Samsung Galaxy A53 5G: Specifications, Pros and Cons

Samsung has launched the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G in the Galaxy A-Series event. The device comes as the successor to the Galaxy A52 which was launched previously.

The device comes with an octa-core Exynos Processor, Quad Rear Camera Setup, a Selfie Camera Lens in the punch-hole design display, and more.

Let’s see the full features, specifications, and price of the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G. We have also listed the Pros and Cons of the device along with some FAQs. Read on to check all the details.

Price of Samsung Galaxy A53 5G

The device launched in two different variants – 6GB RAM + 128GB Storage and 8GB RAM + 256GB Storage. It comes in four color options – Black, Blue, Peach, and White.

The 6GB+128GB model is priced at Euro 450 or $450 or Rs 34,499 and the high-end 8GB+256GB model is priced at Euro 510 or Rs 35,999.


Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Pros and Cons

120Hz FHD+ sAMOLED DisplayNo Charger in the box
64MP OIS Quad Rear CameraNo 3.5 mm Headphone Jack
Android 12 Out of the boxOnly 25W Charging Support
4 years of OS updatesExynos 1280 Processor
IP67 Water Resistant Rating8-bit panel (No 10-bit color depth)
32MP Selfie CameraPolycarbonate Back Material

So, these were the Pros and Cons of the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G. Now, let’s see the full features and specifications of the device.

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Review

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G has its Pros from 120Hz Super AMOLED Display to Android 12 OS out of the box but Samsung has also done some compromises which can be a letdown for some users.

Let’s go deeper and see what Samsung has offered in its Samsung Galaxy A53 5G smartphone.


The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G features a 6.5-inches FHD+ Super AMOLED Display with 2400 x 1080 pixels screen resolution and 120Hz Refresh Rate.

There is no doubt Samsung makes the best display panels for smartphones and the same quality can be seen in this phone. So, you will not face any problems.


The phone also has Widevine L1 support which means you can stream FHD+ content on OTT apps like Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, etc. The device has a peak brightness of 800 nits, so you will not face any issues outdoors.

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Display

The back and frame of the device are made out of plastic while there is Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on the front side.

Here, Samsung should have provided the Glass back but they didn’t, and yes this is a Samsung smartphone, so can’t expect everything.

Overall, you will not face any problems while using the smartphone. Samsung has provided a good quality panel.


The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G features a 64MP primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture that has OIS, a 12MP ultrawide angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture, a 5MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture, and a 5MP macro sensor with f/2.4 aperture.

There is a 32MP Selfie Camera Lens with f/2.2 aperture in the punch-hole design display. Both the front and rear cameras can record up to 4k videos at 30fps which is good.

The 64MP primary sensor takes some good shots under good lighting conditions and like any other smartphone, the sensor saturates the colors of the images.

We have seen, a lot of brands who does the same thing but it depends on you, whether you like saturated color images or natural colors.

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Cameras

The 12MP ultrawide also capture some good images with good wide-angle detailing in the good lighting, but at night or low-light, the sensor tries to overexpose the image and this is where it loses out on details.

The 32MP selfie camera also takes decent shots but again it also suffers in the low lighting.

Overall, the phone has a decent camera and is not that great considering the price of the device.


The device is powered by an octa-core Exynos 1280 Processor coupled with Arm Mali-G68 GPU.

The chipset is powerful enough to play every single game available in the market without any issues.

The Galaxy A53 5G runs on Android 12-based OneUI 4.1 skin out of the box. Samsung has promised to provide 4 years of OS updates and 5 years of security updates.

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Performance

The smartphone also has extended RAM or Virtual RAM availability. However, the extended RAM is a gimmick and used only for marketing purposes and has no use in real-life, so forget about that.

Overall, you will not face any issues while playing games or using them in day-to-day life.


The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G packs a 5,000 mAh Battery with 25W Fast Charging Support. However, Samsung has not provided any charger in the box.

Here, most of the smartphones at the price comes with 50W or 65W fast charging support, so, Samsung has done cost-cutting.

The battery of the device will last for a day or less, depending on your daily usage.


The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G comes with Stereo Speakers which provide you with good quality audio. It also has a secondary noise cancellation microphone which helps you during calls.

The device does not have a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack to plug your wired earphones or headphones.

Overall, the device had good sound quality and you will not face any issues while taking calls.

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Full Specifications

Display6.5-inches FHD+ sAMOLED
20:9 Aspect Ratio
Pixel Density of 405 PPI
IP67 Water Resistant Rating
Resolution2400 x 1080 pixels
Display ProtectionGorilla Glass 5 Protection
Refresh Rate120Hz Refresh Rate
Dimensions & Weight159.6 x 74.8 x 8.1 mm, 189 grams
BuildGlass Front
Plastic Frame
Plastic Back
Operating SystemOneUI 4.1 Based on Android 12
ProcessorExynos 1280 SoC
GPU – ARM Mali-G68 GPU
CPU – Octa-core (2×2.4 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
Card SlotHybrid Slot (1+1 microSD)
Rear Camera64MP primary sensor
12MP ultrawide sensor
5MP depth sensor
5MP macro sensor
Video (Rear)4k@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps
Front Camera32MP Selfie Camera
Video (Front)4k@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Battery5000 mAh Battery
Charging25W Fast Charging
Headphone JackNo
SpeakersDual Stereo Speakers
Bluetooth Versionv5.1
IR BlasterNo
FingerprintIn-Display Fingerprint Scanner
Gyro Sensor
Geomagnetic Sensor
Hall Sensor
Light Sensor
Virtual Proximity Sensing
NavigationGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BDS
ColorsBlack, Blue, Peach, White

Some FAQs

Is there a dedicated SD card slot?

No, the device does not have a dedicated microSD card slot for storage expansion. Instead of that, it has a hybrid slot by which you can expand the storage of up to 1TB.

How much mAh Battery does the device have?

The smartphone packs a 5,000 mAh Battery with 25W Fast Charging Support. However, Samsung has not provided any charger in the box of the device.

Does the device have a 3.5mm Audio jack?

No, the smartphone does not have a 3.5 mm Headphone Jack to plug your wired earphones or headphones.

How many OS updates will the device get?

Samsung has promised to provide 4 years of OS updates and 5 years of security updates.

Does Samsung Galaxy A53 5G has fast charging support?

Yes, the device has 25W wired fast charging support, although Samsung has not included any charger inside the box.

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