 25 W
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage Up to 2880 minutes
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Awesome Blue, Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Peach
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.96 x 7.48 x 0.81 cm (6.3 x 2.9 x 0.3 in)
Weight 189 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating IP 67
Headset Jack No
External Speakers Stereo
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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Additional Information

Will support software upgrades for four generations, and regular security updates for a minimum of five years.



Other Names (AKA): Samsung SM-A536
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