Imagine a brand that has its finger in all ranges with perfect pricing and specs to offer, without a single doubt, that is Samsung. It is the smartphone maker in the industry that launches the grandest devices every year in various ranges. Galaxy M is a series of Samsung that comes in affordable pricing with huge spec. This March 25, Samsung releases Galaxy A53 5G, just under 35k with flagship-level experience for users.
Samsung A series releases these Android-based devices targeting the increasing number of vloggers. As the specs offer a brand new 5nm SoC with an IP rating, it will be the perfect choice for Vloggers and Photographers. The seamless design with smooth multitasking of a Samsung device gives an incomparable user experience. Should you opt for this phone? Let’s check out in details in the following.
Well, Samsung Galaxy A53 5G is very similar to its predecessor, Galaxy A52s, which was launched a while ago. The significant changes are in battery and SoC, and nothing important according to the spec sheet. Even this duo looks similar to the renovated camera module. It looks like it is the mirror of its predecessor. Let’s look at the specs of the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G.
Network Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
Launch: Announced 2022, March 17.
Status: Available. Released 2022, March 24.
Body 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)
SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
IP rating: IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 minutes)
Display Type: Super AMOLED, 120Hz, 800 nits (HBM)
Size: 6.5 inches, 102.0 cm2 (~85.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~405 ppi density)
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Platform: OS Android 12, One UI 4.1
CPU: Octa core (2.4 GHz & 2.0 GHz)
Memory Card slot: MicroSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal Storage & RAM: 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
Main Camera: Quad Camera setup, Primary Camera 64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7X”, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, Secondary Camera 12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm, 5 MP, f/2.4, (macro), 5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
Selfie camera: Single 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.8µm
Sound: Loudspeaker with stereo speakers
3.5mm Headphone jack: No
Comms: WLAN, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.1, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC: Yes (market/region dependent)
USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, compass, barometer, Virtual proximity sensing.
Battery: Type Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable.
Charging: Fast charging supported 25Watt.
Colours: Black, White, Blue, Peach.
Models: SM-A536B, SM-A536B/DS, SM-A536U, SM-A536U1, SM-A5360, SM-A536E, SM-A536E/DS, SM-A536V
SAR: 0.75 W/kg (head), 1.58 W/kg (body).
SAR EU: 0.89 W/kg (head), 1.60 W/kg (body).
This device may not be the fastest among all but can offer a lot to its users with the versatile camera setup and good-looking. Waterproof and polycarbonate chassis can be a great choice for outdoor Vlogging and photography.
The handset is polycarbonate made, which is available in a pile of lively colour shades. It makes the device look stunning that comes in four different colours black, blue, white and peach. The pastel colourways give a different kind of stand for the phone. The matte back finish keeps the phone way out of stains and dirt. Samsung Galaxy A53 5G is IP67 certified, which indicates the phone can survive in the pool or bathtub. This phone gives a good in-hand feel but not the best.
The 3.5mm headphone jack is absent in this device which is a bit disappointing for gamers. But, the stereo speaker is enough loud that is excellent for watching movies and video content. The capacitive sensor is also very faster and more accurate. The facial recognition technology can be optimized to perform better in low light.
In the display section, Samsung uses the same as its predecessor Samsung Galaxy A52s. The 6.5 inches Full HD+ Super AMOLED screen is used in this Samsung Galaxy A53 5G from the previous year. The display section of this device can greet the user’s eyes with vibrant colours and smooth scenarios. This display has a 120Hz refresh rate with optimization which produces a great angle of the viewing experience.
The tiny punch hole front camera setup panel creates content watching experience better. But unfortunately, this device cannot stream OTT platforms like Netflix in HDR. It is disappointing because lower budget smartphones are offering this service and this is surely a backdrop of this device. On the other hand, this device display offers a peak brightness of 800 nits that ensuring a comfortable use under the direct sun.
Under The Hood
Under the hood, this phone offers a brand new Exynos 1280 octa-core processor. Ok, this processor can perform higher than its predecessor, which is backed by Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor. The new Exynos 1280 Octa-core cheapest has performed better in day to day social media handling and web surfing.
Although this cheapest run a better intensive graphics performance FPS settings. In the BGMI, this device cuts HD graphics in high FPS but fails to run in Ultra or Extreme FPS. The cheapest powering doesn’t throttle.
The battery backup is well enough for one charge to complete your day. Samsung is not providing fast chargers, so you will have to buy a fast-charging supported adapter separately.
This device has four camera module panels which include a 64MP main shooter alongside a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens with a 5MP depth sensor and 5MP macro censor. A 32Mp punch hole is cut out on display for the selfie camera. Samsung Galaxy A53 5G offers a significant amount of detailed background and slightly saturated images with punchy colours producing. The camera section is great because it produces well photos against the light.
This phone offers a capable set of cameras that can attract photographers at the price point of Rs 34,499. The unit is also well for content watching with good quality stereo sound. It is a good looking mid-ranger device that will perform for a longer period for sure. Game centric users will not find it suitable rather, photography and videography will be better with this device.