Galaxy S22 series of flagship phones are great, but not everyone can afford them. Fortunately, for those with a smaller budget, the Galaxy A series fills this role, offering great specs at mid-range prices.
The Galaxy A53 5G is the latest model to go on sale, slightly ahead of the
Galaxy A33 5G (pictured in blue) which was launched at the same time. We know many of you will have been waiting for a new cheap Samsung phone so here’s where you can get your hands on the Galaxy A53 5G.
Find out why our Deputy Editor, Dom Preston, thinks the
Galaxy A53 is what the iPhone SE should have been.
When will the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G be released?
The Galaxy A53 5G is
available to buy now, having been released on 1 April.
In the US, it’s now available from
Samsung and others.
How much does the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G cost?
The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G costs £399/$449 and there’s only one model to choose from at launch:
- 6GB RAM + 128GB storage – £399 / $449
The A53 5G comes in four standard colour options: Awesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Blue and Awesome Peach giving you a wide range of styles depending on your personal taste.
Either way, you get key specs including an Exynos 1280 processor (the first 5nm chip in an A-series phone), 6.5in Super AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 64Mp main camera.
You also get IP67 waterproofing, a large 5000mAh battery with ‘2-day battery life’ and 25W ‘Super Fast Charging’.
Find out more about the
Galaxy A53 5G specs and features in our full guide.
Best Galaxy A53 5G deals
There aren’t many deals around now that Samsung’s free earbuds offer has ended. However, you can save a decent amount on the A53 at Amazon.
The retailer is selling the phone for just £268 in the black colour. That’s a saving of 28% despite the phone being so new.
Elsewhere, it’s more expensive despite discounts – such as £329 and Laptops Direct and £299 and Fonegiant.
In the US, you can pick up the international version with no warranty from Amazon for $310.
Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G SIM-free
Where to buy the Samsung Galaxy A53 5G on contract
T-Mobile – From $4.12 a month (No upfront cost)
Verizon – From $13.88 a month ($35 upfront cost)
AT&T – From $12.50 a month (No upfront cost)